Was Black Friday Worth It? The Crawled eCommerce Data Answer

Posted on December 4, 2017 by eranl

Now that we’ve had a chance to recover from the Black Friday and Cyber Monday crazes, which chalked up record sales this year, it’s time to ask the inevitable question: was Black Friday worth it? Were products actually cheaper during this period, or was it all (massively successful) marketing hype meant to increase retail sales?...

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3 Ways to Use eCommerce Product Data for Market Research

Posted on September 14, 2017 by eranl

The web is an invaluable source of data when it comes to competitive intelligence, research and creating a go-to-market strategy. A simple Google search will reveal incredible amounts of public information about your main competitors, and connect you to mounds of existing research, financial analysis and other information that could be pertinent to your next...

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Extracting Data from Forums: 3 Sources to Discover What Your Market Really Thinks

Posted on December 29, 2015 by webhose

Robert Collier, the great ad man of the early 20th century, once summarized the secret of all effective marketing as entering “the conversation already taking place in the customer’s mind.” That’s powerful advice … and difficult. Why? Because most of the sources we normally turn to for market research are woefully incomplete. For example, surveys...

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