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Maps of the Past Nominated for Blades Ecommerce Award for Best Feature

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Maps of the Past has been nominated for its advanced use of Google Maps and PCINet’s GMAP module to tie historic maps to current locations. The map app shows you at a mouse-click the current-day location of the mapped area.

February 18, 2014 /MM-prReach/ —

Maps of the Past has been nominated for Best Feature in the 2014 Blades Awards for its advanced use of Google Maps and PCINet’s GMAP module to tie historic maps to current locations. The winner will be announced at the Blades Awards banquet during MivaCon 2014, Miva Merchant’s 14th annual conference, on Thursday, March 6th, 2014.

MivaCon 2014 will take place in San Diego, CA, March 5– 7, 2014, at the Hyatt Regency La Jolla. The annual ecommerce event, hosted by Miva Merchant, draws hundreds of B2B and B2C storeowners with content-rich, actionable information to help grow and improve their online businesses.

Maps of the Past has been nominated for its advanced use of Google Maps and PCINet’s GMAP module to tie historic maps to current locations. The map app shows you at a mouse-click the current-day location of the mapped area. Maps of the Past experts take quality care to ensure all the historical data is accurate in each vintage map. Maps of the Past loves the history, the geography, the beauty of each map reproduction … but most of all, they love the fact that they are increasing the world’s knowledge of history, cartography, maps, and genealogy.

Maps of the Past will be recognized at the Blades Awards, along with other merchants that have achieved excellence in ecommerce. To qualify for “Best Feature,” the store’s feature must be both unique and valuable to the customer’s shopping experience, as well as to the merchant’s back end operations. The other categories include Best Website of 2013, Most Compelling Story, and Most Innovative Product.

“The Blades Awards are a way to honor and recognize outstanding ecommerce retailers that are developing new and innovative ways to use Miva Merchant’s robust ecommerce platform to achieve online success,” said Rick Wilson, President of Miva Merchant. “Each of The Blades Awards nominees are notable ecommerce players that are leading the way in the new era of ecommerce, and we are excited to showcase them at MivaCon 2014.”

Those interested in learning more about attending MivaCon 2014 and The Blades Awards can do so by visiting www.MivaCon14.com.

About Maps of the Past:

Maps of the Past are the nation’s leading publisher of high-quality reproduction antique and historical maps. Maps of the Past’s unique collection includes more than 2,000 restored historical maps. Maps of the Past make these rare and beautiful maps available at affordable prices. For more information about Maps of the Past, please visit http://www.mapsofthepast.com/.

About Miva Merchant:

Miva Merchant, located in San Diego, CA is a leading ecommerce solution consisting of PA-DSS validated shopping cart software, PCI compliant ecommerce hosting, credit card processing services and custom website design and development for businesses looking to sell online. Miva Merchant’s shopping cart software has been used by over 300,000 online merchants. For more information about Miva Merchant, please visit http://www.mivamerchant.com.

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Contact Info:
Name: Ric Glaubinger
Email: specialrequests@mapsofthepast.com
Phone: (512) 454-9110
Organization: MapsofthePast.com

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