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Data Doctors Tech Tips | Ken Colburn & Brandon Disney
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Original Air Date: Jul 19, 2013

Make Your Own Custom Maps

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It’s time for another Data Doctors Tech Tip

Google Maps are an awesome resource for getting directions or finding nearby stores and restaurants, but when you want to share a map with others, it sometimes lacks some vital information.

The next time you need to create a map for your backyard BBQ or for a gathering in a remote location, why not scribble your personal notes on the map itself!

A great free tool at allows you to do just that! You can add text, place markers, custom images and overlays to any Google map.

If you’ve always wanted to create customized maps like you see news organizations showing off, checkout

Need to explain to your guests where to park for your party, no sweat!

Want to trace the exact path of your last hike and add the pictures you took along the way? Git er done! simply loads these tools into any standard browser and start scribbling!

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