Maps.com is a leading provider of mapping products and solutions to business, education and consumer markets. Founded in 1991 as Magellan Geographix, Maps.com is privately held with four primary business divisions.
Business/Consumer Web Site
As industry leaders in the online commerce marketplace, Maps.com has earned status of The Largest Online US Map Store (Alexa ranking June 2011) with 10,000 products available, including Wall Maps, Globes, Atlases, Online Mapping Tools and much more. Our online commerce is strengthened by an affiliate network of over 3,000 web publishers, further extending Maps.com to websites worldwide. Adding to the retail emphasis is our useful and fun content—driving directions, an online world atlas, and even interactive map games. As a premiere online destination, Maps.com continually provides products and information to millions of visitors.
Maps.com's Mapping Services provides three types of services: Custom Map Creation, Digital Content Licensing, and Publishing. Mapping Services are used by a broad range of businesses in a number of vertical markets with the three largest being educational publishing, telecommunications (telephone directory and wireless), and multi-location retail/restaurant chains. Mapping Services works with the cruise line, real estate, and ticket broker industries, major map and travel guide publishers, and general businesses requiring sales territory maps, marketing and strategic planning maps, and other digital and printed presentation and display maps.
Maps101 Online Education Program
Maps.com's Maps101 program was developed in 1998 and was one of the first online subscriptions services sold to K-12 schools for the purpose of supplementing and complimenting traditional history, social studies, and geography curriculum materials. Maps101.com, a web based interactive database is comprised of teacher lesson plans, geography tools, online learning games, dynamic interactive map modules, and over 4,000 viewable and printable history, thematic, reference, outline, current events, and animated maps. Maps101 is currently used by over 4,500 K-12 schools in the US, including the Los Angeles Unified School District and Chicago Public School District.
Originally developed as Classified Concepts, Acqir provides revenue generating Locator Map Programs for 70+ newspapers with a total circulation of more than 10,000,000 readers, across the country. Classified Concepts offers both print and fully interactive online mapping programs with Open House, New Builder and Rental applications. Our unique Programs drive business to advertiser's locations with exclusive features like custom maps, route planning and turn-by-turn driving directions.