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The best custom map builders for your business in 2023

Updated: Feb 25, 2023



Adding a custom interactive map to your website can significantly improve your visitor engagement and conversion. The problem is there are so many "map makers" out there for various purposes and price points.


We have put together a dedicated list of top 5 tools for making business focused custom interactive map.

  1. No Code Map App

  2. Atlist map

  3. Mapme

  4. Mapbox

  5. Google Maps




No Code Map App is a no-code builder that will instantly build a ready-to-use map from your data, complete with side bar, filters and call-to-actions. You can then customize it to your preferred color and style etc. Use it as a standalone page or embed it onto your website.


The only custom map builder that allows to you to fully integrate with your no-code database (including Google Sheets, Airtable or Webflow) and add specific conversion actions valuable to your operations (including buy, book, pay, fill in forms, call, email, and get directions).


Coding required: No


Key function comparison:

  • Complete design control

  • Import data from spreadsheet

  • Fully-integrated with your Google Sheets, Airtable and Webflow CMS

  • Ready-to-use templates (store locators, real-estate listings, events, restaurants and more)

  • Can add photos and audio

  • Auto-generated and customisable map filters

  • Auto-generated and customisable call-to-action

Cost: 2 week free trial then US$15 or 39/month




Atlist is an easy to use tool for creating custom maps complete with sidebar and can be embedded on any website. It’s used for world maps, store locators, visualizations, infographics etc.


Coding required: No


Key function comparison:

  • Complete design control

  • Import data from your spreadsheet

  • Can add photos

  • No database integration

  • No ready-to-use map template

  • No map filter

  • No call-to-action

Cost: 2 week free trial then US$9 or $18/month



3. Mapme


Mapme allows you to create and share beautiful interactive maps, no coding needed. It can handle many different digital map use cases, including project portfolios, events, neighborhood guides, real estate listings, and locators.


Coding required: No


Key function comparison:

  • Complete design control

  • Import data from your spreadsheet

  • Can add photos, videos, audio, PDFs, Matterport 3D tours, and other content types

  • Categories and filters

  • No database integration

  • No ready-to-use map template

  • No call-to-action

Cost: 7 day free trial then US$39, $75, $150/month




Google Maps Platform allows developers to create real-world, real-time experiences with the latest maps, routes, and places features. Built by the Google team for developers everywhere.


Coding required: Yes


Key function comparison:

Because it is a set of developer tools, so you can custom-build any type of interactive maps and map-based applications


Cost: Pay as you go with free credits and volume-based discounts



5. Mapbox


Mapbox provides precise location data and powerful developer tools for creating custom online maps. It is used by notable companies such as CNN, BMW, Financial Times, Instacart and Snapchat.


Coding required: Yes


Key function comparison:

Because it is a set of developer tools, so you can custom-build any type of interactive maps and map-based applications


Cost: Pay as you go with free credits and volume-based discounts



Hope this article has been helpful!


Nan

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