How to make money using Google Maps?

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.