author Bella Rich, November 28th, 2018
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One of the core features of our Reporting services has been tracking and recording all searches conducted by visitors using your locator. For example, when a customer enters an address into the search field, we record this search location and the closest store that was returned so that you can assess which stores are receiving the most traffic. You can of course also use this information to map out the best potential future store locations to be able to capture customers searching in a particular area that is currently not well served.

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author Bella Rich, November 15th, 2018
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We've been working on bringing the mapping features that are supported by MapBox and Open Street Map into line with what you've been able to do with Google Maps for some time now. The key feature that has been missing from our store locator software has been Marker Clustering. Well, the good news is that this is now available in MapBox and Open Street Map maps as well.

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author Bella Rich, November 5th, 2018
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We've been hard at work integrating a bunch of your requests into our locator and admin console to improve how the locator software works and also to make your life easier when managing it. This month we have a bumper list of updates for you as a large set of new features and additions have been added to our store locator service.

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author Bella Rich, October 15th, 2018
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We're delighted to be able to announce that we've partnered with a new mapping service provider to bring you our new Open Street Map integration. The major benefit of this integration is that there is now no longer a requirement to sign up for an API key with a third party such as Google or Mapbox; instead a very generous free usage tier is included with all of our plans.

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author Bella Rich, September 3rd, 2018
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So that we can continuously improving our Store Locator software, we regularly add new features that have been requested by our customers and of course fix any bugs that have been reported. Individually these wouldn't necessitate an individual blog post to announce them, so instead we bundle these changes up into a single list and announce them here in our blog. This is part 2 in the series.

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author Bella Rich, August 5th, 2018
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If you've got a lot of Filters in your locator then this feature might be super handy for you. We've now added Categories to the Filter Layout page so you can organise your Filters by Category.

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author Bella Rich, May 19th, 2018
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You may have recently received an email from Google announcing pricing changes to the Google Maps Platform. This platform is used by our Store Locator service and the pricing changes are planned to take place from June 11 onwards.

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author Bella Rich, May 2nd, 2018
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You may have recently received (or are about to receive) an email from Google announcing pricing changes to the Google Maps Platform. This platform is used by our Store Locator service and the pricing changes are planned to take place from June 11 onwards.

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author Bella Rich, April 28th, 2018
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We're going to describe in this blog article how to add buttons to your Store Locator software or to the Google Map that is located on your website which will allow visitors to Print the map and / or to Save an Image of the map to a PNG (or other image format) file.

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author Bella Rich, April 6th, 2018
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We've had a few requests over the years to integrate third party rating and review widgets with our store locator which we've been happy to help our customers with as part our free onboarding service. However, it's always been a less than ideal solution as the integration between two independent pieces of software is often fragile and can break as a result of changes by third party software developers.

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