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Email Crawling: How Does it Help Your Business?

Email Crawling: How Does it Help Your Business?

  Email marketing remains a vibrant and powerful way to connect with your audience, build long-lasting relationships with them and subsequently, generate more sales-qualified leads for your business. From reduced marketing costs to highly targeted and immediate reach, the benefits of email marketing are innumerable. However, just as any other form of marketing, it also has its specific challenges.     In order to achieve a measurable ROI with your email campaign, you need to have a large list of contacts who are interested in your services and products. But building a valid email list from scratch and keeping it up-to-date is not a piece of cake. It requires a lot of time, patience, and extra effort. That’s why many newbie and seasoned marketers prefer to go for a faster and more convenient way – Email Harvesting.   What is Email Harvesting and How it Helps You Build and Execute a Successful Marketing Campaign? Email harvesting is the practice of extracting mass email IDs both from online and offline sources with the aim to use the collected addresses for bulk messaging. There are a number of methods of email crawling,  from using harvesting software or involving professional data scraping services to purchasing email address books or hacking into websites. Although some of these methods, like buying email IDs or hacking into sites can lead to legal implications, others are legal and can bring a number of benefits to your business. While data scraping is a tried and tested method of enhancing the effectiveness of any marketing campaign, the potential value of email crawling might still seem questionable, given the...
Tools or Online Services: How to Do Data Scraping?

Tools or Online Services: How to Do Data Scraping?

Data scraping is now gaining momentum as an ace method for obtaining valuable data from the boundless information space of the World Wide Web. Businesses looking to gain a competitive edge in their markets use web scraping as a fast and fuss-free way for capturing and analyzing crucial information about products, customers, and competitors. This process provides for competitive intelligence and informed business decisions.     When you need to extract structured information from a huge amount of Internet sources for all kinds of good reasons, there are two major solutions – data scraping tools and data scraping services. But this seemingly simple dilemma can be a tricky one, since there’s a huge number of free, freemium and premium tools and services promising the best result in the shortest timeframe. In this article we’ll walk through the main cons and pros of both data scraping bots and web scraping services to help you find out which of these solutions fits your personal or business needs. Web Scraping Tools The most common way of turning a website into data is to buy a data scraping tool and operate it either on your own or with professional help. The most tangible advantage of web scraping tools is that they are easy to use and enable the user to customize the way the harvested data is structured and stored. There are hundreds of scraping tools out there with functionality and pricing varying vastly – from simple desktop applications to AI-enhanced bots with bells and whistles. Some of them even offer free trial periods so you can check if the tool fits your...