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

To build a ZIP Code using MapBusinessOnline click this link & register MapBusinessOnline 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 … 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 MapBusinessOnline Chat inquiry centers around color-coding imported address data points. Any address or Latitude/Longitude dataset imported into MapBusinessOnline can be color-coded by symbol.  You can also color-code by map layer (ZIP code, county, Census tract).  So, by all … 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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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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Tips for First Times Users of Map Business Online

First time user to Map Business Online?  Do the below actions first, to become familiar with our business mapping tool: Log into Map Business Online by clicking Map on the Www.MapBusinessOnline.com toolbar.  Allow Flash Player to load, Flash will be … Continue reading

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The Business Map Sales Incentive

Motivating a sales team is always a challenge. Every sales representative is different. Some are motivated by SPIF programs, others are turned on by longer-term big payoff incentives like an all-expenses-paid Caribbean cruise or a trip to Paris. Selling incentive … Continue reading

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What is a B2C Map-Based Market Analysis?

Map Business Online provides a series of location-based tools that can be used for a variety of market analysis tasks: Expansion Planning – Decision making and planning around new retail locations, new warehouse locations, or new health care centers offering … Continue reading

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Enhancements to Team Invitations in Map Business Online

Map Business Online provides access to Collaborative Team Mapping.  Essentially, Map Business Online team mapping means you can share maps privately between team members for collaborative editing or just plain map viewing. The map creator decides who gets to share … Continue reading

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How to Create Territories from ZIP Code Ranges in MapBusinessOnline

Every so often a customer asks if MapBusinessOnline can create sales territories based on a range of ZIP codes. The answer is yes but the customer is often disappointed. They usually ask the ZIP code range questions because they want … Continue reading

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