Web scraping

Understanding the Pricing of a Web Data Extraction Service

Understanding the Pricing of a Web Data Extraction Service

Data extraction at scale from multiple websites is technically complex and challenging to solve ( especially if you are building things from scratch). Self-service tools and Data as a service using self-service tools tend to fail when the project turns complex. It is not always feasible for companies to set up an in-house team to do …

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Pricing Strategy

How Popular Price Comparison Websites Grab Data?

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 A few years back, a typical online buyer looking to buy apparel or an electronic gadget would scour the web to compare prices from various e-commerce sites and look for the best deals available. Prices of the same commodity would vary vastly over different sites which in turn prompted sites to monitor price changes in …

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Big data - Data Analytics

How brands turn data into profits, and you can too!

How brands turn data into profit, and you can too!

Today, data has become an indispensable tool in a business’s profitable functioning. Companies resort to data insights to understand theirs and their competitor’s standing in the market. In an age where organizations strive to find the right product to sell in a hyper-competitive market, data not only becomes quintessential to monitor your growth but also …

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Web scraping

Scraping Yahoo Finance using Python

Scraping Yahoo Finance using Python

Financial market data is one of the most valuable data in the current time. If analysed correctly, it holds the potential of turning an organisation’s economic issues upside down. Among a few of them, Yahoo finance is one such website which provides free access to this valuable data of stocks and commodities prices. In this …

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ecommerce - Web scraping

PIM and Web Scraping: How Bad data is destroying Online Retail

PIM and Web Scraping: How Bad data is destroying Online Retail

According to B2X, 80% of companies are not confident in their data. The idea of eCommerce Inventory management or E-commerce catalogue management is not as simple as it seems. In theory, you just have to maintain a single catalogue of all your eCommerce products. But, it’s actually a cumbersome task for retailers – which is …

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Alternative Data - Web scraping

7 Social Media Scraping tools for 2019

7 Social Media Scraping tools for 2019

Social Media is a pool of data that can be utilised for several purposes including predicting upcoming trends, keeping track of audience interests and activity etc. This task can be automated efficiently using web scrapers to give structured data ready to be analysed.  Social media scraping tools go through sites like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram etc. and …

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Web scraping

Datahut vs. Import.io: Which Alternative is better for Web Scraping?

Datahut vs. Import.io: Which Alternative is better for Web Scraping?

The web scraping industry is growing by leaps and bounds. The economy of this data extraction industry is strengthening with the growing volume and variety of data. Businesses all over the world are driving value out of web-scraping services. As a result of this, you have a lot of enterprises that provide web-scraping services. They scrape …

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Web scraping

Busting 8 myths about Web scraping

Busting 8 myths about Web scraping

If you are reading this article, you are either interested in learning about web scraping, investing in it or exploring ways to use scraping to grow your business. Enterprises are gradually discovering varied applications of web scraping each day. However, scraping as an activity is surrounded by a lot of misconceptions, myths and misunderstandings. A lot …

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Data science - Web scraping

How can Web Scraping help in Cryptocurrency Trading?

How can Web Scraping help Cryptocurrency Traders

Cryptocurrency arrived at the global stage not too long ago but has already become one of most sought after technologies already. With a future of promising growth ahead, agencies are looking to get their hands into the blockchain market any way they can. Cryptocurrency trading and exchange are highly data dependent. Having the data of …

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Amazon scraping - Python - Web scraping

Scraping Amazon Reviews using Scrapy in Python

How to Scrape Amazon Reviews using Scrapy

Are you looking for a method of scraping Amazon reviews and do not know where to begin with? In that case, you may find this blog very useful in scraping Amazon reviews. In this blog, we will discuss scraping amazon reviews using Scrapy in python. Web scraping is a simple means of collecting data from …

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