While it’s been an amazing ride having the benefits of Google Maps Engine (GME) available for your business and personal use at minimal fees, it’s time to move on. Google has notified users that support for this product will end in January 2016. Google Earth API support will end in December of 2015. MapBusinessOnline.com (MBO) may be a suitable substitute for your Google Engine mapping requirements. MapBusinessOnline.com, a web-based/Cloud business mapping service since 2010 has a growing user-base. MBO was developed by the same team that originally created Esri’s BusinessMAP – a desktop mapping alternative to MapPoint for more than a decade.
MapBusinessOnline provides a complete set of business mapping features offering many of Google Maps Engine’s business mapping features:
|Import 250,000 records per map from CSV, XLS, text files||**|
|Access and export Census demographic data|
|Heat Map numeric data symbolization|
|Create territories by zip, state & more|| |
|Includes 5 & 3 digit zips, counties, state, Census tracts & more|
|Display periodic sales results by region or territory|
|Conduct drive time analysis|
|Print large format maps|
|Market Analysis - Compare multiple datasets|
|Unsurpassed technical support for new users|
|Easily color code biz data|
|Create optimized multi-stop routes on the map|
|Up-to-date base maps included|
|Link to websites and images from your business map|
|Add draw objects to and manually drop points on the map|
|Extract map images for use in slide shows presentations|
|Data import API|
|Share or embed interactive web maps|
|Supports address geocoding in the USA, Canada and the UK|
|Planned MBO Features|
|Route creation and data management API||*|
|Import records from SHP, TAB, or Raster imagery||*|
*Feature scheduled for release soon
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This leading national footwear brand manufacturer uses MapBusinessOnline to conduct retail coverage assessments nationwide. They loved MBO’s ability to provide both street level detail and USA wide high level views of points-of-sale. Importing location enabled address databases for symbolization and color shading is easy. New and planned stores can be added to the map market analysis as products are launched and mature.
"Importing location enabled address databases for symbolization and color shading is easy."
"I have had the pleasure of using MapBusinessOnline for the past 5 years and it is an excellent and affordable tool for my clients. I am a franchise consultant, and many of my clients are just starting to get into franchising. The first main question many of them have is they don’t know the demographics around their current location, so they don’t know how to create territories for their franchisees. I am able to easily utilize MapBusinessOnline to draw a prototype territory around their existing location, do a deep dive into the many different demographics that MapBusinessOnline offers, and help the client determine the basics of their new territories, including mileage, population, household count, purchasing habits and age distributions. This tool has been so helpful that many of our clients obtain their own accounts as they begin to sell franchises and grow their business. Thank you, MapBusinessOnline, for providing such a helpful tool that is affordable and easy to use!"
Director of Business Development
SMB Franchise Advisors
"You guys are awesome! I used the MapBusinessOnline trial to get promoted to a sales position within my company. I showed them how I would work my territory with great MBO printed maps that showed projected sales dollars by account locations. I got the Job!"