Early 2020 I have initiated a project called Local Guides Clean The Map (#LGCTM). The goal of the project is to remove places or contributions from Google Maps that do not or no longer belong there. How can you find those places? And what should local guides do to make sure they get removed from the map?
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Reach out to me on Twitter: LocalGuidesGuru
- My personal blog: janvanhaver.com/
- The local guides section on my blog
- The main post on the Local Guides Clean The Map project (#LGCTM) on Connect
- The #LGCTM Logo Challenge original post + the finalists post
- The Connect Live 2020 announcement
- The video showing the evolution of the Google Maps logo
- Google blogpost on the new Google Maps app design
- Sign up to become a local guide yourself
- Local Guides Connect – the official forum for Local Guides
Jan Van Haver 0:05
Hello dear listener, welcome to the LetsGuide Podcast. Glad you could make it to yet another episode – it’s already number 19. Early 2020, I have initiated a project called Local Guides Clean The Map (#LGCTM). The goal of the project is to remove places or contributions from Google maps that do not, or no longer belong there. How can you find those places? And what should Local Guides do to make sure they get removed from the map? That’s the topic of today’s episode, Local Guides Clean The map.
Jan Van Haver 0:41
As usual, before we start I want to point out that I’m not an official representative of Google or of the Local Guides team. I’m just a local guides like most of you. Everything you hear in this episode is, once again, my personal interpretation of things. This episode is being recorded at the middle of February 2020, and is therefore of course describing the situation as it is today. Should you be listening at a later date, things might obviously have changed. Continue reading “Episode 19: Local Guides Clean The Map”