Why Use an Accordion Map Fold For Bike Trails?

January 28th, 2016 by Mark Minoff

Map layouts are important to consider, especially when you're anticipating the map in the hands of someone like a biker. Which type of map will be easy for a biker to use, especially if they're…

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What to Include On A Snow Emergency Pocket-Size-Guide

January 14th, 2016 by Mark Minoff

With the winter months upon us, many regions are looking at a season of heavy snowfall. Heavy snowfall can lead to power outages, blocked roads, and more. So how can you prepare your city for a serious…

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Lessons From the London Map: What Your Pocket Map Should Do

January 07th, 2016 by Mark Minoff

In an article published by The Atlantic's City Lab*, transportation maps in two subway cities--London and New York--showed the importance audience response to map design.


Starting…

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5 Things to include on your Campus Pocket Map

January 01st, 2016 by Mark Minoff

On any college or university campus, it's important to be able to carry a map of the campus around, or see it prominently displayed in an important area. But when creating or upgrading a campus…

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A Guide to Our Printing Size Terms

January 01st, 2016 by Mark Minoff

Our services here at PocketMaps can sometimes be intimidating for new people, due to the folded and unfolded sizes we use of some map…

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Help the Homeless with Credit Card Sized Maps

December 30th, 2015 by Mark Minoff


In the U.S., more than 3.5 million people experience homelessness each year. And with the winter months coming around, it's even harder for the homeless to stay safe and warm in the chilling…

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Why Print A Map Fold Brochure?

December 17th, 2015 by Mark Minoff


Print collateral can be a really important marketing tool, especially at trade shows, exhibitions, office rooms, and client meetings. The most important aspects to print collateral are: drawing…

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Custom Folding Pocket-Size Cards are Useful when Preparing for Winter Storms

November 05th, 2015 by Mark Minoff

It’s never too early to begin planning for winter storms. One of the best ways of doing that is to make survival information readily available. Here are some ways that emergency planning agencies…

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Realtors: Help New Homebuyers With A Business Card Map

October 21st, 2015 by Mark Minoff

Anyone in the housing market knows how important geography is to new homebuyers and renters. A business card map of your area can help new home buyers or renters get to know their new town, while putting…

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Libraries: Orient Visitors With Pocket Size Folding Maps

October 01st, 2015 by Mark Minoff

Getting lost in the stacks of a library can be a dream come true for many: until you're actually lost. For scholars or general patrons, the joy of wandering a library can quickly loose its appeal…

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How City Planners Can Use Print Map Design For Accessibility Praxis

September 30th, 2015 by Mark Minoff


When it comes to transit maps for subways or buses, most of us take their accessibility for granted. But for those who need wheelchair assistance, these maps can tell a different story: questions…

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3 Resources To Add To Your Hurricane Emergency Pocket-Size-Guide

September 03rd, 2015 by Mark Minoff

As summer approaches its end, many states are gearing up for hurricane preparedness. The most effective emergency pocket-size-guide not…

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Local Libraries Can Promote Summer Reading with PocketMaps

July 01st, 2015 by Mark Minoff

Summer's here, which means school's out! With so many kids now free from homework and classes, summer is a valuable time for local libraries to help kids get or stay in reading shape. Here…

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How Museums can Benefit from Fold-Up Wallet Cards with Maps

January 07th, 2015 by Mark Minoff

As a museum curator, your goal is to provide useful information to your guests that will help them enjoy your exhibits. One of the best ways of doing that is by providing fold up wallet cards with…

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Discover How These Maps Redraw Cities Based On How Long It Takes To Get Around Without A Car

December 31st, 2014 by Mark Minoff


Navigating through cities on foot or using public transportation presents just as many challenges as avoiding traffic jams and bottlenecks when driving through them. Traffic reports offer options…

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Use Trade Show Maps to Increase Visiblity

October 22nd, 2014 by Mark Minoff

No one wants to get lost and special events are even better when you know where to go. That's why trade show maps are important. PocketMap specializes in making different kinds of maps that are…

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Why do you need Bike PocketMaps? Here are Three Reasons

October 15th, 2014 by Mark Minoff

If you’re trying to increase tourism, one of the best ways of doing that is to show off how bicycle-friendly your city is. One way to accomplish this goal is with the use of bike pocketmaps.…

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For Special Events Create A Customized Event Map

September 29th, 2014 by Mark Minoff

Long ago when little was known about the earth and many believed it to be flat, there was no such thing as a boring map. When medieval cartographers drew maps depicting regions of the earth about which…

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Maps or Smartphone Apps?

