Drilling permit fees to rise

Drilling permit fees to rise
A proposal by the state Department of Environmental Protection to increase by around $ 1,800 the permit fee to drill an unconventional natural gas well is in the final review stages after it was approved by a regulatory oversight board this month. The …
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When digital marketing meets open source
"I started Drupal as a message board because I felt it was fun to build and we could actually use it in our student dorm. That kind of evolved into an experimental platform for me so I could experiment with different kinds of Web technologies from RSS …
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iSqFt and Carolinas AGC Announce Partnership

Cincinnati, OH (PRWEB) March 13, 2014

Today, iSqFt and Carolinas AGC, Inc. (CAGC), a chapter of the Associated General Contractors (AGC), announced that they’ve formed a strategic partnership. The goal of the relationship is to provide CAGC members using the Chapter’s IBuild and Plans Online services access to iSqFt’s robust application, giving users an array of new tools.

“We celebrate that CAGC had the initiative to move from the printed weekly bulletin to an on-line version through IBuild and POL in 2006,” says President and CEO, Cynthia Mills. “This helped our members make the transition to the digital era in construction.”

Mills acknowledged that technology and construction have changed tremendously, requiring CAGC to consider some major updates to their system in order to stay competitive and deal with the mobile environment that has become the norm. “After the CAGC Board of Directors had a third party do a review of our platform, we determined that a strategic partnership with a company that had the resources to stay current and could offer a wide array of products and services to the membership was the right solution for our members and for CAGC.”

Mills confirmed that after months of research and interviewing potential partners, the Board determined that iSqFt was the right match for their members. Mills said, “The iSqFt application is easy to use, state of the art, and can be used on mobile devices. Carolinas AGC and iSqFt worked together to ensure that the core functionality–the things CAGC members are used to being able to do–will be there and more.”

“An important part of this process,” says Dave Conway, iSqFt’s President and CEO, “was carefully analyzing the iBuild platform and making sure we could offer its users an enhanced experience, with more tools, and an application that’s easy to use. I’m confident they’ll be pleased.” Mills agrees, noting that “iSqFt has worked with us to ensure a smooth transition for our members and CAGC over the next couple of months.”

Conway is most excited about the opportunity to introduce more construction professionals to the growing iSqFt Network. “When users see all the things they can do, who they can connect with, the tools they’re going to have—that’s the best part for me. That’s exciting. Construction is all about relationship building, and our tools promote this core value of our community.”

The next steps, says Conway, are all about taking care of CAGC’s members. “Our focus isn’t on doing this quickly. We’re focused on doing this right. Then, when they’re ready to move to iSqFt, I want them to take full advantage of everything our application has to offer. We’re eager to show them what we can do.”

About iSqFt

iSqFt is a leading software-as-a-service company, serving the commercial construction industry by offering its subscribers access to a network that connects tens of thousands of general contractors, subcontractors, suppliers, and manufacturers. iSqFt helps its customers thrive by offering the information and tools they need to work more efficiently and profitably.

Founded in 1993 as Construction Software Technologies, Inc., Cincinnati-based iSqFt serves as strategic partner for the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) and local AGC chapters. iSqFt is also a proud member of the U.S. Green Building Council, and is committed to the practices of sustainable design and construction.

iSqFt has twice been included in Inc. magazine’s list of fastest growing private companies, and has been named one of the Business Courier’s “Best Places to Work” four consecutive years.

For more information about iSqFt and its applications, visit http://www.isqft.com or follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter.

About Carolinas AGC

Carolinas AGC (CAGC) represents contractors and construction-related firms in North Carolina and South Carolina, and serves as a chapter of AGC of America and ARTBA. Through diverse partnerships, Carolinas AGC effectively innovates and shares knowledge across sectors and generations; advancing the construction industry to enhance the quality of life and deliver a sustainable difference in the Carolinas. Visit us at http://www.cagc.org.

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A Tiny Train Powers Berg's Reinvented Message Board

A Tiny Train Powers Berg's Reinvented Message Board
Pixel Track is the latest concept out of Berg, and it combines the best of digital signs with the best of analog signs. Conceived by Durrell Bishop–the person behind the highly influential physical computer concept, the marble answering machine–Pixel …
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BULLETIN BOARD: May 21. Bulletin board listings can be emailed to [email protected], faxed to 508-591-6601, mailed to or dropped off at Old Colony Memorial, 182 Standish Ave., Plymouth, MA 02360. All announcements are subject to editing and …
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Church social media takes shape
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Golfantage Introduces Mobile Rewards Platform for Golf Course Operators

(PRWEB) May 13, 2014

With over 327 million mobile phones in the U.S. alone, mobile coupons have grown in consumer preference to provide ten times higher redemption rates than print coupons. Golfantage can combine real time rewards, exclusive offers, coupons and digital punch cards into one simple mobile platform. Branded course-specific and developed exclusively for the golf industry, Golfantage creates individual mobile applications for course operators that deliver engaging and compelling offers direct to the mobile phones of the course’s best customers.

