Google don’t want to miss the train in relation to reviews of premises, and for that reason, and for attempting to compete more forcefully against rivals such as Yelp or Foursquare, has integrated in the application of Google Maps Android service Local Guides.
Local Guides It is your global community of explorers in which users are encouraged to write local reviews in Google Maps to help other users to feel at home when visiting our city, and we enjoy change of advantages as an expert Local Guides.
Advantages of Local Guides
Level 1 (+ 0 reviews):
- Receive our monthly newsletter
- Stay abreast of the advantages, features and news of the program
- In some countries, get invitations to exclusive contests
Level 2 (+ 5 reviews):
- It participates in Hangouts with creators of trends, expert and Googlers around the world
- Promote your Meetup’s Local Guides
- Test new products and functions of Google before its public release
Level 3 (+ 50 reviews):
- It appears in the Google Maps application with a logo of Local Guides
- Participate in our community of Google + private
- He requested to be moderator in the communities of Google + of Local Guides
- In some cities, get invitations to exclusive events
Level 4 (+ 200 reviews):
- It appears as featured in our official channels Google +, Facebook, Twitter, etc..
- It receives a yearly gift of gratitude for your continuous contributions of quality in Google Maps
Local Guides comes to Google Maps Android in its new update to version 9.4 that it is coming so staggered to the users. To use this new service of reviews we will have to register before.