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"Also, I'm not sure what type of terrain you are typically working in, but here in the Pacific Northwest we have a wide variety of different terrains to deal with. I typically prefer to make a site visit to the potential project site prior…"
"Mostly experience. Understanding the previous surveyors (if any) in the area your potential project is located in is also very beneficial. For example, I believe that most surveyors complete good work and are generally sound in their…"
"The title is "A Business Management Handbook for Land Surveyors". Amazon is showing this as "out of print", but you might be able to find someone still selling it. If you can't seem to find it anywhere, let me…"
"Also, there was a book written by a gentleman by the name of Dan Bearslee about starting and running a surveying business. I can't remember the name of the book (I loaned my copy to a friend of mine about 5 years ago and haven't seen…"
"I agree with Deward. The Client relationship is a HUGE part of maintaining a successful business. I am very upfront & honest with my clients. I don't try to hide things from them & I frequently keep them informed on…"
"I'm not very familiar with the Trimble DC, but within Carlson, TIN files are the same as DTM files. Under the "Surfaces" pulldown menu you should see "Import/Export Surface Files" & within that there should be…"
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