AJ Tait

How to Scrape NFT Data: A Step-By-Step Guide.

Make better trading and creative decisions in the volatile world of Non-Fungible Tokens–learn how to scrape NFT data. Eminem, Justin Beiber, and Snoop Dogg have a BAYC (Bored Ape Yacht Club) NFT worth over $100M—about 500 times their original price. Imagine if you found out about that collection of digital art before the celebs got …

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The Emotional Value of Web Scraping: How Sentimental Analysis Can Benefit Your Business.

If you want to read your customers’ minds, you have to understand how they feel. Learn how sentimental analysis is the key to understanding your market. Emotional value might not be the first thing that comes to mind regarding web scraping, but it can become a precious asset for your business with a bit of …

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A Comprehensive Guide To Datasets, and How To Find Them.

Datasets are essential to making wise choices, whether we’re referring to personal or business decisions. Learn how to find and extract datasets in this complete guide. Collecting and analyzing web data can be incredibly valuable for businesses. Understanding how people interact with a company’s website makes it possible to glean insights that can help improve …

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A Beginner’s Guide To Web Data: Everything You Need To Know

Almost everything we do in our lives leaves a digital footprint. From the songs we listen to on Spotify, the items we add to our Amazon shopping carts, and the Google searches we conduct throughout the day, we constantly generate data. This tremendous pool of data is web data. Web data represents a massive opportunity …

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Social Media Scraping: The Hows & Whys

Want to tap into unlimited user-generated content, stay on top of market trends, and better understand your audience? You’ll want to read this guide to social media scraping. Social media scraping–what’s that? Social media scraping is the extraction of images, hashtags, profiles, etc., from social media platforms and websites.  Scraping can be as simple as …

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Scrape Amazon: How to Pull Pricing, ASIN, Product Names, etc.

Finding it tough to pull product data from Amazon? This guide shows you how to scrape Amazon for competitor pricing, ASIN, and product listings.  How to get Amazon product data. You can get Amazon product data by simply using their search function. However, that won’t be helpful for more extensive data collection projects that require …

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Free Web Scraping Tools: A Complete Guide 

You’re not a programmer, and don’t want to pay for data collection–quite the predicament. But let’s see if any of these free web scraping tools suffice. We can’t afford not to inform our businesses with data.  And not just any data. The kind that softens uncertainty’s grip on our decision-making.  Still sure about investing nothing into your …

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How to Find the Right Web Scraping Tools for the Job

Web scraping tools are must-haves for making intelligent business decisions–but there are numerous options and little time to test them. That’s why this post exists. To give you a rundown of different web scraping tools and how to narrow down your choices. So, why should you take our word for it?  Because we’re selfish. If …

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Choosing the Right Competitor Price Monitoring Tools

You need the best competitor price monitoring tools to help you secure the highest margins without losing sales–but how do you choose? Price monitoring tools or price tracking software is the only way to keep up to the modern speed of [pricing] information. We know you know. But we don’t know how much you know. …

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Bots + Multiple Accounts = More Followers on Social Media

To get more followers on social media platforms… Embrace your inner cyborg.  Said no one ever. But hear me out. Some tasks belong in the domain of heart and soul. Like honing your brand or listening to customer feedback. You can’t replace human finesse here. As for monotonous clicking and scrolling… Totally replaceable.  By something …

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Retail Bots, Sneaker Bots, Shopping Bots: A Laid-Back Side Hustle

Besides bank robbery, retail bots and proxies are the Bonnie and Clyde of side hustles. And you won’t get thrown in jail for it. You don’t need very much to start out, and the earning potential is huge if you decide to hustle harder. Here you’ll learn everything you need to make money with retail …

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Proxy SwitchyOmega in 5 Minutes or Less

Proxy SwitchyOmega is a browser extension that makes your proxy experience much easier and super versatile. In this article, I’ll show you how to quickly set up SwitchyOmega. In five minutes or less! What is Proxy Switchy Omega? Proxy SwitchyOmega is a simple yet versatile browser extension tool. Its primary function is proxy rotation and …

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Data Parsing: Web Scraping to Artificial Intelligence

