From the Help Desk – How Do I Generate a List of All Restaurants in my City?

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Hello readers! It’s been a minute since our last tutorial post, but you can expect to see more content on a weekly basis moving forward. “From the Help Desk” is a new feature on the blog where we select a question sent to the Help Desk and share our response with the SimplyAnalytics community. Please send us your feedback and let us know if you like it – let’s get started!

Question: How do I generate a list of all the restaurants in my city?

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SimplyAnalytics exhibiting at the NCLA Biennial Conference Oct 15-18

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SimplyAnalytics will be exhibiting at the biennial North Carolina Library Association conference, to be held this year at the Winston-Salem Benton Convention Center. If you are attending, stop by Table 510 to say hello and learn more about this valuable NC LIVE resource, which is available to all North Carolinians through their local public library, community college, independent college and university.


Exhibit Hall Hours

Wednesday, October 16th: 11:30am-6:30pm

Thursday, October 17th: 9:00am-5:30pm

Friday, October 18th: 8:00-11:30am

 

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Visit SimplyAnalytics at ALA! June 21-24 in Washington, D.C. – Booth #3010

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Come visit the SimplyAnalytics booth (#3010) at the upcoming ALA 2019 show in Washington, D.C.! Our team will be on hand offering quick demos of SimplyAnalytics, answering questions and showcasing new features including our latest dataset offering, Nielsen Scarborough.

The Scarborough dataset provides hyperlocal insight into media, consumer trends, events, lifestyle and more with questions asked at the local media market level.

Don’t forget to enter our draw to win an Amazon Gift Card! We hope to see you there.

Exhibit Hours
Friday, June 21 5:30pm – 7:00pm
Saturday, June 22 9:00am – 5:00pm
Sunday, June 23 9:00am – 5:00pm
Monday, June 24 9:00am – 2:00pm

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SimplyAnalytics at SLA in Cleveland – June 16-18

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Come visit the SimplyAnalytics team at the Special Library Association’s Annual Conference in Cleveland.

Special librarians and other information professionals come together at SLA’s annual conferences to network, learn best practices, and share ideas. Our team will be there at booth 623 and we’d love to say hello to our customers and friends.

If you have not yet seen our latest dataset offering, Nielsen Scarborough, stop by the booth to check it out. The Scarborough dataset provides hyperlocal insight into media, consumer trends, events, lifestyle and more with questions asked at the local media market level.

The INFO-EXPO will be open at the following times:

Sunday, June 16: 12:00 pm – 7:15 pm
Monday, June 17: 10:30 am– 3:00 pm
Tuesday, June 18: 10:00 am – 1:30 pm

We hope to see you there!

 

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Visit SimplyAnalytics at ACRL! April 10-13th in Cleveland – Booth #325

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Come visit the SimplyAnalytics booth (325) at the upcoming ACRL 2019 show in Cleveland! Say hello, grab a chocolate, and stay for a quick demo of SimplyAnalytics. The team will be showcasing new features, and highlighting our latest dataset offering, Nielsen Scarborough.

The Scarborough dataset provides hyperlocal insight into media, consumer trends, events, lifestyle and more with questions asked at the local media market level.

Don’t forget to enter our draw to win a Kindle Oasis! We hope to see you there.

Exhibit Hours

Wednesday, April 10, 2019 – 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m
Thursday, April 11, 2019 – 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Friday, April 12, 2019 –  9:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

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SimplyAnalytics is coming to SCELC Vendor Day – March 14

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We will be exhibiting at SCELC* Vendor Day on March 14th. Visit us at table 510 and attend one of our two sessions demonstrating SimplyAnalytics. The presentations will highlight newly available hyperlocal data that will help you analyze detailed consumer behavior and understand the socio-demographic and economic conditions in your local neighborhood or across the entire USA. With this data you can answer questions such as “What percent of households in Miami plan to buy a new vehicle in the next year?” and “Which communities in New Orleans spent the most at fine jewelry stores in 2018?”

SCELC members are eligible for discounts between 10% and 33% on a subscription.

We hope to see you there!

 

*Statewide California Electronic Library Consortium (SCELC)

 

 

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See SimplyAnalytics at The Charleston Conference – November 6, 2018

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We are pleased to be exhibiting at this year’s 30th Annual Charleston Library Conference! The Charleston Vendor Showcase will be held Tuesday, November 6, 2018, from 10:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., at the Gaillard Center, 95 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC  29401.

You can find us at Table 30 in the Grand Ballroom, where we will be available to answer questions and share information about SimplyAnalytics. If you are there, stop by and say hello!

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Browsing for Data Variables: Category Search

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Welcome readers! This week we’ll take a look at how to browse for data by category in SimplyAnalytics. Browsing by Category is the default way of browsing for data in SimplyAnalytics. It includes robust filtering capabilities to quickly find the specific data you are looking for from among the thousands of variables in the database.

Suppose we want to find the percentage of females who are employed in the healthcare industry.

First, select the broadest appropriate category – Jobs & Employment.

The top left of the panel displays how many variables are related to Jobs & Employment.

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