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5 Ways Data Visualization Can Improve Your Business

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Mapping is one of the strongest data visualization tools available today. Maps tell stories, they can reveal trends and insights that cannot be seen in spreadsheets. In today's business world, there is an abundance of information and data. With technology today, the amount of data being created is growing exponentially as people and business are increasingly connecting online. Because of the massive amount of data available, businesses are becoming more number driven in the decisions they make and in providing...

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Add a map to a PowerPoint Presentation

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Engage your audience more effectively - add a map to a PowerPoint Presentation to convey complex data in an easy-to-understand way. Just follow these simple steps Step 1 - Upload your data and create an eSpatial map (Don't know how? Find out here): Step 2 - Click on the Print icon in the control panel: Step 3 - Choose the resolution, the orientation and the size of the pins for the embedded map: You can also select the WYSWIG option,...

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Buy Mapping Software

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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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Customize Map Pins

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eSpatial now allows you to use customized graphics as your map pins. Add simple graphics or even company logos. How to customize map pins in eSpatial 1. Create a graphic that you want to use in eSpatial. Graphic guidelines: formats: SVG, PNG or JPG. All images should be of equal width and height. Each of these dimensions should fall within the range 100-300 pixels. The images are subject to review before being added to your account. Ensure that you have...

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Map xls or xlsx data

eSpatial can now upload and plot data saved in the most common spreadsheet formats - those with the extensions .xls, .xlsx or .csv. Most Excel spreadsheets containing location data can now be uploaded directly to eSpatial. This means it's faster than ever to map spreadsheets. Upload and map xls or xlsx data directly to eSpatial. There is no longer any need to Save As a csv file (though it will still work if you do that). Edit and export datasets...

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Map Values By Pin Size

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eSpatial now allows you to reveal data value by pin size - the bigger the value, the bigger the pin size on the map. Below is an example of using different-sized pins to reveal volumes. How to map values by pin size 1. Either upload your data to eSpatial in the normal way or open up an existing datatset contained in the eSpatial maps and datasets library. (TIP: If you're just testing out eSpatial, just sign up for a free...

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Map Styling

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This article was last updated December 2014 You've created a data map using eSpatial and now you want to make it look better. With eSpatial, you have a multitude of options to customize the look of your map. Let's learn how about the styling options for your map: Map Styling basics Change the color of the map pin Change the style of the map pin Change the size of the map pin Change the basemap Turn on/turn off labeling on...

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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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Create a map with pins in less than 3 minutes!

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You have exciting data and you want others to engage with it. You have a brainwave: create a map with pins! But your manager wants something in the next hour, and you're no cartographer! Don't panic... Use eSpatial and you can create a map with pins in minutes. How fast can can you map?   Presuming you have nice clean data with a location element  - address, zip code, etc. - in an Excel document, let's see how fast we...

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Types of Excel map

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eSpatial allows you the flexibility to visualize your Excel data in any number of ways. Below are samples of the different types of Excel map you can create. Hover your cursor over each embedded map and click to interact with it. 1. Simple Pin Map View a larger version of US Customers Pin Map created with eSpatial mapping software. Nothing could be simpler. Just upload your Excel data and it can be automatically plotted in seconds (depending on size of...

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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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Benefits of Radius Maps

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Benefits of Radius Maps eSpatial radius maps can be generated in seconds, producing key new insights. For instance, imagine your center point is your head office and you want to find all your clients within a 10 Mile radius of that office. This is what it might look like as a radius map: Chicago Radius Map How Radius Maps can help you 1. You can focus on a particular area and quickly assess it needs Maybe you run a number of...

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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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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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