Did you know when you took the first step to sign up for a Gmail account, you became part of the biggest online communities in the world? A community is created because people have shared interests, in this case, millions of people around the world need a free email account and a place to find honest real-time reviews. Everyone has a different experience, while logged into your Gmail account share the experience you had with a local store on Google Maps. People who matter like your friends, family members, and loyal customers will appreciate these. Get rewarded – earn local guides points in South Africa. To keep you motivated, Google has created a local guide point system to track your progress. It’s like playing a game of Super Mario leveling up every time he ate a mushroom, he grew. The richer your review is, the quicker your account will grow to receive your badge next to your profile picture. Make it a goal to become an on-the-ground expert committed to sharing reviews people will value.
What are Local Guides for Google Maps?
This is a free service offered by Google Maps that allows people to be an online review contributor. Your contribution over time will increase your Local Guides points and create a sense of trust and authenticity for your Google profile.
Who can be a local guide?
- Anyone who resides in these 40 countries and has access to the latest version of Google Maps
- Has access to the internet anytime and anywhere
- Writes well informed online reviews
- Can snap a quick photo or video that is worth sharing
What do you get for providing reviews on Google Maps?
After you have reached 75 points and reached level 3, you will be able to host a local guide meet-up. Meet like-minded people and learn how to take a photo walk. There is nothing better than creating an environment where people feel safe and want to share their experiences and knowledge.
Visual overview of Local Guides points, levels and badging