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How to create radius maps

Author image - Eoin Comerfordby Eoin Comerford on
Radius geo map

When plotting sales territories for your reps, it's important to look at the ground they cover. Imagine the number of customers in two different territories that are within 10 miles (16.1 kilometers) of the sales agent assigned to them. Maybe the first rep has many clients close by, while the second has too few in the same area. Restoring balance helps you avoid wasting resources. One of the best ways to do that is to create a radius map with...

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Sales Capacity Planning: Are You Getting the Most Out of Your Sales Team?

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It's a business death knell: "But we've always done it this way!" Getting stuck in a rut is bad for business, especially when it comes to your sales team. Just because you've had five sales reps in a region for years doesn't mean it's the ideal number. That's why you need a sales capacity model. If you haven't reviewed your sales territories recently, business activity may have drastically changed. And if your sales reps have too many accounts or leads to follow...

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How to Balance Home Care Provider Workloads

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Home care provider

As the population ages, providing home care is becoming increasingly important. But caring for patients is a demanding job, and overbooking staff can quickly lead to burn out and high turnover. That's why it's important to balance home care provider workloads. Retaining personal support workers, nurses and other home care staff is critical when running a home care business, but it's an area where the industry is struggling. A 2018 study by Home Care Pulse found that turnover had hit...

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3 Simple Steps to Powerful Sales Performance Maps

Author image - Gillian McCarthyby Gillian McCarthy on
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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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Bubble Map

How to create one in minutes

GDP of countries

This article was last updated July 2019 If you're looking for a way to display your location data in a clear, concise way, you may want to create a bubble map. Bubble maps summarize your data by creating different sized circles that represent the value of your information. For example, the circles in the map below indicate the GDP of each European country. The larger the circle is, the higher the country's GDP.  Many sales managers use this type...

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Collaborative mapping

Groups and users sharing

Author image - Patrick Butlerby Patrick Butler on
Map Collaberation 2015

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,...

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Color By Value On A Heat Map

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When you create an eSpatial heat map, default colors are used - ranging from yellow to red - to highlight levels of data values within a specified region:  However, you can easily customize these colors (you can go as wacky as you want!):  How to change heat map colors In the Legend window, hover over the heatmap dataset (it's the one with the polygon shape - not the marker - beside it), and select Style & Color: ...

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How to create a color coded map

What’s a color coded map? For this example, we are going to look at maps that have different geographic regions distinguished by different colors. For example, below is a color coded map of France. Colors are used to indicate the different regions of France (Normandy, Bordeaux, etc). This map also uses regional boundary files to reveal the borders of each “departement” (like a US county) within a region. If that’s the type of map you’re looking to produce and attach...

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Create a choropleth map using eSpatial

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A choropleth map is another name for a heat map - it visualizes the level (or intensity) of measurable data in specific geographical areas.  Benefits of a choropleth map For instance, imagine you wanted to see - at a glance - the most heavily populated areas of a state, per county. You would assign each county with a shade that represented the level of population. A sparsely populated county might be represented by a light pink colour, while a...

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Excel Heat Map

Step-by-step instructions

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An Excel heat map shows different levels of information visualized as graded shades on a map. You can generate two types of Excel heat map using eSpatial: a heat map and a regional heat map.  You can follow this article at the same time as making your own excel heat map, either from your data or from our sample data. Just join our free trial below. No credit card needed. Create Your Excel Heat Map Now Heat Map This is a data styling option...

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How To Create a Heat Map

Author image - Paul Connollyby Paul Connolly on

This article was last updated May 2018 A heat map highlights different levels of data (e.g. population size) per region on a map. To create a heat map, use eSpatial and follow the instructions below. Sign up for a free eSpatial trial here to start heat mapping your data!  Two Types of Heat Map As you can see from the images above, eSpatial can create two types of heat map. Each type of heat map can give you different...

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Mapping an Excel spreadsheet

Step-by step

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This article was last updated June 2017 Create a map from Excel Data for free eSpatial is a mapping software tool which allows you to move data from excel to map. Now you can easily map addresses from excel which will allow you to better visualize your data and spot potential gaps and opportunities for your business. So you've signed up for a free eSpatial trial and now you want to start mapping an Excel spreadsheet? Just follow the steps...

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