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New! Add Surveying Stories and Blogs Using Scribefire

Share Your Surveying Stories from the Field in a New Way!

Actually, i should have said that you can now add blog posts (aka Stories) to Land Surveyors United using several compatible 3rd party apps and browser add-ons, when off of the network.  First, I will show you a few apps that will work and then I will explain how to set up Scribefire inside your browser so that you can publish storiesto the network with ease.

 

3rd Party Apps Compatible with Land Surveyors United

We're extremely excited to announce our support for the MetaWeblog API  for Land Surveyors United Network. This new enhancement will allow members of LSU to compose and edit blog posts using popular 3rd-party applications.
 
Here are a few suggested applications across multiple platforms:
 
Browser Extension: ScribeFire
Alternate Browser: Flock

 

How to Set Up Scribefire for Google Chrome


Much of the process I am going to show you will be similar on any of the third party apps listed above, as long as it supports the Metaweblog API.

Install Scribefire

Google Chrome users, download ScribeFire 4 for Google Chrome here.

Safari users, download ScribeFire 4 for Safari here.

Firefox users, you can download ScribeFire 4 for Firefox here.

Opera users, you can download ScribeFire 4 for Opera here.

Configure Scribefire

Getting started is easy. When the application prompts you to set up your blog, simply enter your blog's name (you can enter whatever you'd like) and the following for the URL: http://landsurveyorsunited.com/profiles/blog/list. Once prompted, log in with your e-mail address and password for that network. That's it! In fact you can now enjoy using Scribefire to post blog posts to any type of blogging platform that you choose, such as wordpress, blogger,tumblr, ect.

 

A quick video Introduction to Scribefire

 

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Monthly Surveyor Raffle

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Important Information about Your Member Number and Raffle Number

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Your Land Surveyors United account is now associated with a Member #. Your Member # will now become your Raffle # for an entire year, when you elevate the status of your account as a sustaining member. Your member number is based on the order in which you joined us. It's good to know your Member # for many reasons but most importantly because it will sting if we draw your # during the monthly raffle drawing and you didn't know you won. Remember it, because you will have at least 12 chances to win the monthly Raffle, via live stream on the last day of every month, as owner of it. Remember it because we need you to tell us your Member # at check out when you subscribe to Basic Membership or higher on Land Surveyors United Community. Remember it because it might be the Golden Ticket in one of those 12 monthly raffle drawings every year. Remember it because you will need your Member Raffle Number to claim the monthly Raffle Prize, if your number is drawn. Remember it because it now literally saves you money anytime you mention your Member number while doing business with any of our community Smarketplace Vendors. Only those Sustaining Members who have upgraded to Basic Membership or higher are eligable to win the monthly Raffle Prize.
Before moving to the next section, Use this search engine to find your Membership number for Monthly Membership Raffle . Learn more about benefits of membership on Land Surveyors United.Add the upcoming Raffle Drawing Events to your calendar because you have an entire year of raffle prizes to look forward to. If you cannot afford membership, we may possibily be able to match you with a sponsor. In order to avoid restricted access to members only resources, courses, apps and tools, you must Tell Us Your Member Number here so that we can try to help you. Note: We update the member numbers on the 15th of the month and the day before the last day of the month (day before any raffle). If you joined recently, check back on the 16th or after the first as we assign new numbers every two weeks and the day before a raffle.

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Surveyor Apps and Tools

Land Surveyor Apps Suite

The following mobile web apps can be added as a shortcut to your phone or data collector's home screen for quick access from the field- no software to install.

Apps for All Land Surveyors

Surveyor Dictionary App

Surveying Videos App

Apps for Employment Seekers

Surveying Jobs Search App

Surveyor Resume Pool For Recruiters

Apps for Surveying Equipment

Equipment Hunter App

Survey Equipment Support App

Apps for Connecting with Surveyors Locally

United States Land Surveyors Hubs

International Surveyors Hubs