Webhose.io Tips & Tricks: Search for Reviews

Posted on December 10, 2014 by Ran Geva

Are you looking to focus your data search specifically on consumer generated reviews? Here are a couple of simple Webhose.io tricks that might help: Limit your query to specific sites You can limit your search to specific “review sites” like amazon.com, bestbuy.com, newegg.com, cnet.com, engadget.com, pcmag.com etc.. Here is an example for how you should...

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Crawling Horrors – RSS Crawlers

Posted on November 24, 2014 by Ran Geva

One of the fastest, simplest and unfortunately wrong ways of extracting content out of a website, is by reading its RSS feeds. I will show you how its done and why it’s useless. Each RSS feed already contains the data, structured and ready for harvesting, so content extraction is indeed simple and fast. Let’s take...

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