google maps: My ActiveRain Friends on My Google My Map - 04/16/08 07:35 AM
It's been just over a year since Google released the My Maps feature within Google Maps that allows users to easily customize, brand and take their own user-created maps to a new level and publish them on the web.
At the time, I wrote a few posts on the topic - Creating Google Listing Maps: Part One & the follow-up post Part Two.
In the past year Google has added some new features, like the ability to collaborate with multiple users, export your maps to Google Earth (cool & efficient), and to add and incorporate other data like Picasa and Panarimo photos, The Weather Network info, or Places of Interest. … (11 comments)

google maps: Creating Google Listing Maps: Part Two - 04/19/07 01:58 PM
A Unique, Customized Google Map is a Useful Tool Your Clients Will Love
In my last post - Creating Google Listing Maps: Part One - we barely scratched the surface with the new Google Maps feature called "My Maps". It's easy to get started (with a Google Account), and in this post I'll go through some of the steps for 'populating' your map with Placemarks, and content within those Placemarks. Content which can include photos, text, hyperlinks, even video.
Where Will You Map Today?After you've come up with an accurate and descriptive search-engine-friendly "Title" and "Description", and tagged your map as "Public" or … (5 comments)

google maps: Creating Google Listing Maps: Part One - 04/16/07 12:18 PM
Customized, Branded Maps For Your Clients
It's been almost two weeks since Google announced the "My Maps" addition to Google Maps, and I've had a chance to create several of these custom maps on behalf of my clients. They're easy to make and you can learn on the fly.This is a great tool for real estate agents to use and show your clients. Create a personalized map to show where your office is, identify current listings, or highlight community landmarks, schools and points of interest. You can also convert your map to a Google Earth file. These new features are a great addition … (8 comments)


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