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How to build a Web Scraper with Javascript and Node.js

How to build a Web Scraper with Javascript and Node.js

Web scraping lets you extract data from websites so that you can analyze the collected data to perform several tasks like:

  • Comparing the prices of your products with your competitors
  • Collecting emails and contact details of prospects for sales outreach
  • Checking the ratings and reviews of your brand
  • Automating your social media marketing efforts by scraping the followers of your competitors and following them
October 23, 2020
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Why alternative data collection leads the E-commerce revolution

Why alternative data collection leads the E-commerce revolution

As if e-commerce in itself wasn’t a revolution, new ways of data extraction and utilization have paved the way for significant revolutions in the e-commerce industry.

In the initial days of e-commerce, online selling was a complex business, suited only to the big boys of retail – Amazon, Walmart, Kroger, Costco, etc.

But with the technology advancing, even micro and small business owners are ditching in-store sales for e-commerce.

October 19, 2020
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5 reasons you need residential proxies in 2020

5 reasons you need residential proxies in 2020

Proxies help mask IP addresses and strengthen your online security. An IP (internet protocol) address is a unique code assigned to each device when it connects to the internet.

Cybercriminals can leverage your IP address to connect to your system directly. Each device uses ports that enable various services to connect to it. Though it is not easy, it is possible.

By using proxies, you keep hackers away from your original IP address. Proxies route your connection through a different IP, thereby hiding your identity from cybercriminals.

August 23, 2020
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