Travelling in Ireland? Here’s how mapping can help

on August 6, 2021

Following up on a recent tourism blog, we wanted to carry out a more macro study to see how mapping can help tourists and tourist boards alike. According to Tourism Ireland, 11.3 million tourists visited the Island of Ireland in 2019. With Covid-19, the figures for 2020 were much lower. However, with the re-opening of businesses and travel being promoted, mapping your next vacation is on everyone’s mind. Below is a map of Accommodation and attractions/ activities across the Island or Ireland:

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How to avoid the limitations of creating maps in Excel

on March 19, 2021

The ability to create maps in Excel is one of the useful features of the signature Microsoft Office spreadsheet software. However, there are notable limits to what you can do with a map chart in Microsoft Excel. After all, it's a data analysis tool primarily focused on the simple but effective spreadsheet format – it was never meant to be a mapping method.

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Mapping for Rush Tourism

on February 2, 2021

Why Tourist maps? Tourist maps have been popular for decades. New visitors to a town or city can easily see what amenities are close by. City and nationwide tourist boards commission the creation of these type of maps to increase the level of trade and business in their area. Often the maps created are small, pocket-sized paper maps and they do the trick. However, interactive maps are becoming more and more popular.

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Tourism
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10 Ways to improve sales rep performance

on September 29, 2020

Successful sales rep performance is a crucial element for any sales-based business, but achieving it is often easier said than done. Your sales team has to deal with uphill battles including difficulties connecting with prospects, changing customer needs, unpredictable market factors and struggles creating value during client outreach. And while old standbys like sales training and metrics tracking remain staples for improvement, there are some other strategies that can help you better...

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Field Sales
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Sales Productivity: Killer stats and actionable tips for sales leaders

on September 20, 2020

Sales productivity is about getting more out of your sales resources. If you can pull the levers that drive sales efficiency and sales effectiveness you can do more with less. Sales leaders are nothing if not busy. So, if you want you can jump straight to our killer stats or our tips and tools for sales reps. But if you want the full story of sales productivity, keep reading. Sales productivity and the modern sales team What is sales productivity? How do you measure sales productivity? Some...

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Geographical heat map: Excel vs eSpatial

on August 11, 2020

Microsoft's spreadsheet tool, Excel, has been a business staple for more than three decades. According to the software giant, a resounding 1.2 billion people use Microsoft Office. And even if some Office users spend all of their time in Word or PowerPoint, conservative estimates still put the number of Excel users somewhere in the neighborhood of 800 million.

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Data visualization
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How to map customer satisfaction survey results

on May 7, 2020

Have you ever wondered why certain areas perform better than others? This is a key question for any business, and figuring out the answer can help you take your results to the next level. If you're plagued by these issues, there's one place to start: mapping customer survey results. Customer satisfaction surveys are an important tool for improving your business. You can collect valuable information simply by asking, "Are you happy with our service or product?" Viewing responses on a map will...

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Market Analysis
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Increase Outside Sales with Effective Territory Management

on April 23, 2020

Effective territory management is a problem most sales leaders, sales operations leaders and sales analysts agonize over. However, when you manage territories well, you can increase revenue and transform outside sales team efficiency. We hear from a lot of leaders who say their sales and service team members don’t fully understand their territories. This gap in understanding leads to lost opportunities. But using a territory builder and realigning sales territories can result in a 2-7%...

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