Data scraping services are helping businesses level up by harnessing the ever increasing potential of data. There are many ways using which you can scrape data from the web. However, considering the customization needs and high volume requirements of most business applications, it is best to rely on a data scraping service for the data.
PromptCloud is a pioneer in data scraping services and can take end-to-end ownership of any data scraping project that you may have as long as it’s legally feasible. We take care of all the complexities involved in data scraping and get you the data as continuous feeds, irrespective of the industry vertical and application.
There is no limit as to the type or size of data can be scraped from the web when you choose PromptCloud as your data partner. We establish the feasibility of the crawls to ensure that there aren’t any legal blocks before proceeding with the data scraping project.
How our data scraping service works
PromptCloud works on a DaaS model, where all the processes associated with data scraping are fully owned by us – from setting up the crawlers to cleansing the data and delivering it. We will deliver clean and structured data that’s in a ready to use format.
You, as a client will only have to be involved during the requirement gathering phase where you tell us about the sites you need data from, data fields to be extracted and the frequency of scraping. Once the feasibility check is done, you can initiate the data scraping project by making the payment.
Our team will set up the crawlers and start delivering the data according to your delivery preferences. We can provide the data in XML, CSV and JSON formats and via Amazon S3, FTP, REST API and more.
As the data goes through different processes like structuring and cleansing, you can be assured of the data quality and focus only on using it the right away.
Popular applications of our data scraping service
The applications and use cases of data scraping is broad and isn’t limited to a set of industries. However, some of the biggest consumers of data use it for product feed aggregation, business intelligence, brand monitoring, recruitment and market research.
You can even invent new use cases or come up with new business ideas based on data and our extensive tech infrastructure can handle it all. Here are some of the popular applications of data scraping.
1. Pricing intelligence
Staying updated to your competitors pricing is crucial in any industry. You must have ready access to the pricing data from your competitors product catalogs in order to fine tune your pricing and stay ahead. You can use PromptCloud’s data scraping service to scrape and extract price data from your prominent competitors. Price data scraping can also be used for building a price comparison website.
3. Market research
Market research typically needs a large amount of data to be effective enough and provide reliable insights. You can count on our data scraping service to fetch you data from multiple websites to take care of your market research requirement
5. Fueling Job boards
If you are looking to enrich your job board by connecting continuous job feeds, scraping job boards and company websites can be a very effective solution. The customization options of our data scraping service facilitates extraction of job data from websites of any complexity feasible.
7. Brand monitoring
Protecting your brand image is crucial for staying ahead in the market. There can be customer grievances if unnoticed might lead to your brand’s image getting tarnished. With the modern techniques of brand monitoring using web crawling, you don’t have to worry about manually finding bad reviews and complaints posted by consumers online. You can easily monitor keywords like your product and brand names using our data scraping service and resolve the issues in a timely manner to save your brand image.
Keeping the product data up to date on an ecommerce portal can be a demanding task if your catalogs are large in size. Fresh and relevant product information is crucial for good conversion rates. In order to gather data for cataloging, you have two major sources – OEM websites and competitors. You can also use this product data to fill gaps in your own website by identifying missing products and categories. Scraping data from competitor websites is easy and smooth with our data scraping service.
4. Sentiment analysis
Sentiment analysis needs extraction of data from social media sites like Twitter and public forums. Data scraped from any website where people share their views such as blogs, forums social media portals and the reviews section on ecommerce websites are ideal for sentiment analysis. You can use our data scraping service to scrape and extract the data from relevant sources.
6. News feeds aggregation
News and media companies need ready access to the breaking news and trending information. Our data scraping service can be an ideal match if you’re looking to to get fresh news feeds with ultra low latency. You can choose to crawl relevant news websites using our live crawls solution to facilitate this.
There are many more applications for data scraping in various other industry verticals and the ones discussed above only form a tiny fraction of it. With the customization options and flexibility options of our infrastructure, new and unique requirements can be handled seamlessly.
Why choose PromptCloud’s data scraping service?
PromptCloud is the pioneer in enterprise-grade data scraping service with about a decade of expertise in this space. Here are some of our exclusive benefits:
- Fully managed service
- Dedicated customer support
- Plenty of customization options
- Monitoring system to spot website changes
- Robust infrastructure that can handle websites of any complexity
- Ready-to-use clean and structured data
We take end-to-end ownership of the web scraping projects and provide you with the data you need, the way you need it. You can submit your requirements below to get started.