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Boost Your Retail Business with Data Extraction

June 15, 2017 by Datahen |

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Data, data, and more data! Sales data, customer data, and product data are what online retailers rely on to be price competitive, reach the right customers, and maintain a healthy margin. The good news is, data is everywhere, but how it is acquired and applied is what makes all the difference. Retail companies utilize a process known as website data extraction to obtain data from a multitude of data sources for processing, migration, and analysis. Once data is acquired by a website data...

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Scraping Websites for Sales Lead Generation

June 6, 2017 by Datahen |

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Leads data is an important element for the success of any business. That's a line you must've heard or read from numerous sources.

 

Everyone is always talking about leads. But, what are leads? Well, to keep it simple, they are people who have an interest in what you offer, whether it is a product or a service.

 

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How to Secure Your Important Data from Scraping?

May 24, 2017 by Datahen |

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We have all copied and pasted pieces of information or images in our lives and it never occurred to us that we are doing something wrong or breaching any copyright law.

 

But copying on a larger scale, which we have already identified as web scraping takes it all to the next level making it possible to acquire virtually any information out there. As long as it is online - it is reachable and scrapeable and depending on the receiving end of the information it can be a problem for the content...

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How to Make Brand Monitoring Easier with Data Scraping

May 23, 2017 by Datahen |

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If you run a business, then you would know how tough it can be to always stay ahead of the competition. While the online world has allowed for global sharing of data, it has also provided a platform for new businesses to pop up. Apparently, everyone thinks of themselves as an online entrepreneur nowadays. And while a lot of businesses don't get off the ground, some of them might end up entering your niche, and yes, cause trouble. Similarly, if you're trying to break into a market, you need...

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3 Advantages of  Web Scraping for Your Enterprise

May 17, 2017 by Datahen |

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In today’s Internet-dominated world possessing the relevant information for your business is the key to success and prosperity. Harvested in a structural and organized manner, the information will help facilitate business processes in many ways, including, but not limited to, market research, competition analysis, network building, brand promotion and reputation tracking. More targeted information means a more successful business and with the widespread competition in place, the strive for...

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5 Reasons to Use Web Scraping for Your Startup

May 3, 2017 by Datahen |

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Web scraping is a method of finding and extracting data from websites and databases with the help of various web crawlers, tools such as bots and extensions. It’s a rather futuristic technique: let the robots do the hard, tedious work, while you focus on building strategies and analyzing data. The results of data harvesting prove to be invaluable assistance in the age when you need to be as informed and quick as possible if you want to have a chance in highly competitive modern markets.

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RSS Feed Scraping or How to Get Even More Content

May 3, 2017 by Datahen |

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 For those of you who are new to this, I’ll start with the basics - web scraping is the process of using bots to systematically lift content from a website. It is the process of taking unstructured information from web pages and turning it into structured information that can be used in a subsequent stage of analysis: this is the shortest way to put it and it’s as simple as it gets.

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Scraping Yellow Pages for An Up-to-Date Database

April 19, 2017 by Datahen |

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Yellow pages directories are one of the most popular online directories that give great visibility for your online business and facilitate the process of finding new customers, as well as, boost sales engagements and generate leads.

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2 Proven Benefits of Data Scraping for Amateur Journalists

April 5, 2017 by Datahen |

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One of the most interesting areas to develop recently in journalism is data journalism - that is using data to tell stories. Weather it is large data or graphs or info graphs, using it can add life and credibility to your journalistic pieces. Journalism is an extremely data-driven industry. You could be doing a research on school food quality or animal rights protection, or trying to unfold the truth about corruption among tax inspectors. Regardless of the topic, any journalist meets the...

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2 Solid Reasons to Use Data Scraping for Your Educational Purposes

April 5, 2017 by Datahen |

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Don’t tell me you never had the fantasy of just having every material   that you could use for your studies ready and waiting for you! I know I had. But when I was at college the idea was just a dream that I never thought would come true. Now it is very real and available for everyone out there, especially for ever-busy students.

 

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