I’m A Google City Expert of Atlanta! Friday 18 July, 2014


This is the city of Atlanta, and now there is an opportunity where people can be an expert of this city with the platform of Google. Google literally took over Atlanta by hosting a spectacular event introducing their new program, City Experts, where one literally becomes the voice of the city and document the best places in Atlanta via Google. 


What is a Google City Expert?

A person who becomes an expert on all the places to eat, shop and play within your city. A Google City Expert receives exclusive perks by writing local reviews with their honest opinions. Below are the benefits: 


google-cityexpert-kiwithebeauty6 Becoming a Google Atlanta City Expert is right up my alley. I have lived in Atlanta for a very, VERY long time and as you all can tell on my blog I frequent this city a lot for lots of cool places and experiences. This is why my blog is about, discovering new places, fun, excitement and thrills and what better platform to share more of my opinions than the best search engine on the face of this Earth? Google is always up for modern innovations and utilizing new ways to enhance their platforms, so now the consumers can do more than just search for things within Google, a Google City Expert is now somewhat a contributor to Google! I am down with that!


Attended the event with my longtime friend Ashley – who is now a city expert too!


Enjoying myself at the extremely fun Google #CityExperts Event

google-cityexpert-kiwithebeauty3 The event was hosted at Ventanas for a rooftop party featuring highlights of Atlanta’s legendary food, drink and street art scene. It was provided with yummy appetizers prepared by local chefs, enjoy delicious desserts from King of Pops, and sip on specialty Google cocktails created with Atlanta in mind. It was an amazing turn-out with plenty of Atlanta’s socialites and tastemakers mingle and enjoying the positive atmosphere and of fun and summer excitement.

google-cityexpert-kiwithebeauty8 So one of the cool things at the party is that there was a big lifesize Google Streetview Map of Atlanta with a makeshift station where you can fill out little cut post-it pins of your favorite places in Atlanta and posting it up. I love innovative concepts list and people filled the map with actual (and fictional) places of the city.


Of course I found Chipotle. I mean I basically live there so there are those apples…



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But one of my absolute favorite parts about this event was that the guest were able to get a full 360 panaramic view of the city by going up the exclusive Helipad for an amazing view of the Atlanta skyline. This is hands down the Best View of Atlanta. We took pictures next too the Google logo here as well (pictured above with Ashley) as well as I had to get a live Insta-video in action (below). I love the newest Atlanta attraction ferriswheel SkyView, its so pretty lit up at night, and eventually I will make an occasion to visit (and blog of course).

Video of the Awesome Helipad Atlanta View

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I cannot wait to start sharing my knowledge of the city by being a Google City Expert. You can join too here and start the journey. It’s not limited to Atlanta – its in various cities throughout the USA and internationally. Check to see if your city is participating yet and stay tuned for the expansion. I will keep you all posted on the journey and more exclusiveness from Google! Google just got more interesting!

* Google City Experts is currently available in the following cities: Amsterdam, Atlanta, Austin, Barcelona, Birmingham (UK), Boston, Bristol (UK), Chicago, Edinburgh, The Hague, Houston, London, Los Angeles, Madrid, Manchester (UK), New York, Osaka, Paris, Phoenix, Portland (OR), Raleigh-Durham, Rotterdam, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle, Sydney, Tokyo, Toronto, Utrecht, Washington, D.C., and Wijchen, but Google hopes to expand to more cities soon! You are still welcome to sign up even if your city is not on the list and we will contact eligible users if/when it becomes available in their area. Or, visit our FAQ page for more information.

If you live or been to Atlanta what is your favorite place to go in the city? Do you consider yourself an expert in your own local city? 

Love Social Media-lite,


About the Blogger - Kiwi the Beauty

Kiwi is the free spirited blogger and content creator of KiwiTheBeauty.com. As a digital influencer, she produces creative inspiration around beauty, lifestyle, media and travel leisure. Her life mantra is to make manifesting fun! When she’s not blogging, she is eating trendy hipster food, carrying crystals, making it rain at her local farmer's market and binge brunching. Follow her on her blog and social media at kiwithebeauty.com + @kiwithebeauty

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