3 Ways You Can Use Smartwatches to Keep You Safe

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Smartwatches are becoming the next must-have gadget. You can receive notifications, answer calls, connect to your smart devices, track your fitness, listen to music and navigate your surrounding area. Smartwatches are reliable and easily accessible, which also makes them more useful than smartphones in dangerous situations. Let’s take a closer look at the features that help keep you safe. [Read more…]

Who Cares Where Waldo is? Social Media Mapping is Trending!

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This article by Troy Lambert looks at how Social Media Mapping is Crucial for Market Research and your Social Strategy – Social media mapping can also be used as part of in depth market research before a company starts or during critical growth periods. The feature looks at various tools, in combination with GIS programs, that a market research study could use including: a number of social media monitoring and mapping search solutions, census and community data resources, [Read more…]

HERE and Now: Location Based Marketing and High Definition Mapping

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Why would a retail giant like Amazon be interested in investing in a mapping company? That’s the first question many will ask when they discover the company is reportedly in talks with a consortium of German automakers for a stake in the high definition mapping company HERE. But there are several logical reasons, and they all relate to the huge role mapping and GIS will play in more and more businesses over the next decade. [Read more…]

How to Make Coworking Space Productive for Your Company

How to Make Coworking Space Productive for Your Company

We live in a sharing economy. We share our homes with AirBnb, we share our cars with Uber, and we even share small jobs with TaskRabbit. Why should the office be any different? Business owners are always looking for new and innovative ways to cut costs without compromising growth, and rethinking where we work has created one of the latest sharing trends in business, the “coworking space.” [Read more…]

5 Digital Tools You Need to Scale Your Startup

5 Digital Tools You Need to Scale Your Startup

Today’s entrepreneurs are overwhelmed and exhausted, which prevents them from reaching out for help or accepting advice. You may not be able to avoid feeling overwhelmed or the lack of sleep when building your startup, but you can automate some of your processes and lean on digital tools to help scale up your business quickly.

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