Google Maps could help you manage and expand your small business using a new set of tools.
The features enable a business to track clients, manage inventory across stores and identify geographic regions where business could expand, simply by uploading spreadsheets containing company information to Google Maps.
Instead of looking at a document containing all of your business’s accounts, the new tool set shows you exactly where they’re located on a map for easy browsing.
That could make it easier for you to make decisions and plan your next business move.
Getting started is as easy as importing your business’s data into Google Maps Engine Pro. That data could include office locations, sales leads, names, addresses and more.
A video from Google shows how bicycle seller Pure Fix Cycles has adopted the service to track inventory and expand its business.
Google also announced a new Google Maps Engine mobile app so users can access their business’s personalized maps on the go.
Meanwhile, built-in connector tools can help you move your company’s data into Google Maps from legacy systems.
Google is offering a free introductory account so business owners can give its system a try — but the trial account limits the amount of map queries that can be made each day.