Basemaps

The foundation of your maps

Gillian McCarthy
by Gillian McCarthy on October 12, 2016

At eSpatial, we talk mostly about the types of maps you can create, the types of analysis you can run, and the outcomes you can get from mapping your business data. With the latest release of eSpatial including two new basemaps, we thought it was a good time to learn about the importance of choosing the right basemap for your data. So read on to learn why a basemap is important and which basemaps are best for you. What is a basemap? A basemap is a collection of GIS data that forms the background setting for a map. As well as making your map...

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Custom Mapping for Your Organization

Gillian McCarthy
by Gillian McCarthy on August 18, 2016

The beauty of using a cloud based mapping solution to visualize and analyze your business data is that you can customize those maps to suit your needs. Whether its custom territories, custom map pins or matching your map with your brand colors, you do a lot to make the maps your own. In today’s blog post we’ll look at just how you can do that with eSpatial’s powerful mapping solution. Custom Type of Map While every map is personal to you because its your data displayed on it, you don’t have to stick to the 7 main types of maps that...

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How To Quickly Create Territory Maps

Colm Kenny
by Colm Kenny on June 7, 2016

One of the biggest benefits organizations get from our mapping software is its 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 territories can cost your...

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7 Types of Maps and Why They Are Useful

Gillian McCarthy
by Gillian McCarthy on April 6, 2016

At eSpatial, we live and breathe maps so we know what all the different types of maps mean and how they help you in your day to day work.

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6 Key Benefits of Establishing Sales Territories

Gillian McCarthy
by Gillian McCarthy on March 2, 2016

Last week we published a quick overview of sales territory management and alignment. This concept is critical for any company looking to establish firm control over each geographical area in its reach with a notable customer or prospect population. (You can check out that blog post here if you missed it!) Let’s take a closer look at the benefits of establishing sales territories for your rep team and your company as a whole. Many sales managers have to improve performance with little to no extra resources, and territory management is key to...

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What is Sales Territory Management & Alignment?

Colm Kenny
by Colm Kenny on February 24, 2016

As businesses have become more data driven, they 've invested more in territory management software to enhance their sales performance. This trend shows that businesses are looking for ways to make sales data easier to digest. They want to be able to manage and align territories, analyze the information and gather insights about market gaps and resources levels. But what exactly is sales territory management and alignment? Firstly, we need to define a sales territory.

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Three-Digit ZIP Codes Available For Mapping

Colm Kenny
by Colm Kenny on February 17, 2016

Thousands of our customers have been visualizing their business data and creating sales territories at different levels using various geographic and demographic values. One of the most common datasets used to create sales territories has been ZIP codes, and we're happy to announce support for three-digit ZIP codes in our mapping software. Why are ZIP codes used for designing sales territories? ZIP codes are five-digit numbers that designate an area for the United States Postal Service. While they were originally used by postal services,...

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