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Learn how to use a free mapping platform, Topo.ly, to easily optimize sales territories, enhance customer presentations, and segment markets. Developed using a Google Maps interface, users can plot data with a simple copy and paste from a spreadsheet.Businesses are overwhelmed by data, and managing the excessive information is becoming complicated. However, in a world of increasing technology, the key to business analysis and reporting is visualization.Upon registering for a free account with Topo.ly, users can begin the two-step process of building maps. First: Name the map. Second: Paste a list of addresses from Excel or any other spreadsheet application. Within seconds, all addresses and other location-specific data is plotted in a map.GIS and mapping software have become complex. Topo.ly aims to simplify it.Topo.ly FeaturesTopo.ly has developed key features to simplify mapping within its application:- Build maps by pasting a list of addresses from an Excel spreadsheet- Apply filters to view certain locations- Share maps across users- Add multiple data layers to a single map- Secure data and maps with password-protected loginTopo.ly's new mapping application is available at http://topo.ly

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  • 1. Visualize Your Data with Mapping
    Build Maps from Excel Spreadsheets
  • 2. Mapping is Awesome!
    Mitigate market and competitive risks
    Identify growth opportunities
    Enhance marketing strategies
  • 3. Step 1: Login
    Login at http://Topo.ly
  • 4. Step 2: Create Map
    Click Create New Map
  • 5. Step 2: Create Map
    Name your map
  • 6. Step 2: Create Map
    Click Add new data set to add locations from Excel to your map
  • 7. Step 2: Create Map
    Name the data you are adding to the map
    You can add many data sets (or layers)to the map
  • 8. Copy data from Excel.
    Be sure your spreadsheet columns have any of the following headers:
    Name
    Address
    City
    State
    Postal Code
    Step 2: Create Map
  • 9. Step 2: Create Map
    Paste data into Topo.ly and click Continue
    Itll look a little funny but dont worry
  • 10. Step 2: Create Map
    After locations are processed, click Finish
  • 11. Step 3: Visualize!
    Youre done with your map!
    Heres a tour of what you can do
  • 12. Step 3: Visualize!
    Click on your location to see all your spreadsheet information
  • 13. Step 3: Visualize!
    Click Map in top right corner to see a map view rather than satellite view
  • 14. Step 3: Visualize!
    Click on the icon to change its color
  • 15. Step 3: Visualize!
    Click the filter icon to narrow your view by any value from any of your spreadsheet columns
  • 16. Step 3: Visualize!
    For example, click on the High Sales filter to show locations with high sales
  • 17. Step 3: Visualize!
    Click on the data icon to see your spreadsheet data of all your locations
  • 18. Step 3: Visualize!
    Click Share to share your map with anyone
  • 19. Step 3: Visualize!
    Click Add/Remove to add more data layers to your map
  • 20. Step 3: Visualize!
    Drag the Street View Icon to your map to see the street view near your location
  • 21. Try It For Yourself Its Free.
    http://topo.ly

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