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5 Reasons You Should Share A Map

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You've turned your business data into a beautiful visualization on a map, so why keep it to yourself? With eSpatial it's easy to share your mapping masterpieces with both publicly with the world and privately with colleagues. The map you share is your completed work, there are a number of ways that you can decide what someone sees when you share maps. For example, on a single eSpatial map you can filter data in a variety of ways, or turn ON...

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https://www.espatial.com/articles/why-share-a-map

Countries With The Most Olympic Medals

Visualized on a map

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Which country is the most successful at the Olympic Games? Find out in our Olympic regional heat map! We've talked before about how visualizing your business data can help discover insights or capture your audience's attention. This week, we thought we would show you how this can extend to all types of data. When searching online for Olympic medal lists, you will be met with endless lists and graphs from multiple sources. Like spreadsheets, this can be a dull way...

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https://www.espatial.com/articles/countries-olympic-medals-visualized-map

Using Supplementary Data To Gain Key Insights

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To truly realize the full potential of your data, you need to combine it with different supplementary data. At eSpatial we provide a vast library of helpful supplementary data such as census and boundary information to help you make the most from your analysis. This data can be added directly to your map or combined with your own data to drive decisions and find the most lucrative markets. Supplementary information such as demographic data enhances the quality of analysis run by...

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3 Ways Mapping Can Boost Sales

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The primary task for any sales organization is to maximize the amount of time salespeople spend selling while ensuring that they sell the right products to the right customers. One of the first questions you may ask yourself when you think of using maps to visualize your sales data is “Why should I map my sales data? What will this do for me?” There are a number of reasons you should be why mapping your sales data, three of which...

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Maximize Your Sales Team’s Time with Route Optimization

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Have you ever made plans to a visit a list of places and meet people, only to realize half way through the day that you won’t get a chance get to half of them? Its one thing to not be able to meet friends because of a busy social calendar – But missing out on meeting potential clients is a different matter. Missing that meeting could affect your relationship with that client negatively, or result in losing a deal with a...

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https://www.espatial.com/articles/maximize-your-sales-teams-time-with-route-optimization

Introducing eSpatial’s New Annotations Feature

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What is an annotation? An annotation a note added in explanation of an item. They are commonly used to describe and summarize important content. This becomes especially important when it comes to a map which has been filtered and analysed as you need to give the viewer the ability to understand the map in the least amount of time possible. eSpatial’s map annotations allow you to do just that. Watch our video below to find out how! There are four...

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Giving Your Data Context With Mapping

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Context is such an important factor of any decision making activities. When circumstances are taken out of context, things are misunderstood, mistakes are made, points may be missed, leading to costly decisions. Context can also provide crucial meaning for your business data. For example, hearing a company made a low profit this year may not seem like good news. However, if you knew the same company was in the red for the previous two years, it changes your perception. This is why context...

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Mapping for Business 101: Present and Publish

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Over the past 8 weeks we have gone through Mapping for Business step by step and hopefully you've found a way to use mapping successfully to drive business decisions in your organization. This week we are going to bring everything together to help you present your data in the best possible way. Style and Color Ok, so first of all you need to make sure your map looks good. Style and color can mean the difference between a room full...

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The July Update of eSpatial has been Released

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Our latest update has been released successfully! This weekend, our development team pushed through the our latest release of eSpatial, and with it a host of new features to help organizations of all sizes visualize and analyze business data. If you have logged into your account or signed up this week, you will begin to see the changes in your account, but if not, we have a full list of the changes below. Click the above map to see map...

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https://www.espatial.com/articles/july-update-espatial-released

Printing Maps: eSpatial vs MapPoint

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In our last post, we talked about how exporting and presenting your data is an important factor in communicating your results with others important with others. If you still use MapPoint or have used MapPoint in the past, you will know the pains of trying to export and print maps. It can be cumbersome and it's easy to get lost in it's menus. For many MapPoint users, they looked for answers online. If you search online, you will find people having...

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https://www.espatial.com/articles/printing-maps-espatial-vs-mappoint

How To Export Your Map Collections With MapBooks

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With eSpatial, we have always included the ability to export an image of your map in a high quality image or PDF. After all, mapping software is a data visualization tool for your organization, so it’s important to be able to present your maps in a visual way to others. Exporting maps is easy and can be done in just a few clicks. However, when you have a large collection of maps in your Workspace or a sales territory with multiple...

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https://www.espatial.com/articles/using-mapbooks-to-export-your-mapping-projects

Mapping for Business 101: Collaborating With Your Team

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At this stage of our guide to Mapping For Business, we’ve covered the basics such as setting up your data and defining goals, and more advanced topics like the different types of maps you can create and how you can analyze them. This week, we're going to look at collaborating with your team. Collaboration today doesn’t just mean working with people across the room, now it can involve people across the country, or the world. Luckily, it’s easier than ever...

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https://www.espatial.com/articles/collaboration-through-mapping-software

Questions A Radius Map Can Answer

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When To Use A Radius Map? A radius map is one of the most common types of map that our customers use to analyze their data. This is simply because they can help answer many questions. Today we will look at some of the more common uses of a radius map to help you achieve the best results. Scenario 1: You need to quickly assess the needs or a particular location. You run a motor repair franchise and you have a franchisee interested...

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Mapping for Business 101: Analyzing your Data

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Last week we went through choosing the correct software for your needs, so now it's time to get down to business and start analyzing your data. When running any type of data analysis there are a few things you should do to ensure you get what you’re looking for. So we will go through these quickly before taking a look at the types of map analysis you can run. 1. Define Your Questions What do you want to learn from...

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