There are many ways to include a map within a blog post. Perhaps the most common method we see by bloggers is to include a screen capture, or perhaps a simple, Google Maps push-pin map – Yawn!! But for WordPress users, there’s a much better way to include professional looking, “live” maps and it can be done by using a free plug-in.
Interested in sharing audio clips with your colleagues? Imagine recording and sharing clips while out in the field or on the job site or while on vacation. Cinch stores your recordings and conveniently connects with Twitter and facebook as well to notify your social streams when you’ve made a recoding. Your stored recordings can also be easily embedded on a blog or website as well – see below. Grab Cinch from the iTunes store or check out cinchcast.com
Something that I’ve been wanting to do for some time now is to incorporate geotagging within my blog posts… hence the move to WordPress. Well, consider this my first trial post using a cool plug-in that enables geotagging my posts and enabling a google map to be accessible from within the post. Even better, this functionality also enabled geotagging within the RSS feeds, something that’s getting very powerful, particualrly as tools like friendfeed and others start building in more geo-location support and functionality… here we go! If you use WordPress you can grab the GeoTagging plug-in HERE