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Archive for July 4th, 2016

Google Maps Local Guides Level 4 benefits can take a while

Posted by jpluimers on 2016/07/04

Just so you know:

Yann Penduff said: …

I’ve read reports that it seems to take 2 or + weeks for the 1TB promotion to take effect.

Source: Local Guide – Level 4 (1TB on Google Drive) – Google Product Forums

In practice it’s usually not that bad as most of the times it’s a matter of days not weeks though it can take up to 5 weeks.

It’s nice to be a Google Local Guide as you learn a lot of new things and people that way for instance through the Local Guide events.

If you’re interested, read Level 0-4 in 40 days, what I’ve learned from Google Local Guides – Pocketables

I only discovered about this a while ago as it was early last year for Google Replacing City Experts with Local Guides Program | Understanding Google My Business & Local Search

What really helps contributing is to view your Google Maps Timeline


Posted in Google, GoogleMaps, Local Guides, Power User | Leave a Comment »

So I got myself an Epson V500 scanner. And threw a negative at it from a…

Posted by jpluimers on 2016/07/04

Jan Wildeboer wrote a while ago: So I got myself an Epson V500 scanner. And threw a negative at it from a picture I took 15 years ago with my Olympus OM1. I am impressed.

Alternatives: Film Scanners: A Buying Guide | explora.


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