Monthly Archives: January 2013

New context-sensitive help system!

We've updated our software to provide our users with more integrated help.  This icon provides video and text-based assistance relevent to the page you're viewing.  Additionally, it provides a link to talk with our helpdesk staff if you need further guidance.  

New context-sensitive help system! 2013-01-05T02:07:30+00:00

MetaLocator 1.67 released!

MetaLocator 1.67 was rolled out this weekend, adding many new important features to our store locator software:

MetaLocator 1.67 released! 2013-01-05T02:07:30+00:00

MetaLocator.com gets more muscle!

We are investing in our infrastructure by purchasing two new high-performance dedicated servers from MediaTemple to power our store locator software.  

MetaLocator.com gets more muscle! 2013-01-05T02:07:30+00:00

MetaLocator training sessions

We've added regular free training sessions for our on-line store locator software package!  These training classes will be held regularly at 10 a.m. every Thursday Mountain Standard time.    

MetaLocator training sessions 2013-01-05T02:07:29+00:00

MetaLocator Releases Mobile App

MetaLocator.com, a leading provider of store locator software, has introduced a mobile application as a standard feature in it's software.  The mobile application provides a native store finder for end-users to find locations nearest to their position.

MetaLocator Releases Mobile App 2013-01-05T02:07:29+00:00

MetaLocator User Guide

Welcome and thank you for choosing MetaLocator.com.  This guide provides an overview of how to use this service on your Web site. MetaLocator staff are always available to assist you in using this service.  See our menu for the various support options including documentation and our help desk which is accessible from the support link that always [...]

MetaLocator User Guide 2017-07-14T22:22:08+00:00

Documentation library updated

We've updated our video library to include many new tutorial videos on the most commonly used features of MetaLocator.  These narrated video tutorials cover basic and advanced topics including map marker icons, bulk importing locations, understanding map settings and more. All of our tutorial videos can be found in our YouTube channel.

Documentation library updated 2017-07-14T22:22:07+00:00

How can the MetaLocator be used?

You can use the MetaLocator for more that just a Store Locator on your Web site. MetaLocator can be used in the follow ways: ATM Locator Branch Locator Vendor Locator Staff Directory Member Directory Franchise Map Hotel Finder Visit our demos and client example portfolio.

How can the MetaLocator be used? 2017-07-14T22:22:10+00:00

SSL Secure Branch Locator

Financial institutions are faced with many security and Web site trust issues. With the advancement of phishing attacks and forged emails, customers are increasingly distrusting of banking Web sites.  If at any point, your customer sees a warning that the connection is no longer secured, you can risk losing the already weakened faith of your [...]

SSL Secure Branch Locator 2017-07-14T22:22:10+00:00

Managing store locator software

MetaLocator.com is a hosted store locator software solution.  There are other hosted solutions available, but few are as easy to manage as MetaLocator.com.  When you sign up,  you receive a username and password that gives you access to your MetaLocator dashboard. Once you've chosen the appropriate options and added your locations you receive a single [...]

Managing store locator software 2017-07-14T22:22:09+00:00

The importance of providing a locator on your Web site

Any company that offers any kind of customer-accessible resource in wide-ranging geographic locations should provide an easy mechanism for it's web site users to search for and find those resources.  These resources could be retail locations, ATMs, branch locations, kiosks or even sales personnel. In a survey of the 200 largest retailers in the world more than [...]

The importance of providing a locator on your Web site 2017-07-14T22:22:09+00:00

Do I have to display a map?

No.The MetaLocator works just as well in directory mode. Check out our demos and client implementations for examples.

Do I have to display a map? 2017-07-14T22:22:10+00:00

Hosted store locators v.s. on-site solutions

Customers sometimes wonder why an element like a store locator would be a "hosted" solution versus one they simply install on their Web site.  There are many reasons why a hosted mapping solution works better and here are a few:   Store Locators are resource-intensive:  All of the calculations involved in a postal code proximity [...]

Hosted store locators v.s. on-site solutions 2017-07-14T22:22:09+00:00

Is there a contract required? Can I cancel?

There is no contract required.  You may cancel at any time.  MetaLocator.com bills your credit card or PayPal automatically on a monthly basis.  Simply login to your account a click "Cancel My Account"

Is there a contract required? Can I cancel? 2013-01-05T02:07:28+00:00

Do you offer a trial version?

Yes! The first 30 days of your account are free.  Simply cancel before 30 days and your credit card will never be charged.

Do you offer a trial version? 2013-01-05T02:07:28+00:00

Can I use custom map markers?

Yes! The Tag Manager allows you to assign a custom marker to each tag.  When locations tagged with that tag are displayed on the map, they will use the marker icon you designated in the Tag Manager.  You can also assign a custom default marker.

Can I use custom map markers? 2017-07-14T22:22:10+00:00

Can I import a list of locations?

Yes. You can import a CSV from Excel or similar program or entries can be manually added one at a time.  More information on importing locations can be found here.

Can I import a list of locations? 2018-03-15T18:13:21+00:00

Is there a contract required? Can I cancel?

There is no contract required.  You may cancel at any time.  MetaLocator.com bills your credit card or PayPal automatically on a monthly basis.  Simply login to your account a click "Cancel My Account"

Is there a contract required? Can I cancel? 2013-01-05T01:30:50+00:00

How will the store locator appear on my Web site?

You can choose from hundreds of options on how the interace will appear, including a set of customizable pre-defined color schemes.  These schemes fit for most Web sites, but you can also optionally change the styles to exactly match your Web site.  MetaLocator will integrate with a basic HTML Web site and highly customized, colorful, [...]

How will the store locator appear on my Web site? 2013-01-05T01:29:51+00:00