Charting the Global Economic Shift

January 8, 2013

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The developing world may not need much more time to develop.  DaVinci Business Graphics charts the shift of global power that’s coming in the near future.    According to experts, the next 50 years are going to bring about some big changes.  Namely, the increasing economic power of developing countries, and the decreasing power of […]

Posted in: business, Charts, economy

City Spotlight: Mapping Colorado Springs, the Mountain City

January 7, 2013

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Learn about your favorite cities with maps!  At DaVinci Business Graphics, we provide maps of the countries, states, and cities that interest you.  Today, we shine our city spotlight on the mountain city: Colorado Springs   William Jackson Palmer, a Civil War veteran, founded Colorado Springs in 1871 as the first destination served by his […]

Helping Your Business Reach the Next Level: Setting Goals for 2013

January 4, 2013

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You may have worked hard to establish and grow your company, but have you hit a plateau recently?  Make 2013 the year that your business reaches the next level.  DaVinci Business Graphics shows you how.    Set Specific Long Term Goals To help your business reach the next level, you need to be precise in […]

2012 in Maps

January 3, 2013

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2012 was certainly eventful.  How did maps help us visualize important events throughout the year?  DaVinci Business Graphics takes a look.    2012 came and went so quickly.  In the US, we navigated our way through an election, a destructive hurricane, and the looming Mayan apocalypse.  One of the biggest map stories of the year […]

Posted in: custom, map, news, political

Top Ten Blog Posts of 2012

January 2, 2013

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Make sure you didn’t miss anything! Take a look with DaVinci Business Graphics at the top ten blog posts of the past year. 10. “Map of the Day: Avoid the Rude Areas of the USA”   9. Plan Your Road Trip with a Radius Map 8. Orange County, California’s Most Visited Locations   7. City Spotlight: New Orleans, Birthplace […]

City Spotlight: Philadelphia, The City of History and Cheesesteaks

December 31, 2012

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Learn about your favorite cities with maps!  At DaVinci Business Graphics, we provide maps of the countries, states, and cities that interest you.  Today, we shine our city spotlight on the City of Brotherly Love (and cheesesteaks): Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.    Founded in 1682 by William Penn, Philadelphia served as the capital city of the Pennsylvania […]

Posted in: city, map, spotlight, tourism, travel

Your Holiday Vacation: Great Places to Visit During December and January

December 28, 2012

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Make the most of the remaining holiday season.  Plan your travels and visit new and exciting places.  DaVinci Business Graphics looks at the best places to visit during December and January.    Now that the year is coming to an end, it is time to pack as much travel time as you can into the […]

Satellite Maps and the Nighttime Earth

December 27, 2012

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Satellite images have given us new perspectives and new views of our planet.  Today, DaVinci Business Graphics shows you some amazing satellite maps and images.    NASA recently released some amazing images from its Suomi NPP satellite.  The images show the Earth like you’ve never seen it before.  New infrared technology allows the satellite to […]

Posted in: geography, map, science, USA, world

New Years Resolutions to Help Your Business

December 26, 2012

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2013 is upon us.  While many people are setting New Years goals for weight loss and sobriety, others are setting  goals to improve their businesses.  DaVinci Business Graphics shares a few New Years resolutions to help your business.    Market Your Business Regularly Too often, business owners push the promotion and marketing of their business […]

City Spotlight: San Juan, Puerto Rico: The New Year’s Destination

December 24, 2012

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Learn about your favorite cities with maps!  At DaVinci Business Graphics, we provide maps of the countries, states, and cities that interest you.  Today, we shine our city spotlight on San Juan, Puerto Rico: the New Year’s Destination.    San Juan, Puerto Rico has continuously topped the charts as one of the best places to […]

Posted in: city, map, spotlight, tourism, travel

Orange County’s Winter Road Trip Destinations

December 21, 2012

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Wherever you may be in Orange County, California, a great winter destination is never far away.  DaVinci Business Graphics shows you some great destinations for your winter road trip.    Big Bear Lake Orange County’s choice mountain getaway is Big Bear Lake, located in the San Bernardino Mountains, just 2 hours outside the OC.  After […]

Road Construction Reinforces Need For Delivery Maps

December 20, 2012

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If you’re a Southern California local, you know first-hand the mayhem caused by road construction on highways and streets.  DaVinci Business Graphics shows you how delivery companies can prepare for road construction and other obstacles with the right maps.   Carmageddon 2 rocked the Southland not more than a few months ago.  Carmageddon 1 was […]

