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Import.io increases speed and scalability with React

Import.io increases speed and ease of use by reducing time to data and simplifying the customer experience. Recently, Import.io standardized the user interface and dashboard on React and users are seeing up to a 50% improvement in responsiveness. React is a javascript library built and maintained by Facebook, Instagram, and others for large-scale, dynamic applications […]

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Big Data News Oct. 18 2017

Feature article Import.io increases speed and scalability with React Import.io increases speed and ease of use by reducing time to data and simplifying the customer experience. Recently, Import.io standardized the user interface and dashboard on React and users are seeing up to a 50% improvement in responsiveness. Import.io is committed to reducing time to data […]

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Ecommerce Newsletter Oct. 16 2017

How to Create a Competitor Price Monitoring Strategy Online shopping means online comparison shopping. If your prices are not similar to or better than the next retailer, you’re going to lose the sale. It’s that simple. You have to be competitive, because in the digital realm, you’re competing against everyone. Competitor price monitoring is a crucial cog in […]

Import.io gathers data for optimizing client advertising campaigns

A global communications agency, optimizes client advertising campaigns with data and reporting from Import.io. With Import.io, the communications agency not only tracks and understands how competitors impact their banking client’s sales, but also gains insight into how property listings across the market impact the demand for home loans. Data gathered using Import.io includes: competitor loan rates […]

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Big Data News Oct. 5 2017

  Feature article How to Leverage Data Extraction in Research Gathering big data for research reports is time consuming and resource draining. Fortunately, the right tools can help organize and speed up the process so tedious research and data entry tasks are streamlined. Data extraction software gets the data you need in a structured format […]

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21 Competitor Analysis Tools for Social Media from NetBase

Thanks NetBase for including Import.io for competitor analysis! Spying on the competition is so expected there is a range of competitor analysis tools for brands to use. Which tool is best for you? Take a look at our list below to find one that suits your goals and budget. With competitive data in hand you can move […]

Ecommerce News Oct. 2 2017

  Data extraction – from technology tool to business necessity The internet contains an estimated 4.57 billion pages of data, making it the largest publicly accessible database in the world. Those who tap into this data get a jump on the competition. For example, a retailer that monitors competitor websites for price changes is in […]

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Big Data News Sept. 27 2017

Feature article Data extraction – from technology tool to business necessity The internet contains an estimated 4.57 billion pages of data, making it the largest publicly accessible database in the world. Those who tap into this data get a jump on the competition. Import.io not only offers web data extraction to a structured spreadsheet, but […]

Ecommerce News Sept. 21 2017

  7 Ecommerce Analytics Tools To Supercharge Your Online Store Ecommerce owners have tons of data at their fingertips, from online traffic to the visitor journey and the purchase of a product. However, the volume of data that’s available – and what to do with it – is overwhelming. Collecting data is just the first […]

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Big Data Newsletter Sept. 20 2017

  Feature article Have you seen the new Import.io features? Import.io has added features that enhance ease-of-use and provide significantly increased value. Hundreds of user interface changes allow easy access, download and analysis of web data as well as predefined capabilities for detecting and reporting on data changes and comparing multiple sites. New features include […]

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Import.io helps enterprises get relevant web data for critical business decisions

New features include change & comparison reporting and a portal for data sharing   Los Gatos, Calif., Sept. 13, 2017 – Import.io has added features that enhance ease-of-use and provide significantly increased value for business users. Hundreds of user interface changes allow easy access, download and analysis of web data as well as predefined capabilities […]

ecommerce analytics

7 Ecommerce Analytics Tools To Supercharge Your Online Store

Ecommerce owners have tons of data at their fingertips, from online traffic to the visitor journey and the purchase of a product. However, the volume of data that’s available – and what to do with it – is overwhelming. In fact, only 20% of online retailers are effectively using their analytics, and the majority of […]

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Import.io enables MoveGB to collect leads for rapid expansion

UK based MoveGB has pioneered a nationwide variety fitness membership that includes access to fitness providers of all types from national gym chains like Virgin Active to independent yoga instructors. They use Import.io to collect the contact details and leads on fitness providers so they can invite them to join the one stop shop fitness […]

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Big Red’s Equipment stays price competitive using Import.io

