Data extraction from any online source including websites, web services, api's, or any other data sources
If the data we extract is in a poor quality format our industry leading system can cleanse the data ready for use
If you need data to be displayed in a particular format or ready for upload to a web service or api then we can provide the exact format you require
Monitor or update
Keep data up to date or keep an eye on a website or web service by harvesting data from the same source weekly, daily or hourly
Some suggested uses for Screen Scraping
Cache data from a Website or Webservices
If you need to analyse, publish or just simply cache data from a website, api or webservice we can easily use a spider to crawl through the site scraping the content you require into a database, excel spreadsheet, or linked data store.
Scrape Social Networking Sites
We can provide you with a list of your competitors facebook or linkedIN friends and fans together with the public content from their profiles. This could help you build a profile of the your competitors’ customers.
Automatically collect data for SEO
Using a spider to crawl sites of your choice we can help you to improve the search engine optimisation of your site. Having a good knowledge of the tricks your competitors are using for SEO will help to improve your ranking in google and other search engines.
Aggregate the content of a number of sites
We can help you scrape the content from a number of different sites, use an aggregator to compile them and reformat them so they can be neatly and easily republished on another website or in printed format.
Monitor your presence online
Use a screen scraper to monitor every good or bad comment published on the Internet about you or your company.
Marketing Research and Business Intelligence
Market research is key when gaining advantage over competitors. We can montior your competition by regularly and pragmatically extracting the data from their websites for comparison.
Compare your prices with a competitors
Make sure your prices are in line with your competitors by regularly scraping the content of their websites. Whether it’s amazon, ebay or just another independent site our automated update process can alert you when a price has changed.
Produce a database of Email addresses for Email marketing
We can gather from the web the email addresses of your prospective clients ready for an email shot, newsletter or email sales campaign enabling you to contact potential consumers.
Produce a list of telephone numbers for Telemarketing and Telesales
Promoting your product directly to potential consumers over the phone is a valuable was of building your business and increasing sales. We can extract a database of contact details ready for your sales team.
Create a Printed Directory
With our system it’s simple and easy to harvest the content for a printed directory. from websites, web services or APIs Our screen scrapers can parse the data and reformat it ready for printing.
Create a Directory
Thinking of creating and managing a directory of services? We can provide a data mining solution that scrapes all the data you need directly from the websites of the organisations listed on your directory.
We can also periodically return to the original source to update the details.
Generate a marketing Database
We can automatically create a database of potential clients to market your business towards.
We can source content from websites on the internet, google search results or existing service directories such as the yellow pages.