What is Google Maps? It is a web mapping service provided by Google and it can be used to find locations worldwide. As an entrepreneur, you can build your business listing through Google Maps by creating an account with Google Places Local Business Center.
When you open Google Maps for the first time, you are redirected to a US map. Enter any location in the top of the window in search box and the app will show you the place as the card after performing a search in its global servers. The information is extracted from TeleAtlas, where all the image plane is stored. The location map appears with a visual pointer indicating the exact location where the search should be performed. This makes the search process easier.
Google Maps helps you find business locations as well. When you specify a company and a location in the search box, which directs you to the place where the business is located, giving you the address. If you specify a full address, the application retrieves the imaginary map that matches it.
In addition to this installation, Google Maps can be used to find driving directions between addresses and walking. You must enter the drive mode and specify the addresses in the search fields. The location the fastest between the two locations is and displays the road image with a line showing the entire route.
This application has the ability to view detailed maps of streets that can be expanded to indicate areas in an expanded form, in terms of walking, you can see on the street level and even from block-level block . A point to note when using Google Maps is that areas that are densely populated are presented in more detail than those that are sparsely populated.