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What is Mapping Software?

Mapping software turns your location data into interactive maps so you can easily analyze and share information. It's a powerful way to visualize your spreadsheet/CRM/ERP data and gain insights that are hidden in thousands of lines of information. Professional mapping software helps improve your understanding and decision making through advanced styling and analysis options, including heat maps, territory building, routing, buffer maps and more.

Professional mapping software for you

eSpatial is the mapping system of choice for professional business users. We provide the necessary tools to build and deploy the maps you need. With the expert support, integration functionality, and data capabilities that your business requires. Read on to find out more about our software, or click below if you want to just start working on your mapping project.

Essential mapping software features

eSpatial's mapping tool empowers businesses of all sizes to create, manage and analyze interactive snapshots of their data. This is made possible through a unique set of mapping software features that are indispensable to today's field sales and service teams.

From intuitive route planning tools to mobile compatibility, there's no shortage of innovations that help make eSpatial a best-in-class solution. Below are just a few essential mapping software features that can allow you to proactively manage your resources, identify trends and patterns in your data and improve your decision-making at every level.

Add data from multiple sources

With eSpatial, loading data from multiple sources is quick and painless. You can combine large datasets from siloed spreadsheets, databases, CRM, ERP and POS systems to create live, interactive territory maps that scale alongside your business growth. Whether importing data manually or through the eSpatial Data Uploader, you can ensure critical information is organized, up to date and available within the mapping tool.

Once imported, your data is stored in a data library that contains over 100 third-party boundary and demographic datasets. This added insight can not only enhance the accuracy of your data mapping, it can also help you create more balanced and actionable sales territories.

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Mobile compatibility

eSpatial was designed to actively support sales and service teams in the field by offering intelligent route planning, scheduling and data management features. With eSpatial Mobile, your field teams can access customer data on the road, optimize their travel routes and spend more time meeting with customers and prospects.

This mobility can help staff in the field prioritize their accounts and plan out their entire week in advance. Using radius or drive-time buffers, sales reps can organize their days based on the proximity of client meetings to a particular location, like your office or the airport. What's more, users are able to quickly open Google Maps for turn-by-turn navigation.

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Intuitive data visualization

Any mapping tool is only as strong as its data visualization and styling features. That's why eSpatial allows you to create a range of eye-catching, interactive maps that can be tailored to your unique needs. You can customize the symbol, size and color of individual data points, create distinct labels and insert annotations for added context.

No matter what your goals are, eSpatial has a map style to suit the occasion, including pin maps, heat maps, bubble maps, radius maps and more. When paired with location analytics, these data styling features can help you visualize your business performance in extraordinary detail.

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Route planning designed for business users

Today's field sales and service teams rely on real-time customer data and location analytics to organize their daily tasks. eSpatial's intelligent route mapping tool can help field staff minimize travel times and reduce fuel costs by plotting out the most efficient trip. Users can easily add multiple stops to their routes, block off time for in-person meetings and create a flexible snapshot of their weekly schedules. You can also create, edit and share route maps with other internal stakeholders, ensuring your field teams' activities are both productive and cost-effective.

Easy to use professional mapping tools

Professional mapping projects require professional capabilities. Learn about some of our most popular tools below, or visit our mapping tools page.

Mapping Software - Filter Data in a Live Map

With eSpatial, we recommend loading all your data to the map. Then you can use filters to see the information you want. For example, you can filter to see just customers with sales over $1,000 or those who have purchased a particular product. Simply apply a filter on your table data and watch the map change instantly!

Collaboration is everything. Being cloud-based means you can collaborate in real time with other team members so everyone has the latest maps. Mobile, role-based access and single sign-on are available. You can also publish maps to the internet (public or private), print or export to PPT, PDF, CSV, or screen-grab. The choice is yours!

Mapping Software - Effortless Share and Export

Want to select a group of pins or areas at the same time? Just draw a shape (polygon) that touches the areas or encloses the pins. Then you can export the selected data, re-assign them to a new area or person, or add them to a route.

Mapping Software - Custom Drawing and Selection Tools

eSpatial analysis functions help businesses map their coverage, find gaps in service, identify wasted effort, compare regional or territory performance and a whole lot more.

Mapping Software - Advanced Analysis Mapping

The visual is the story. We understand that effectively visualizing your data points or areas by color will help your map tell its story. This can include color by opportunity rating, status, product line, etc. Color by size for data points can help you more easily understand how value is distributed — try it yourself!

Mapping Software - Color Points and Areas by Value/Size

Without strong labeling, your map can be difficult to navigate. eSpatial has the most versatile labeling toolkit in the industry. The best way to check it out is to try it yourself!

Mapping Software - Versatile In-Map Labeling

You need full control over how your data appears on your map. Pins can be customized in many ways, including color, transparency, size and clustering. You can also upload custom images or logos for incorporation into your map. You can even combine several styles to view multiple metrics on each point.

Mapping Software - Flexible Map Point Styling

Need to understand how your data points geographically relate to each other? Check how far apart they are ‘as the crow flies’, find your nearest neighbor, or identify points within your maximum drive-time zone before adding them to your route.

