Blog by Joseph Danzer

The Google Maps Update You Never Knew You Always Needed

06.14.21 07:19 PM By Joseph Danzer - Comment(s)


In the May 2021 I/O conference for developers, Google announced updates to its Google Maps platform that will take your next ride to the next level. Check out our take on the latest changes below.

No whiplash here: Braking Forecasts

The first major update that Google announced was its use of AI to bet...

Indiana Small Business Community Leverages Power of Virtual Tours

03.18.21 05:44 PM By Joseph Danzer - Comment(s)
Indiana Small Business Community Leverages Power of Virtual Tours
Indiana is getting serious about revitalizing its local businesses. The 11 tours featured below were funded by the Indiana Small Business Development Center’s Covid-19 Recovery Relief Efforts in an effort to bring awareness to small businesses in the region. Advanced Online Insights was proud t...

2020: A Year With Advanced Online Insights

01.12.21 02:17 AM By Joseph Danzer - Comment(s)
2020: A Year With Advanced Online Insights
Advanced Online Insights traveled 16,371 miles in 2020--that's nearly 66% around the world!

When it comes to offering great service, Advanced Online Insights knows no boundaries--literally. One of the aspects of our business that we love the most is the ability to travel across the country to take am...

Watch Santa Travel to Your Home!

12.24.20 12:33 PM By Joseph Danzer - Comment(s)
Watch Santa Travel to Your Home!

Google is in the business of providing power through information, and that doesn't stop on Christmas! Throughout the day today, use Google's Santa Tracker software to watch as Santa Claus makes his way to homes across the globe.


In addition to tracking Santa, Google makes it easy to celebrate the sea...

Google's Year In Search 2020

12.14.20 04:48 PM By Joseph Danzer - Comment(s)
Google's Year In Search 2020

Revealing Our Character Through Search

If there's anything that Google's Year in Search 2020 tells us, it's that we're curious people--and this was especially true over the past 12 months.

Each year, Google releases a Year in Search video that captures the most-searched topics. In 2020, we asked a...

You Have the Power of Street View

12.08.20 05:51 PM By Joseph Danzer - Comment(s)
You Have the Power of Street View
Google is making it easier for everyone to contribute to Street View. In a recent announcement, Google shared that an updated Street View app for Android phones is available. The app, which will likely have an iOS version in the near future, strings together individual photos that a user submits. Th...

Street View Spotlight: Vol. 1

12.08.20 12:38 AM By Joseph Danzer - Comment(s)
Street View Spotlight: Vol. 1
Street View brings the world to your device. With powerful 360° photography, users can see everything as if they're standing directly in your business, on your campus, or within your apartment complex. It allows anyone to visit your business from anywhere in the world and explore through high-qualit...

Travel Safely During the Holidays with Google

11.24.20 11:08 AM By Joseph Danzer - Comment(s)
Travel Safely During the Holidays with Google
Google Maps can help you prepare if you’re traveling this holiday season.

Google is in the business of making information accessible to as many people as possible. With just the click of a mouse or the touch of your screen, you can find reliable data and information from leading sources. This holiday...

Top 5 Reasons to Add a Virtual Tour of Your Business

11.03.20 12:47 AM By Joseph Danzer - Comment(s)
Top 5 Reasons to Add a Virtual Tour of Your Business

Today's business environment is more complex than ever before. With the widespread use of virtual environments to conduct business, the world is now your direct competitor. Consumers' shopping experience is no longer limited by geographic boundaries. Technology allows them to shop, compare, and purc...

10 Unique Ways People are Using Google Street View in Everyday Life

10.19.20 04:52 PM By Joseph Danzer - Comment(s)
10 Unique Ways People are Using Google Street View in Everyday Life
Google Street View is for everyone! Even in these times of limited traveling, Street View has amazing uses in our everyday lives. Check out these ideas below for inspiration on how you can use Street View to enhance your online experience!

1. When traveling, explore the area first on Street View.

Trav...

