ENVISION offers two ways to import locations, either using address information or coordinates. This lesson will walk you through the steps required to import your location lists into ENVISION so you can analyze them, create trade areas and more.
1. Watch the following video for an overview of this lesson
2. Make sure your location data are properly prepared for upload
i. Click here to Prepare Your Data for Upload.
Note: ENVISION has some specific requirements for data format. In order to import your locations, you will need to ensure your data meet these requirements (Don't have a location file? Download a sample file).
ii. Once your data is prepared, you are ready to import your locations.
3. Import your locations
iii. Follow the QuickStart guide for Importing Locations.
Tip: Make sure your list of locations is in an accessible folder either on your computer or network.
iv. ENVISION features click-by-click Walk-Throughs that will take you through the keystrokes of many tasks in the system.
Follow the ENVISION Walk-Through to Import Locations Using Address (this will open ENVISION and require you to log in).
Follow the ENVISION Walk-Through to Import Locations Using Coordinates (this will open ENVISION and require you to log in).
v. Congratulations, you now have a list of locations uploaded to the My Data section of ENVISION!
If you have questions, you may want to review the Locations & Trade Areas FAQs
Let's move on to Lesson 2: Working With Locations