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We have a good news. Outscraper has Zapier integrations now. Zapier is a service that connects and automates thousands of different web applications. So that you can do more with Outscraper and Zapier integrations for your tasks, projects and business. 

https://zapier.com/apps/outscraper-ca1391/integrations

In this article, you can learn how to use Outscraper Zapier integrations to create workflows.

Configuring the Integrations

Ready-made workflow templates can be used to configure Zapier integrations. Also you can create your own workflows between zaps according to your demands manually. “Archive newly-finished Outscraper tasks in Google Sheets rows” integrations are ready to use now.

Outscraper Integrations

All available integrations can be viewed on Zapier’s Outscraper page. You can visit the Outscraper Zapier page directly or you can use search bar for finding the integrations.

Actions and Triggers List

Zapier Outscraper Integrations Page: https://zapier.com/apps/outscraper-ca1391/integrations

Archive Newly-finished Outscraper Tasks in Google Sheets Rows

Ready-Make Workflows

Among the listed Outscraper workflows, find the “Archive newly-finished Outscraper tasks in Google Sheets rows” integration and click the try it button.

Integration Setup

When you press the ‘Try it’ button, Zapier brings up a setup screen in front of you. The setup section consists of 3 parts.

Trigger: On Task Finished in Outscraper

On this screen you can specify a name for the Zap. Zapier will guide you step by step. First you need to link your Outscraper account to Zapier.

After pressing the ‘Sign in to Outscraper’ button and a pop-up will appear and will ask for the API Token you need to get from Outscraper.

API Token generating tool can be found on profile page: https://app.outscraper.com/profile

Just click the “Click to generate API token” text and wait for the result.

Now, copy the API token to the clipboard which is specially generated for you  and paste it into the pop-up box opened by Zapier. Then click ‘Yes, continue’ button.

Copy Paste API Token

Zapier will save the API Token you entered and return you to the setup screen. Now you can see the e-mail address you defined in the “Outscraper account: (required)” field.

Account Succesfully Connected

In the next step, Zapier will want to run a trigger test. In the next step, Zapier will want to run a trigger test. It will check the existence of a recent task and see if it matches the account connected.

Test Your Trigger

Press the test trigger button and wait for the test result.

Task Founded

Task is successfully founded on the account and you are ready to continue.

Action: Requests Archive in Outscraper

In this second part, it is necessary to determine what action Zapier will take on the Outscraper side. The ‘Request Archive’ action is automatically selected.

Action Event

Directly click the continue button to setup the next step. It will ask you to choose your account in the list again.

Choose Account

It will show the details of the recent task created in Outscraper when you select the account and proceed to the next step, . If you see a Task ID in the Reuqest ID section, just continue directly to the next step.

Request ID

Zapier will want to test the Outscraper connection. Click ‘Test & Continue’ and wait for the test result.

Outscraper Action Test

When test will be successful, setup step will jump to “Action: 3. Create Spreadsheet Row(s) in Google Sheets” directly. You could check manually for test result.

Test Succesfull
Action: Create Spreadsheet Row(s) in Google Sheets

You have reached the last step in the setup screen. It will ask you to link your account for the Google Sheet integration.

Google Sheet Integration

A pop-up will open again and ask you to select an account to sign in to Google.

Choose a Google Account

Zapier will ask for access to your Google Account. You can review which permissions you have given by reading from the list. If you want to confirm, you can continue by pressing the ‘Allow’ button.

Zapier Google Access

Your Google account is also successfully connected now.

Google Account Succesfully Connected

After selecting the Google account from the list, you will be asked to select the drive account where the spreadsheet is located and the worksheet in the spreadsheet.

Spreadsheet Selection

A spreadsheet must be created in Google Drive to use it on workflow, such as the “Sample Zapier Results” spreadsheet. Besides you need to write headers for which data fields you want to be list in the blank worksheet.

Headers on Worksheet

The headers here will appear automatically in the rows section. The headers here will appear automatically in the rows section. Thus, the desired data columns from the result file can be defined in these fields.