Mapping Software - Proximity / Drive Time Analysis

What type of map do you need to create?

With our cloud-based mapping software, you can easily upload, visualize, and analyze multiple layers of data. Rapid visual insights take the guesswork out of decision making. Below are the eight most common map types created by our customers.

Regional heat maps are most often used to compare performance and activity across boundaries such as states, ZIP codes or territories. They allow you to quickly identify areas where performance varies and then zoom in on the detail to help with your decision making.

Hot spot heat maps are commonly used to show geographic density. They’re useful for understanding where things are most densely located (such as customers) and how they relate to the location of other items (such as retail stores, or service teams).

Territory maps are used for managing and making decisions around geographic areas of responsibility. Typically used by either sales, services or franchises, territory maps use balancing tools to divide and align responsibility. This is proven to maximize productivity and evenly share out team workload. Territories are often based on US ZIP codes or UK Postcodes.

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Pin maps are useful for understanding where things are located (such as customers) and how they relate to the location of other items (such as retail stores, or service teams). You can map multiple locations using basic pins or with different visuals for different components on the map.

Making a basic route from one place to another is a pretty simple task. But what if you want to plan a route for multiple visits? Route mapping allows you to choose which locations you should visit, and also plan the most efficient route to minimize windshield time.

Radius maps, also known as buffer maps, are useful when you need to understand points of data and how they sit in relation to other features. They’re commonly used as coverage maps to see where you may have gaps or overlap of coverage of your shops, services, and operations.

Interactive maps allow users to explore the details of your map. They can click on points and see the associated info or zoom in on areas of interest. Any eSpatial map type can be shared in this way.

Annotated maps allow you to add additional narrative details and explanations to any map type to support the story of that map. They can be related to any given location and can also include images, text, logos video or a slideshow for a richer final map.

Popular mapping software use cases

Mapping tools provide a wealth of insight into your sales performance, territory alignment, customers and competitors without slowing down your day-to-day operations. But getting the most out of your data mapping may require a bit of thought. What are you trying to accomplish? Which pain points can mapping software fix? And how can eSpatial help optimize your sales plans? Below are a few popular use cases for eSpatial's mapping app that help illustrate how the platform can directly support your business goals.

Sales performance

Effective sales territory alignment is a core part of any winning strategy. With eSpatial's territory map maker, you can balance your sales team's workload, drive revenue and maximize profitability. By keeping territories aligned, you can ensure existing customers are fully supported and new lines of business can be acted upon in real time. When every member of your sales team can access detailed territory maps, it's much easier to track performance against sales targets, improve selling strategies and forecast future revenue-generating opportunities.

Cost control

Efficiently managing a field sales team requires more than a balanced workload. Knowing where your clients and prospects are located can cut costs without compromising coverage.

eSpatial's route planning tools allow your sales reps to calculate the fastest route to client meetings, even when multiple stops are scheduled. This can not only help reduce travel times and fuel costs, it can also enable your team to make the most of their time on the road. With eSpatial's mapping tool, you can optimize travel routes with up to 100 individual stops, ensuring your sales reps can focus on what really matters: cultivating profitable relationships.

Business growth

Growing your business can be difficult without a top-down view of your sales territories and customer distribution. That's why eSpatial's mapping software features a variety of visualization tools that can help you identify under-served regions and customer groups. Dive deeper into your business data to create accurate demographic profiles for each sales territory.

By combining these regional profiles and territory heat maps, you can expand into new markets without relying on guesswork. Get a complete view of your sales performance, market penetration and competitors by integrating data mapping into your workflow.


As your business expands into new markets, your existing sales territories may become overloaded or start to under perform. With data mapping software, you can locate these inefficiencies and balance your territories based on sales volume and earning potential. This is particularly useful when onboarding new salespeople because it allows you to focus your recruitment in regions that need additional support.

eSpatial's mapping app can also help you split territories to provide sales reps with equal footing and earning potential. Build your dream sales team and keep your top performers engaged with a flexible mapping tool tailored to your unique business requirements.

Support from mapping experts when you need it!

You’re the expert on your data and business, but to get your mapping project completed you’ll need some support. That’s why our eSpatial team includes geographic information system (GIS) qualified mapping experts who work with you. They provide expertise in both mapping and data integration for on-boarding and through your time using eSpatial.

They can even help you find your way around our product. In fact, you should be able to speak to one of them right now through our chat function. Try it by clicking the orange icon in the bottom right corner of your screen, or schedule a call (below) for some dedicated time.

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Mapping software to suit your mapping need

You need your mapping solution to be the right size for your needs. Take a look through the different features we offer for different sized customers. You can see how all of this comes together in our pricing area.

