You may be wondering, which would be better for me or my business.. blogging, social bookmarking, a social media focus, or ?? A darned good question, particularly as all have a purpose, a time, a place, advantages and disadvantages. So, which one is best? There’s no simple answer here, however, keep in mind that any […]
In an ever-changing environment, it would be ideal if the U.S Geological Survey had a presence in every corner of the nation. While we may not be able to cover every inch of the landscape, we can greatly enhance our scope with your help. The USGS has a variety of citizen science efforts where you […]
You have a business… perhaps a bar, a coffee shop, or maybe a consulting firm. Regardless of the business type, if you have a brick and mortar presence then you need to get your business listed in some of the popular online, location-based resources and search tools. Even more important is being found via […]
We all have some level of competitive instinct in us. If you’ve never thought, “Hey, I could do that better,” you’re probably kidding yourself. Competition is as much a part of our nature as eating or breathing – and sometimes we even get competitive with those! So when you add in a prize and […]
This week I’ve been messing around a bit with MapSocial, a new, real time mapping service for facebook – I’m also pleased to boast that I think I may have been one of the first public users of this cool service! The application is still in Beta, however, you are invited to jump in and […]
Developers in Regina, Saskatchewan are invited to HackSask this week-end – an effort to hack, mashup, and mess around with APIs, tools, SDKs and other Geeky resources!
It’s been a couple of weeks so that means time again for another Geo Carnival… a fun roundup of GeoMusings and down-right cool, GeoGeekery from around the web.
There’s no question that Social Media and the use of social media in business was a HUGE topic in 2011. During the year I authored a number of articles on the topic and they were very well received. The following are the top articles according to our stats and make for some fine bookmarks for […]
Welcome to edition#2 of my Carnival of the Geospatialists and a short recap of some items of interest from the GIS/GeoGeek community. Please note, if these updates persist, I’m wide open to submissions and suggestions to feel free to ping me @gletham to make suggestions.
I recall a few years back I used to follow something called the Carnival of the Moblists… essentially, it was a fun recap of recent items of interests coming out of the mobile industry and bloggers that shared stories related to mobile app development.