Right from the inception, MapNTL.com demostrated its commitment to helping Lagosians find placesses and business locations in an efficicent and consistent manner. This excited Nigerians and friends of Nigeria both at home and abroad. MapNTL.com featured prominently in several blogs and Nigerian national newspapers such as:
- MapNTL.com offers location map for Lagos with Adevertising -www.balancingact.com
- MapNTL.com –Nigeria’s version of Google Maps –StartupsNigeria.com
- MapNTL.com has mapping covered –AppAfrica.com
- Diaspora Nigerians out with online digital pathfinder map of Lagos -BusinessDay Newspaper
- Nigerian version of Google map inaugurated –www.punchng.com
- MapNTL helps you find directions in Lagos -www.rabsworld.com
MapNTL.com recorded over 40,000 unique visitors in the first quarter of 2009. Visitors generated over 21,000 maps showing different streets and business locations as well as over 53,000 street-by-street driving routes from different parts of Lagos
MapNTL.com won an Award
It was no surprise then that MapNTL.com was awarded the prestigious RIMA foundation award in 2008 for the most innovative map-based website in Nigeria -www.directionsmag.com
The Birth Of LagosLocation.comWe are therefore excited to announce that we have developed a new portal to implement all our new exciting ideas. LagosLocation.com resonates with our core value of helping people find places in Lagos in a consistent way. With this new site, we are putting the LOCATION back in Lagos, whether it is a trip down the street of Shipeolu in Shomolu or a search for the best restaurant or bank in town.
We also introduced a new icon that can mean different things to different people. No matter what it means to you, we hope that the user experience helps you more easily navigate your LagosLocation.com
Improvement1: Zoom via Mouse ScrollOne of the most obvious changes you will notice in LagosLocation.com when compared to MapNTL.com is the contemporary zoom functionality. This was our answer to several specific requests we got from our users. LagosLocation.com unlike MapNTL.com now has the capability to zoom IN/OUT of the map via your mouse scroll! So why don’t you try it next time you’re on LagosLocation.com, hover your mouse over the map and use the scroll wheel of the mouse to zoom in or out. You can also us the Zoom slider on the left of the map window.
Improvement 2: Contextual Pictures
LagosLocation now has integrated pictures expected to enhance user experience. This helps users to marry contextual product pictures with the location.
Another great feature of LagosLocation.com is the ease of panning or moving the map around. Simply left click your mouse and drag the map freehand in any direction you want.
Ireti Ajala (CEO of STL) said:“We have thoughtfully developed LagosLocation.com to be more helpful, intuitive and engaging especially where the entire experience is within view and contextually relevance throughout. We remain committed to the core premise of providing accurate maps and directions to the people of Lagos every day”
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