How to build a heat map in Excel 2013.

I am trying to build a heat map in Excel 2013 based on the United States.  I see other postings regarding this on EE, but they are rather old.  I have two columns, one is the state abbreviation and the other is a count.  I would like to use this information for a heat map.  Attached is an example of what I would like to see.

I have done this in Microsoft MapPoint in the past, but think this would work better for me in Excel.  I am also looking to use SharePoint Excel Services, so any third party control would have to work in this environment.

Any suggestions would be appreciated, especially free ones!
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byundtMechanical EngineerCommented:
Have you looked into Microsoft's Power Map tool? The Preview version is a free download. Using Power Map, you build a compelling video presentation showing a large scale representation of your data, then drilling down into actionable "hot spots" of activity. Power Map uses maps provided by Bing, and lets you visualize the data with 3D columns, bubble/pie charts, heat maps, and regions. Your video presentation can also include changes over time.
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rye004Author Commented:
byundt,

Thank you for the posting.  I have tried that.  I have been trying to get it work with no luck.  Do you know if this works with Excel 2013 64bit?

Many Thanks!
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byundtMechanical EngineerCommented:
Power Map works with both 32-bit and 64-bit Excel 2013, though there is a different download of Power Map for each version.
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rye004Author Commented:
This is amazing, thank you so much.  I am not sure if this will work in SharePoint Services, but what I am seeing looks great.
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