The Online Checkout Experience: What Your Customers Want in 2021

The year 2021 is upon us, and moving in a rather fast paste, with many industries hit hard by the pandemic, this coming year may be a chance to spring for those business goals, targets and potentially make up for part of the losses from the previous year. An important factor to note that although most sectors in the UK…

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[WEBINAR] Explore When to Use OpenStreetMaps vs Premium Addresses

OpenStreetMaps is a popular and well-known open source repository for address and GIS data. It may be tempting to want to use this free data to solve your business problems. In many cases, this data may be perfect for what you need; however, there are also many scenarios where a premium paid for a data set is required or preferred.…

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Why Address Intelligence is Vital for Business in Today’s Digital Age

It all starts with good address data! We start this article by asking you what hurdles are resonating in your business today, we're talking about the things costing you money, from returned mail & merchandise, fraudulent transactions or even deeper insight to your data to allow for more effective marketing & communication efforts. Whatever the case it stems from bad…

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Address Autocomplete for eCommerce: Logistics

Faster and More Efficient Deliveries Following the first part to this series Address Autocomplete for eCommerce: Better Conversion Rates, highlighting the aspects of a better UX experience for better conversion rates, we would now like to dive into the logistics element of this location intelligence solution, and the impacts it can have on a business. First and foremost, businesses that…

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Address Autocomplete for eCommerce: Better Conversion Rates

Better UX Experience for Better Conversion Rates - I’m sure to anyone reading this you would have experienced dropping off at the final stage of the checkout process, entering your details to the point of payment. Recent studies have shown that cart abandonment is still in the higher figures of 60 – 70%, furthermore nearly half those who abandon is…

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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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