US Worker Productivity on the Rise

December 19, 2012

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US workers are more productive now than they have been in the last 2 years.  Why the big change?  And how can you ensure that your employees remain productive?  DaVinci Business Graphics takes a look.    The Labor Department said that productivity among non-farm workers rose by an annual rate of 2.9% in the third […]

Posted in: Business Charts, economy, USA

Chart of the Day: Cities That Pay The Most To Retail Workers

December 18, 2012

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These metro areas offer some of the highest salaries to their retail workers.  DaVinci Business Graphics takes a look.    The holidays may be a time of sales and special offers for shoppers, but for those in America’s retail industry, it means longer hours and little pay.  America’s retail workforce grew to 4.5 million this […]

City Spotlight: Atlanta, Georgia: America’s Most Fun City

December 17, 2012

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Learn about your favorite cities with maps!  At DaVinci Business Graphics, we provide maps of the countries, states, and cities that interest you.  Today, we shine our city spotlight on Atlanta, Georgia: America’s “most fun city.”   What makes Atlanta, Georgia the most fun city in America?  Atlanta has something to offer each and every […]

Posted in: city, map, spotlight, tourism, travel

Great Ideas for your Monthly Business Calendar

December 14, 2012

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Whether you use it for visualizing marketing campaigns or for scheduling special discounts, a monthly calendar is a great way to organize and focus your business.  DaVinci Business Graphics gives you some great ideas for your monthly business calendar.    Monthly Marketing Companies typically plan their marketing campaigns months in advance.  With a regular monthly marketing […]

Posted in: business, calendar, marketing

Orange County’s Evolving Food Scene

December 13, 2012

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Orange County, California has always had a vibrant and varied community of restaurants.  But with the addition of these new and innovative locations, we are beginning to see an evolution in the OC food scene.  DaVinci Business Graphics takes a look.    OC Pizza OrangeCounty has seen a large influx of restaurants serving custom, gourmet […]

Posted in: food, map, Orange County

1 Chart Explains Why Global Investors Still Love US Markets

December 12, 2012

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Charting the progress of some international stock markets may give you a better idea of why global investors love US markets.  DaVinci Business Graphics takes a look.    We’re used to hearing about how the NASDAQ is down and American markets are performing poorly.  But if you take a global perspective, US markets are still […]

Posted in: Business Charts, economy, USA

Australian Scientists ‘Undiscover’ An Island

December 11, 2012

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We’d like to think that maps are 100% accurate, that the information they show us is the absolute truth.  This, however, is not always the case.  DaVinci Business Graphics looks at the recently ‘undiscovered’ Sandy Island.    Sandy Island was thought to exist somewhere between Australia and New Caledonia.  Explorer James Cook was the fist […]

Posted in: geography, map, science

City Spotlight: The Twin Cities of Minneapolis & St. Paul

December 10, 2012

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Learn about your favorite cities with maps!  At DaVinci Business Graphics, we provide maps of the countries, states, and cities that interest you.  Today, we shine our city spotlight on two cities that have had an ongoing rivalry for over a hundred years: Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota.    Why are Minneapolis and St. Paul […]

Posted in: city, map, spotlight, tourism, travel

Chart of the Day: America’s Manufacturing Comeback

December 7, 2012

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People talk a lot about how America ships a substantial amount of its manufacturing jobs overseas.   But what many people miss is how big America’s manufacturing industry is at home.  DaVinci Business Graphics shares a few charts that demonstrate the size and importance of America’s manufacturing industry.    According to a series of charts released […]

Visualizing Company Goals…The Fun Way

December 6, 2012

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Company goals shouldn’t weigh you down.  Company goals should be lively, interactive, and fun.  DaVinci Business Graphics shows you fun and interesting ways to help your employees visualize company goals.    A business is more productive when its management and employees are knowledgeable about company goals.  But sometimes working towards those goals can get stressful.  […]

Maps Help Students Go Beyond Borders

December 5, 2012

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Maps are great tools for addressing questions about geography, cultures, and different peoples across the globe.  DaVinci Business Graphics shows you how a map of Europe can help your students go beyond borders.    Have a few maps of Europe ready before starting this activity with your students: one political map, showing country and city […]

Posted in: Education Maps, europe, map

Charting Thanksgiving Sales

December 4, 2012

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With Thanksgiving over, retailers and researchers have clambered together to predict how the rest of the holiday season will turn out.  DaVinci Business Graphics charts Thanksgiving sales for 2012.    How well retailers and online stores do over the Thanksgiving weekend is often a good indication of how the rest of the holiday season will […]

