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Basemaps

The foundation of your maps

Author image - Gillian McCarthyby Gillian McCarthy on

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...

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https://www.espatial.com/articles/basemaps-the-foundation-of-your-maps

The October Update of eSpatial has been Released

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Over the weekend, there was a new release of eSpatial, adding more new features which will help make visualizing your business data faster and easier. The changes in this release are driven by feedback from our customers and we are sure that they will make your mapping experience easier. If you have logged in today, you may have already discovered some of these new changes yourself. But if not, the changes in this feature update are listed below: 1. Optimized...

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https://www.espatial.com/articles/october-update-of-espatial-has-been-released

Mapping Software for Business

Our brand new ebook

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If you have ever wondered how mapping software can really benefit your business, then you've come to the right place! We've just published our brand new eBook, An Introduction to Mapping Software for Business. This is a comprehensive guide to mapping and its benefits for all types of businesses from Fortune 500 companies to non-profit organizations. Not only will we break down the technical terms and jargon, but we'll show you examples of how organizations save time, reduce costs and increase revenue using...

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https://www.espatial.com/articles/mapping-software-for-business-our-brand-new-ebook

Choosing eSpatial as a MapPoint Alternative

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Microsoft MapPoint ceased development in 2014, which means if you’re still using it today, you are using an outdated product that hasn't been updated in over two years. Using outdated software like this can be incredibly risky for your organization. If something goes wrong, there is no support available and no back-up available online. But that shouldn’t stop you from mapping. eSpatial is the perfect alternative to MapPoint, allowing you to transform data from your CRM and spreadsheets into visualized...

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https://www.espatial.com/articles/cloud-software-over-mappoint

Sales Territory Management Tips

Author image - Gillian McCarthyby Gillian McCarthy on

Sales territory management in simple terms is a methodology to control, optimize and improve territory alignment and structure your sale’s resources and activities. This means organizations are now looking for ways to make sales data easier to digest and gather insights such as market gap analysis and over-serviced territories. This can include balancing and aligning territories so that sales personnel and resources are being used effectively to maximize productivity of your sales team. Territories are often unbalanced; some may be...

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Connect your Sales Team to their Customers with Maps

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Keeping a sales team motivated can difficult. Sales teams start the month firing on all cylinders, but can lose momentum as the end of the month and targets loom near. This can be symptom of the sales team becoming disconnected from their goals. What goals do sales reps care about? Achieving sales targets and earning commission, but the problem can be connecting your sales team to these goals in a unique way that provokes a meaningful motivation. Sales teams need to...

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https://www.espatial.com/articles/connect-sales-team-customers-maps

eSpatial October Release Preview

Author image - Paul Connollyby Paul Connolly on

As always, we are continuously looking at ways to make our mapping software work better for our customers. Later this month we are releasing some new features which are sure to make a difference to how you visualize your data on maps. Today we'll take a sneak peek at a few of the updated features. Optimized Labelling Labels are an important part of map styling. They help to differentiate and annotate points of importance. Choosing the right size, font, background...

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https://www.espatial.com/articles/espatial-october-release-preview

Why You Should Be Mapping Excel Data

Every organization has reams of data stored in CRM systems, POS systems, ERP systems and more. What do you do when you want an overview of all your data in relation to a particular customer, salesperson, employee or location? You export that information to CSV or Excel to start investigating and gaining insight. Manipulating data in a spreadsheet is cumbersome. It's time consuming and can be very frustrating. Mapping excel data using software like eSpatial can help you in many ways,...

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https://www.espatial.com/articles/mapping-excel-data

How To Quickly Add A Territory To Your Map

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Territory Management is one of the most popular uses of eSpatial for our users. Thousands of businesses use our Territory Management software daily to improve lead development, balance the workloads of their sales teams, and maximizing their organization’s profits. Territory Management software ensures efficient coverage of sales territories, increasing responsiveness to emerging trends, and empowers your sales team. We’ve helped countless sales organizations achieve success with Territory Management, you can learn more about the benefits of Territory Management in a previous post....

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https://www.espatial.com/articles/how-to-quickly-add-a-territory-to-your-map

What Mapping Software Can Do for Your Business

Mapping software takes your existing location data (city, county, address, zip code, etc) contained in a spreadsheet and converts it into a vibrant, insight-rich map. Mapping software allows you to take tabular data (such as numbers and customer locations) and visualize that data in a more meaningful way. Think about the silos of location-based data in your organization sitting in spreadsheets, CRM and ERP systems. Well, mapping software can bring all of this data together for you, giving you a...

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https://www.espatial.com/articles/mapping-software-can-business

Collaboration Through eSpatial

A mappoint alternative

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When looking for a MapPoint alternative, a cloud based alternative is crucial. We’ve worked on the collaborative aspects of our mapping solution to make sure it can meet the demands of businesses today. Collaboration is an important part of any team. Working together seamlessly speeds up processes and leads to greater results. To ensure your team is working together in the best possible way, you need to have the best tools available to facilitate it. For users of MapPoint, collaboration...

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https://www.espatial.com/articles/collaboration-espatial-mappoint-alternative

New Datasets Available for South America

Author image - Gillian McCarthyby Gillian McCarthy on

After a surge in requests for boundary datasets for South America, we are delighted to announce that we have added datasets to the eSpatial datastore for the following regions. Argentina Brazil Chile Colombia Mexico Peru Argentina Province Dataset This dataset contains all of the boundaries for each Argentinian province. You can use these boundaries to help mark out territories or run regional performance analysis. View a larger version of Argentina Provinces created with eSpatial mapping software. Brazil States and Federal Districts...

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https://www.espatial.com/articles/new-south-america-datasets

Show Your Customers The Big Picture With Embedded Maps

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We’ve talked before about how sharing your maps can lead to increased traffic, faster decision-making, and greater collaboration. But another way of sharing your maps is by embedding them directly on to your website. Help your customers see the bigger picture By embedding your map onto to your website your can immediately show your visitors an easy to comprehend visualization of the scale of your business. For example, it can be as simple as showing where your store’s are located...

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https://www.espatial.com/articles/show-customers-big-picture-embedded-maps

Custom Mapping for Your Organization

Author image - Gillian McCarthyby Gillian McCarthy on

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...

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https://www.espatial.com/articles/custom-mapping

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