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Happy GIS Day!

November 18, 2015

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At MarketMAPS we offer a wide range of GIS products to enhance business performance.

Digital Maps, Map Books, and Wall Maps; Oh My

January 4, 2013

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Maps come in all shapes, sizes, and formats.  MarketMAPS shows you how businesses make use of different map formats and how to choose the right format for your needs.      Digital Maps Digital maps are growing in popularity.  These are downloadable maps of specific areas—a state, county, city, or custom radius—which can be saved […]

Top Ten Blog Posts of 2012

January 2, 2013

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Make sure you didn’t miss anything! Take a look with MarketMAPS at the top ten blog posts of the past year. Versailles, the would-be biggest house in America 100 Places You Need to Visit: Prague, Czech Republic Swim the Clearest Waters on Earth “The Man Who Lived On His Bike” – The Perfect Branding Tool Mapping the Lewis and […]

4 Unusual Geography Facts

December 14, 2012

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We’re certain you’ve never heard these strange pieces of geographic trivia.  MarketMAPS shares 4 unusual geography facts.    The Shortest Place Name In both Sweden and Norway, there is a town with a rather simple name: “Å.”  In Scandinavian, Å means river, which is why both the Norwegians and the Swedes have towns with this […]

Best Beaches in the US

August 16, 2012

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Sadly, summer is coming to a close.  It may be time to prepare for the new school year, but that doesn’t mean you can’t get one more beach trip in before school starts.  Beat the summer heat with a dip in one of these beautiful beaches.  MarketMAPS looks at the best beaches in the US. The […]

Experimental Cartography: Maps as Art

August 9, 2012

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Maps don’t only tell us where we are or where we are going.  They give us history lessons.  They make bold statements about human development and how geography reflects the human experience, politics, and more.  Bet you never thought maps could do all that.  Today, MarketMAPS looks at some artists who have used maps to make […]

Flood Maps Help Prepare Citizens

July 24, 2012

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All across the globe, flood maps are used to help keep citizens informed and safe.  They are also used to help assess property insurance and home value.  MarketMAPS , a leading provider of digital and physical maps, looks at how flood maps are used and what their value is to community members and home owners.  […]