from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. the concept and act of advertising on, or in direct relation to, maps; generally referring to online maps, but also including rooftop and other large, physical ads positioned for satellite photo opportunities.


Blend of map and advertising (Wiktionary)


  • The first is "mapvertising" - an advertising platform that allows companies to show users the location of their offices or outlets on the map.

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  • Well, it turns out there's a player in town ready to take up the opportunity to provide map-based advertising (aka mapvertising) and make YOU some money for your mapping applications!

    MSDN Blogs

  • As these examples of "mapvertising" illustrate, the popularity of Google Maps and other online map user interface applications are drawing a lot of people to come up with very creative ways of getting attention within them.

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  • Interactive online "mapvertising" may also prove a boon for publishers, because it doubles as useful content for users.

    MarketingVOX - The Voice of Online Marketing

  • The implementation of mapvertising pushpins is a little more code, but all provided in the API documentation - a DIV for controls and JavaScript for displaying the pins.

    MSDN Blogs

  • "Lat49's mapvertising gives us yet another way to provide value through the exclusive nature of our publisher relationships," says Cree Lawson, TAN's Founder & CEO.


  • BC Discovery Fund's "North America 100" winner was lat49, the online mapvertising system by IDELIX Software, in the Internet / Services category and the Fund's "Top 50 Canada" winners included Inimex Pharmaceuticals Inc. in the Life Sciences category and Mobidia Technology Inc.

    Marketwire - Breaking News Releases

  • A new collaboration between the Travel Ad Network (TAN) and Lat49 could make the transition to travel advertising simpler because they offer mapvertising.


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