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Anyone have a template or an example of a hosting agreement? Taoiseach_7 3 9 monthsTaoiseach_7 (57): @DanSmigrod Thanks Dan!
What do you charge for Matterport hosting fees? fotoguy 1 9 monthsfotoguy (835): I'm looking for an average of what folks charge when their clients wants you to host their MP tours long term. I have a few house rental companies that now have me host their tour and they embed them into their website. These aren't plain MP tours. I use a third party to customize them with their logo,company colors, etc.. Currently I'm charging $10/mo per tour if paid one year in advance or $15/mo if paid 6 months in advance....
How do you host photos and 360s to use with Matterport MatterTags? ron0987 7 11 monthsGETMYVR (1904): So I'm in the state of New York and adding videos to matter tags is tricky. Some sites will show a video and some sites will not. The reality is it's a wild west out there because depending on the website you look at the listing it will depend on what kind of media they decide to present to you. My goal is to create the best real estate website ever created in the human history. I really think the major real estate portals are doing a...
Got a ThreeSixty Tours 360 Virtual Tour Hosting Platform Question? ChatGPT4 DanSmigrod 1 1 yearDanSmigrod (30451): ThreeSixty.Tours ThreeSixty.Tours [chatbot]iHq4dzll0vs-MdKtrG1gC[/chatbot][/b]Got ThreeSixty Tours questions? Try Free WGAN Chatbot powered by ChatGPT-4 | Trained on ThreeSixty Tours website and ...
Matterport to Announce Subscription Prices Changes on Tuesday, May 16, 2023 DanSmigrod 2 1 yearDanSmigrod (30451): Hi All, Just in case, I recommend that you upgrade to a Matterport annual plan by 10 am ET Monday, 15 May 2023 to potentially avoid a price increase for 12 months. Dan
Matterport to Add Recurring Hosting Charge for Archive Models? DanSmigrod 18 1 yearDanSmigrod (30451): Matterport pricing announcement moved to Tuesday, May 16, 2023. Please see above post. Thanks, Dan
Matterport Hosting (Need Advice): "indefinitely" Tour Host/Price Options? rhelling 18 1 yearrhelling (308): SOLUTION: The client decided that 360 images were just as good as the virtual tour. We elected to go with Kuula ($144/yr - Unlimited Hosting). It requires a little more touch-up on our end to link the files together, but we're not scanning the whole space in detail like with Matterport. We're just scanning the center of main rooms, etc. Until Matterport can come up with a less expensing solution for maintaining virtual tours online, this...
Matterport hosting 'the one who shall not be named' dave3d 5 1 yearDanSmigrod (30451): @dave3d Thank you for your insightful post. WGAN Forum related discussions: ✓ Tip: Offer Hosting, Maintenance and Support Instead of Transferring Spaces ✓ Example of Charging for Matterport Monthly Hosting, Support and Maintenance ✓ Tip: How to do automatic monthly billing ✓ WGAN Forum discussions tagged: Recurring Revenue Best, Dan
WGAN List of 180+ 3D/360º Virtual Tour Hosting Platforms/Software DanSmigrod 10 2 yearsDanSmigrod (30451): WGAN Chart: Short List of Virtual Tour Platforms for USA Service Providers Hi All, Above is a Short List of Virtual Tour Platforms for USA Service Providers. We Get Around Network ( WGAN) curates a list of 180+ 3D/360 Virtual Tour Platforms and Software. Access to this list is free for WGAN Forum Members....
best way to include before pics in MP tour pixelray 3 2 yearspixelray (1041): awesome... thanks!
Example of Charging for Matterport Monthly Hosting, Support and Maintenance DanSmigrod 13 2 yearsDanSmigrod (30451): As of today (15 March 2022), that's $4.95 times 76 monthly payments = $376.20 and still going! We do incur a $0.44 monthly processing fee from Stripe (our payment processor) - and we do use MoonClerk on top of Stripe, but the charge to a credit card happens automatically and is automatically deposited to your checking out.
Should I ask my client to get a Matterport account to take-over hosting? SnappyDave 7 3 yearsSnappyDave (1): Yeah I can see that hosting and billing the clients is the way to go. Thanks guys.
