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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 to Create a Zip Code Map

A ZIP code is a group of five numbers that are added to a postal address to assist the sorting of mail. That is the definition of a ZIP code. It states nothing about boundaries or areas. The lowly ZIP … Continue reading

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Why Manufacturing Organizations Use Business Mapping

I have no idea how to make a widget. I haven’t a clue as to how to extrude plastic, stamp out metal parts, create a nonwoven web, or design and build mass quantities of consumer kitchen devices. But I know … Continue reading

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Thinking About Zip Codes

Do you ever think about ZIP codes? Well I do. ZIP Codes are a location element we’re all familiar with. I’m going to go out on a limb and suggest most of us know the ZIP code we currently live … Continue reading

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Heads-up Digitizing Using Map Business Online

Last month I presented a webinar on Advanced Territory Mapping. I began by showing how to manage ZIP code Fillers to merge non-ZIP code areas into a territory color scheme. (Map & Data ZIP code Tab.) In preparation for the … Continue reading

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How to Create a ZIP Code Map

In Map Business Online a business mapping software user can create a ZIP code map  simply by selecting the ZIP code layer in the Map & Data box. Viola – you have a ZIP code map. But we know that business people … Continue reading

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How to Create a Heat map

A heat map is a map centric representation of numeric data, that displays the relative intensity of the selected data in color shadings. Heat maps are used to show increasing or decreasing intensity in location data. Sales activity can be … Continue reading

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Why Does Geographic Data Segmentation Matter?

Business mapping users generally import customers, prospect, patient or client addresses into a business map application for visualization and possible segmentation of their data. We’ve talked a lot about data visualization. There’s real value in seeing your customers or patients … Continue reading

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Creating a Demographic Map – The Mystery of Trinity County

Last week I created a new Map Gallery posting for www.mapBusinessOnline.com .  The process, as usual, was quite easy and interesting. I thought I’d share my business mapping work flow and link to the map for people to see how … Continue reading

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Optimized Routing with Time Windows!

This week SpatialTEQ Inc. updated Map Business Online to include time windows in its optimized routing functionality. This feature had been requested by many users of our business mapping software, especially users who came to us from Microsoft MapPoint. We … Continue reading

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