How to Create a Map of Business Locations

Choosing and monitoring business locations requires research, data and visibility. Jumpstart your own business location analysis when you leverage Mapline’s easy-to-use mapping tools. Need to map multiple locations on a map? No problem. Whether you need to plot potential retail sites, competitor locations or anything in between, Mapline is here to help.  Follow these 8 steps to learn how to map multiple locations on a map:
  1. Log in to your Mapline account.
  2. Click “New Map” and title your map.
  3. Select “New Dataset.”
  4. Give your dataset a name.
  5. Copy all the rows of your spreadsheet you want to plot and include the header row.
  6. Paste that into the box on Mapline and select “Done.”
  7. Make sure all columns are correctly assigned.
  8. Click “OK.”

Improve Your Business Location Analysis

It’s no secret that businesses have access to an abundance of data. And how they use that data helps them gain insights and optimize strategies. A strong business location strategy opens the door for growth potential by considering factors such as geography, customer demographics, and competitor locations. Armed with information in an Excel spreadsheet, you can dive deep into insights when you create a map of customers or business locations in an easy-to-read format. Not sure how to set up your Excel spreadsheet for Mapline? Learn how to create a dataset for a map that includes these important fields:
  • Name
  • Address
  • City
  • State
  • Zip Code or Postal Code
  • Country
  • Latitude and Longitude

Sign Up to Create a Map with Mapline

Once you’ve created a map of business locations, it’s time to take a closer look. Are there apparent trends, patterns or issues revealed on the map? With new knowledge, you’ll be able to improve business operations, share your findings with team members and plan marketing and sales initiatives. Ready to get started? Check out our plans and pricing. Questions? Contact us to learn more about how to map multiple locations on a map.