Mapping Software Team

Large Team – Key Features

All the features from the medium and single user packages, as well as:

  • Largest possible data processing volumes
  • Single Sign On (optional)
  • API and CRM integration (e.g. Salesforce)
  • Dedicated Customer Success Manager
  • Pilot available
  • Enterprise SmartStart (optional)
  • Mobile App Controls
Mapping Software Group

Medium Team – Key Features

All the features from the single user options, plus so much more:

  • Huge team data processing volumes
  • Role Based Access Control
  • Secure sharing
  • Drive Time Analysis (optional)
  • Customized training (optional)
  • Publish & share analysis (optional)
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Small Team – Key Features

All the features you need to get mapping by yourself:

  • Industry leading geo-processing volumes
  • Street level geocoding
  • High resolution printing
  • Live chat support
  • Territory manager
  • Personalized Training Plan
  • Mobile App Options

Who uses mapping software?

eSpatial is the world’s best mapping tool for sales, services, marketing and distribution. Professional teams across the globe use our software to run their business workflows. Our mapping platform delivers meaningful insight, improves workflows and maximizes field outcomes for leading businesses across the world. To get started on your project why not turn your data into your first map as part of a free trial. Or start a chat with one of our mapping experts who can get your project started. Just click the bottom right corner of your screen.

How is data added to the map?

Your map is only as good as the data it’s representing. But how do you get your data onto our maps? Here are the most common approaches:

Add existing Excel data

When working with eSpatial, most customers create their map with data they already have organized in Excel. Just save it out to CSV/XLS/XLSX in a file that includes location information. For example, if you wanted to map your recent sales, you may wish to include the customer name, sales value for last year, and address information. The mapping engine will figure out where those address points should be placed and create the first version of your map. Then you can get into analysis and the creation of different maps or workflows.

Integrate with Salesforce

eSpatial can be fully integrated with your Salesforce CRM through the AppExchange. You can import any records that you have access to from Salesforce and use them to generate your maps. This includes leads, contacts, accounts, opportunities, reports, custom objects, and anything else you may have configured in your Salesforce CRM.

Automate upload from another CRM / ERP / data warehouse

Uploads from these tools can be configured to run on an automated basis using our automated upload tool. That said, many customers find that the most straightforward means to initially add data from their existing CRM or ERP system is to simply export from that system to a CSV file, and quickly upload to eSpatial.

Integrate through a REST API

We also offer a REST API that can be configured to manage your access to another dataset. Get in touch with our sales or customer success teams to discuss your specific needs.

Best Mapping Software - Why choose eSpatial?

  • Simple to use — create your map in three steps
  • Range of styling options — make the heat, pin, route or territory map you need
  • Available where you work — get eSpatial in Salesforce, Apple and Google Play store
  • Free trial including world-class eSpatial support to get your map started
  • Easy sharing and publishing options to make your map available to others
  • eSpatial has been named one of the best mapping software tools by

Overlay additional data from our extensive dataset library

While your data is the most important component, we provide additional data sets that you can overlay with your data in order to make your mapping tasks easier. Here are some of the more popular datasets:

US ZIP code

US ZIP code capability empowers businesses and organizations to pinpoint ZIP code locations of customers or product users. Thousands of regional sales and service managers use zip codes as their territory boundaries. Our mapping software is designed using ZCTAs, offering support for both five-digit ZIP codes and three-digit ZIP codes.

UK postcode

UK postcode mapping software allows multiple layers of spreadsheet data to be uploaded and plotted onto an online map. When you create a map based on postcodes, the first layer can be UK post code boundaries. We provide postcode boundaries based on postcode areas, postcode districts, and postcode sectors. Onto this layer, you can then plot any data you want. You can also analyze that data by using our suite of analytical tools and mapping types outlined above.

Demographic information

Adding demographic information to your map can hugely grow your market understanding. For example, it can help you see how your performance matches to demographic profiles, and from there to find further pockets of opportunity. Our dataset library holds a huge volume of demographic information that you can add to your map.

Additional datasets

There are over 100 third-party datasets for you to enrich your map. Just go to our dataset library to find out which ones might be useful for your map.

Create a custom map with your data in 3 simple steps

1.Prepare your data

Simply save your data to CSV format from your CRM, ERP or POS systems ensuring that you have header rows including your location information. Include any columns you want to be displayed in the information box attached to each map pin.

Prepare data for sales performance maps

2.Sign Up for an eSpatial trial account

Register for a free trial by clicking the button below. The screen shown to the right will ask you for a business email address and password, but no credit card information is required. This will begin your free trial where you can create your map right away.

3.Upload your data

Log into eSpatial and follow the add data process. Click Add new data and following the instructions. If you have any difficulties, you can get help from real mapping experts on our live chat system. Just click on the orange icon in the bottom right corner of the page.

Your spreadsheet data on a map

eSpatial Pin Map

As soon as your data is uploaded, it will be plotted on a map as seen above. Each pin on the map represents a row in your spreadsheet. All this data appears in the information box when you click a pin. This forms the basis for your data analysis. You can then style your map, run various analysis and share.

Online mapping software

With eSpatial not only do you build your maps online through our cloud-based tool, but you can also publish and share them directly to the internet to share them with the world. Whether it be published online to better inform your customers, or a private link to a single individual, eSpatial is the online mapping tool for you to get your mapping job done.

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