Accurate Proximity Data – Help or Hindrance for Today’s Brick & Mortar?

Can giving your customers accurate proximity data to your brick and mortar store help your business? There are many Store Locator solutions on the market which businesses use to help potential customers come to the decision that the proximity will result in an actual visit. This usually requires integrating a third party web site widget or licensing an API. When…

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Coordinates Cooperate with GeoCoder

Rural America. Farm country. Quiet living. Some phrases that come to mind when thinking about a small town like Potwin, Kansas. With a population of 468, how is it possible that Potwin is also home to more than 600 million IP addresses? Some of which are connected to scammers, spammers and fraudsters! Confounded Coordinates Using IP geolocation to map a…

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Making Data Work for Your Geospatial Challenges

Anyone who has looked at flood data knows that FEMA is not the answer. It's not that FEMA doesn't try to accurately map what they believe to be floodable areas. It's that FEMA is politically driven. As a city, you do not have to participate in FEMA mapping. Why would you not participate? Well, properties in flood zones tend to have lower valuations, and lower…

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Melissa Property Intelligence Now Details Precise Location Risk from Natural Disasters

By Bud Walker, Vice President Sales & Strategy, Melissa Nobody has to be reminded that we're in the middle of hurricane season, certainly not if they live in Texas or Florida. They're personally going through the experience of living in the path of lots of wind and water.For many others, however, including companies and communities, risk comes in many forms, with…

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How to Do It All with Melissa

With Melissa, you can do it all - see for yourself with the brand new Solutions Catalog. This catalog showcases products to transform your people data (names, addresses, emails, phone numbers) into accurate, actionable insight. Our products are in the Cloud or available via easy plugins and APIs. We provide solutions to power Know Your Customer initiatives, improve mail deliverability…

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Looking for Geo-Referenced Data You Can Integrate in a Flash?

Global GeoPostcode data provides a common dataset structure for all countries, containing all localities, ZIP/postal codes, administrative divisions, statistical units, reference codes, time zones, elevations and, for selected countries, neighborhoods, suburbs and streets. All data are geo-referenced and available in local language, transliterated English and non-accented ASCII versions. Global GeoPostcode data can be integrated into professional software, websites and mobile…

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Geocoding 101: Get the Most Accurate Location for Better Business Decisions

Make more in formed decisions about sales clustering, risk exposure, tax jurisdictions, market segmentation, logistics and more by geocoding addresses. Geocoding appends latitude and longitude coordinates to the rooftop of an address - delivering the most accurate location possible. Find out how to start geocoding addresses to the rooftop in this quick 5-minute tutorial now! The video highlights geocoding in…

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Strategic Alliances Fuel Global Growth for Melissa Data

Technology Partnerships Advance Data Quality as Central Business Process;Enable Worldwide Expansion of Both Direct Mail and Data Quality Divisions Rancho Santa Margarita, CALIF - December 16, 2014 - Melissa Data, a leading provider of contact data quality and address management solutions, today recognized 2014 as a milestone year for company partnerships in both its direct mail and data quality divisions.…

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Melissa Data Expands Global and Domestic Reach

Melissa Data is growing, and fast! To better serve our customers worldwide, Melissa Data's established new offices in Berlin, Germany, and Bangalore, India. The company also opened a new satellite office in Raleigh, N.C. These new locations have been established and staffed to meet the needs of the domestic and international markets with the availability of Melissa Data's Global Data…

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Synergizing the Process for Locations and Addresses

By David Loshin I am currently working with a number of clients who are dealing with particularly thorny issues relating to location. While the business drivers are relatively diverse, there are some similarities across all scenarios, especially in the ways that location is managed from an enterprise perspective. Therefore, in this set of blog entries, we'll look at different business…

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