Scraping Google Maps search results
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Scraping Google Maps Search Results" is a computerized system designed to retrieve useful information from Google Maps results. This tool streamlines the data collection process from local businesses, making it excellent for market research, competitive analysis, and lead creation.
Why Should You Make Use of This Automation?
Google Maps is a great source of information on local businesses, and this automation makes it easier to collect and organize that information. This tool can help you extract the information you need whether you're looking for possible leads, investigating your competitors, or assessing the market.
How to Utilize and Initiate:
Login to the GoLess: Before to start, login on the website open the dashboard and find the workflow you need.
Set Up and Configure Your Search: in the settings of workflow enter your search criteria, such as the city, district, and any other relevant information. (For example, you might want to find fish restaurants in the New York Bronx and set a limit of 15 restaurants.)
Run the Workflow: After configuring your preferences, click the "Run" button to initiate the stories viewing automation.
- City or location details
- Search criteria (e.g., type of businesses, limit)
By default, the scraper collects the following information:
- Business Name
- Phone Number
You can also customize the scraper to gather additional data, such as reviews, images, opening hours, booking prices, and more.
Questions and Answers:
What can I use the scraped data for?
- The scraped data can be valuable for various purposes, including market research, competition analysis, lead generation, and building business directories with accurate and up-to-date information.
Is scraping Google Maps legal?
- Generally, web scraping is legal as long as it complies with the laws of the country you are in and does not interfere with personal data or copyright restrictions. However, it's essential to use web scraping responsibly and ethically.
Can I gather specific data from a particular city or district?
- Due to Google Maps limitations, you can only scrape part of the data based on your request. You can zoom in to retrieve data from a specific district or area within a city.