mapping excel spreadsheet data for free
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DESCRIPTIONLearn 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
- 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:
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.