Mapping software is a useful tool for public school boards, individual schools, higher education facilities and private academies. In these and related organizations, using data effectively can play a key role in running a streamlined and sustainable operation.
MapBusinessOnline is a powerful territory management and ZIP code mapping platform for education providers. Keep reading to explore some of the many things you can do with it.
Determining where to build a new school is a complex and sensitive issue. School boards face tight budgets as well as political pressure to deliver the best level of service for all students. A data-driven approach to site selection is one of the best ways to make smarter decisions that deliver a stronger return on your investment and minimize blowback from parents.
MapBusinessOnline uses up-to-date Census data to create school district ZIP code maps that show you where families live, where your current schools are and which areas would be best for expansion. This can help you make more informed decisions and provides an accessible visual aid that can be useful in community outreach.
MBO includes public school districts and public data layers describing schools by staff allocations and pupil population. School district areas can be color shaded by a variety of demographic categories including population, population by age groups, house hold income levels, and ethnicity. Even pertinent school business data can be imported for use in color shading and classifying school districts.
Location mapping software like MapBusinessOnline can also be used to reduce overhead expenses associated with busing and transportation. By enabling the creation of custom ZIP code maps that show you where your current students are and what public transportation options are in the area, location mapping software can help you better organize your vehicles and drivers, keeping fuel and maintenance costs down. MBO supports time windows for scheduling and time planning.
MapBusinessOnline allows for automatic imports of student information from Excel and other databases, providing seamless integration with your existing software and, ultimately, more accurate and informed route planning. This has obvious benefits for budget-conscious public school boards, including easier scheduling and lower operating expenses.
MapBusinessOnline isn’t just for public education facilities. Private higher education institutions can use our business mapping software to create sales territories and identify applicant leads.
For private schools, sales territory mapping is used to identify and deploy outreach teams in areas where they will have the most impact. MapBusinessOnline shows you demographic data as well as your previous sales history to identify your best prospects and assign staff accordingly.
Both for-profit and public education providers know an investment in new systems or software can't be frivolous. Limited budgets — as well as the learning curve associated with training staff on new systems — require software that delivers genuine value quickly.
MapBusinessOnline has emerged as one of the best school district mapping software platforms in part because it’s affordable and easy-to-use. Several convenient subscription options are available based on your needs. With support starting a groups of five users, the MBO Team edition is ideal for school boards or faculty attempting to solve complex problems through team collaboration.
MapBusinessOnline is a cloud-based platform that’s compatible with both Mac and PC systems. Multiple encryption and security safeguards are in place to keep sensitive student information private and protected at all times.
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"We use MBO for event planning at cities all across the USA. It’s easy and fast. It blows away the other applications we tried."
Strategic Accounts Sales Manager
This leading national footwear brand manufacturer uses MapBusinessOnline to conduct retail coverage assessments nationwide. They loved MBO’s ability to provide both street level detail and USA wide high level views of points-of-sale. Importing location enabled address databases for symbolization and color shading is easy. New and planned stores can be added to the map market analysis as products are launched and mature.
"Importing location enabled address databases for symbolization and color shading is easy."
Billy Taylor of Stop Hunger Now, one the world’s great nonprofit organizations said:
"Thanks for the great product, I use it all the time in our non-profit."
Billy and his team use MBO to create regional lists from their organizational data. MBO is a great data segmentation tool supporting market analysis. Users can segment data geographically and append a variety of data layers to exported results.
Stop Hunger Now