Sunday, March 16, 2008

Difference between Google Maps and Google Earth

The first question many nonprofits ask is: should we use Google Earth or Google Maps? The answer is both. Google "Earth" and "Maps" can be used in parallel to mazimise outreach (via your web site) and usefulness for the user as there are many tools that allow you to enter data once, and then create both custom Google Maps and Google Earth content overlays (KML files).To know more click this link.

Google Earth Outreach

Hundreds of millions of people now use Google Earth and Google Maps to explore the world around them. Google Earth Outreach gives non-profits and public benefit organizations the knowledge and resources needed to perform participatory mapping activites online. Click here to see how other organizations have benefited from Google Earth Outreach, then learn how to create maps and virtual visits to your projects.