Rows for Data

First click the “Requests Archive in Outscraper” list to select the desired data for the rows, and then click the “show all options” button to open the entire list.

Opening The Data List

In the drop-down list, select the data that matches the header. Although there are many “Data Query” in the list, choose the option which shows the preview texts of the results next to it.

Selecting The Correct Option

Choose the correct options for all rows in the same way.

Rows Data Selected

After proceeding with the Continue button, a preview screen will appear. You can review the data once again on this screen.

Preview

Please continue the process with the Test & Review button. Zapier will give feedback: “A Create Spreadsheet Row(s) was sent to Google Sheets about 31 seconds ago”

Test Result Zapier

Check the Spreadsheet on the test result. If you see the results of the task on the spreadsheet, everything is fine and Zap is ready to be published. You can finalize the process by pressing the Publish Zap button.

Test Result Spreadsheet

Now Zap is ready to be published. Click Publish & Turn On button and publish the configured Zap.

Publish The Zap

Publishing will save your configuration and start to automate your work. Thus, the result of each created task will be automatically transferred to the spreadsheet. 

Integration Is Ready

Zapier integration is ready and on now. You can use alternative ways to create task in Outscraper. A task can be created in Outscraper Google Maps Data Scraper and Zapier triggered with each different ways.

Creating Tasks on Outscraper

There are two different ways to create a task with Outscraper Google Maps Data Scraper. One is to create a task with the UI in the Outscraper App Dashboard or use the Zapier action “Search for Places on Google Maps”.

Creating Tasks With Using Outscraper UI

Google Maps Data Scraper service can be accessed by selecting the Maps service under Google Services on the Outscraper App Dashboard. The task can be created by specifying the desired parameters in the user interface.

Outscraper App Dashboard UI

A detailed tutorial on how to create a Google Maps scraping task with the UI can be found here.

https://outscraper.com/how-to-scrape-google-maps/

Creating Tasks With Using Zapier Action

it is possible to create a task with a Zapier workflow, just like archiving the results. There is no ready workflow for this for now. You have to set integration and workflow manually. 

Integration Setup

You can create a new workflow with the “+ Create Zap” button on the home page of your Zapier dashboard.

Trigger: New Spreadsheet Row in Google Sheets
Google Sheet Trigger

A Google Sheet trigger will be selected as the first trigger. The workflow will run as soon as any data is added to the spreadsheet with the “New Spreadsheet Row in Google Sheets” trigger. This data Outscraper will determine the query for Google Maps Data Scraper.

Trigger Setup

It will ask Google Sheets account to select the spreadsheet again. Please select your account and spreadsheet from these steps. A header is required for rows in the spreadsheet.

Sheet

“We found a spreadsheet row!” message will be shown if your test is successful.

Trigger Setup Successful

Now you can proceed to “action” setup.

Action: Search for Places on Google Maps in Outscraper

Select Outscraper from the drop-down list to select Action.

Outscraper Action

In the next step, 2 Outscraper actions will appear in the list. Select the action “Search for Places on Google Maps in Outscraper” and continue.

Choose The Action

Select your Outscraper account and continue to the next step.

Select The Account

Choose your header name on the drop-down list. Query preview show in the line: “Real Estate Agency New York”

Set Up The Action

You can also set “Language, Region and Limit” parameters from this screen. All queries will work according to the parameters here.

Define Parameters

After setting the parameters, you can continue with the “Test & Continue” button. Zapier will create a test task.

Test

All tasks created with Zapier can be tracked on the “API Usage History” page.

API Usage

You can check that the results of the new task are listed by opening the spreadsheet file where the results will be listed in the previous integration.

Results

Task results are reflected in the list. Integration setup configuration seems to be successful. Zap workflow can now be published.

Publish The Zap

Now both Zap workflow setups are ready. All queries added in a spreadsheet will be scraped automatically by creating a task. And all results will be transferred automatically to another spreadsheet. Your Zapier integrations are ready.

Zaps Ready

Outscraper Google Maps Scraper Service Page

If you haven’t registered yet, you can now register for free and start using the Outscraper Google Maps Data Scraper service and combine it with all Zapier integrations.

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