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Monthly FileMaker Meetup – October 2018

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Thanks to everyone who came out last night for our monthly FileMaker Portland user group. October’s Meetup was particularly special, as Todd Geist and Jeremy Brown of Geist Interactive joined us as part of their West Coast tour. Their remaining stops are Santa Clara, Los Angeles, and San Diego.

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Updates to fmMapping

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Based on feedback we received from the community, AppWorks has taken the time to update fmMapping. We are pleased to announce the release of fmMapping 2.0 for you!

With this new release, we have improved the following:

  • You can now open a map in a new window (no blank web viewer object)
  • Updated Google API usage policies to reflect current changes*
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Podcast 141: fmSearchResults & PauseOnSecurity

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Matt & Matt talk about Mr. Navarre’s latest release of fmSearchResults 5. They also discuss the 2018 October Pause On Error unconference with the title PauseOnSecurity.


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Hiring for Part Time Marketing and Sales Support

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“Part time position with full time earning potential.”

Seeking part time friendly, outgoing and naturally curious individual who wants to learn from and grow into a strong, custom database software firm. We are looking for the right person for our growing company to work in the afternoons Monday through Friday for 2-4/hrs per day.

Expectation
AppWorks is looking for an enthusiastic, tech savvy, outgoing individual with strong written and verbal communication skills to enrich our marketing capabilities and help expand our business and share our knowledge and love of FileMaker with the world. This successful candidate will require very little management as their love for making a real-life impact on others and desire to learn will motivate them to naturally reach out wherever and whenever needed.

Job Responsibilities Include

  • Manage Social Media
  • Optimize our reach with proven SEO tactics and Google Analytics expertise
  • Manage our Blog, Newsletter and written marketing materials
  • Line up speakers for and manage our monthly FileMaker Meetup Group
  • Inject interest and knowledgeable materials into our YouTube channel and explore other avenues of social interaction applications such as Periscope
  • Strategically build and maintain our FileMaker training modules
  • Work closely with our CEO to develop and implement sales strategies
  • Respond to incoming emails and phone leads immediately
  • Reach out to individuals and companies that have provided us with their information
  • Qualify leads and consistently follow up on prospects
  • Schedule qualified sales meetings for our CEO
  • Professionally track and convey all expectations from sales meetings to our Project Manager
  • Ability to interact with individuals of varying incomes, skill levels, cultures and climate

Job Requirements

  • 1+ year of Marketing and/or Social Media Management
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Curiosity and a positive attitude
  • Pass a background check (required for our government contracts)

Compensation

  • $15-18/hour depending on experience, with the ability to earn commissions on closed sales
  • Potential to move into a full time position if it’s a good fit for both you and us
  • All major holidays, weekends and evenings off

If interested, please email your resume and cover letter to kimberly@app.works.


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Generate Realistic Test Data

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Test environments should match production environments as closely as possible. So if you’re developing something that will interact with millions of records in production, your test environment should contain millions of records. Doing so will help you spot portions of your application that do not scale well, like loops that sprint through lists of one thousand but crawl through lists of one hundred thousand.

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