Anyone else get their Matterport 100 scan business hosting plan... Expertise 6 3 yearsExpertise (1192): $309 USD for 125 spaces now. Was $309 for 100 spaces. I think they did this to fix a glitch in their pricing. Previously, you could have TWO 50 space plans at $129 each, so $258 per hundred while the 100 space plan was $309.
WGAN-TV eBook: 10 Reasons to Choose/Switch to Ionblade for WordPress DanSmigrod 1 3 yearsDanSmigrod (30451): 111-WGAN-TV eBook: 10 Reasons to Choose or switch to Ionblade for WordPress Hosting WGAN-TV | 10 Reasons to Choose or Switch to Ionblade for WordPress Hosting with Greater Los Angeles area-based SSLGURU, LLC (Ionblade) Director of Business Development Mark Stathatos. ...
Transcript: 10 Reasons to Choose/Switch to Ionblade for WordPress Hosting DanSmigrod 1 3 yearsDanSmigrod (30451): WGAN-TV | 10 Reasons to Choose or Switch to Ionblade for WordPress Hosting with Greater Los Angeles area-based SSLGURU, LLC (Ionblade) Director of Business Development Mark Stathatos.! WGAN-TV Training U (in Matterport) 1-Year Membership when you use this WGAN affiliate link to sign-up for WordPress hosting from...
WGAN-TV Training U: 10 Reasons to Choose/Switch to Ionblade for WordPress DanSmigrod 1 3 yearsDanSmigrod (30451): 111-WGAN-TV Training U (Free Course): 10 Reasons to Choose or switch to Ionblade for WordPress Hosting! WGAN-TV Training U (in Matterport) 1-Year Membership when you use this WGAN affiliate link to...
Video: Top 5 Matterport Problems (and how to fix them) DanSmigrod 1 3 yearsDanSmigrod (30451): Top 5 Matterport Problems (and how to fix them) | Video courtesy of Scene3D Virtual Tours YouTube Channel | 10 June 2021 From the Scene3D Virtual Tours YouTube Channel It’s no secret that we absolutely love Matterport, its a fantastic platform for virtual tour experiences that we feel is unrivalled in its quality, accuracy, usability and variety of application. That’s not to say Matterport is...
What happens to the models I host if I quit my subscription to Matterport? Shawn_P 4 3 yearsCharlesHH (640): You can transfer one model to a new FREE account that your client must open. Then if they want to share it on a website or anywhere, they must upgrade the FREE account to a STARTER account and pay a monthly fee. Hope that is clear.
What happens to hosting if my company goes out of business? jpierce360 17 3 yearsWingman (4270): It is actually $9/month account. You cannot capture a Pro2 tour on it but you can transfer such a tour to this account. The was a similar question on WGAN recently and I posted a quote from Matterport when they say you can do it.
Charging customers for hosting? JimmyJim 11 3 yearsJimmyJim (76): Thank you all for your help. Lot's of great info. here!
Long term HarlanHambright 5 3 yearsDanSmigrod (30451): @Wingman Yes. Thanks for sharing that. @HarlanHambright You may want to duplicate the space before transferring. However, spaces cannot be transferred OUT of a Free or Starter account. This is to prevent abuse by users uploading to a Free account and transferring out to avoid processing fees. If a Schematic Floor Plan or Matterpak Bundle was purchased for the space, those will need to be downloaded and sent to the new host separately ...
Which is the Best 3D/360 Virtual Tour Platform/Software? DanSmigrod 6 4 yearsJavieB (62): I love Pano2vr. It’s powerfull. The support team is fantastic.
Any US-based users find per-foot pricing successful? peanutismint 6 4 yearsTimothyThomas (77): I don’t even bother with the monthly fee for homes... for CRE it’s 6 months free... all of those CRE properties are sold or leased in 6 months or less
Anyone found an easy way to accurately bill for Matterport hosting? Expertise 7 4 yearsExpertise (1192): Thanks, Dan. This might be the way to go.
