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Business Mapping Solutions for Business Problems

In professional life, business challenges occur every day. These bumps in the road may indicate a need for business mapping. Business problems are often location-related to an address, ZIP code, or county. For example, COVID-19 is a business problem that … Continue reading

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Adding Demographic Data to Map Layer Labels Using MapBusinessOnline

Demographic Data is such a fun digital tool to play within business mapping software. MapBusinessOnline subscriptions include access to the most popular categories of USA demographic data available from the US Census Bureau. Canadian data is available for our northern … Continue reading

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Quickly Calculating Driving Distances & Times from One-to-Many Location Points

Below is a description of a straightforward solution to a typical driving time or driving distance problem. The capability is built right into MapBusinessOnline Pro. Suppose you’ve got Dataset X that contains hundreds or thousands of points, and you would … Continue reading

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I’ve Just Been Made the Business Map Maker – Help!

“OMG!” BTW that is netspeak, and it stands for ‘Oh My God.’ It’s an Internet/social media acronym used to abbreviate common phrases for short messages and texts – similar to LOL for ‘Laugh Out Loud’ or WTF for ‘Why The … Continue reading

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Would Your Business Benefit from Business Mapping Software?

Most businesses use Microsoft Office tools and Google business tools every day. Well, maybe not every one of us, but most of us working in an office use these tools regularly—we all access writing software, spreadsheets, and database management tools … Continue reading

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Cartographic Setup within MapBusinessOnline

I’ve been building business maps for many years now and have developed my process for setting up my business mapping. But many of you may be unfamiliar with the thought process and basic steps we map geeks go through when … Continue reading

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How Do Business Maps Handle Sales Territory Overlap?

Sales territory mapping software is used by millions of businesses to support their sales organizations in many ways.  Some of the more commonly applied business mapping territory use cases are: Define sales account responsibility for sales reps and other customer … Continue reading

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Supplementary Mapping Features Within MapBusinessOnline

In addition to business mapping core graphic and data tools, MapBusinessOnline includes a set of supplementary features that add tremendous value to both MapBusinessOnline Standard and Pro versions. We tend to talk about creating sales territories, color-coding imported customer locations, … Continue reading

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How Do I Import a Location Dataset of Electric Vehicle Charging Stations?

This week, a user contacted us looking for a location dataset of all Electric Vehicle Charging Stations across North America. They thought MapBusinessOnline business listings might have this dataset. I knew MapBusinessOnline Business Listings data did have some EV Charging … Continue reading

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Let’s Add a Territory Layer to a Business Map

A few weeks ago, we built a business map from scratch – see this blog.  This week I thought we might expand on that very same business map by adding a territory layer and sharing that sales territory map with … Continue reading

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