My Maps

Google Maps is a desktop and mobile web mapping service application and technology provided by Google, offering satellite imagery, street maps, and Street View perspectives, as well as functions such as a route planner for traveling by foot, car, bicycle (beta test), or with public transportation. Also supported are maps embedded on third-party websites via the Google Maps API, and a locator for urban businesses and other organizations in numerous countries around the world. Google Maps satellite images are not updated in real time; however, Google adds data to their Primary Database on a regular basis, and most of the images are no more than 3 years old.
Posts about My Maps
  • Google upgrades My Maps; quite the nifty marketing tool

    If you’d like to know all of the cities in the world James Bond has ever visited, there’s a map for that. You can even specify which Bond; Connery, Craig or Moore. Check the box and watch the location markers appear and disappear. With the new Google My Maps (previously Google Maps Engine Lite), you can create a map for just about any location-based data set with images, desc ...

    Cynthia Boris/ Marketing Pilgrim- 5 readers -
  • Google Revives, Upgrades My Maps

    … Like many of Google’s local/mapping products, My Maps has had a … let’s call it a “checkered” history. It’s been heavily promoted and then seemingly ignored. It’s been renamed (to “My Places”) and had some of its features co-opted by other Google products. Perhaps most importantly, it wasn’t supported in the new Google Maps that launched…

    Matt Mcgee/ Search Engine Landin SEO Google- 6 readers -