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What's is use of local guide badge and point ???

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What's is use of local guide badge and point ???

What is the BENIFIT of Google local guide badge .I wonder what's is the use of it .

And Google point after 500 what we do ???

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Accepted by topic author LoVe शब सबकछ S
‎12-25-2016 09:14 PM

Re: What's is use of local guide badge and point ???

The badges are nothing more then a recognition that you have done something.
No other use then that.
And the points after 500: if there are a lot of people, maybe they will add extra levels???
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Accepted by topic author LoVe शब सबकछ S
‎12-25-2016 09:14 PM

Re: What's is use of local guide badge and point ???

The badges are nothing more then a recognition that you have done something.
No other use then that.
And the points after 500: if there are a lot of people, maybe they will add extra levels???
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Re: What's is use of local guide badge and point ???

for use and level wise benefits please go to the below mentioned page

https://support.google.com/local-guides/answer/6225851?hl=en&ref_topic=6225845 

For direct benefits please follow the link

https://support.google.com/local-guides/answer/6345112?hl=en&ref_topic=6281797

 being level 4 local guide it is expected to contribute quality info for public use. if u have passion of photography street view program will add flying color to you and your content will be viewd accross the world. thank you.

 

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Re: What's is use of local guide badge and point ???

That would be an ideal option. 

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Re: What's is use of local guide badge and point ???

@Explore MUMBAI S Are you talking about the badge shown on Maps, or the badges on Local Guides Connect? The badge on Maps is basically to give recognition for Local Guides level 3 and above, to show that they've made great contribution to Google Maps. The badge in Local Guides Connect is basically a form of gamification, to recognize involvement of Local Guides in the Local Guides Connect forum.

 

As for what's after level 5, keep contributing :) Personally for me I don't care too much about the levels. All I care is that the information I provide will help me in the future, and also help others.

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Re: What's is use of local guide badge and point ???

I think there need to upgrade  levels such as 1000, 1500. 2000,2500 etc.just for  encouragement.

jojo

Re: What's is use of local guide badge and point ???

I think satisfaction with the work is main gain. Number of photo viewers increasing day by day and helped by the added information gives me a satisfaction. I hope google team will evaluate our work in upcoming days beyond 500 points too. So let's not worry about this. Badges are virtual medals for our contribution.

Level 5

Re: What's is use of local guide badge and point ???

I think so. There should be a next level or point system to encourage more.

Level 5

Re: What's is use of local guide badge and point ???

 I want to get badge. 


EricL wrote:
The badges are nothing more then a recognition that you have done something.
No other use then that.
And the points after 500: if there are a lot of people, maybe they will add extra levels???



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Re: What's is use of local guide badge and point ???

I think after 500 points you start to get self motivated!