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CONNECTING THE STORYOUS MENU WITH GOOGLE

Nowadays, it is very important to have your business visible on Google. You get the most customers online every day through Google. From the ranks of new as well as existing customers. Most often, guests perform activities such as:

  • navigation directly to you
  • one click call for reservations and information
  • check exact opening hours
  • check photos and reviews from other guests
  • find out what you have on your menu

You can set up your profile on Google and Google Maps directly in the administration of your cash register system. So when a customer finds your restaurant on Google, they will simply be able to click on your offer you have in Storyous and on online orders, if you have them activated with us.

WARNING: Hotels are not allowed to set menu on Google Maps

Setting

First of all, you need to create a business account on Google My Business - the link is here.

After clicking the Manage now button, you can fill in the business information step by step. If you already have a business page on Google My business, just sign in to your account.

In the Storyous web administration, in the Places section (if you have more than one business, select a specific place), in the Products tab, you will find the "Menu on Google" button.

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Click the "Menu on Google" button to the right above the list of your products. You will see information with details about this feature. Click on "Activate".

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You will be redirected to Google, where you will need to sign in with your business Google account.

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You must allow Storyous access to edit your businesses on Google.

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You will then be redirected back to the Storyous web administration.

In the dialog window, which will automatically select Business on Google. If you manage more places in this account, you can select the right one using the arrow.

You can also set the web addresses of the menu for ordering (for example onemenu.cz), the address of the menu (for example your website) and the address for reservations (if you use a reservation portal or also your website).

Click "Configure" to finish.

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In the Storyous web administration, in the Places section, in the Products tab, you will see the External services column, it is necessary to set the products that you want to be automatically displayed in the mobile version of Google browser and in Google applications by checking "Show on Google".

You can always manage the function using the "Menu on Google" button.

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The names of products, their descriptions and the name of the category are entered into the Menu on Google exactly as you have them stored in the Storyous administration. Products stored in subcategories are also copied to the website, but they will not be there within this subcategory, they will be included in the parent category.

If you make any changes to the links to your menus, online orders and reservations, we recommend you to manually confirm the changes in Google My Business management (in the Info section).

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When you then search for a place on Google, you will see a direct click on the link for online orders and your menu.

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