Category Archives: Location Based Services

Finally a Device to Track Anything Like a Magpie Does

I’ve known Derek Handley and his family for a long time, since a young group of entrepreneurs won the NZ Wireless Data Forum’s mobile app competition (I was President at the time, helped conceive and judge  it) many many years … Continue reading

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8 Things to know before you start looking at buy a house

I drive past people on my way to work daily, struggling to get their cars out of their driveways on busy streets, I mean they are waiting minutes just for a gap to safely get out of their driveway. I … Continue reading

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Why “near me” is critically important for multi-location businesses

As searchers become increasingly mobile, hyper-local searches are on the rise — and multi-location businesses stand to benefit the most. Sourced through Scoop.it from: searchengineland.com Are you missing out on business? I’m going to keep this one really simple. Go … Continue reading

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6 Location-based Social Media Monitoring Tools : Social Media Examiner

Do you want to reach local customers on social media? This article shares six location-based monitoring tools to use for local social media marketing. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.socialmediaexaminer.com Obviously this is about getting people to go to the conference … Continue reading

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The Best Map Ever Made of America’s Racial Segregation

Drawing on data from the 2010 U.S. Census, the map shows one dot per person, color-coded by race. That’s 308,745,538 dots in all. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.wired.com If you follow the link at the bottom of the linked story, … Continue reading

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GPS Monitoring Devices for Pizza Delivery – Why didn’t we think of it sooner? Actually we did.

In the next year or two we are going to see a plethora of mobile location based apps and people are going to ask, why didn’t we think of that before. I have to say, we did. The right people were just too busy with BAU and weren’t ready for it. Welcome to the world of the futurist. Continue reading

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When Maps Lie – CityLab

Tips from a geographer who’s seen it all. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.citylab.com This is a really good detailed article, and if you want an in-depth understanding of  the world of maps,  think it’s a good read. It highlights a … Continue reading

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