The Storemapper Blog

Store locator tips, customer stories, and best practices.

Best Google Maps API Alternative

Best Google Maps API Alternative

Google Maps is the most popular map API globally, used by organizations, services, and websites. This mapping API is the best way for offline businesses to transform their online visitors to foot traffic to their physical stores. In addition, those maps show customers...

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Car Dealer Website Design Checklist

Car Dealer Website Design Checklist

According to DialogTech, 95% of vehicle buyers turn to the internet for gathering information. The same research reports that 2x as many automotive consumers start their research online versus at a dealership. For the auto sales industry, this can only mean one thing...

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Storemapper vs. Storepoint: Which Is Best for Your Business?

Storemapper vs. Storepoint: Which Is Best for Your Business?

If you’ve been on the hunt for a store or product locator you can easily add to your website, you’ve probably done some research already. You might have even come across two popular store mapping solutions, Storemapper and Storepoint, and wondered “What are the...

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Strategies for Retailers Navigating COVID-19

Strategies for Retailers Navigating COVID-19

While every country is dealing with COVID-19 in their own way and on their own timeframe, one thing remains constant across much of the globe — brick-and-mortar business looks completely different in April 2020 than it did just months ago. And even though there’s news...

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16 Factor Analysis For Picking a New Retail Store Location

16 Factor Analysis For Picking a New Retail Store Location

Before picking your new retail store location, retail shop owners who have come before you suggest that you take the time to consider and analyze multiple factors before locking in that next location. Below we've identified 16 of the most important factors for you to...

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44 Awesome Store Locator Examples For Design Inspiration

44 Awesome Store Locator Examples For Design Inspiration

If you run a business with a physical premises, people need to be able to find you. Getting people visiting your website online to visit your store in ‘real life’ can be a challenge. At least it can be if you aren’t using a store locator on your website, one of the...

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How Does Geolocation Work?

How Does Geolocation Work?

If a business wants to know exactly where a user is visiting their website or app from, it uses geolocation. Why is this useful? Because businesses can use geolocation technology in a way that's going to result in more sales. If you’ve ever asked yourself how does...

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13-Step Small Business Website Checklist for Retail Stores

13-Step Small Business Website Checklist for Retail Stores

Setting up a small business or retail store can be extremely daunting. Among the many tasks that you’ve got to tackle, making a website is perhaps one of the most important, but it’s hard to know where to start. A website requirements checklist can be a great resource...

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18 Ways to Increase Foot Traffic & Attract More Customers

18 Ways to Increase Foot Traffic & Attract More Customers

Do not underestimate the power of foot traffic. While we live in a world that's becoming increasingly online, brick and mortar stores still need to rely on some offline tactics to bring in customers. The first step is understanding your target market. Once you know...

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