In business for almost 15 years, Big Red’s Equipment is the place in Texas for new and used farm equipment. They use Import.io for monitoring market prices on various products and keeping on top of price promotions on competitor websites, without alerting the competition. This is important in a price sensitive market. With Import.io, they […]

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Big Data Newsletter Sept. 1 2017

Feature article How Financial Analysts can leverage web data extraction Financial analysts have long relied on traditional sources of data, such as company filings, to track trends in the stock market and investments. But, leveraging web data extraction of non-traditional sources can put you ahead of the trends in the sectors you manage. Read the […]

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Ecommerce Newsletter August 30 2017

4 data extraction tactics to take your SEO to the next level Data extraction has powerful uses in a number of industries. Some notable use cases are equity research, marketplace inventory, competitor price monitoring, lead generation, and reputation monitoring. In this article, we’re going to dive into how you can use data extraction to gain traffic […]

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Big Data Newsletter August 17 2017

Feature article 4 data extraction tactics to take your SEO to the next level Data extraction has powerful uses in a number of industries. Some notable use cases are equity research, marketplace inventory, competitor price monitoring, lead generation, and reputation monitoring. In this post, we’re going to dive into how you can use data extraction to […]

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Big Data Newsletter August 3 2017

Feature article 9 Ways to Make Big Data Visual Big data – while incredibly useful – is just too much to wrap our heads around. It’s mind-boggling. We want to quickly understand what it is we’re looking at and what the data is saying. The best way to do that? Visuals. Remember: a picture is […]

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Ecommerce Newsletter August 3 2017

What the Biggest Speakers at Retail Global Conference Will Be Discussing The retail industry is thriving, with Deloitte reporting that the top 250 global retailers generated aggregated revenues of $4.5 trillion. Meanwhile, Forbes reported that the e-commerce industry will surpass a $2 trillion annual haul in 2017. But there’s something else going on in the […]

Retail Global Conference

What the Biggest Speakers at Retail Global Conference Will Be Discussing

The retail industry is thriving, with Deloitte reporting that the top 250 global retailers generated aggregated revenues of $4.5 trillion. Meanwhile, Forbes reported that the e-commerce industry will surpass a $2 trillion annual haul in 2017. But there’s something else going on in the world of retail beyond just revenue. Technology is rapidly changing how […]

api web scraping

How to Turn Existing Web Pages Into RESTful APIs With Import.io

Jul. 05 2017 By Bob Reselman CogArtTech for ProgrammableWeb APIs are all the rage these days and with good reason. Gone are the days when people used desktop applications, either web-based or native, to interact with data that lived on proprietary backends. These days, more often than not, the primary computing device will be a cell phone or […]

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Introducing Automated Pagination

We are excited to provide our customers with quick and easy data extraction from websites with multiple pages of data. Import.io pagination automatically detects if a website has multiple pages reflected by changing URLs. Those needing data or images form AI projects, website or app development, ecommerce marketplaces, job boards, or any use case can […]

Import.io Professional Services success story

Our Professional Services are here to take you to the next level with Import.io or even get your data for you! Check out our latest success story below… Customer: WINwarehouse WINwarehouse connects nonprofit organizations with excess office furniture and equipment inventory from corporate donors, and both benefit. In 2016, WINwarehouse started using Import.io to get data […]

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WINwarehouse uses Import.io to get manufacturers specs & images for their non-profit marketplace

WINwarehouse connects nonprofit organizations with excess office furniture and equipment inventory from corporate donors, and both benefit. As a U.S. nonprofit themselves for 26 years, WINwarehouse has received hundreds of thousands of gifts-in-kind donations. Because the information that the donor sends is often incomplete, they would have to spend dozens (and over the years many thousands) […]

Need data from detail product pages? No problem with Import.io.

