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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"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
"We recently switched to Map Business Online at our company. Not only is MBO returning us better results than our old software, but it came with a 3500% decrease in yearly licensing fees! We couldn't be happier with the switch. Excellent ease of use. I was able to just open up the program and go. It's very user friendly. I did get stuck with one feature, and reached out to customer service for help. I didn't really expect to get anything in return, but they emailed me back within the hour, and I was only a trial member! Very pleased."
A leading provider of automated storage and retrieval systems, Kardex Remstar has a multi-layered distribution network in North America. Mapping regional sales territories and sales districts using ZIP codes and states. Kardex Remstar tapped into MBO territory creation services to make the process quick and easy. Detailed ZIP code tables were converted by MapBusinessOnline into multiple maps describing their distribution network, sales coverage by customer segment, and product maps.
"The product is phenomenal and the support even better."