“Can you make money from Google Maps? This question will confuse the majority of Google Maps users, but for some, it’s a significant bet that they’re hoping pays off.”
“People follow and eagerly wait for their favorite content creator’s next video, article, comic, album, or insert anything that requires effort — why wouldn’t this be the same for their preferred reviewer?”
“If I’m a local guide based in Bangkok, Tokyo, Paris, wouldn’t it be nice for users around the world to find me on Google’s own mapping platform and get a local’s recommendations?”
John’s Opinion: There are some interesting ideas here. I can definitely see how businesses will look to capitalize on local search, but I don’t understand the opportunity here yet. I’ll be keeping an eye on this space.