Google Maps often display local business listings. When you are searching for local businesses, this can be a useful feature. At other times, however, the business pointers can clutter the map, or worst show competitor’s business on your map!
For example, in the following map of a block around our offices, several businesses are listed, such as one Indian and one Mexican restaurant. If you are a paid subscriber, ZeeMaps will allow you to remove these business listings from your map.
Use the Map -> Settings menu to get the Map Settings page, and then select the Map Display tab to change the map display settings.
Within that, check the box that says “Remove local business listings from map”:
Once you have set this checkbox, now if you go back to the map, the local businesses will no longer show:
The business listings will not show on your map as long as you have signed-up for one of our paid plans.
In the following video, we show the steps to create a 4 feet by 4 feet customized poster map with ZeeMaps, suitable for printing and hanging on walls, etc. As with any map images, you need to experiment a bit with the map area and size to get the image that you want.
For world maps, due to the projection and aspect ratio used for mapping, it is best to go with a square image.
Always try a bigger size than what you need to get more information on the map.
Sometimes when you add a marker on a map, it is not positioned exactly where you’d like it to be positioned. There could be many reasons for this: e.g., the address information was not geocoded correctly, or, you do not want to position the marker on the exact address, or there are multiple markers on a location and you’d like to tease them apart.
ZeeMaps allows you to drag-and-drop markers to reposition them.
To enable drag-and-drop, click on the marker. In the resulting information bubble, click on the first icon to the right bottom of the information bubble.
This should allow you to drag-and-drop the marker to its new location.