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Add the new Google Maps to your Website with Street View

I have written a new web app that should make it extremely easy for you to embed the new version of Google Maps in your website or blog. Available at ctrlq.org, the apps lets you add basic road maps, satellite imagery or even maps with Street View Panoramas to your website (see video demo).

Getting started is easy. Search for a place and pan or zoom to make sure that the Google Maps area you’d like to embed is visible inside the browser window. The embed code, available in the lower left corner, updates automatically as you move around the map.
You may be wondering why would anyone need another code generator when the map embedding options are available on the Google Maps website itself. Well, there are two reasons.
One, Google Maps does not offer an option to embed Street View panoramas. You could do that in the old (classic) version of Google Maps but that feature is no longer available. With the ctrlq generator, you can add interactive street views panoramas just like regular Google M…

Marketing Day: Twitter’s New Metrics, Pinterest Bolsters E-Commerce, Triggit’s Dynamic Retargeting

Here’s our daily recap of what happened in online marketing today, as reported on Marketing Land and other places across the web.
From Marketing Land:

LEARN: Lucy The Movie’s Web Site Teaches You To Speed Read Scarlett Johansson-Style

Movie websites, more than any other type of marketing site, seem to span every point of the scale between horrifically lame and ingeniously brilliant. Far over on the ingeniously brilliant end of the scale is this promotional area within the Lucy web site, the new movie starring Scarlett Johansson movie, Lucy. Lucy is written and directed […]

The Fundamental Checklist For Website Navigation Design & Architecture – Part 1

People make assumptions about website navigation, often to the detriment of findability. We assume that the web designer or developer is naturally knowledgeable about effective site navigation. Does the designer’s or developer’s home page have a jquery homepage slider that takes up the majority of the screen? Or cool drop-down and fly-out…

TubeMogul Falters, Then Rockets in IPO | UK Nixes Cheesily Labeled Native Ads | 'Hidden From Google' List Documents Self-Censorship

Biz Buzz: TubMogul sounded apologetic the day before its initial public offering, announcing that it had vastly lowered the valuation it was seeking, but after today's offering, the stock shot up well past that initial valuation target. The winners: the banks that underwrote the deal and have rights to shares at the IPO price. The losers: [...]



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