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Google Maps Presentation

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How to mash up Google Maps to create location-based interactive media. By Daniella Peting, student in School of Communication at Loyola University Chicago.

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Google Maps Presentation

  1. 1. Google Maps: My Maps Daniella Peting CMUN 371 SEC 201 November 10, 2009
  2. 2. Google Maps: My Maps <ul><li>Create and share your own maps. </li></ul><ul><li>Map places and routes you know. </li></ul><ul><li>Add text, photos or video and share the results. </li></ul><ul><li>Browse a directory of interactive content to add to your Google Maps. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Create And Share Your Own Maps <ul><li>Go to Google Maps and click My Maps . </li></ul>
  4. 4. Create And Share Your Own Maps <ul><li>Click Get Started . </li></ul>
  5. 5. Create And Share Your Own Maps <ul><li>Sign in to Google Maps with your Google Account or create a Google Account to sign in. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Create And Share Your Own Maps <ul><li>Enter a Title and Description for your map in the boxes provided; select Privacy and Sharing Settings and click Save . </li></ul>
  7. 7. Create And Share Your Own Maps <ul><li>Enter a business name , address or place of interest in the box provided and click Search Maps . </li></ul>
  8. 8. Create And Share Your Own Maps <ul><li>Select a business from the search results and click Save to My Maps . </li></ul>
  9. 9. Create And Share Your Own Maps <ul><li>Select the map where you want to save the location and click Save . </li></ul>
  10. 10. Create And Share Your Own Maps <ul><li>Edit any details of this location you want to change; click OK ; click Save and click Done . </li></ul>
  11. 11. Create And Share Your Own Maps <ul><li>You’re map is now saved in My Maps and is ready to share via RSS , Print , Send and Link . </li></ul>
  12. 12. Create And Share Your Own Maps <ul><li>To add photos, click Edit ; click Rich Text ; place your cursor inside the text box; click the Insert Image icon; enter the URL to the image in the pop-up window; click OK ; click OK ; click Save and click Done . </li></ul>
  13. 13. Create And Share Your Own Maps <ul><li>To add videos or other objects, click Edit ; click Edit HTML ; place your cursor inside the text box; paste the embed code in the text box; click OK ; click Save and click Done . </li></ul>
  14. 14. Create And Share Your Own Maps <ul><li>To learn more about My Maps, visit Google’s Maps User Guide . </li></ul>

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