How to View Street View from Every Device

10.15.20 03:28 PM By Joseph Danzer - Comment(s)
How to View Street View from Every Device
Street View is an incredibly helpful and fun way to view the world around us: it can help us navigate safely and securely, and it can open worlds to us that we may never visit on our own. The best thing you can do with Street View is understand exactly how to access it from any device, and Advanced ...

New COVID-19 Layer on Google Maps

10.08.20 12:25 PM By Joseph Danzer - Comment(s)
New COVID-19 Layer on Google Maps
This week, Google announced a new feature of Google Maps: a COVID-19 Layer. According to Google, the new layer features a seven-day average of new COVID cases per 100,000 people in the geographic area displayed. The goal of the layer is to allow Google users to travel as safely and efficiently as po...

Virtual Tours for Businesses with Multiple Locations

09.04.20 02:02 PM By Joseph Danzer - Comment(s)
Virtual Tours for Businesses with Multiple Locations

Advanced Online Insights Offers Virtual Tours for Multi-Location Businesses

Advanced Online Insights has had the opportunity to work with many businesses with multiple locations, and it’s one of the areas in which our team’s experience and expertise really stands out. Since 2012, we’ve worked with s...

Google Virtual Tours Drive Engagement and Attract More Customers

08.19.20 03:47 PM By Joseph Danzer - Comment(s)
Google Virtual Tours Drive Engagement and Attract More Customers
written by our owner Joseph Danzer

Virtual Tours are Getting Noticed More Than Ever

To be honest, when I was approached by Google in 2012 to become a Google Certified Virtual Tour Photographer I thought the product life cycle would be between 2 or 3 years and then I would be relying more on more tradi...

Advanced Online Insights Launches New Service, Street View On Demand

08.12.20 12:18 PM By Joseph Danzer - Comment(s)
Advanced Online Insights Launches New Service, Street View On Demand
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Contact: Joseph Danzer
513.940.0563
sales@advancedonlineinsights.com

Street View On Demand Provides Individuals 
The Opportunity To Request Updates To Google Street View

CINCINNATI (OH) – Google Street View photographer Joseph Danzer, in partnership with Advanced On...

Case Study: Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport

07.21.20 03:16 PM By Joseph Danzer - Comment(s)
Case Study: Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport

Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) spans more than 7,000 acres of property in Boone County, KY. Prior to the corona-virus pandemic, CVG was experiencing a much-needed phase of growth and innovation. As they continued to explore ...

Google Launches ‘More Hours’ Feature for Google Business Profiles

06.25.20 04:48 PM By Joseph Danzer - Comment(s)
Google Launches ‘More Hours’ Feature for Google Business Profiles
If you’ve been in your Google My Business (GMB) dashboard in the last 30 days, you may have noticed a new feature called ‘More Hours’ now showing in the INFO section of your profile. Launched on May 13, 2020, and positioned right below your regular Hours section, More Hours helps your business commu...

Advanced Online Insights Virtual Tours: By the Numbers

05.26.20 12:03 PM By Joseph Danzer - Comment(s)
Advanced Online Insights Virtual Tours: By the Numbers
Mark our words: virtual tours will soon become the new normal for business marketing. If 2020 has proven anything, it’s that businesses of all sizes must find new ways to engage with customers virtually. Brick-and-mortar retail businesses have been battling competition from online retailers for year...

A Guide To Updating Your Google My Business Profile In Times Of Crisis

05.25.20 04:12 PM By Joseph Danzer - Comment(s)

One of the most important things you can do if your business is affected by any emergency, whether it’s local or national, is to update your business information on your Google My Business profile. This will offer searchers the most accurate and updated information about your business regarding ho...

How Many Places on the Internet Does Your GMB Listing Show Up?

07.10.18 09:05 PM By Joseph Danzer - Comment(s)


The internet and the way people interact with it changes everyday. It seems like such a short time ago that I was logging in through a dial up modem listening to the screeches and squelches as the connection was being made. I woul...

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