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Usage pricing

Usage pricing

With Atlist you only pay for what you use. This is called usage pricing— and we think it's a more fair and transparent way to charge customers.

How It Works

Atlist plans are on a 30-day period. Within that period, you get a certain amount of included views (for example: 1,000).

You pay $0.009 for each additional view that goes over your included views.

Once your 30 day period completes your views reset to zero.

What is a view? A view is counted every time a map is loaded.

Why Usage Pricing

It's pretty simple: Atlist pays Google an API fee every time a map is loaded.

Over time we've discovered that some Atlist users create very popular maps— which is great— but can also be expensive for us.

We think usage pricing aligns incentives by connecting price to usage.

Cost Comparison: Atlist vs. Google Maps API

Here is a comparison of the prices between Atlist and the Google Maps API:

Atlist Google Maps API
Views $0.009 / View $0.007 / View
Geocodes Included $0.005 / Request
Auto Complete Included $0.017 / Request
Need Developer No Yes

Notifications For Going Over Usage

You will be notified by email anytime you go over included views for the period.

View Your Usage

You can view current usage anytime in Usage.

Billing Frequency

You will be billed every time you hit $45 in usage or at the end of your billing cycle.

Annual Billing

In some instances, we do offer annual billing — but it is considerably more expensive. Learn more about annual billing ->

Tip: Avoid High Traffic Pages

Want to keep your views low? Avoid embedding your map on high traffic pages like a homepage. Instead embed your map on pages that get less traffic.

Tip: Add Lazy Loading

If you have an embed code that you added before November 15 2023, you can add lazy loading. (Lazy loading has been automatically added to all embed codes generated after November 15 2023. )

Lazy loading loads your map only when it is scrolled into view.

So if you’re spending money on additional map views and your map is embedded further down a page, this could be a way to save money.

Here’s a quick video tutorial demonstrating how to add lazy loading to older embed codes:

Multiple Embeds on a Page

Each embed counts as a map load — so if you embed the same map twice on a page you will incur two views.

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