Synup has flexible features that support quick and easy upload of location data to the platform.
There are three ways to upload your location data:
- Single Location data Upload, via the Location Wizard on the dashboard.
- Multi-Location data Upload, using a CSV file
- Integrate with Synup’s API to add a Location
Single Location Data Upload
Small businesses with a few locations can upload data directly from the platform. This involves creating a single location at a time from your dashboard.
To Add a new location from the Location Wizard:
Login to the Platform to access your dashboard. To do this, visit Synup Login.
Click Add New Location in the overhead navigation bar.
This will guide you to the New Location Wizard where you can enter core business information and other important details to create a Location.
The Location Wizard has 3 Steps:
Step 1: Adding Location Information
In this section, you will need to fill in the Business Category information and Business location details of the business.
Some of the fields are mandatory. refer to our Data attributes article to know more.
If your business is primarily service-oriented and does not have a physical storefront you can choose to hide the street address mentioned for the location.
To do this: Check the ‘Do not publish my address’ checkbox at the bottom of the form.
Step 2: Adding Business and Operational Information
In this section, you will need to fill in the details of the Business owner and Operational Information. This will help source out accurate information such as business hours, service offerings, payment methods supported, and business social media connections.
Step 3: Adding Media to your location
In this section, you can add images to enhance the effectiveness of your business listings across directories and improve your search results. To add images and media files. Refer to our add media document for more details.
Once you have filled in all the mandatory fields, click on ‘Add New Location’ to complete your business location setup.
It can take up to 72 hours for your Location data sync to across all supported Publishing Partner Networks and appear publicly as a Listing.
Add Custom attributes
If you need to add any additional custom attributes to your location that are not included in the add location attributes by Synup, you can always add custom attributes to the location. You can do this only after you have completed adding the location to the dashboard.
Select the Edit location option and scroll down to the Custom attributes section.
Now select Add new attributes to add any information here.
To learn more about custom attributes, click here.
Learn more about the Listing Sync Process.
You can view the Listings Sync Status alongside a link to the Publishing Partner Directory. There can be three statuses:
- Sync In Progress.
- Connect your account to Sync the Listing (For Google, Facebook & Yelp.
- Listing Synced.