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Niamh O'Doherty

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Niamh O'Doherty was a SEM Campaign Specialist with eSpatial from 2013 to 2014. The author of a huge range of eSpatial blogs across a range of topics.

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Buy Mapping Software

Top tips to get what you want

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Everything you ever wanted to know before you buy mapping software... Samples of the types of map you can create from Excel data, using eSpatial cloud-based mapping software 1. Know what you want to map Mapping is no longer just about drawing boundaries on land masses. It’s about plotting spreadsheet data, relevant to specific locations. That could be as simple as plotting your favorite restaurants on a city map or as complex as working out the optimum distance and routing...

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https://www.espatial.com/articles/buy-mapping-software

Layer data onto maps quickly and easily

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One of the features that distinguishes eSpatial is that it allows users to layer data onto maps. This gives your Excel spreadsheet data the flexibility to be expressed and analyzed in a variety of ways. How to add layers Anytime you click the Add Data button on the control panel and upload a dataset, you are adding a new layer that is independent and can be styled, colored and analyzed separately within the eSpatial Workspace. Working with layers There are...

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https://www.espatial.com/articles/layer-data-onto-maps

From Excel spreadsheet to Maps and Workspaces

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Working with Workspaces and Maps When you upload Excel data to eSpatial, a default Workspace is created What is a Workspace? As the name implies, this is where you can create or change maps and save them. Think of a Workspace as a bag that contains all maps related to a particular set of data. Let's take an example I have uploaded an Excel file to eSpatial and as you can see, a default mapping workspace has been created. Here...

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https://www.espatial.com/articles/excel-maps-and-workspaces

Zip code mapping for World Book Night

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This article may quote data or refer to features or workflows no longer applicable to the current version of eSpatial, which is updated every 6-8 weeks. Please refer to our help section for more up to date information The organizers of World Book Night 2014 have created a map using eSpatial zip code mapping. Interact with the map below to discover the biggest Givers - by zip code - in the US. What is World Book Night? World Book Night...

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https://www.espatial.com/articles/zip-code-mapping-world-book-night

eSpatial User Reviews

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The companies below have all been using eSpatial mapping software for over a year and have just renewed their eSpatial licenses. Here, they tell us why.* *based on interviews with Patrick Butler “ With a FuelCircle card, users can earn points by purchasing items from thousands of retail outlets across the USA. They can than then redeem these points against fuel from participating gas locations. My job is to help recruit new partners to the business. One of the tools...

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How to create an interactive map using eSpatial

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This article may quote data or refer to features or workflows no longer applicable to the current version of eSpatial, which is updated every 6-8 weeks. Please refer to our help section for more up to date information Why create an interactive map? Interactive maps make it exceptionally easy to see data - immediately! There's no scrolling through irrelevant spreadsheet rows or columns. Visualized location data allows you to focus on a particular area, immediately. The geographic terrain covered by...

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How to create a map with pins

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Is your data failing to get the attention it deserves? Then why not create a pin map with free-to-use eSpatial? You can create a FREE shareable interactive map like the one below - in minutes. Click on the above map to interact with it. To go full-screen, click here. It's easy to create a map with pins using eSpatial. Step-by-step pin map creation 1. Ensure your Excel spreadsheet data file (containing the information you want to plot) has a location...

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https://www.espatial.com/articles/create-a-map-with-pins

Plot data on a map

Effectively!

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This article was last updated January 2015 eSpatial makes it easy to plot data on a map. However, before you upload your Excel data, you should know what you want to achieve - your "mapping goal". Your mapping goal when you plot data on a map can be simple or complex Steps to get what you want: 1. Define the purpose of your map There is always an over-riding reason to plot data on a map. What yours? Do you...

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