Google Maps encourages you to do reviews with its new system of points and advantages of Local Guide


Local Guides

Earlier this year Google Maps in their struggle to lead the reviews against tough rivals Yelp or Foursquare was integrated with Local Guides , its new service that encourages its users to assess and local exchange for a series of advantages to comment.


To give a new boost to Local Guides , Google launches now new benefits and ways of leveling through its new points system to further encourage users to write reviews, upload photos and correct misinformation. Now we can get free 1TB of additional storage in Google Drive .

New points system

Local Guides

From now on users They can earn points through the following five actions:

  • Review a place = 1 point
  • Upload photos to a place = 1 point
  • Add new place = 1 point
  • = 1 point Correct information
  • Answering questions = 1 point
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Each type of contribution is worth one point , and can get up to 5 points for place . For example:

  • Upload 5 pictures at the same place = 1 point
  • Up 2 photos, 1 review at the same place = 2 points
  • Write 5 reviews of 5 different places = 5 points
  • Add a new place = 1 point

New Level 5

Local Guide launches new Level 5 to get users to get 500 or more points. Those who achieve this new level may apply to attend the inaugural summit of 2016. Local Guides may be requested earlier this year when Google notify their users.

New Local Guides advantages

Level 1 (0-4 points).

  • Get inside information to the monthly newsletter
  • Participate in workshops and organized hangouts . by Google
  • In some countries, exclusive contests for Local Guides

Level 2 (5-49 points).

  • Go to Google products and features before its public release.
  • Promote your calendar hangouts Local Guides.

Level 3 (50-199 points):

  • Make him see you with the insignia of Local Guides in Google Maps
  • Connect to. Local Guides others in our exclusive community of Google +.
  • Take command of the conversation moderating the channels Guides Local community.
  • can receive training and promotion of comunidades .. unofficial
  • Get invitations to events organized by Google in certain cities

Level 4 (200-499 points):

  • Get Free 1TB Google Drive storage
  • appears in our official online channels: Google+ Facebook , Twitter and other
  • Get a gift – where permitted -. thank you for your continuous year of high quality contributions to Google Maps

Level 5 (500+ points):

  • Become a Google insider and test new products before they are released
  • . Square requested to attend the summit level 5 Local Guides.
Local Guides

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November 13, 2015