City Spotlight: New York City’s Art Destinations

December 3, 2012

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Learn about your favorite cities with maps!  At DaVinci Business Graphics, we provide maps of the countries, states, and cities that interest you.  Today, we shine our city spotlight on one of the most popular art destinations in the world: New York City.    Let’s be honest: New York City has a lot going for […]

Posted in: art, city, map, spotlight, travel

Sales Territory Maps Help Your Business Achieve Balance

November 30, 2012

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When your business deals with a high volume of sales and a wide range of clients, things can get a bit confusing.  A sales territory map can help organize and balance your business.  DaVinci Business Graphics shows you how.    The purpose of sales territories is to create balance among your salespeople and clients.  In […]

Posted in: business, map, sales, territory

Spice Up Your Business Presentation With a Custom Chart

November 29, 2012

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An image is worth a thousand words.  DaVinci Business Graphics helps you find ways to use charts and graphs in your business presentation.    Presentations are commonplace in the business world.  If you are putting together a business plan, reporting sales numbers, or trying to secure financing, you will need to construct a convincing presentation.  […]

Mapping Canada’s Protected Marine Areas

November 28, 2012

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Since 2003, Canadian citizens and activists have been trying to make Canada’s unique marine environment a protected area.  DaVinci Business Graphics maps out the soon-to-be protected marine areas.    The Mid-Island Sustainability and Stewardship Initiative is a group that has been trying to develop a protected area encompassing Canada’s Gabriola Island and Nanaimo River Estuary.  […]

Posted in: city, map, news

How Many Ways Can You Map The US?

November 27, 2012

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Maps are interesting visual interpretations of geography and location.  They can be made to represent near-limitless amounts of data.  But how many different ways can maps represent the US?  DaVinci Business Graphics looks at some interesting, challenging, and humorous maps of America.   As we all know, America is recognized worldwide for its obesity problems.  […]

Posted in: business, custom, map, USA

City Spotlight: San Francisco, California: Foodie Heaven

November 26, 2012

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Learn about your favorite cities with maps!  At DaVinci Business Graphics, we provide maps of the countries, states, and cities that interest you.  Today, we shine our city spotlight on a haven for foodies across the globe: San Francisco, California.    San Francisco is one of the world’s most popular travel destinations.  It ranks 35th […]

Posted in: city, map, spotlight, tourism, travel

Knowing the In’s and Out’s of Your Map

November 23, 2012

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Maps can help you organize your business, plan your trips, and serve as teaching aides for your classroom.  But a map can’t do much good if you don’t know how to read it.  DaVinci Business Graphics helps you learn the in’s and out’s of your map.    Title The title is the most basic component […]

Posted in: Education Maps, map, students

Preparing Your Business For Black Friday

November 21, 2012

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It’s here.  The biggest shopping day of the year.  Is your business ready?  DaVinci Business Graphics gives you the tips and tools you need to prepare for Black Friday.    Since the 1970’s, Black Friday has been the busiest shopping day of the year.  But it has only been within the last decade that shoppers […]

Posted in: business, Charts, holiday, sales

City Spotlight: Asheville, North Carolina: America’s Quirky Town

November 20, 2012

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Learn about your favorite cities with maps!  At DaVinci Business Graphics, we provide maps of the countries, states, and cities that interest you.  Today, we shine our city spotlight on a rather peculiar place: Asheville, North Carolina.    At first, you may not think Asheville is one of America’s quirkiest towns, but it has several […]

Posted in: city, map, spotlight, travel

Creative Designs For Your Business Calendar

November 20, 2012

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The new year is quickly approaching and your business needs a way to stay on track with projects, appointments, and goals.  A business calendar could be just right for you.  DaVinci Business Graphics looks at some great designs for your business calendar.    The first thing you need to determine for your business calendar is […]

Geography of the World’s Millionaires

November 16, 2012

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Where do the wealthiest individuals live?  DaVinci Business Graphics maps out the locations of the world’s millionaires.    Although the number of millionaires has shrunk worldwide, it is still a Golden Age for the wealthy, particularly in the US.  Last year, the United States’ millionaire’s club grew by about 1 million members.  Europe, however, lost […]

Posted in: custom, Location, map, world

4 Tips for Assessing Your Business Problems and Finding Solutions

November 15, 2012

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DaVinci Business Graphics is here to help you deal with problems that can (and most likely will) arise in your company.  Managing a business is hard work.  Use these tips to asses your problems and find solutions.    Fix what you can instead of playing the blame game.  It’s easier to blame some one than […]

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