Microsoft MapPoint for Small Business

Microsoft MapPoint 2009 Puts Success at Your Fingertips

Target new opportunities and execute more efficiently with Microsoft® MapPoint®. Harness the power of information-rich maps, demographic information, and tools to analyze local markets, to visually summarize business data and communicate actionable insights. What’s more? MapPoint 2009 helps you save time and gas money with efficient routing and detailed driving directions.

Visualize, analyze, and quickly communicate key information.

MapPoint 2009 offers a new streamlined design, data-mapping wizards, and 24-hour access to updated street maps for the United States and Canada, so you can:

  • Create maps using data stored in current versions of Microsoft Office Excel®, Microsoft Office Outlook®, Microsoft Office Access®, and Microsoft SQL Server®.
  • Gain a competitive advantage. Analyze your sales and your competition by territory, using extensive demographic and customer data included in MapPoint.
  • Identify new customer markets with maps that show the household income level, age demographics, or other statistics by Zip Code or census blocks.
  • Add a little predictability to your day. Identify the average drive times for your target customers to get to your stores or sites.
  • Seamlessly insert maps into your Microsoft Office documents, and make mapping a part of your custom business intelligence or fleet-tracking solution.
  • Get street-by-street directions for your employees who are on the road—with automatic re-routing in case they miss a turn. Need to make multiple stops? Use MapPoint to plan the most efficient route.
  • Always be prepared by sending addresses and phone numbers directly to your mobile device.*

Need real-time routing and driving directions? Use Microsoft MapPoint 2009 with GPS Locator for easier navigation. (Or use MapPoint 2009 with your existing GPS device.)**

Make it easy for sales, service, or other mobile employees to:

  • Use full-screen Navigation mode for easier viewing while traveling—and get turn-by-turn, spoken directions.***
  • Track location in real time—even in the deepest urban canyons or wooded areas.
  • Change to a special Night Map view with a click of a button.

Map your business success.

Microsoft MapPoint 2009 is business mapping made simple. It helps you tell a compelling, visual story to identify opportunities and track performance, tap into your existing data resources, and extend your customer base.

Additional items or services may be required to use certain features:
Note: Some Internet functionality may require Internet access and payment of a separate fee to an Internet service provider; local and/or long-distance telephone toll charges may apply.

*Microsoft Exchange Server, Internet SMTP/POP3, IMAP4, or MAPI-compliant messaging software is required to use Send to Mobile and Send To as attachment. Microsoft Office Outlook 2003 or Office Outlook 2007 is required to use Send To as picture.

You may be charged a fee by your wireless provider to receive messages. Not supported by all carriers.

**GPS functionality requires a GPS device that supports NMEA 2.0 or later.

***For Voice Output, a compatible soundcard is recommended.

Also see system requirements.