Category Archives: Location Based Services

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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Location Based App Opportunities with Domino’s hiring 3000 as it rolls out GPS tracking

Domino’s Pizza plans to recruit 3000 new delivery staff in Australia and New Zealand over the next six months as it rolls out GPS tracking of its drivers. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.theaustralian.com.au I had an idea years ago, which … Continue reading

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