The Storemapper Blog

Store locator tips, customer stories, and best practices.

15 Best Squarespace Plugins for Your Website

15 Best Squarespace Plugins for Your Website

Squarespace is one of the best hosting and CMS platforms you can use to create your website. Its user-friendly interface makes it simple for everyone - including those with little or no CSS and HTML knowledge - to build a beautiful and functional website. But, as with...

read more
The 29 Best WordPress Plugins to Boost Your Website

The 29 Best WordPress Plugins to Boost Your Website

For any WordPress user, plugins are lifesavers. They’re an easy and quick way to add high-quality features and solve issues on your site. However, navigating the WordPress plugin directory can be an overwhelming task - we’re talking about a library with more than...

read more
How to Add a Google Map to Your WordPress Site

How to Add a Google Map to Your WordPress Site

More and more consumers are using Google to find businesses near them. If you run a brick-and-mortar store, or if you sell your products to retailers, having a Google Map on your WordPress website is a great way to get potential customers to visit your physical...

read more
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...

read more
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...

read more
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...

read more
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...

read more
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...

read more
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...

read more
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...

read more