Suggestions 360 video hosting (options for Vimeo and YouTube)NOT TOURS! Dataventurer 21 4 yearsDataventurer (500): @tmroberts Thanks for your continued comments here! Are you able to host a 360 video file? I saw only an http link associated with the 360 mp4 file I uploaded. I could get the non-360 video to play as a Link (instead of an embedded link)nicely but no luck with the 360 video. I wasn't trying to use a 360 thumbnail. Thank you again for your comments. This forum really is a great resource for members!
Tip: Offer Hosting, Maintenance and Support Instead of Transferring Spaces DanSmigrod 2 4 yearsDanSmigrod (30451): Hi All, And this related WGAN Forum discussion: ✓ Example of Charging for Matterport Monthly Hosting, Support and Maintenance Best, Dan
3D VISTA Software - Self Hosting JLGonzales 10 4 yearsDanSmigrod (30451): @Home3D Ha! Pet pigs. That's fun! I :heart: your mashup of 3DVista, WP3D Models and Matterport. Way cool! And, thank you for taking advantage of your WGAN Standard Membership Benefits, including: ✓ Free use of WP3D Models WordPress Plugin ✓ Free use of WordPress Hosting Pro powered by Ionblade Dan
Best Solution for Longterm Tour Hosting realeshots 4 4 yearsbryanhscott (843): @realeshots I'm on the $9.95/mo plan that expired on Feb 29, 2020. When I get to the one-year mark, I will just change my subscription to their run-of-the-mill, public offering, which is found here: Though the monthly price goes up and the quantity of included panos goes down, it could well be a better deal when considering long-term hosting. Certainly worth checking out before you get to the end of your...
big corporate clients lose their tours 036360 11 4 yearsMeshImages (2833): No corporate client will host +100 tours with a single tour photographer. Its always a question of make or buy. And the next question is wether to throw good money after bad. Same for me. The way Matterport introduced their Matterport Scan Services heavily damaged my confidence. And I am asking myself wether I shall continue to invest into this system (and hosting fees) or try to replace it.
Does CBRE have a Matterport Enterprise hosting account? 036360 1 4 years036360 (34): Any MSP here know if CBRE (Coldwell Banker Richard Ellis) has their own Enterprise hosting account? Their local office doesn't know and am wanting to transfer scans to them.
How To Provide Client With Their Own Matterport Hosting Account homefinders3d 2 4 yearsDanSmigrod (30451): @homefinders3d Any reason not to make a profit on hosting, support and maintenance? Please see this related WGAN Forum discussion: ✓ Example of Charging for Matterport Monthly Hosting, Support and Maintenance If you are not charging recurring revenue, you are leaving money on the table. If you do not want to host / or your client(s) want to host, I recommend that you have your clients set up the accounts directly to avoid business...
Dumping Matterport need to host a few scans for existing clients. Bollingerphoto 3 4 yearsHomePlanNZ (251): @Bollingerphoto The simple solution is to transfer the models to someone with a classic enterprise license, which costs about 1/10th of the newer active licensing cost to host. You'll be paying a dime, but not as many dimes. The down side is you need to transfer the models to their account, so you loose control over them - ensure there is T&Cs around it to retain your ownership. Though we haven't launched our 'Open Archive' service yet...
Long term hosting for client GETMYVR 5 4 yearsHomePlanNZ (251): @profx Thanks for clarifying my (poor) answer :)
Hosting Fees based on the New Matterport Pricing Plans johnwheatley 9 4 yearsGerhard (1484): @VTLV I agree with you. I don't understand this new pricing structure as it does not benefits me as a service provider at all. I have tours that I have to keep them active for a very long time, yes the client paid me a premium so it justifies hosting them for them. Who has the time to send out hundreds of invoices a month for coins for hosting its a waste of time, chasing clients for these payments? We need self-hosting option yesterday... ...
If you use MPEmbed, do you charge your clients extra coulee360 6 5 yearsAstroprojector (62): Thank you.
Labpano COO Li Wang Chats about Pilot One Features & New Hosting Platform DanSmigrod 5 5 yearsDanSmigrod (30451): @Kumar Price will be announced at CES this week, a Labpano team member told me last week. Best, Dan
Question of the Day: Solution for automating Monthly or Annual Billing? DanSmigrod 3 5 yearsrzphotoman (1837): I Use Simple to use.
