44 – Google Maps

UP 26 PLACES

Google Maps are searchable and zoomable maps of the world.  You can find businesses, get directions, and even embed maps in your website.

Websitemaps.google.com
Cost: Free
Availability: Online
YEARLY RANKINGS
2014:
 44
2013: 70
2012: 38
2011: 38
2010: 58=
2009: 67=
2008: 34
2007: 36=

Comments from some of those who selected Google Maps as one of their Top Tools

Pre-2013 comments

“distances and directions (not to mention distractions – planning trips when I should be working)” Mags Amond

“I like to wander around cities that I visit, but google maps makes sure I can find my way back as well” Ignatia/Inge de Waard

“navigation. Directions, finding nearby locations, particularly when mobile” Clark Quinn

“particularly the satellite pics, because they let me wander endlessly” Patrick Dunn