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A Word About ZIP Codes – ZIP5, ZIP3, ZCTA, and Points

MapBusinessOnline includes a map layer of ZIP5 codes for spatial reference to ZIP code boundaries.  US Postal Service (USPS) ZIP code boundaries are used as the basis for territory construction.  By applying map layers like ZIP5 codes, states and counties … Continue reading

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Plot a Point – Draw a Circle – Query the Population

When you get two or three inquiries for the same business mapping software functionality on one day, either the same person is requesting help over and over again, or the functionality is suddenly popular.  Either way, I figured that the … Continue reading

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What to Expect When Converting from MapPoint

Over the last few years, thousands of MapPoint users have chosen Map Business Online as their MapPoint replacement. MapPoint’s cancellation has been great for business, but we realize it’s a challenge for companies that have depended on MapPoint for years, … Continue reading

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What’s the Point of a Zip Code Point?

The U.S. Postal Service introduced ZIP codes in 1963 as a way to make mail delivery more efficient. The point of the ZIP code was to organize the mail sort and mail delivery processes by zones – to make the … Continue reading

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6 Easy Spatial Searches to Enhance Business Intelligence

Let’s all agree, right upfront, that the term “Spatial Search” is intimidating. I first ran across the term when I was learning about Geographic Information System software (GIS) at DeLorme in the early 2000s. At the time, I was also … Continue reading

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The MapBusinessOnline Master Toolbar – An Overview

The Master Toolbar in MapBusinessOnline provides access to most of the basic map functions required to create compelling and useful business maps. If you are new to MapBusinessOnline, perhaps an overview of the Master Toolbar buttons would be helpful.  Or … Continue reading

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9 Common Business Problems Solved with MapBusinessOnline

Every day we speak with MapBusinessOnline users about how they solve business problems with our business mapping software. Below are some common and interesting applications of the tool. My Company Needs to be More Aware of Our Competition A simple … Continue reading

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The Top 10 Map Business Online Help Videos for New Users

This blog/document is designed to provide a quick help reference for new users to Map Business Online.  It could also be useful for those of you who may struggle with technology. You are not alone. Plenty of successful people find … Continue reading

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A Longitude Latitude Work Flow for Map Business Online

Sometimes your business requires latitude and longitude points to get some work done. I know this happens because customers call and ask for lat/lon support. Our top mapping software development expert, who designs our online business mapping, recently suggested this … Continue reading

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Import Your Address Spreadsheets into Map Business Online

If you already regularly import your business data into Map Business Online please move on. This blog post is for people just beginning to import their customer or prospect lists into a business map. Possibly the most popular use of … Continue reading

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