Web Screen Scraping

Small business can have a difficult time staying competitive especially online.  When almost every large brick and mortar store has a website keeping up with their prices and their inventory you can be hard pressed to keep track of it all. There is a solution though. Mozenda is a web harvesting service which goes through the sites of your choice to gather prices of the products you sell for example. This information can be transferred into different types of files such as XLS, CSV, XML, RSS or text.

Bloggers can also use the data extraction tool to gather information on trending information such as an upcoming holiday. You can go through forums to capture what is being written about Easter. Save it as text and images. Learn what people want to know about Easter crafts for example or meals for Easter Sunday. Then use that to write posts for two weeks to one month in advance of the holiday.

There is a free 14 day trial offered by Mozenda, community support, complete information about the product and the pricing and help available with your free trial. You can read some example of how web scraping can be used to help you earn more money, stay competitive, be a better blogger, gain information on how people are perceiving your product and much more.

Here is a video review:

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Connie Roberts

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Living in the Tampa Bay area, I'm lucky enough to see beautiful sunsets almost every day. Although life can be difficult at times, focusing on the positive and being with my family is what gets me through.

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Comments

  1. Mozenda sounds like it can be of some good use. I’ve never heard of it before. You always have good tips and info- thanks.

  2. Thanks!

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  3. I think it would benefit online shopping sites. Can you imagine how hard it would be to keep things updated by hand?

  4. Sounds like an interesting tool! I may be able to use it for my Boutique Shoppes site! Thanks for sharing.

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  5. Thanks so much for posting this article! Mozenda is extremely useful – no more cutting and pasting information or manually writing it down. I really like it.