This month, don’t miss our series of Google Maps blogs and our handy reminder of the Support Portal for Premium Maps customers. It’s also worth checking a geocast which explains how to build a transport tracker and the Google Maps update which now helps you find a parking space.
Ancoris blogs about Google Maps
We have recently published some Google Maps blogs to answer some of our most frequently asked questions and share new and interesting ways to make the most out of the Google Maps APIs. Blog posts include:
- 5 ways Google Maps APIs help you do more with Google Maps
- 5 ways to use maps to improve customer experience and engagement
- Why you should use geolocation instead of GPS
- When do I need to buy a Google Maps licence?
Support portal access
When you buy a Google Maps Premium licence, you also get access to the Google Support Portal. Many users do not login and use the support portal to its full potential. It is a very useful resource to help you get the most from your Google Maps Premium licence. With the portal you can:
- Log support cases
- Check Maps use stats and analytics
- Keep up to date with Google Maps news and announcements
- Manage access to your client-id & security
If you do not have access to the portal you can request access using this form. Alternatively contact Ancoris for help accessing and using the support portal.
Transport Tracker Solution for Google Maps - Geocasts
Check out this YouTube cast on how to get started with a transport tracker. Create a Transport Tracker to track and manage moving assets like buses or delivery trucks. Watch the cast here.
Google Maps parking
Google Maps have recently released a new update to help you find a parking spot. Finding a parking spot can be a very frustrating and cause a lot of anxiety to drivers. The new update will help relieve some of these issues. It has already been rolled out to many cities around the world with more to be added in the near future. See here for more details.