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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