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The Best Sales Route Planning Software

Author image - Gillian McCarthyby Gillian McCarthy on February 9th 2018

There are many benefits to using route planning software to plan your team’s sales visits, such as reducing time spent traveling and increasing the time spent with the customer. Once you know that you want your team to use optimized routes on a daily basis, one of the hardest tasks is ensuring that you’re choosing the best route planning software for your organization. We believe that eSpatial is the best choice, whether you have a sales team of 10 or...

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New eSpatial January Release

Author image - Stephen Curranby Stephen Curran on January 16th 2018

It’s going to be a busy year for us at eSpatial. We have lots of exciting news coming your way in 2018. And to kick it all off, our January release is coming this weekend! This release focuses on bringing you, our customers, some of your most requested features and improvements. This includes improvements to importing data, a new Live Traffic layer, bulk updating of points and a number of significant enhancements to our routing capabilities. Data Import Improvements We...

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Seco Tools LLC : A Mapping Success Story

Author image - Gillian McCarthyby Gillian McCarthy on November 27th 2017

Sales management is one of the most common reasons that our customers use eSpatial. eSpatial mapping software can be used to gain visibility over both your sales force and your customers to ensure a better resource coverage, more time spent with customers, higher staff retention, and quicker rep onboarding. A great example of achieving these results with eSpatial can be seen in our recent case study with Seco Tools LLC. Seco is one of the world’s largest providers of comprehensive...

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Replacing MapPoint for Sales Teams

Author image - Gillian McCarthyby Gillian McCarthy on November 13th 2017
MapPoint - Pin map

eSpatial has been the top choice for many organizations that needed to replace their existing Microsoft MapPoint mapping software. We've helped migrate thousands of users and shown them how eSpatial makes their current workflows much faster and easier. You can do everything you do in MapPoint and more. For sales reps out on the road, you can plot your accounts and plan your day with optimized routes to make the most of your very valuable time. For sales managers, you...

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The Best Sales Territory Mapping Software

Author image - Stephen Curranby Stephen Curran on November 2nd 2017

Looking for the best sales territory mapping software? You’re looking for eSpatial. There are many benefits to mapping your sales territories geographically such as identifying hidden patterns and trends in your sales performance, reducing conflict between salespeople, and ensuring a fair and profitable workload for your sales reps. Once you know that you want to map out your sales territories, your next job is to ensure that you’re choosing the best sales territory mapping software for your organization. We believe...

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Not Mapping Sales Territories? You’re Missing Out!

Author image - Gillian McCarthyby Gillian McCarthy on October 2nd 2017
Mapping Sales Territories

When you are managing a sales team, you want everything to run smoothly. You want the sales to roll in, you want your team to be a happy one, and you want your revenue to grow. That’s the ideal, the reality is often not as pretty. Your sales representatives are tired and stretched, your sales are starting to stagnate with no clear reason, and your revenue growth isn’t hitting the targets set earlier in the year. It’s time now to...

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Benefits of Using Drive Time Analysis With eSpatial

Author image - Stephen Curranby Stephen Curran on July 27th 2017

Here's how a drive time analysis can help you. Proper planning for Sales and Service teams in the field is crucial for avoiding inefficient and unproductive employee work days. Furthermore, poor planning leads to money lost on fuel costs, missing key client deals, and the valuable time of your team being wasted. Luckily, a Drive Time Analysis can help you avoid all this! With eSpatial's new Drive Time Analysis, you can visualize coverage areas in terms of driving times and...

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Branding Your eSpatial Maps with Annotations

Author image - Stephen Curranby Stephen Curran on July 13th 2017

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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The Latest Feature Additions to eSpatial Mapping Software

Author image - Gillian McCarthyby Gillian McCarthy on June 12th 2017

We have just released a wealth of new features and functionality built to make mapping even easier than it already is. Our latest updates will bring you advanced analytics with our multiple buffers, drive time analysis, routing enhancements as well as single sign-on functionality to facilitate our larger enterprise customers. There's a lot of new and improved parts to our new release so we'll take you through them quickly in today's blog post. Drive Time Analysis Our brand new Drive Time Analysis...

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Make Expansion Decisions for Your Franchise with Mapping Software

Author image - Gillian McCarthyby Gillian McCarthy on May 11th 2017
Article: Frachise Expansion

Overlay your franchise locations with demographics and sales data to design fair and profitable territories that existing and future franchisees will want to be a part of. When looking to expand your franchise business, one of the first things you need to look at is territory design. It is going to be the first question a potential franchisee will ask and may be the dealbreaker for many. If you're a long established business you may already have your territory criteria...

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Sales Recruitment Use Case

Author image - Gillian McCarthyby Gillian McCarthy on April 20th 2017
Featured image: Sales recruitment use case

MANAGE THE ALLOCATION OF YOUR SALES STAFF WITH MAPPING You've been given budget to increase the headcount for your national sales team. While this is great news, showing that the company is growing, you need to make sure that you are recruiting sales staff in the right locations. Before you even release the job specification for advertising, you need to know exactly where your new reps need to go. Mapping helps you to achieve just that in a time and...

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New eSpatial Release Coming Q2 2017

Author image - Paul Connollyby Paul Connolly on April 13th 2017
Featured image: New eSpatial release 2017

We are excited about our upcoming Q2 2017 release which includes some frequently requested new features. The two primary areas are buffer capabilities and SSO (Single sign-on). The buffer enhancements include drive-time areas, multiple ring buffers, and buffers within our territory builder (territory management tool). There are a number of routing enhancements and other improvements based on user feedback. The current release timeframe is mid-June. As a cloud solution, our users will automatically get these new features as soon as...

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Start Looking for An Alternative To MapPoint Now

Author image - Gillian McCarthyby Gillian McCarthy on April 4th 2017
Featured image: Alternative to MapPoint

The last release of MapPoint was in 2013. Since then there have been no updates to the software functionality nor the data MapPoint provides such as boundaries, roadmaps, and third party demographics. Microsoft ceased development, updates, and support of their MapPoint mapping software in 2015. This means that there is no latest version of MapPoint, nor a MapPoint 2014, MapPoint 2015 or MapPoint 2016. It also means that there will also not be a MapPoint 2017. What does this mean...

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Welcome to our new look website!

Author image - Gillian McCarthyby Gillian McCarthy on March 21st 2017

If you’ve visited us before you’ll have noticed there’s been a change on eSpatial.com. We have been working hard over the past year to bring you a website that provides you with all the information you need to learn about eSpatial. From our new features section to how-to guides and use cases, you’ll find out how mapping, and in particular eSpatial, can help your organization to drive growth, improve customer service and reduce costs. Here is a quick overview of...

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