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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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How to Export a Dataset of Cities Using MapBusinessOnline

Sometimes we take for granted an essential business mapping feature. A recent Chat request made this perfectly clear: How do I export a list of cities within a circle or a polygon map object? MapBusinessOnline provides online business mapping tools … Continue reading

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Let’s Create a Business Map from Scratch

Let’s build a business map from scratch, using MapBusinessOnline. It would be a good idea for you, the potential business map creator, to have at the ready a location dataset(s) of any relevant business operations you’d like plotted on your … Continue reading

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Everything You Always Wanted to Know About MapBusinessOnline but Were Afraid to Ask

This Blog is for new users and people considering a MapBusinessOnline Subscription. MapBusinessOnline is a business mapping application. The tool creates customer maps, heat maps, sales territory maps, ZIP-code maps, and an array of market analysis maps. When a MapBusinessOnline … Continue reading

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Vehicle Routing Using MapBusinessOnline

Following the demise of Microsoft MapPoint, here at MapBusinessOnline, we began to receive more frequent calls, chats, and emails from people seeking optimized vehicle routing. MapPoint gave away some powerful routing functionality, leaving many users at a loss for where … Continue reading

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Color-coding Large Quantities of Customers on a Business Map

Business map users often have an address-based dataset to import into their mapping applications. Sometimes these datasets have full addressing. At times, they have only a ZIP code associated with each record, or each point may be geolocated by latitude/longitude … Continue reading

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4 Simple Business Map Approaches for First-time Users of MapBusinessOnline

  Jason was out on vacation last week, and I found myself once more in the hot seat answering phones and chats. As usual, I came away thinking about new blogs I could write. One of the challenges in providing … Continue reading

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Private Map Sharing for Co-Editing in MapBusinessOnline

Business map users sometimes desire to share map editing privileges with their associates.  In other words, one subscriber to MapBusinessOnline business mapping software would like to share their business map with another subscriber to get more editing input – to … Continue reading

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