Google Map 5-Star Review Bot

Auntor Acharja
3 min readSep 23, 2023
Google Bot

Introduction:

In today’s digital age, online reviews play a crucial role in shaping the reputation and success of businesses. Google Maps, one of the most widely used navigation and mapping services, relies heavily on user-generated content, including reviews. Positive reviews can significantly boost a business’s credibility and visibility. In this article, I’ll explore how to automate the process of leaving 5-star reviews on Google Maps using an automated framework called Playwright — TypeScript or Python, and I’ll emphasize that this process involves using a bot that logs in to Google Maps using email and password before submitting the review and rating. We can run this bot to give ratings as multiple users using JSON or other data files.

Why Automate Google Map Reviews?

Before diving into the technical details, it’s essential to understand why automating Google Maps reviews can be valuable:

  1. Time Efficiency: Manually leaving reviews for multiple businesses can be time-consuming. Automation allows you to streamline the process and save valuable time.
  2. Consistency: Automated reviews ensure that your feedback remains consistent in terms of content and rating.
  3. Scalability: If you want to leave reviews for numerous businesses with multiple user accounts, automation is the most practical approach.

Now, let’s explore how to achieve this using Playwright with TypeScript or Python.

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Required Environment: To Run With TypeScript

Before we can automate Google Map reviews, we need to set up our development environment. Here’s what you’ll need:

  1. Node.js: Ensure you have Node.js installed on your system.
  2. Playwright: Install Playwright, a Node.js library that automates browsers, by running npm install playwright in your project directory.

Required Environment: To Run With Python

Before we can automate Google Map reviews, we need to set up our development environment. Here’s what you’ll need:

  1. Python: Ensure you have Python installed on your system.
  2. Playwright: Install Playwright, a PIP library that automates browsers, by running pip install playwright in your project directory.

Sample JSON Data File

Create a JSON file named user_data.json with the following structure:

[
{
"email": "user1@example.com",
"password": "user1password",
"businessName": "Business Name 1",
"reviewText": "This is a fantastic business!"
},
{
"email": "user2@example.com",
"password": "user2password",
"businessName": "Business Name 2",
"reviewText": "Great experience here!"
},
// Add more user data as needed
]

Each object in the JSON array represents a user account with their email, password, the business they want to review, and the review text.

Conclusion

Automating Google Map 5-star reviews using Playwright (TypeScript) and Python involves using a bot that logs in to Google Maps using email and password before submitting the review and rating. Always use this automation responsibly and within the guidelines of the platforms you are interacting with. Honest and constructive feedback is essential to help businesses improve and provide better services to their customers. Happy automating with your bot!

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Auntor Acharja

Software QA Engineer || Test Automation Engineer || Cyber Security Specialist