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Branding Your eSpatial Maps with Annotations

Author image - Stephen Curranby Stephen Curran on

Branding Maps with eSpatial. Did you know that you can add your logo to your maps with eSpatial helping you brand, secure and organize your maps? There are multiple reasons that branding your maps is is a good idea. Here are the top three reasons our customers choose to add their logo onto their maps: Brand Consistency When presenting your data visualized on a map to clients or colleagues the representation of your brand will ensure a level of familiarity...

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https://www.espatial.com/articles/branding-espatial-maps-annotations

3 Simple Steps to Powerful Sales Performance Maps

Author image - Gillian McCarthyby Gillian McCarthy on

Mapping your excel spreadsheet transforms your location-based sales data into live, interactive maps which you can share with your team. Reporting on sales performance can be gruelling, especially when you’re looking at local, regional, and national figures. In addition to reporting on the final figures, you need to compare performance of over 100 sales reps across 50 states by analyzing 300,000 sales records. This results in multiple worksheets with thousands of records that you need to wade through in order...

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https://www.espatial.com/articles/3-simple-steps-to-powerful-sales-performance-maps

How To Quickly Create Territory Maps

Author image - Colm Kennyby Colm Kenny on

One of the biggest benefits organizations get from our mapping software it’s advanced Territory Mapping functionality that can help your business balance and align sales territories more effectively. Balanced sales territories are an important factor of an efficient sales team. If a sales person’s territory is too big or if their workload is too heavy, they cannot effectively cover all customers and prospects. Likewise, a territory that is too small can lead to under utilized sales resources. Poorly managed sales...

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https://www.espatial.com/articles/how-to-quickly-create-territory-maps

Mapping For Business 101: Setting Goals & Preparing Your Data

Author image - Colm Kennyby Colm Kenny on

Last week we talked about the reasons your business should use mapping software and how mapping for business can lead to success. This week, we’ll talk about the type of data that you can map and how best to prepare it for mapping software. With mapping software like ours, you can upload any type of data so long as it contains location information. You might be thinking that a lot of your data might not be suited for maps, but you...

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https://www.espatial.com/articles/mapping-for-business-101-setting-goals-preparing-data

5 Ways Territory Management Can Increase Your Sales

Author image - Colm Kennyby Colm Kenny on

eSpatial Mapping Software visualizes your Sales Territories In a previous post, we talked about how our new Territory Management Mapping Software was upgraded to help organizations build and manage territories in a more effective way. In this post, we’ll highlight the five key ways it can increase your sales and the performance of your team. Territory mapping has always made sense. However for most organizations, it’s a process of reviewing multiple spreadsheets of data or pinning notes to a printed...

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https://www.espatial.com/articles/5-ways-territory-management-can-increase-your-sales

Bubble Map

How to create one in minutes

Author image - Patrick Butlerby Patrick Butler on

Bubble maps are one of the best ways to communicate proportional location-based data in a clear and concise way. Like Heat Maps, Bubble Maps summarize your data by regions, different circle sizes represent different value ranges; the large the circle the higher the aggregate value for that region. For Example, to quickly identify and analyze the volume of sales, or customers in each state or sales territory, analyze performance over regions, and gap analysis. Bubble maps are great for attaching...

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

Analyze data using Nearest Neighbor maps

Author image - Patrick Butlerby Patrick Butler on

Do you want to find the nearest 5 hotels within 3 miles of a specific airport? Nearest Neighbor can analyze data and come up with the answer to this or similarly-framed questions. Use it to locate the nearest number of data A (e.g., hotels)  within a specific distance from data B (e.g., airports). (Post updated September 2014) How it works Let's take an example using a chain of stores and local suppliers. Imagine that each of the stores in a...

https://www.espatial.com/articles/analyze-data

Data plotting errors in eSpatial

Author image - Patrick Butlerby Patrick Butler on

This article was last updated September 2014 Data plotting errors usually occur in eSpatial for one of two reasons. Both types of errors are easily corrected. The two types of data plotting errors 1. The Excel file you are trying to upload is not a .xls, .xlsx or .csv file. This results in this type of message: 2. The data within the eSpatial file contains errors in a location element column (address, zip code, state, etc.). Correcting these type of...

https://www.espatial.com/articles/data-plotting-errors-espatial

Multiple views of the same data and how to bookmark them

Author image - Patrick Butlerby Patrick Butler on

When you upload your data to eSpatial online, every location point in your Excel spreadsheet is plotted on a map. However, you may not always want to see all the data at the one time - or you may want to perform an analysis and save it. You can easily do this with eSpatial mapping software. Get a free account. (Post updated September 2014) How it works eSpatial allows you to create a map from an Excel spreadsheet in a...

https://www.espatial.com/articles/multiple-views-of-the-same-data

Collaborative mapping

Groups and users sharing

Author image - Patrick Butlerby Patrick Butler on

This article was last updated June 2015 If you have an eSpatial Team or Enterprise license, you can avail of the Groups & Users functionality, for collaborative mapping. This allows complete control over who sees your Excel datasets and maps - and who can edit them. Step 1: Add a Group Open the map you want to share. Click on the shaded dropdown username button (top right of screen) and select Manage Group & Users. On the next screen, you...

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https://www.espatial.com/articles/collaborative-mapping-adding-users-or-groups

Embed a map in a website without being a HTML whizzkid!

Author image - Patrick Butlerby Patrick Butler on

Embedding a map in a website is easy, using eSpatial (sign up for free here). All you have to do is copy one line of code and then paste it into the HTML source code of a page. (Post updated September 2014) An example of how one eSpatial user embedded a map on a website. First step - create a map for free Sign up for a free eSpatial account, follow the step-by-step instructions here and you can be embedding...

https://www.espatial.com/articles/how-to-embed-a-map-on-a-website

How to make a map like our St. Patrick’s Day Map 2014

Author image - Patrick Butlerby Patrick Butler on

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 map we created for St. Patrick's Day is a great example of what eSpatial can do - quickly and effectively. Here's a step-by-step guide on how it was done. 1. Get the data you want to put on a map In...

https://www.espatial.com/articles/make-map-like-st-patricks-day-map-2014

Map multiple locations

Author image - Patrick Butlerby Patrick Butler on

Would you like to map multiple locations like this: Well, a map with multiple locations can be created in 3 easy steps using eSpatial. Step one If you haven’t done so already, sign up for a free eSpatial account. All you need to supply is an email address and a self-created password. For that, you get an account for as long as you want it and also 7- day access to eSpatial Pro, which has bells and whistles too numerous...

https://www.espatial.com/articles/map-multiple-locations

How to use filtering on an eSpatial data map

Author image - Patrick Butlerby Patrick Butler on

A powerful feature of eSpatial is its data filtering capability. It allows you to narrow your focus to get to the data you really want to look at. In eSpatial you can filter your table of data in the same way you would in excel. Filtering your data while it is already plotted on a map allows you to create multiple views of the same data that you can share with various colleagues and team members depending on what they...

https://www.espatial.com/articles/filtering-a-data-map

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