All Surveyor Stories (531)

The Land Surveying Business Climate – Recession Survival Strategies

I recently was making a new friend on Land Surveyors United and he sent me an email with a quick note implying that the economy wasn’t too good where he worked and jokingly made reference to going “mining” if things don’t pick up. What caught my attention is when he mentioned that 2 months ago he was “flat out” and now has very little work. This didn’t surprise me and I now know, from experience, that this is just the beginning for him, and things may get worse.

If you look at the…

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Submitted by Eric Colburn on November 18, 2008 at 8:00am — 2 Comments

Professional Land Surveying Business - 5 Steps to Get More Work

In these tough economic times new work is harder and harder to come by. While cost cutting is so very important, you shouldn't cut back too much on your marketing efforts, if you can afford it. Some of the following strategies to get more work, however, cost very little and can be implemented quickly.



  1. Call Your Existing Clients: Call your existing clients to see how they're doing and ask if they're considering any new work to let you give them a…
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Submitted by Eric Colburn on November 15, 2008 at 2:30pm — 4 Comments

Join the Land Surveying Field Support Group and access help from your Phone

Looking for a way to access field help from the woods? You should check out and join the Land Surveyors Field Support Group on Google Groups. You can access it from any web-enabled cell phone!

Submitted by ePalmetto on November 13, 2008 at 2:43pm — Comment On This...

LSU Members Can Now Import Photos from Flickr

If you have a flickr.com account and would like to import your photos into the group, I have set up the functionality for you. Now you can show us all your terrific shots of the woods...
Have Fun!
Justin

Submitted by ePalmetto on September 29, 2008 at 6:40pm — Comment On This...

Add your Surveying Related Events to the Group

You never know who might be close...let's all try to add a few events to the Board! Welcome new members...we look forward to all that you have to share with the group!

Submitted by ePalmetto on September 6, 2008 at 10:00pm — Comment On This...

Free Data Collectors Special Promotion on Sokkia Equipment

I just thought you might be interested in Checking out some of our most recent specials on land surveying equipment and GPS. We are giving away FREE data collectors and software with

purchase. The official webpage for the specials is… Read more →

Submitted by ePalmetto on August 11, 2008 at 7:46pm — Comment On This...

Inspiring Quotation for Surveyors

"The problems of boundary lie at the foundation of all surveying, for one must know where a line is before he can measure it, and the solution of these problems calls for the same powers of accurate observation and of consecutive and logical thought that are demanded for successful work in any branch of modern science. It is needless to say that the successful surveyor must be accurate in his instrument work and in his computation; yet, if he would really succeed, he must go beyond this. He… Read more →

Submitted by Mike on June 28, 2008 at 5:33pm — 1 Comment

Contest: Free Set of Tri-Peds to Those With Complete Profiles

Tri-Ped Information and Ordering

We have exciting news for the new members of Land Surveyors United! Stan Dennison, the inventor behind… Read more →

Submitted by ePalmetto on April 30, 2008 at 5:30pm — Comment On This...

A New Chat Room Environment for Professional Land Surveyors

If you care to start chatting with other surveyors about other surveying related stuff, check out this new chat room i created over here at Lingr. The idea here is simple: Surveyors are a tight net group, but usually when they are in the woods or in the bar. I would like to see the same type of friendships built online. Check it out. It takes 2 minutes to create your profile and you can find other surveyors instantly. Lets grow this… Read more →

Submitted by ePalmetto on April 26, 2007 at 5:42pm — Comment On This...

Our Fast Tracks Newsletter- Read it online, Listen To It, Print it

If you are interested in reading our newsletter, check it out here:



And if you go to the Scribd Page that its on, you can even listen to it on your… Read more →

Submitted by ePalmetto on April 12, 2007 at 7:24pm — Comment On This...

The New Sokkia SRX Packs Quite a Punch!

The

new flagship of the surveying industry, Sokkia SRX, is a fully robotic,

complete tracking total station that will blow your socks off!
Professional Surveyor Magazine…
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Submitted by ePalmetto on March 19, 2007 at 5:52pm — Comment On This...

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