September 25th, 2014 by Mark Minoff

Walk Edmonton Wayfinding Survey Shows Maps Instill Confidence in Downtown Visitors

 

Maps or Smartphone apps? That was the question posed by over 700 people who completed both…

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Use Trade Show Maps to Increase Visibility

September 23rd, 2014 by Mark Minoff

No one wants to get lost and special events are even better when you know where to go. That's why trade show maps are important. PocketMap specializes in making different…

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Take a Jane’s Walk in Your Community

September 18th, 2014 by Mark Minoff

Jane's Walks are free guided, volunteer led walking tours of urban centers throughout the United States, Canada, and cities throughout the world. Since the Jane's Walk movement was founded…

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Old Town Bluffton Gets new Street Signs Package

September 18th, 2014 by Michael

Old Town Bluffton is a historical area located within the city of Bluffton, South Carolina, which is situated a short drive from Hilton Head Island and Savannah, Georgia. It has long been a tourist…

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The Benefits Of Using A Foldout Map

August 29th, 2014 by Mark Minoff

A foldout map is a useful and versatile item that many people cannot do without. Compact, lightweight, and attractive, they can enhance your life in surprising ways. Some of the benefits of using a…

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Promotional Trade Show Maps: The Mix of Promotional Material with Wayfinding Have you thought about

August 20th, 2014 by Mark Minoff

Have you thought about a creating a promotional trade show map at your next trade show event to help visitors navigate the surroundings a little easier? When it comes to maps, most people have given…

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Lexington NC approves $100,000 in initial funding for wayfinding program

August 11th, 2014 by Michael

Wayfinding for Tourism

 

Like cities of all sizes, Lexington, NC is seeking ways to increase tourism. Their Tourism Authority (LTA) recently…

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Pocketmaps Can Help Food Truck Entrepreneurs Affordably Reach Tourists

August 07th, 2014 by Mark Minoff

Food trucks tend to develop an avid, local following but what about the tourists? How do food truck entrepreneurs make sure that seasonal tourists know about them too? We’d like to recommend…

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Make Your Location Stand Out With a Business Card Map

July 30th, 2014 by Michael

Granted, in this internet driven world, it seems like the only way to drive business is to have a complicated website with lots of interaction. However, truth be told, some of the most traditional…

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Knoxville Joins Cities Creating Downtown Wayfinding Signage Projects

July 23rd, 2014 by Mark Minoff

As more and more cities focus on tourism to boost their economic coffers, they understand the importance of making it easy for citizens and tourists to navigate their way around. Other cities to embark…

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Icelandair Gets First-Class Treatment with Iceland Pocketmap

July 18th, 2014 by Michael

Icelandair’s Marketing and Communications Coordinator for the Americas Michael Raucheisen and his team were brainstorming idea for new marketing collateral when they stumbled upon Pocketmaps.…

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WAYFINDING in the NEWS - Campus Wayfinding Topic of Public Input Session

July 15th, 2014 by Mark Minoff

At Pocket Maps, we follow many topics relative to personal navigation so we were interested in a recent article entitled Campus wayfinding is the topic of public input session. We have always believed…

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A $3 million Worcester Wayfinding Initiative to direct tourism with 275 new signs and tourist kiosks

July 14th, 2014 by Mark Minoff

A $3 million Worcester Wayfinding Initiative to direct tourism with 275 new signs and tourist kiosks demonstrates how cities, colleges, and events are embracing the importance of Wayfinding. 

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Pocket Guide Printing

July 10th, 2014 by Mark Minoff

When you need an informative resource that can be reduced to the size of a booklet that can fit in your pocket, pocket guide printing is the answer. Regardless of the topic or the purpose of your guide,…

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Print custom maps

July 08th, 2014 by Mark Minoff

While anyone can go to a free website and print off a generic and often erroneous map, your situation deserves something better than this. When you print custom maps for your event or location, you're…

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St. Augustine Helps Tourists Find Their Way with WayFinding Signs

July 07th, 2014 by Mark Minoff

St. Augustine Helps Tourists Find Their Way with WayFinding Signs ['You are here' 'Wayfinding' signs and mobile website for historic structures in works for St. Augustine

 

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WAYFINDING NEWS - Trail Signs Start New Wayfinding System

July 03rd, 2014 by Mark Minoff

As many of you know by now, Pocket Maps is all about Wayfinding and when we find something in the news about it, we like to pass it along. The…

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Stay Warm in the Winter, Cool in the Summer and Dry in the Rain with a Pocket Sized Map

June 19th, 2014 by Michael

Have you ever been to an event where you see attendees standing on the corner with their cell phones out trying to figure out where they are going?

 

That may not be such a big…

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The Trendy Wayfinding Solution That Fits In Your Pocket

June 12th, 2014 by Mark Minoff

Long before there was GPS, travelers relied on maps and compasses to find their way through uncharted land or sea. Ancient maps were works of art, designed with the most expensive ink and decoration…

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Eureka! I Found the People Who Make Those Foldable Conference Maps!

May 29th, 2014 by Mark Minoff

Eureka! You found us and we are ready to make your conference maps! It is what we do and we are here to help you make the right choice so that your conference attendees can find their way from venue…

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Credit Card Size Folding Map aka PocketMaps

May 01st, 2014 by Mark Minoff

There are many options available to help you stay in front of your customers and clients with marketing and advertising strategies. However, you may be looking for a creative, affordable solution that…

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Do you love Thai food and live in Savannah?

September 11th, 2012 by Mark Minoff

At one point a convenience store, the interior of PJ Thai Cuisine has retained that no nonsense vibe, aiming their focus on serving up authentic Thai cuisine instead of ornamental interior design.…

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Savannah’s local cafe in historic Savannah, GA

August 23rd, 2012 by Mark Minoff

Wright Square Café

Wright Square Café sits in the heart of Savannah’s walkable downtown Historic District, which means plenty of foot traffic thanks to its position near…

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