Know how your maps perform in the real world

We all think we make great maps, but we don’t actually know if our maps are actually good. The only way we can answer this question is with data. Today you can use Google Analytics to at least understand if there’s traffic coming to your map. But at Maptiks, we’ve seen that analytics are the baseline of any web oriented design process. So in reality, capturing user activities makes a lot of sense.

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Join us at the Esri UC

We’re proud to be participating at the Esri UC coming up in just a few weeks. As part of the Esri Startup Program, we’ll be hanging out the Esri Startup Zone on Monday, June 27th — Thursday, June 30th, so please come say hi.

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Esri Is A Great Place for Startups

It’s rare to find large companies helping out the little guys. That’s why it’s nice when big companies lend a helping hand to smaller businesses such as ourselves. It’s a real testament to the executive team understanding that part of the process of building a business is sharing information, resources, customers and of course ideas with others. The more you help, the more you get out of the ecosystem.

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5 Ways Analytics Will Improve Your Web Maps

Analytics is essential for any website or app. It helps you identify how users are reaching you and highlights ways on how to reach your audience to increase traffic.

Today, the standard for analytics is still Google Analytics, which allows anyone to access general statistics and reports. It includes all of the basics including how many visitors you’re reaching, and lets you refine your information based on date ranges.

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Is Your Web Map Bouncing?

Wikipedia will tell you that Bounce Rate is an Internet marketing term used in web traffic analysis. It represents the percentage of visitors who enter the site and then leave (“bounce”) rather than continuing on to view other pages within the same site.

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Maptiks is at FOSS4G-NA

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We heart open source software. Our parent company, SparkGeo has been building web maps for half a decade now, mostly with open source technologies. And our first few integrations with Maptiks only supported open source web map platforms like LeafletJS and OpenLayers.

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Esri Adds Innovative Web Map Analytics Tool to ArcGIS Marketplace

Enrich Your ArcGIS Maps with Maptiks

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Maptiks is announcing their web map analytics integration with Esri’s ArcGIS platform. It is now possible to receive analytics surrounding your web mapping application usage. The innovative map analytics solution is available on ArcGIS Marketplace. ArcGIS Marketplace is a destination that enables ArcGIS users to search, discover, and get apps and content from qualified providers.

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Connect ArcGIS Online Map App with Analytics

Tracking your ArcGIS Online web map with Maptiks is simple and easy to setup with just a few clicks.

 

Maptiks supports ArcGIS Online and ArcGIS Server as long as web maps are published as Web Map Applications.

Using go routines and channels with AWS

About us

At sparkgeo we make maps, a lot of maps. We also have a product called maptiks which is like google analytics but for your web maps. During the development process of maptiks we were required to capture, process and store a lot of data that was being generated by user activity. golang along with AWS emerged as a natural choice as we shall see the sections to come.

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