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The Top 10 Articles Viewed in 2012

Happy New Year 2013!

As we come to the end of the year that was, and transition into the new year, here’s a list of the top 10 articles viewed in 2012: AutoCAD Civil 3D 2013 Guts Google Earth AutoCAD Civil 3D 2012 and

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Google Maps Coordinate Workforce Management Tool

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Google Maps Coordinate Helps The Right People Get The Right Jobs Done Faster! The above statement, taken from the below Youtube video’s description, highlights the potential of Google Maps Coordinate. I’ve investigated many work process, job management and scheduling software

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Beginners AutoCAD Civil 3D Setup for Land Surveyors: Working With AutoCAD Civil 3D Databases-Setting Working Folders

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This Premium Members Post is part of a the Beginners AutoCAD Civil 3D Setup for Land Surveyors series. Today, let’s discuss setting Working Folders and working with AutoCAD Civil 3D Databases. This post and video is part of one section of the course, C3D-201 AutoCAD

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AutoCAD Civil 3D Custom Template Setup & Training Done Right

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A large organization asked me this week if I could give them AutoCAD Civil 3D custom template setup and training. They’re looking to use AutoCAD Civil 3D in their workflows. What struck me about their request is they recognized that a successful implementation

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Beginners AutoCAD Civil 3D Setup for Land Surveyors: Setup Drawing Settings

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This Premium Members Post is part of a the Beginners AutoCAD Civil 3D Setup for Land Surveyors series. Today, let’s look at a few of the basic AutoCAD Civil 3D Drawing Settings to setup. There are five important settings that every land surveyor

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Basic AutoCAD Civil 3D Setup Planning and Preparation

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This Premium Members Post is part of a the Beginners AutoCAD Civil 3D Setup for Land Surveyors series. Today, let’s begin the real work in the Beginners AutoCAD Civil 3D Setup for Land Surveyors series with some preliminary planning and preparation. While this may

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How To Stop Avoiding Business And Professional Realities, Embrace Change, And Focus Your Goals

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Timing Is Everything, Including When To Make Decisions! Do you make good decisions on time? Or, do you instead practice avoidance and procrastination? The fine art of avoiding reality is practiced by many to keep from facing business realities, professional

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Intro to Beginners AutoCAD Civil 3D Setup for Land Surveyors

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I get many request to write about how to set up AutoCAD Civil 3D for land surveyors. This Premium Members Post is an introduction to a series of articles for setting up AutoCAD Civil 3D for land surveying. If you’re

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Save 10% With Premium Membership Discount Coupon Code

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One of the recently updated Premium Membership features is a premium discount of 10% off all store purchases. To get your 10% off premium discount code you must sign in with your Premium Member username. Not already registered for Premium

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Is The Housing Market On The Rebound?

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For Premium Members Only. You Can Register Here »»Premium Signup The economic news and reports as of late have at best been mixed, without that shining light at the end of the economic collapse’s tunnel to lead us into decided

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Top 3 Reasons Why Land Surveyors Should Know And Use AutoCAD Civil 3D

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In this Premium Post I’d like to share with you my three reasons why land surveyors should know and use AutoCAD Civil 3D.  Not already a Premium Member? You can register here »»Premium Signup. Two different land surveyors asked me this

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How To Create a Standout Professional Land Surveyor Company Marketing Strategy

How To Create a Standout Professional Land Surveyor Company Marketing Plan

One thing I’ve noticed in talking with professional land surveyors is a real ingrained sense of competency. Sometimes, this sense of surveying competency borders on boastful (luckily, not often). Most of the time, however, you’ll discover these feelings of self-competency

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Description Keys Are Unnecessary

AutoCAD Civil 3D 2012 Survey 2D Points Essential Template Framework Without Description Keys

Description Keys Are Unnecessary – There, I Said It! As soon as I first stated using AutoCAD Civil 3D, many moons ago, I had two thoughts: From a land surveyor’s point of view, AutoCAD Civil 3D was not as “revolutionary” a

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4 Ingredients for a Successful Professional Land Surveyor Business Web Presence

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4 Ingredients for a Successful Professional Land Surveyor Business Web Presence I was speaking with a fellow professional land surveyor about a property survey he is conducting for land next to a property I recently surveyed, when he said, “Later,

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5 Easy Website Improvements To Build Your Professional Land Surveying Business

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5 Easy Website Improvements To Build Your Professional Land Surveying Business Your professional land surveying company’s website is often the first point of contact your potential customers have with you, your company, and your professional land surveying services. First impressions

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Knowing Your Numbers-How to Develop Project Metrics for Your Land Surveying Company

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If you’ve followed the last few Premium Posts, then you know that I’ve been working through the “Knowing Your Numbers” series of posts, describing how to use Metrics in your professional land surveying business. To date, I’ve written Knowing Your Numbers-Business

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Knowing Your Numbers-Project Metrics for Your Land Surveying Company

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In earlier Premium Posts, I wrote Knowing Your Numbers-Business Metrics for Your Land Surveying Company, an article on which business metrics you can use to run your land surveying business, and Knowing Your Numbers-How To Measure Your Success, an article on

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3 Tips For Managing Land Surveying Workloads as an Independent Solo Surveyor

Last June I wrote 5 Tips For Working as an Independent Solo Surveyor where I shared a few tips I’ve learned about what works best working as an Independent Solo Surveyor. When considering working as an Independent Solo Surveyor and getting up and running with

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What if LightSquared is Right about GPS?

LightSquared Files with FCC: GPS Industry’s Failure to Comply With Department of Defense and International Standards for GPS Receivers Cause of Interference So, I’ve been thinking lately about how the land surveying industry has not demanded and been stewards for

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