91% of adults now have their mobile phone within arm’s reach 24/7. As mobile technology continues to influence consumers’ buying behaviors, it becomes increasingly important for golf facilties to integrate engaging mobile loyalty solutions that provide: simplicity of management, boost in cross-selling revenue, instantaneous rewards for customer loyalty, and real time program performance analytics.

Golfantage mobile rewards applications have been developed around one word: simplicity. The company understands that golf professionals want to spend their time managing business to provide the best client experience, rather than managing technical software. Golfantage offers course operators a uniquely branded turn-key mobile rewards platform providing their customers with engaging incentives that reinforce course loyalty, and drive additional revenue from channels including: golf, dining, instruction, and merchandise. Golfantage customizes each mobile reward program to best merchandise each facility, incorporating specific course colors and logo. Each course operator gets their own SMS long code to alert customers of new rewards and special offers. Golfantage’s mobile rewards platform utilizes geo-location technology that requires customers to be at the course location to redeem offers.

With Golfantage, course managers simply send their new loyalty and reward offers in their easy to use form, and Golfantage publishes them to the course’s unique mobile rewards application within two business days. Evaluating real-time analytics in order to decipher which offers are performing best and which are not is critical to the success of any golf course. That’s why all Golfantage mobile applications include a convenient and hassle-free performance summary sent weekly via email to the course managers.

Course management will be able to track participation and redemptions and gain valuable insight into their mobile rewards program, with robust analytics and lead information to plan future mobile coupons and rewards. SMS text messages can be sent to any customers who are part of the courses mobile rewards program, offering an effective and relevant alert to remind enrolled golfers about new special offers and incentives.

Golfantage’s Mobile Reward Highlights:

    Branded exclusively for your course, providing revenue boosting mobile incentives.

    Maximize your cross selling opportunities: golf, dining, instruction, merchandise.

    Personalized QR and SMS codes, incorporated into optional high-quality turn-key enrollment signage.

    Mobile text SMS open rates average nearly 95%, while email marketing open rates are only 12%.

    Use SMS text alerts to keep your customers instantly updated with your special offers.

    Feature multiple loyalty offers, multiple reward products, all with varying expiration dates.

    Own your customer data and your revenue. No profit sharing or booking fees.

    Hosted on the mobile web, without the inconvenience of downloading or updating an app.

    Track and measure the participation of subscribers by the rewards used and total ePunches.

    Hassle free weekly email summary report, and new rewards up-load concierge.

    GPS enabled smart-redemption technology.

About Golfantage

Golfantage (http://golfantage.com/) is a mobile technology company, specializing in creating Mobile Rewards Platforms for golf course operators. Each mobile application is developed to combine mobile coupons, rewards, exclusive offers, and digital punch cards. Branded exclusively for each course operator, Golfantage applications merchandise engaging mobile incentives that reinforce course loyalty and revenue across channels including: golf, dining, instruction and merchandise.


Couples turning to Pinterest for wedding inspiration

Couples turning to Pinterest for wedding inspiration
Elizabeth Parent. Elizabeth Parent got the idea from Pinterest, a free social media site that operates like an online bulletin board, to make tissue paper pompoms for her wedding. Related Stories. Related: Richmond wedding trends · Related: High school …
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Home and garden events beginning May 25
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BULLETIN BOARD: May 14. Bulletin board listings can be emailed to [email protected], faxed to 508-591-6601, mailed to or dropped off at Old Colony Memorial, 182 Standish Ave., Plymouth, MA 02360. … Leave a message if no one picks up.
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Hamburg town board increases moratorium on electronic signs

Hamburg town board increases moratorium on electronic signs
HAMBURG — It took six months for the zoning code review committed to decide it needed six more months to come to finalize amendments to regulations regarding electronic variable message signs within the town of Hamburg. Supervisor Steven Walters …
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Be prepared for night work near Exit 4
Electronic message boards and traffic control devices will be used to alert and assist motorists during the lane closures. This work is part of the I-293 widening and bridge replacement project in the vicinity of Exit 4. The project includes the …
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Mon, May 26th, 2014

Mon, May 26th, 2014
Stacy Rath with the booster club approached the school board with a generous offer from the KABC to match 50 percent of the funds needed to purchase an electronic message sign. The total cost of the sign is $ 39,700 with $ 11,700 in donations received to …
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Parent asks for bullying policy change
Mikki Kauppila presented school board members with a photocopy of a hurtful text message she said was circulated about her daughter on private cell phones during school hours, an account confirmed in part by secondary principal Monty Buness. A teacher …
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Latin America Preview: 26-30 May
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