It's time to beat Google at its own game. They've got Street View? We'll have Aerial View, shots of the world from 100 feet up. It'll sell better than Seven Minute Abs and these seven tools will help you do it.
Yes, I suppose you could accomplish the same shot by clambering up a nearby flag pole, but wouldn't it be easier to just mount a telescoping mast to the rear bumper of your truck? The Giraffe Cam reaches a maximum height of 100 feet and can hold up to 450 pounds of recording equipment. $built to spec
If you need a very tall, very stationary shot, aerostats are the way to go. They cost virtually nothing to operate—outside the cost of helium—and the Kingfisher series can lift loads from 4.5 to 40 pounds as high as 1000 feet. starting at $1,200
If it's good enough for Rupert Murdoch, it's damn well good enough for you. ~ $15,000