Web scrapers cough up what looks like half-digested alphabet soup.  Gross. One might assume gastrointestinal troubles, but that’s not quite it. Web scrapers process data in an unstructured format, so what you get’s an HTML document or some other mess.  Enter data parsing. Data parsing is a method web scrapers use to take web pages …

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Web Scraping APIs – The Good, The Bad, and the Beautiful Soup

Web scraping APIs are great if you have the budget for them. They take the hassle out of learning code and managing subsequent data collection tools like proxies and headless browsers. They’re a perfect fit for a personal project or one-off HTML raids. You may even get by with a free trial. Beyond that, your …

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Cooking Sneaker Restocks: Tools You Need & How to Prepare

Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.– Seneca And cooking sneaker restocks is no exception. If you’re a sneakerhead, then sneaker restocks can be the best times of the year. But with so many sneakerheads trying to cop kicks on restocks, it can be difficult to get your hands on what you want. I …

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How to Jig Your Address and Absolutely Murk Sneaker Drops

You’ve figured out how to use sneaker bots and proxies to cop multiple shoes at sneaker releases and raffles, but that leaves you with a bit of a dilemma.. You need to figure out how to look like a different customer for each checkout. Otherwise, you’re order will be cancelled. You’ll need: Phone number jigs …

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21 of The Best Sneaker Bots 2021 Dismantled and Appraised

Sneaker bots. They aren’t cheap and each one has different nuances to master before you can bot effectively. You can scan forums, read reviews, watch tutorials – all should-dos – but that won’t surface the right sneaker bot for you. This guide won’t do that either. It WILL however provide an holistic, bird’s-eye view of …

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How to Beat Sneaker Bots | The Counterintuitive Key to Cook Shoes

There are software engineers whose career it is to beat sneaker bots. So we’d better find out what they’re up to. “It’s said that if you know thy enemy and know yourself, you need not fear the result of a hundred battles” Sun Tzu, The art of war You know what’s a real pain in …

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Data Center or Residential Proxies: A Painless Comparison

Can’t decide between data center or residential proxies? The quick answer If there’s wiggle room in your budget, then go with residential proxies. However, there’s still a place for data center proxies too. This guide will clearly define each type of proxy, their strengths and weaknesses, and the best ways to use them. The chart …

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This Will Probably Change Your Mind About VPNs and Proxies

VPN websites treat proxies rather unfairly. A part of me would like to turn the other cheek, but that doesn’t help you very much. So aside from clearing the air around proxies in this article – I also pull the pants down on VPN providers. What follows is a careful study of what VPNs and …

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Rotating Residential Proxies: The Ultimate IP Scrambler

Rotating residential proxies are the minivan of proxies –low profile, high safety standards, cruise control.. complete with a family decal on the back. You can kiss traffic infractions goodbye. In other words, when it comes to web scraping, multiple accounts, sneaker copping…it’s all you really need. (Most of the time.) Occasionally you’ll want to use …

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How Many Proxies do I need? The Minimalist’s Cheat Sheet

Proxies are important to your business. They improve security, prevent server crashes, higher speeds.. Yada, yada, yada…the list goes on. All great features but you’re not here for those, are you? No. For you, proxies are the difference between: Successful eCommerce & Banned seller accounts Booming social networks & Silenced ones Easy access to global …

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Mobile Proxies: More Than You’ll Ever Want to Know

Welcome to the clearest, no-BS breakdown of mobile proxies.  Despite some confusion surrounding them, we’re gonna really get into what mobile proxies are, the different types, and what you can use them for.  Whether or not mobile proxies are even necessary is a truly justifiable concern. In most cases you could just use residential proxies, …

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Free Proxies: A Nasty Trick from the Handbook of Hackers

You won’t find any free proxies here.  On the contrary, this article throws them under the bus.  ¯_(ツ)_/¯ Because yes, apparently there are free proxy servers out there that are not set up to pawn your personal information, steal your credit card number, inject your computer with malware, turn your device into a zombie, or …

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Residential Proxies: Here’s what you Really Need to know

You’re here to learn about residential proxies.  Some find it a little hard to get their heads around – relax.  This is a refreshingly simple rundown that keeps you both informed and engaged. (but put on a dope playlist for good measure) What’s a residential proxy? A residential proxy allows you to browse the web …

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