Great Ideas: Make a Backer Map

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Ward Shelley recently ran a project to create limited edition prints of his photographs. Instead of going through a photo printing service, he decided to print the large-format images himself. Thirteen backers ordered custom prints of varying sizes and helped push Ward comfortably over his initial goal of $275.

As Ward prepares to mail off the prints, he created this super-nifty map of where his backers are geographically located:

Pretty cool stuff. Looks like Ward’s prints are heading all over the globe!

If you’re interested in making your own backer map, check out this tutorial from Google:

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      Matthew on July 18, 2011
      Lets KickStart this blog off with a KickBlog Bang!

    2. Douglas Shepord on August 18, 2011

      I love this idea. So long as I can figure out how, I'm adding it to my project for the iHangr.