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Both young entrepreneurs releasing their startups into the world and long-term business owners have found themselves struggling with data collection before discovering web scraping.

Web research can take up a lot of your valuable time. In between transferring data manually into Excel spreadsheets and constantly spotting inaccuracies amongst your mailing lists, web scraping is something you might not have known you needed.

Data extraction is now an essential component of business growth. A brand will find out where they are in relation to their rivals by using web scraping. …

Congrats on starting a business! You’re now probably wondering what comes next in your journey. Well, first and foremost, to begin a venture and rise it to its full potential, you need information.

Collecting data is not only for big businesses, so don’t be intimidated by their large budget plans and countless employees. It’s helpful to keep in mind that every project is built on research, and that reason alone is enough to make you interested in web scraping.

Web scraping is used by companies all over the globe to keep track of their competition, discover industry trends, gain a…

Greetings, readers! We are keen to share with you the great importance of using a good proxy service in your daily web scraping activities. Why is it so important, you ask? Well, if you don’t like being detected as a bot and get blocked by the website you wish to scrape, it is recommended to use such a service.

There are many methods used by websites to detect bots, in our case, the web scraper.

Scraping the web can become quite a difficult task if you don’t possess the proper equipment, one of which is a proxy service. …

An API (Application Programming Interface) is a piece of software that allows for two apps to exchange information. They allow us to simplify IT architecture, streamline processes and share data sets faster.

Nowadays, many options can be used to design or implement APIs. Before rushing into choosing one specific technology, it is essential to explore and understand the main API styles.

Picking a style is a design choice meant to manage the way an API is developed. The decision should be made based on the needs of both the developers and the users.

The most important thing to keep in…

Web scraping can be a valuable technique for any business that relies on large datasets to grow. However, the web has evolved, and sometimes you get blocked by obstacles when trying to extract valuable data from the Internet.

While some websites are easy to scrape data from, others have measures to stop you from collecting information. Not only that, but you can also encounter some issues that are related to the way your scraper is set up.

This article will briefly explore the most common problems people encounter when trying to web scrape and talk about the solutions. Web scraping…

You don’t need big data experts to explain how an abundance of information leads to better business results. The writing is on the wall — the Internet is chock-full of valuable data, waiting to be used.

So, the big question is how to get the full benefits that data can provide. The old strategy was to tell a few poor souls to set out and manually search for information online. Copy-paste. Copy-paste. Copy-paste. Again and again. Sure, the gathered data is helpful, but at what price?

Manual searches take a lot of time, then centralizing and processing the information takes…

Email marketing is a powerful strategy that uses email to advertise the company’s goods or services. It is a type of direct marketing in the same vein as paid ads.

Web scraping can quickly help with gathering email addresses. By incorporating it into your marketing automation campaigns, it will help keep your customers aware of your new products or deals.

How Does Web Scraping Merge with Email Marketing?

Email marketing will help you establish a connection with your audience while still pushing traffic to your blog, social media pages, or anywhere else you want people to go. …

On the subject of web scraping, there are a few key metrics that determine how scalable and robust your project is. Among those are the tool’s extraction speed, the number of concurrent requests you can make, and the size of your proxy pool.

In this article, we’ll focus on the latter and dive into the subject of proxy infrastructure management, to help you find the right kind of infrastructure that will ensure effective scraping while not wasting money.

It may sound like a rather dry subject, but it’s still an important one since it affects your bottom line.

Before we…

So you’ve been planning that vacation for the past 6 months, or perhaps you’re ready to hop right onto the next flight to Argentina. Regardless of where your path leads, it’s quite important to keep things under your immediate control. When it comes to picking a flight, you probably check a couple of prices and routes before deciding to spend your cash on the airplane seat.

What if you could do that faster, and with no room for error? Technology has evolved past social media, paid advertisement and spam email. Nowadays, the code you see left and right is so…

In today’s hyper-competitive environment, being analytics-driven is the best path for an eCommerce company to thrive. Web scraping has now become the latest tool for companies to take that quantum leap in gathering data for their product.

Scraping is used in data-centric industries such as the stock market, research and investigative journalism, tourism and hospitality, retail, and so on.

Marketing, finance, and management departments all depend on reliable data to make targeted business decisions. The majority of small and medium-sized eCommerce-focused companies aren’t up-to-speed with the most recent tech solutions. …


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