Google Maps is the number one navigation app in the world. Google Maps is used by millions of commuters around the world to find places to go, to plan their travels, to explore new areas, to estimate travel time between home and work, and to locate places within buildings. It is, undoubtedly, a useful tool. You can make money with Google Maps.
Let’s start with a brief description of Google Maps’ Local Guides Point.
Google Maps rewards users who contribute to improving the accuracy and usability of the navigational tool. Google Maps points are awarded to users who share their experiences with photos and videos, leave reviews, answer questions, give insights, reply to queries, create place edits or add missing locations, as well as those who provide information via facts checking. The points awarded vary depending on the contribution. You can earn 10 points for writing a review, while you get 5 points for editing information about a particular place.
|Contribution to Maps||Earn points|
|Revision||10 points per review|
|More than 200 characters in a review||10 bonus points per review|
|Rating||1 point per rating|
|Photo||5 points per photo|
|Foto tags||3 points per tag|
|Video||7 points per video|
|Answer||Answers are limited to 1 point|
|Answer Q&As||3 points per response|
|Edit||5 points per edit|
|Additional Place||Add 15 points to each place|
|Add Road||Add 15 points to each road|
|Fact checked||Fact checked: 1 point|
|Eligible list published||10 points per published list|
|Description (in list)||5 points per description added|
Your level increases as you accumulate more points. A person who has 250 points earns a star. These points increase and the local guides crosses many landmarks like 1500 points or 5000 points. The complexity of the guide’s start keeps growing.
|Niveau||These are the points||Badge|
|Niveau 1||Points: 0||No badge|
|Niveau 2||15 points||No badge|
|Niveau 3||75 Points||No badge|
|Niveau 4||250 Points||Star|
|Niveau 5||500 Points||Star|
|Niveau 6||1,500 Points||Star|
|Niveau 7||5 000 points||Star|
|Niveau 8||15,000 Points||Star|
|Niveau 9||50k points||Star|
|Niveau 10||100 000 points||Star|
These points don’t work in real life.
These points cannot be exchanged for real money. It cannot be used to redeem points for Google Play Store. These contributions, if you have any bragging rights at all, are worth nothing.
Is there another way?
Although there’s no way to earn direct money with Google Maps there are two ways you can make money using Google Maps.
A map analyst is the first. Map analysts are responsible for determining the accuracy and relevance of data in maps by conducting online research and using guidelines that you have provided. Lionbridge works closely with Google and other companies to make sure that search results, maps, and any internet-related information are accurate and work quickly. It is flexible, and the job pays around $10 (Rs 756) Up to $16 per hour (Rs 1,211).
You can also become an online marketing consultant. Online marketing consultants use SEO, advertising and user-generated content to help small businesses get more customers. Small businesses can get found online, and you could help them get more clients. You can also optimize their online presence to increase customer acquisition. You will need to have some web development and marketing skills.