I've finally picked up on Taneya's suggestion and added a mapping feature to the Genealogy Blog Finder.
Who's Blogging Where shows the locations of bloggers who have recently updated their sites. Just click on a marker for info. Zoom in, zoom out—whatever makes you happy. I've only geotagged about a quarter of the 1,147 blogs now in the database, and will be working in the next few days on the rest. The project should be regarded as "in beta," which is computer-speak for "I doubt it will work for long."
A few thoughts and caveats:
- Locations are taken from blogs and profiles, and not from any other source. I won't be snooping around for your address (though I am very good at snooping around). If you want to be excluded (or included) just let me know through this form or by email.
- If a blogger was found to live in one place and write about another, I listed them under their place of residence. With some exceptions. Hey, it's my website, so I can screw it up however I like.
- If two or more bloggers live in the same location, only one will show up on the map because their markers are occupying the same spot. If you have more than one blog (Yes, Randy, I'm talking to you), only one blog at a time will appear. Again, just let me know if you want to tweak your location to distinguish yourself from a near neighbor.
- Like the Recently Updated Blogs page, the map is dynamically generated, and will change throughout the day. If you live in the U.S., you can expect to see European bloggers show up on the map with red markers late in the evening. If you live in Europe, you're probably asleep right now.