Category Archives: Business Mapping Software blog post

Accessing Map Business Online Business Listings for Sales Growth

So, you manage or own regional business and you’re looking for more customers. You have a service business that caters to other local businesses by providing cleaning, plowing, or landscaping services. You’ve done well. But you want to grow. After … Continue reading

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A New List of Handy Tips

Every so often I like to write about common questions that come up while tech supporting Map Business Online. Perhaps this list could save all of us a phone call or chat or two. So below is a list of … Continue reading

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

Map Business Online 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 … Continue reading

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How Do I Search Data By Territory?

How Do I Search Data by Selected Territories? That’s a great question for a Map Business Online user to ask.  Did you realize there is a button on the Data Window toolbar called Search Data by Selected Territories?  Well, there … Continue reading

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How Do I Color Code My Business Location Data?

Another common Map Business Online Chat inquiry centers around color-coding imported address data points. Any address or Latitude/Longitude dataset imported into Map Business Online can be color-coded by symbol.  You can also color-code by map layer (ZIP code, county, Census … Continue reading

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I Hope This Isn’t Too Revealing

Business mapping software and GIS tools transform location-based business data into new perspectives on business issues. These new views of your business data are used to confirm suspected trends in business, or they may reveal something completely unexpected.  “My heavens,” … Continue reading

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Map Business Online License Terms-of-Use

Every software application is regulated by a terms-of-use legal agreement or license. Map Business Online is no exception. Most of us ‘click to agree’ without reading software agreements. Some of us click after visually scanning the agreement. And a few … Continue reading

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What’s the Value of Business Mapping Software?

Every business spends money on software programs that support business activities. Companies spend millions on Oracle, SAP, or other ERP systems. CRM systems are somewhat less expensive to license, with costs in the thousands of dollars. Word processing and spreadsheet … Continue reading

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Achieving Collaborative Team Map Editing with Map Lock

Map Business Online Team Edition is all about enabling shared map editing. Team subscriptions start at quantities of five licenses and provide the team administrator with tools to share subscription access and create groups of users with preset privileges: View … Continue reading

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Replace MapPoint Now! Recommended by a Former User

It was just an average business mapping Thursday at Map Business Online.  Chat’s started rolling in on our website chat system.  One of the first chats of the day asked this question with a comment: “Is this software easy to … Continue reading

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