5 tips to create a location and data web service

Create a location and data web service with these 5 tips


At Spotzi we offer lots of data sets you can use to integrate into any application. You give us a location like a postal code or address and our Webservice will give you the information you need. Like demographics, but also real estate characteristics like construction year and status.
 
Our location data specialists and customers are working with our webservices every day. That’s why we asked them some PRO tips you can use when you want to create the best data and maps for your Webservice with our Spotzi Plans.

Tips

1. Use our URL creator

Don’t spend too many hours to create your Webservice request. In the Spotzi Webservice app we have a very easy step-by-step URL creator which will help you to automatically build the right Webservice URL for your application.

5 tips to create a location and data web service

2. Join more data to postal code areas

Got a postal code map? A lot of our data sets are segmented by postal code area which makes it much easier to enrich your postal code boundaries with many more characteristics like demographicsreal estate data and consumer spending data. Use one of these data sets in combination with our Join App and create insightful data for your Webservice.

5 tips to create a location and data web service

3. Build an address API with our addresses database

Do you need an addresses API to validate addresses or to plot them on a map? In that case our address datasets in combination with our web service will definitely do the trick. Check out our address datasets and contact us about the possiblities.

5 tips to create a location and data web service

4. Save time with our Map Shares

Do you want to use the Spotzi Webservice to create a digital map for your website? Spotzi also offers Map Shares. A much simpler way to create a digital map of your data without you have to develop a digital map.

5 tips to create a location and data web service

5. Be careful with renaming column headers

Try to keep the column names and the column types the same to prevent any errors with your Webservice.

5 tips to create a location and data web service

Create your very own location and data web service with Spotzi

Whether you want to integrate postal code data into your application or you want to build your own address API. Our packages give you the tools and data to achieve this. Take for example our Insights Plan for Real Estate. This includes unlimited web service calls and the best addresses/real estate data.