For over a decade Microsoft MapPoint has been one of the leaders in the desktop business mapping software market before it was discontinued by Microsoft in Dec 2014. http://www.microsoft.com/mappoint/en-us/home.aspx. The last version of MapPoint was MapPoint 2013. There will be no MapPoint 2016 or MapPoint 2017.
MapBusinessOnline.com (MBO) is the perfect substitute business mapping software for MapPoint. MapBusinessOnline.com is a Web-based/Cloud-based mapping service providing business mapping capabilities since 2010. MBO was developed by the same team that originally created Esri’s BusinessMAP – a desktop mapping alternative to MapPoint for a decade.
Since end of 2014 many ex-MapPoint users selected Map Business Online as the best replacement for MapPoint because:
Map Business Online provides a complete set of business mapping features transitioning your business mapping operations from the desktop to the web offering most of MapPoint’s major business mapping features:
No other Web-based business mapping service provides this level of functionality at such affordable prices. Our territory mapping tools are the second to none. Sign up for our 1-Month FREE trial today!
|Desktop Application||Has Desktop Application that requires Internet connection|
|Import records limit per map||Limited||100,000+|
|Import records limit per day||Unlimited||Unlimited|
|Import records limit per account||Unlimited||Unlimited|
|Datasets per account||Unlimited||Unlimited|
|Maps per account||Unlimited||Depends on Subscription|
|Search & Symbolize Your Data|
|Spatial search, radius, polygon, and drive time search|
|Search for POI's nearby|
|Symbolize imported data|
|Import custom symbols|
|Color code imported data|
|Color code by administrative district (ZIP, county, state, etc)|
|Data set filtering|
|Add notes to map records|
|Edit imported records|
|Heat map color coding|
|Census tract districts|
|Census demographic data||No Recent Data|
|Display numeric totals by administrative district|
|General Map Tools|
|Drive time analysis|
|Base map filtering|
|Web map sharing|
|Multi-stop optimized routing|
|Search data nearby route|
|Route time options - start, stop, stay duration|
|Save map image (JPEG, PDF, PNG files)|
|Large format print|
|Tabular data window view|
|Territory Management Tools|
|Basic territory design|
|Display territory overlap|
|Build territories by city, county, state, zip code layer. Allow simultaneous display.|
|Add demographic data to territory analysis|
|Display numeric totals by territory|
|Current base map data updates|
|Administrative districts - Census tract, city, county, MSA, state, zip 3 & 5||No cities|
|World country support||USA, CA, UK|
|Topographic map data|
|Technical support||Not Any More|
Selected Map Business Online features
Build fast map visualizations of your business dataMap business data from various sources by street address, city name, ZIP code, or latitude and longitude. Plot 100,000 or more locations on a map at once. All you need to start is a spreadsheet with business data.
Design and visualize sales territoriesUse our sales territory mapping software to create sales territories by ZIP code, county, or state. Aggregate demographics and sales data by territory. Search business data inside sales territories. Highlight territory overlap.
Plan customers visits with optimized routingUse maps to identify customers within a radius or polygon. Optimize visits sequence and generate turn-by-turn driving directions. Reduce travel costs. Improve ROI and productivity.
Display business data against demographic mapsCategorize geographic areas by population or household income. Explore new markets, business patterns, or social trends against color coded Census maps for business and competitor analysis.
Perform Market Analysis for multiple sitesSearch data for multiple locations. Generate market area profiles. Find nearest store or pick up location. Calculate distances to multiple locations.
Aggregate demographic data and populate data records with geography names.
Draw custom graphics on mapDraw circles, rectangles, polygons, and lines. Choose from a selection of line styles and fill colors. Identify map locations with text. Draw market areas and sales territories. Customize your business map.
Visualize business data on map with various symbolsAssign specific symbols, colors, and sizes to your data points on map. Choose from a wide variety of symbols or create your own. Visually define customers and prospects across multiple locations using symbols color coding.
Illustrate business data on map with chartsGraphically depict your business data on a map using pie or bar charts. Use charts to show sales by product, invoices due vs. paid, products ordered vs. shipped, and sales by customer demographics.
Emphasize customers density with heat mapsHighlight market areas that generate more business. Visually compare map areas for business potential. Select from a variety of heat map colors and options.
Print large format map viewsPrint large maps to use in presentations and project plans. Save maps as PDF files to print as large as 60” x 60” customer maps. Supports multiple pages option to use your home or office printer for large wall maps.
Share business mapsCreate interactive maps and share with friends, colleagues, dealers, customers, prospects or vendors. Share territory maps. Email saved JPEG and PNG files or embed map files in PowerPoint presentations. Includes PDF export for larger print formats.