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Look who’s embedding maps!

Since we released our Map Maker tool we’ve seen maps popping up all over the internet.  Here are some maps that we think are really cool! Tweets around Brooklyn from #Nets fans!   A Church Directory in York, PA   … Continue reading

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Half Moon Bay Review wins Best Use of Multimedia with GatheringPoint Maps

  Wick Communication’s Half Moon Bay Review won “Best Use of Multimedia” (under 100,000 newspaper circulation) from the Local Media Association for their Walkabout feature (powered by GatheringPoint maps). Judges comment:  “This is pretty fantastic.  I really like what you’ve … Continue reading

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Custom Map Wizard – Map Maker is available for general use!

We’ve officially launched Map Maker.   Map Maker is a wizard tool that lets you create your own custom maps, while leveraging location content from great content sources from around the web like Yelp, CityGrid, Wikipedia, Twitter, Instagram, and many … Continue reading

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New Content Partners = More Content Layers!

We’re excited to have recently added as a content partner. catalogs and manages registration for thousands of outdoor events with a focus on running and cycling. You can include content in your custom maps using MapMaker, and … Continue reading

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The Active Times launches with Geo-aware maps

“Aligning itself with today’s most advanced technology, The Active Times has partnered with Gathering Point, a leading provider of hyper-local mapping, to give active consumers a go-to source for nearby adventure. Geo-aware maps allow for users to pinpoint fitness centers, … Continue reading

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We’re now available on mobile in Open App Market!

Look for our “Be a Local!” app in Open App Market. It’s our existing HTML5 framework automatically morphing to do the right thing on a phone or tablet.    And of course you can always just go to from … Continue reading

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Ticket Network brings last minute event tickets to GatheringPoint

We’re happy to welcome Ticket Network into the GatheringPoint map world.  Ticket Network taps into ticket exchanges to help you find the ticket you want for the event you want.  Because they are a ticket exchange, people can often find … Continue reading

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Setup your own custom content from a Google Docs spreadsheet

We’re happy to announce that GatheringPoint partners now have the ability to easily create their own custom content layers and edit them on the fly.  They setup a Google Docs Spreadsheet with columns such as latitude, longitude, title, popup window … Continue reading

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See Meetup, EventBrite, Volunteer Match, Conference Hound and Instagram Pics on GatheringPoint

We’re excited to have added some great new content partners to GatheringPoint.  Check them out under the “Events” category (except that Instagram is in Social).  See the pictures your Instagram friends have taken… all  mapped out by location! Watch for … Continue reading

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Help us put together some great parenting resources!

We’ve had requests to put together a parenting related set of content, and would love to get your recommendations for content categories and sources. Some ideas already in the mix are meetups, good diaper changing and breast feeding friendly locations … Continue reading

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