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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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2 Ways Data Scraping Is Transforming the Real Estate Industry

April 5, 2017 by Datahen |

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 Online presence is increasingly becoming one of the most important things for any business nowadays. The reason for it is that business markets everywhere are ultra-competitive and if you want your company to succeed in the ocean of companies providing same or similar services you need to have better and more efficient online presence which is capable of presenting competitive prices, better service and more reliable information on the specific industry.

 

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3 Tips on Wisely Using Data Scraping for Travel Agencies

April 5, 2017 by Datahen |

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As we have already covered previously, web scraping in general is the process of collecting information from the internet without the use of repetitive typing or copy-pasting. Web scraping software or tools search for the required data manually or automatically, putting together the sought-after data and storing them on your local computer. 

 

Thus, it saves you from the tedious job of manual data search, which can last for hours and even days, and provides easy access to the data found....

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3 Ways Data Scraping Can Help with Your Research

April 5, 2017 by Datahen |

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Data or web scraping is a software technique designed to extract information from the World Wide Web. This method locates and collects targeted, usually unstructured data stored in HTML and transforms it into a manageable form. Data scraping simplifies the process of acquiring information at scale and allows you to take only what you need, without spending hours on checking each web page manually.

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Data Extraction As a Smart Tool for Market Research

April 5, 2017 by Datahen |

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Market intelligence or MI is the information on company’s markets, which is acquired, as well as, analyzed, solely for the purpose of decision making in terms of market opportunity, development and penetration strategy.

 

Currently, almost every large retail company has OMI for marketing and pricing. Most, but not all applications of OMI are in the area of competitive intelligence. Online market intelligence (OMI) logically covers all aspects of MI that are related to online information...

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Data Scraping: Scraped and Delivered in Your Preferred Format

April 5, 2017 by Datahen |

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Nowadays, data scraping is confidently moving towards the status of a key tool in acquiring data from the World Wide Web. Apps, open source and paid web scrapers make it possible to extract large amounts of data on specific topics in short periods of time. That’s not the top advantage of data scraping, as you can also save all the information you scraped in the format you prefer.

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Web Scraping As a Valuable Instrument for Proactive Hiring

April 5, 2017 by Datahen |

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It’s not a secret to anyone that if you want to build a top class company, you need to hire top class employees. That’s probably the main reason why companies invest so heavily in their recruitment teams. The truth is: the best talent has the luxury to be selective about who they work for and depending on the industry most of them have impressive number of offers when they decide to look for a job.

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Smart Ways of Image Scraping for Web Harvesters

February 27, 2017 by Datahen |

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Gone are those days when a picture was worth a thousand words. Now a picture is worth a few hundreds of likes, thumbs up, tweets and shares. And the more- the better. People generally are extremely protective about finding their images used online without a permission.

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