12 Google Maps APIs you should know about

12 Google Maps APIs you should know about

When it comes to helping Online Retailers, Google Maps offers so much more then the name alone suggests. Let Google Cloud Premier Partner Web Geo Services introduces some of the most influential API’s used to drive your online business forward.

Proven expertise

For the last decade, Google’s industry-leading expertise has led to the creation of several game-changing APIs, allowing leading players in the retail and e-commerce sector to fully integrate localisation and geolocation into their marketing strategies.

Google Maps’ best-known API, JavaScript, allows users to create maps, itineraries and other applications featuring original content and images. However, Google Maps is rapidly evolving towards other, more specialist APIs specifically tailored for e-retailers with functions such as Google Places Autocomplete, map display, and itinerary calculation.

12 Google Maps APIs, to be tested

  • Google Maps JavaScript API
  • Google Places API
  • Google Maps Directions API
  • Google Maps Distance Matrix API
  • Real Time Traffic
  • Predictive Travel Time
  • Google Maps Geocoding API
  • Google Maps Geolocation API
  • Google Street View Image API
  • Google Static Maps API
  • Google Maps Elevation API

Intended for digital, e-retailing and localisation experts, this slideshare examines 12 of Google Maps’ innovative APIs. These functionalities will allow your business to improve customer engagement, improve check out flow, and optimise information management relative to your business’ long-term marketing strategy.

The statistics speak for themselves: 40% of clients using Google Maps’ API functionalities go on to notice increased productivity.

As well as Google’s ‘homemade’ API functionalities, you’ll also discover Web Geo Service’s innovative Woosmap platformservice. Woosmap’s leading-edge interface allows you to create and launch a digital platform unique to your business, accompanying the customer through every stage of the purchase journey and optimizing lead conversion.