About Google Maps Google has come out with many user-friendly applications which have become part and parcel of our day to day life. Google Maps is one of such popular application of Google which is being used by many people globally. Google maps not helps the user to locate the address, and direction but also provides the details of the contact like address, Telephone numbers, Email ID, etc. Those who are interested to become part of Google by becoming a local Guide for Google Maps can do so by using the application. Google Maps allows you to contribute to missing details of places, reviews, photographs, contents to Google Maps. Your contributions will help other people in searching and finding information, details required by them.
How to become Local Guide It is very easy to become a local guide of Google Maps. Google Maps is a commonly used application by everyone. It is a user friendly application and very easy to use. If you have downloaded the Google Maps, Application, select the option - "Your contributions". Please follow the step by step instructions and start contributing. Why wait .. explore Google Maps.. and start contributing and become part of world renown organization Google.
Levels of Local Guide There are 10 levels in Local Guide. Depending on the points earned, you are promoted to the next level. Following are different levels and points to be achieved for each level.
Level 1 -0 points , Level 2 - 15 Points , Level 3 – 75 Points , Level 4 - 250 points , Level 5 -500 points, Level 6 -1,500 points, Level 7 -5,000 points, Level 8 -15,000 points, Level 9 -50,000 points, Level 10 , 100,000 points.
Local Guide Points. You will earn points depending on your contributions to Google Maps. For writing a review you will earn 10 points and a review with above 200 characters you are eligible for 10 bonus points for each review. For a rating or answer on any content, you will earn one point. A photo contribution and content edition will fetch you five points. In the event of adding a place or road, you will be eligible for 15 points for each contribution.
Benefits of becoming local Guide Every time when you contribute, you are eligible to earn points. The points earned by you will facilitate you to get promoted to higher levels of the Local Guides program. When you reach Level 4, you will have the honour get Local Guides badge. Subsequently, when you reach higher levels you will be eligible for special perks and early access to Google features.