Tag Archives: MapPoint

How to Create a Route in Map Business Online

Many first-time business map users turn to Map Business Online for its routing capabilities, on top of the ability to generate marketing lists, customer visualizations, and market analysis. Many users just don’t need route planning for business. For others, routing … Continue reading

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Suggestions for First Time Users of Map Business Online

Some of you are excited – ready to dive in. Go for it.  Others are reticent -wary of new technology. Still others, like me, are old farts. Perhaps you geezers are sick of robocalls, email scammers, and password wars. Regardless … Continue reading

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How Do I Edit Map Business Online Maps?

Sometimes users who are new to Map Business Online find it easy to create a map and build a territory, but then they have trouble finding the editing tools. Users come to Map Business Online business mapping software from MapPoint, … Continue reading

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How to Create Territories, Regions, and Divisions Using Map Business Online

Territories, regions, and divisions are geographic management segments designed to enhance the sales management process. These sales territory alignment areas of account responsibility, provide a platform for communicating goals, sales accountability, and for tracking progress against goals. A sales manager … Continue reading

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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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