Network Notes

  • Latest Available Surveying Jobs -August 22

    Our new and improved Surveying Jobs Board has arrived and we are constantly making new improvements to it. As you may know by now it has International Surveying Job Search capabilities, unlike our last jobs board. If you have available positions, please post them to our jobs board and support the Land Surveyors United Community.…

  • How To Accept Your Credly Digital Awards

    You may have already received an email with a new digital badge acknowledging that you are a member of the network and opening up the possibility and your ability to receive digital rewards from Land Surveyors United for participation and help of your fellow surveyors around the world.  This post will show you how to accept these awards through Credly and how to set up your account.

    That First Badge Looks Like This:…

  • Looking for a Few Great Local Leaders

    Hello Surveyors,

    We could really benefit from your help. As our community continues to grow at a rapid rate (currently over 6700 members globally) and we discuss all kinds of topics related to land surveying, we are starting to need some help with moderation in the location based group forums. While Land…

  • Global Surveying Company Directory (Beta) Is Here!

  • 20+ Conversation Starters To Get Surveyors Talking

    Are you looking get involved with Land Surveyors United but have no idea about what to discuss?  Well, the one thing you can be certain of is that we all have a shared interest on this network.  And whether you are pondering adding a story or a discussion, the fact remains…

  • Surveyor Chat Comes to Mobile Rover

    Happy Holidays Land Surveyors!  This is just a quick note to let you all know that we now have the Chat feature and Surveyor Sky Lounge on the Surveyor's Mobile Rover (http://landsurveyorsunited.com/m)  You can find it by heading over to this…

  • Land Surveyor Group Forums Get a New Layout

    Group Forums Get a New Layout

    The next time you visit your local surveyor support group forum or any of the group forums on the network (for example: all forums for surveying equipment) you will see an entirely new compact and easier to navigate layout.

     

    Look at these two groups forums for…

  • How will YOU Use Land Surveyors United in 2013?

    A network of this size comprised entirely of professional land surveyors and geospatial professionals naturally attracts LOADS of search engine traffic when anyone searches for land surveying services. For this reason, I monitor new member signups VERY closely, so as to maintain exclusivity for the industry.   It is like a library of surveying information, which serves a dual purpose.  It is…

  • Add Surveyor Support Tab To Your Facebook Page

    A Facebook App for Land Surveyors

    If you have a Geo-Related Facebook page which you maintain, such as our Land Surveyors United page, I have devised a simple way to add a layer of support for your members, fans and survey crew(if you are a surveying company with a page). Simply go to the following link and choose your page to add a miniature version of the LSU network app as a tab on your…

  • How to Add Google Authorship To Your Posts

    As you probably know by now, Land Surveyors United Network has as one of its primary goals to help professional land surveyors maintain and build bulletproof reputations online.  With that said, it is high time for you to claim ownership of all of your wonderful stories and articles here on the network. On way to do this is to tell Google that you wrote what you wrote.  Here is how to do just this.…

  • Complete Mobile Rover Features Overview

    Explore the Land Surveyors United Network's Mobile Rover and all of the tools and features that you can use, while on the go, from any mobile device. View this full screen here.

    Surveyors Mobile Rover Overview

    Mobile Support and Collaboration from the Field!…

  • Guide to Member Categories and Badges

    The last time you browsed our members directory page , you may have noticed a sub-navigation which takes you to categories based on different member types.  If you are somewhat new to the network, you answered a question in your profile which allowed you to place yourself inside a category which describes your role in the geospatial industry.    That subnavigation looks like this:

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  • Build Your Reputation Through Sharing

    FYI: The Internet Can Kill Your Business


    Don't let the search results online control the success of your business in the real world. Especially when you can be passively proactive about building your reputation through sharing what you already know and create a buffer of positive results, using this…

  • LSU Forums and Blogs Now Available on Kindle

    Update for all of our hard working surveyors out there who might use Kindle devices in their spare time.  Justin has now enabled an all new Kindle version or the network blogs and forums, which can be downloaded from the following pages on Amazon.

    Subscribe to the Forum on your Kindle Here

    Subscribe to the Network…

  • Quick Tip for Editing Your Content on the Network

    How to Easily Edit Your Content on LSU

    This is a quick tip for editing your existing content shared on Land Surveyors United.  Let's say for example that you have a video that you uploaded or embedded from youtube, but you forgot to add tags or a geolocation.  After publishing the item it has been given a URL something like this:…

  • UPDATE: Web Support In The Field with QR Codes

    Take a Surveying Support Page With you To The Field!

    If you look in the right sidebar of any page on Land Surveyors United, you will see a QR (Quick Response) bar code which can be scanned with any smartphone and taken with you into the field.  To give it a try, take out your phone and scan the following code with your camera.

    QR Code

     …

  • How to Get More Clients as a Land Surveyor

    If I were someone else, I would start this post off by telling you that I am going to tell you something that you do not already know, surveyors.  But the truth of the matter is you do already know the secret I am about to layout for you. Namely, photos and videos on the web are your friends.


    Think about it. Why do people hire you? They hire you because…

  • Cool Things You Can Do With Your LSU Profile

    Changing the Game and How You Can Play

    Land Surveyors United is a HUGE repository of information and discussion and at times it may be hard to see ourselves within this ocean of information.  But I'm here to tell you that without you, there would be no waves.  I'm gonna show you how to surf this network. What I am about to tell you will change the ways you communicate online, as a professional land…

  • Guide For Finding Surveyor Support Groups

    surveyor support groups guide Group forums are for in depth discussions about a particular surveying topic, type of equipment or geographical location. Search for and join group forums based on your location and…

  • Field Book Home (aka Notes)


    On Land Surveyors United, we use this section for network updates.

    Land Surveyors United Member Directory

    Here are a few of the most useful Field Book Notes for…