Scraping data from Google Maps is essential for businesses for SEO purposes, market research, identifying local competitors and many more!
There are two ways to scrape and extract data from google maps. Spending hours collecting the desired data scrolling through each google maps page and collecting it through copy paste or using the Google sheets Add-on =IMPORTFROMWEB. This add-on will save you precious time, will prevent you from making careless mistakes and will allow you to collect data in real time which is key to track the rating, the comments of your clients, your competitors and new comers in the market.
=IMPORTFROMWEB is a Google Sheet plugin that can collect any data from any website into a spreadsheet using a single function. This plugin is very easy to use and does not require any coding skills: anyone can learn to use it in less than 10 minutes! =IMPORTFROMWEB has specific options and selectors designed for the biggest websites such as Amazon, Yahoo Finance and Google Maps.
To extract Google Maps data with =IMPORTFROMWEB( ) nothing more simple:
Firstly install the add-on and then activate it through the extension menu on the Google sheet. Once the add-on is activated you will be able to access the =IMPORTFROMWEB( ).
The first way to use the =IMPORTFROMWEB() is to insert the url link of the google maps page in a cell. In another cell, write your desired selector. You will then need to write the “=IMPORTFROMWEB( )” in another cell, open brackets, select the cell where the link is, put a coma and then put your desired selector in quotation marks.Finally, close the brackets and press enter.
You can use as many links as you desire and as many selectors you desire.
Guide: How to use IMPORTFROMWEB on Google Maps
CellA1=link CellA3 = address_1 CellB3=address_2 CellC3=phone_number cell D3=website
CellA1 to A6=link Cell B11 = address_1 Cell C11=address_2 Cell D11=phone_number
CellA1 to A6=link Cell B11 = name Cell C11= rating Cell D11= reviews_count
CellA1 to A6=link Cell E11 = image_source
To import the image on the google sheets
A video tutorial is as well available to guide you through =IMPORTFROMWEB:
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