Augment Market Analysis – Identify Prospects & Competitors with MapBusinessOnline Business Listings

Remember – MapBusinessOnline includes access to Business Listings, a downloadable paid service for lead generation, business analysis, and competitor mapping.

Our Business Listings are gathered and managed by one of the world’s leading business data providers. Access up to 15 million businesses and 43 million businesspeople with contact information. Once purchased and downloaded to your MapBusinessOnline application, the data is entirely exportable. That’s right. You can export those business listings until the cows come home. Well, if any of you have cows.

FREE! Business Listings Credits

Subscriptions for MapBusinessOnline Standard or Pro include complimentary Business Listing Credits:

  • MapBusinessOnline Standard – 1200 Search Credits ($180 Value.)
  • MapBusinessOnline Pro – 3000 search Credits ($450 Value.)

Use the free listings to explore what is possible in your business mapping with access to MapBusinessOnline business listings.

Business Listings searches are accessed through the Yellow Pages icon on Master Toolbar.

The Business Listings button.

Alternatively, map creators can search for and download business listings by clicking the Business Listing option in the pop-up menu associated with drawn circles, polygons, or selected ZIP code and City Limit areas.

Search for Business Listings

Search for Business Listings by Business Name, Industry, Area (Circle or Polygon), ZIP Code, City, or State. Use the Business Listings search tool to determine the number of listings in each area and filter your searches to match your business listings budget.

Business Listing buttons are highlighted in the picture above.

MapBusinessOnline includes Industry Search options that let the user search for business listings by:

Industry or Name – Search by business names or industry keywords. MapBusinessOnline enables business listing lookups through industry search organizations:

NAICS – Search the NAICS database for your business listing requirement.

SIC Code – Search the SIC code database for your business listings requirement.  These two search options return different results. They each have their strengths in gathering business listings.

With MapBusinessOnline, you can select a radius or polygon area on the map and query it for business listings. The tool works like this:

  1. Select a Polygon or Circle Search and create a polygon or circle on the map. Or use the Master Toolbar Business Listings button to search the whole nation.
  2. In the associated pop-up menu, select the Business Listings option.
  3. Use the Industry Search mentioned above to search the area for business listings.
  4. Move those results into the Count/Gathering Area by clicking Validate.
  5. Note the count provided to estimate costs using a $0.15 per record fee. Prices decline with volume.
  6. Click Next to process the download and set up a credit card payment.
  7. Once processed, the points will appear on the Map and in the Data Window.
  8. Use the Data Window Export button to extract business listings for use outside MapBusinessOnline.

Search results compiled in the Data Window will include sales estimates in dollars, employee count estimates, and key contacts with phone numbers. These results are fully exportable to CSV files.

Processing a Business Listings search in MapBusinessOnline.

Common Business Listing Applications

MapBusinessOnline subscribers use Business Listings for multiple business applications:

Competitor Mapping – Download major competitors in areas where you do business. Visualize trade areas and consider business saturation levels before investing in new market areas.

Customer Mapping & Outreach – Download and map existing and prospective customer locations to support marketing and sales campaigns. Reach key decision makers using business listing contact information. Generate direct mail campaigns and estimate mail deliveries using ZIP5 and ZIP3 map layers.

Market Analysis – Add business listing data to market studies—download business listings for crucial customer targets. Explore market potential by contacting industry leaders, C-Suite execs, or critical account titles. Use business listings firmographic data to estimate sales potential for new markets or strategic planning.

Prospect List Gathering – Search, select, and download key industry targets for sales campaigns or information gathering. View prospects on the map—export business listings to CSV files.

Resource Planning – Develop critical resource maps in support of business initiatives and manufacturing projects. Search by industry or company name to add unique resources to business planning maps.

Sales Planning – Add prospective business listings to your critical account map visualizations. Create sales territory maps and sales planning routes that include prospects for planned visits or fill-in visits in the event of appointment cancelations.

Sales Territory & Franchise Mapping – Supplement sales territory potential with prospective customers.  Search business listings by up-and-coming industry categories—balance territory workloads and opportunities with additional business listings by area of responsibility.

MapBusinessOnline business listings offer location-based prospects, resources, and competitors for map visualizations and data gathering. Supplement your sales and marketing programs with this valuable information. Keep growing your sales opportunities because the unknown prospects you reach today will become the core business of tomorrow.


Discover why over 25,000 business users log into for their business mapping software and advanced sales territory mapping solution. The best replacement for Microsoft MapPoint happens to be the most affordable.

To access MapBusinessOnline, please register and download the Map App from the website –

After installing the Map App, the MapBusinessOnline launch button will be in the Windows Start Menu or Mac Application folder. Find the MapBusinessOnline folder in the Start Menu scrollbar. Click the folder’s dropdown arrow and choose the MapBusinessOnline option.

The Map App includes the Map Viewer app for free non-subscriber map sharing.

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About Geoffrey Ives

Geoffrey Ives lives and works in southwestern Maine. He grew up in Rockport, MA and graduated from Colby College. Located in Maine since 1986, Geoff joined DeLorme Publishing in the late 1990's and has since logged twenty-five years in the geospatial software industry. In addition to business mapping, he enjoys playing classical & jazz piano, gardening, and taking walks in the Maine mountains with his Yorkshire Terrier named Skye.
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