Extracting data from single-item pages just got a lot easier! Now, Import.io automatically determines what data is on the page based on the page type, list or single-item. This update improves automatic extraction from both types of pages, but especially single-item. Instead of taking a minute or two to build an extractor for a product page […]

ecommerce

Data-driven Disruption in Ecommerce

In the fast-evolving retail industry, data won’t just be the key ingredient to success, but outright survival. This post looks at the disruption taking place in retail, and a couple examples of the data-driven disruptors that are succeeding today. If you look at what’s been happening across industries in the past few years and tried […]

Upstream Commerce

5 Obvious Reasons Retail Winners Do Competitor Price Monitoring

Great article by Gilon Miller originally posted on Upstream Commerce. As all retailers gird their loins to do serious battle for customers and sales in today’s evolving and competitive marketplace, competitor price monitoring has become indispensable as the keystone for strategic decisions regarding pricing, sales, profits, and survival. Competitor price monitoring makes the difference between making a sale […]

big data tools

All the Best Big Data Tools and How to Use Them

Update to: https://www.import.io/post/all-the-best-big-data-tools-and-how-to-use-them/ There are thousands of Big Data tools out there, all of them promising to save you time, money and help you uncover never-before-seen business insights. And while all that may be true, navigating this world of possible tools can be tricky when there are so many options. Which one is right for […]

Using Import.io, RepZio collects timely data for online marketplaces

RepZio allows outside sales reps to display products, inventory, and customer data on cell phones or tablets and take orders from anywhere. RepZio uses Import.io to get the most up to date product and inventory data to populate their customers’ online marketplaces. For instance, Import.io continuously collects high-end furniture product data including pricing, manufacturer IDs, product features, descriptions, and image […]

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IDC predicts the datasphere to reach 160 Zettabytes by 2025

IDC Data Age 2025 study shows that about 25 Zettabytes of data exists in the world (datasphere) today. That’s  27.49 trillion Gigabytes!  IDC also predicts that data creation is on a sharp curve up with embedded data from security cameras, smart meters, wearables, medical implants etc. making up 20% by 2025. In most cases, data is accessed by a […]

artificial intelligence

The Essential Landscape of Enterprises Artificial Intelligence Companies

Happy to have Import.io included in the Essential Landscape of Enterprise Artificial Intelligence Companies on TOPBOTS!  The landscape was created by TOPBOTS to help enterprises identify the best artificial intelligence tools.  Import.io is included in the Business Intelligence section – this function derives intelligence from company data, encompasses the business applications, tools, and workflows that bring together information […]

Meidata data extraction

Meidata offers research insights using Import.io data extraction

Meidata is a market research and business insights firm that supports decision making processes within companies and governments. Using Import.io data extraction Meidata builds the data and research infrastructure, so managers can make the right decisions. Meidata uses Import.io data extraction for several projects, including data scraping from ecommerce websites, and integrates this data with […]

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Lighter Capital determines marketing investments using Import.io web scraping

For Lighter Capital, using Import.io web scraping comes down to ROI and business intelligence. Lighter Capital is a Seattle-based company providing growth capital with revenue-based financing, making it easy for entrepreneurs to get the funding they need, when they need it. They use Import.io to size up the opportunity of startup conferences and ecosystems. As […]

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Actual Growth Hacks: Lead Hacking with Google and Import.io

Written by Shadi Allababidi Paterson for Startup Grind Inside: A step-by-step tutorial to scrape 5000 highly targeted email addresses within an hour. You in? Fantastic, let’s do this. If you enjoyed our latest post on Lead hacking, “Lead Hacking with LinkedIN and Hunter.io’, then you’re going to love this. If you haven’t had the chance to enjoy it thus far, […]

PhD student researcher uses Import.io to continuously collect data

William Davies is undertaking a PhD at Anglia Ruskin University with interest in both international business economics and technology. His research is focused in Crowdfunding and he has presented it at multiple international conferences. He and his colleagues benefit from Import.io to continuously collect data for their research. Crowdfunding, as a way of raising money […]

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Coteries Lab relies on Import.io for fast web data extraction

Coteries Lab specializes in UX/UI design and development services for websites, MVPs, mobile applications & chatbots. When data is needed for a customer project, Coteries relies on Import.io for efficient and fast web data extraction. One particular customer wanted to consolidate job offers from their office park tenants. The customer, EPFL Innovation Park in Geneva, Switzerland, […]

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Import.io helps automate data collection for Sparrantan.se

Sparrantan.se provides a complete list of banks in Sweden with the most current interest rates, so customers to choose their best option when looking for new savings accounts. Sparrantan.se uses Import.io to automate data collection by extracting the latest rates and terms from all banking sites in Sweden. With Import.io’s flexible scheduling and fast data […]