Hosted 360 images BlueImmersiveMedia 3 5 yearsDanSmigrod (30451): WGAN-TV Caryn with Garden Knome Software at the 2019 Google Street View Summit on Pairing a 360 Camera with Pano2VR @BlueImmersiveMedia Above is my interview with Caryn with Pano2VR at the 2019 Google Street View Summit in London last week. ✓ GSV19: Remove or Replace the Tripod in a 360º Photo via Pano2VR Software Best, Dan --
Video: Pano2VR Garden Gnome Software presentation at IVRPA Conference 2019 DanSmigrod 5 5 yearsWingman (4270): So far I have used it to submit tours to GSV. I have Pano2VR Pro. I have learnt all related to GSV features of Pano2VR in a day doing a tour with 330 panos. I have not touched their custom virtual tour features yet, however I have seen a lot of custom tours done with Pano2VR and some of them are truly fantastic. The only thing is you really want to have two monitors for Pano2VR. It is impossible to fit Google Maps window, your pano explorer...
Contracts Thea_VR 2 5 yearsDanSmigrod (30451): @Thea_VR ✓ WGAN Sample Forms Library Dan
How would you reply to this Matterport Pricing question? DanSmigrod 2 5 yearsDanSmigrod (30451): Hi all, Does this additional info affect your thinking? Dan --- I asked the WGAN Member these follow-up questions: ✓ Do you charge this client a monthly or annual fee for hosting the model that you shot for them? ✓ Is this a client that might do a testimonial video for you? Here's what I heard back ... --- Hi Dan, Thanks for the quick post & reply! I’m charging them a [redacted]/month collaborator hosting fee that they have...
Hosting Fees 3dVuz 7 5 yearshometakes (1134): thats silly. so you have to un-archive it just to see the model in workshop?
Matterport Cloud Subscription: Approaching your hosting limit-$19 for up 50 DanSmigrod 7 5 yearsWingman (4270): How are they going to use it now if their new plans say unlimited processing and hosting? I am also wondering how they are going to move MSPs from $49/month plan to $69/month plan. I am on $49/month now. What if I do not want to move to the one that will cost me extra $20/month? :-)
Question of the Day: What to do with your Matterport Spaces if you Quit MP? DanSmigrod 6 5 yearsron0987 (3047): No worry Dan I am only running 96 models on going bases. Have a great weekend. Ron
Matterport hosting question: if I set some of my spaces to private... Buschstu 9 5 yearsBuschstu (24): Dan thanks so much for your insights. I agree 100 percent on the recuring charge. Just hope i have not under priced the hosting so far .(At 10.00 for the year )That they will not want to pay higher monthly fees for hosting.Unless i lower the shooting fee.Nice thing is they cant make me re-shoot too much 1) they dont give much time before the move in to shoot 2) because once rented they have no acess
Matterport hosting/charging questions Thea_VR 5 5 yearsDanSmigrod (30451): @Wonderdawg Great advice. As a WGAN Standard Member, you get the free use of Panoskin Pro: a tool for removing excess arrows (sergeant). Plus, with the Panoskin Custom Builder, you can create a tour using the Google Street View version - annotated for a website. Best, Dan
Matterport Pro 2 vs. Insta360 Pro 2 Thea_VR 10 5 yearsThea_VR (36): @DanSmigrod Residential for now, hopefully moving to commercial soon.
Need Host for my 7 Matterport scans Divya 5 6 yearsimmersivespaces (1229): @3dshowcaseuk I actually made that mistake. I loaded a bunch onto my iPad before deleting them from my account. It was fine until the iPad crashed one day and the models were lost. When I loaded the iPad backup, the models in the backup would not load. Unfortunately, Matteport simply refuses to address an adequate backup method for scans/models for users. It's a major shortcoming in their system.
Matterport versus CUPIX: Long Term Hosting DanSmigrod 5 6 yearsBuzzStudio (22): I really don't want Matterport to contact my clients at all! This would be a disaster for an already troubled relationship.
Matterport Alternative for Long-Term Self-Hosting for Commercial Spaces? DanSmigrod 5 6 yearsGarySnyder (2119): Thanks @DanSmigrod :)
Dear Matterport: About Your Pricing Plans DanSmigrod 16 6 yearsBycha (52): Does anyone know the price of MP Cloud-Only plans?
