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8 Ways Online Marketers Can Make the Most of Virtual Reality

Dec 23rd 2015 at 2:27 PM

Virtual Realty enables online marketers to give the lifelike experience to the audience they can feel from a service, product or any place without actually being there. It is virtual reality which has blurred the lines between virtual and real worlds. It provides the perfect way to the marketers to keep the customers engaged. Here’s how marketers can use the virtual reality today.

Real Experiences

It is the magic of Virtual Reality marketing that can convince any customer to book a cruise or hotel for getting the amazing experience even when the customer has never been there. A website or a brochure takes you so far. But virtual reality is something that takes customers to the destination, lets them to walk around the hotel room, to explore the panoramic views from the gallery, and to get all the experiences, without even leaving their computer desk. This is the real sense of what it is going to be. So, VR marketing does all the wonder to sell thousands of honeymoon suites within no time.

Taking Product Experiences

VR also helps the marketers to explain the customers that their product is better than others and their older ones. Test drive is known to be the best tool for selling a car. Traditionally, customers have to go to the showroom to check out the car and its configuration from outside to inside. With virtual tour, it becomes possible to check out the car at any time.

To Educate about the Products

Educating the shoppers about the product or brand is a great way to keep them interested. Virtual reality can help them to learn about the success stories and origins of the products.


The retail sector has been facing trouble in trends. For example, offering the products everywhere so customers can go and buy. With virtual reality, customers can explore the whole new world and get inspired to buy the products.


Suppose you can sell the best seats in a theatre or stadium maximum number of times you like. This way, Virtual Reality provides amazing possibility for doing that. Now, customers can stream the content of performance or match live and get experience of how it looks from a seat at an event, even though they are hundreds of miles away.

Extension of Products

These days, brands can extend their product range by developing their official VR products or experiences. They can make their official VR viewer.


Recruitment of the right candidates is really very tough job. With virtual reality, one can give a sense of what a company wants to the people. This way, only right candidates will attract to the company. US Air Force is a great example. They allow the candidates to fly a fighter jet virtually.

Market Research

Investing in a new commercial space is a great undertaking, be it a new cinema, store or shopping store. Product range and color scheme are important to know how customers would feel on exploring these things. It gives much more accurate and lifelike experience.

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