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Adobe Flash Player Ending this Month! Download the Map App

This is it. December 15th is the day when access to MapBusinessOnline is no longer supported by the Adobe Flash Player platform. For a variety of reasons Adobe Flash Player is ending and all cloud-based software programs that use Flash … Continue reading

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5 Helpful Improvements to Location Data Imports Using MapBusinessOnline

Importing location-based or address-based data into MapBusinessOnline is a regular activity for almost every user. Importing data is easy to accomplish.  We try to keep things simple, but importing location data is still a process that entails the following basic … Continue reading

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6 Wicked Easy Ways to Create Sales Territories Using MapBusinessOnline

MapBusinessOnline often is purchased as a sales territory mapping tool.  There are at least a half dozen ways to create sales territories using MapBusinessOnline. The first five are available in both MapBusinessOnline Standard and Pro.  The sixth option, using a … 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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6 Easy Steps to Your First Business Map

Being new to business mapping is never be an obstacle to creating your first business map. View the challenge of mapping as an opportunity to learn something new like paddle boarding or Zoom meetings.  We’ll help you through the first … 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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How do I Add Map Place Names to an Imported Dataset?

MapBusinessOnline Customer Request: I need to import a dataset of ZIP codes, with Sales by ZIP code included, and then export a list of ZIP codes that include Town or City names as well as the Sales Data included with … Continue reading

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How to Adjust Your Sales Territory Map Using MapBusinessOnline

MapBusinessOnline is often used by business map users to create sales territories. Sales territory management tools in MapBusinessOnline enable territory creation in multiple ways: Incremental administrative district (city, county, state, ZIP code) selection – Pick ZIP codes one-by-one Freeform 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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Four Ways to Arrange Labels on Your MapBusinessOnline Business Map

Last week a ex MapPoint customer asked a question via chat: How can I arrange a label so that it doesn’t overlap other info on a ZIP code map? While the options for controlling label placements in MapBusinessOnline are easy, … Continue reading

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