Customizing Your Tour

There are quite a few customizations you can make to your tours and account. This tutorial will go over many of the common customizations you may want to make on your first tour. 

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How to access your tour's information

1: Log into Your Account

Before making any customizations, you need to log into your account. Please follow the instructions in this tutorial to log in: Login Tutorial

2: Accessing Your Tour

Option 1: Via "My Tours"

Once logged in, navigate to the "My Tours" section on the left side of your screen. Then click on the tour you want to customize.

Option 2: Via the Order Page

Go to the order's page for the tour you want to access. Then find the "Tourbuzz" section on the order's page and click on the chain icon to access the tour.

3: Customizing Your Tour

Now that you have accessed the tour's information, you can begin customizing your tour according to your preferences.

Preview your tour

At any moment throughout the tour's modification, you can preview the look of your tour using the "Preview Tour" button located on the top right of your screen.

Choosing a different design

All tours default to the Lattice design. However, we do have several other designs you can choose from. To preview them, scroll to Tour Setup, then Design, and select a design from the drop-down menu. Next, click on Preview Design. A new tab/window will open up, showing you this new design. Scroll to the bottom of the Edit page to select Save once you’ve found the design you like. More on how to change and edit your design can be found HERE

If you have already added your sponsors to your account, scroll to the Info Tab's Sponsors section and select your sponsor from the drop-down. Then scroll to the bottom and Save.

If you have no sponsors available, you can follow these instructions on adding your Sponsor. 

*Once you have completed this, you can return to your tour, select edit, then complete the steps to update the sponsor for that tour.

Adding / changing the music on your tour

To add music, select the Edit option for your tour and click on the Music Tab.

We have several music options to choose from; however, you can upload your own music if desired. To do this, click on Choose File next to “upload a new mp3. Once you have selected your file, click Save. This will automatically update your tour with the new music choice.

The video slideshow mode (Ken Burns Effect)

To apply the Video Slideshow Mode to your images, scroll to “Video Slideshow Mode” and select On. Using this effect will give motion to your photos in your tour. 

Delivering Your tour

To deliver a tour, click Delivery Manager. Next, select Tour & Photos in the top right of the window and then deliver. Each published tour is $12. If you’d like only to publish the photos (and not a tour), select Photos Only for $2.50

If you want to collect payment for the service delivered, you need to use the billing/order tool.  This is an extremely efficient way of collecting payments from your customers DIRECTLY from your Business Solution account. To find out more and get started today, read our article:

Once you click deliver, you will be brought to the Announcement Email page. Here you can edit who this email announcement will be sent to and the content of the message. You will also have the option to skip if you would not like an announcement email sent out at this time.

Your tour is now delivered! You can edit the tour at any time by going to your tours page and selecting Edit next to the tour you would like to modify. Saved modifications are updated in real-time to your existing tour.

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