Transferring ownership of a scan to a client Liam_Tayler 1 6 yearsLiam_Tayler (239): Hello, I read the post about transferring a scan to another hosting account, which seems straightforward, but (especially with the lite camera etc) Is it possible to transfer ownership of a single scan directly to a client and have them pay a low monthly fee? (the client wants to 'own' the scan (even though I know that Matterport always keep a copy). From what I can see, the lowest 'Cloud' account is a $49 USD, is that...
Alternative for confidential tours - CUPIX Snap Jump to first page51Jump to last page 6 yearsscott_cupix (272): A few updates for anyone on this thread. 1. Cupix Review and Compare feature has been ported into a publishable and therefore embeddable object. You can compare tours for review and directly share or embed the link. Additionally Cupix updated types of objects that can be compared. You can compare a Cupix tour against 3D BIM (Revit, IFC, Sketchup) as well as against points in time. Check out this thread for more information:...
The dreaded long-term hosting question Scrantastic 8 6 yearschermle (4): I know you're looking for a contract. I can't help you there, but I do think it's advisable to specify time constraints. I was bidding on a job recently, and one of the terms the potential client wanted was "indefinite" hosting. I discussed a few options with him, all of which he declined. If he was the only client you got in a year, and I'm not saying that's your situation. client just cost you $600.00. Depending upon how the scan...
long time no see Vincentlublink 4 6 yearsVincentlublink (63): Hello Dan, Long time no see. Thank you for the answers. keep up the work, good to see that after 5 years you still here, top. Greating from me. Vincent Lublink if you like to know what I am doing now:
Reactivating an old model Cindiewozniak 4 6 yearsQueen_City_3D (3144): @Cindiewozniak I guess it depends on your working relationship with that agent. It doesn't cost you anything to push a button to have it active again, and so far it seems that Matterport has been holding off with their insane idea to charge for going over the hosting limits (MATTERPORT: Remove that from your plans and you will 100% sell more cameras!!!). Personally if it was me I'd let him use it again. He paid for it once and I'd want to keep...
Cupix supports 360 Video for Capture?! WHOA Metroplex360 13 6 yearsMetroplex360 (9436): @DanSmigrod enjoyed seeing the demonstration. I would certainly want to get a gimble on a helmet PLUS a mini segway. I'm looking forward to watching Cupix as it develops. I was immediately blown away by...
Leaving Matterport but still need scan host tombook 3 6 yearsMatt19 (354): I think returning it as Dan stated would be a great idea! They need to learn that decisions like this will effect their bottom line!
How much for hosting 300+ Matterport Spaces? DanSmigrod 5 7 yearsPHILG (79): How many do your largest clients have?
Price over 100 scans conVRts_JB 17 8 yearsTourMySpace (61): Yeah thats no fun.
WordPress vs Drupal | WordPress vs Joomia DanSmigrod 4 8 yearsMetroplex360 (9436): I just re-read my post and I meant 'if I use best practices' :)
Hosting Fees passed to Customer? lisahinson 11 8 yearssrennick (361): COSTS are about .60 per month after the max. I asked.
Hosting Fees leeverdon 5 8 yearsleeverdon (335): Great suggestion, thanks Metroplex360!
hosting tours plus URL's JCHAFE 14 8 yearsrpetersn (2010): Hi @chdsi80, I'm not sure I'm 100% following you...can you try elaborating a bit more? WP3D Models leverages WordPress' ability to offer analytics for 'model' views that happen on your site. Additionally, because WP3D Models includes the option for custom embedding, one can obtain analytics data for model views when that model is embedded elsewhere on the web. In other words, you can add a model to your site (running WP3D Models), and then...
Web Host Contracts Noel 3 9 yearsNoel (94): @3DscannUK fair/good idea, thanks
Matterport By The Numbers DanSmigrod 4 9 yearsJamie (2013): Accuracy isn't 1" I measure with laser and I checked the same point the other day and a 50 foot measurement was off by 11 inches. This isn't within standard measuring tolerance