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5 Great Reasons to Meet Us at Strata

Posted on August 24, 2017 by Webhose.io Team

If you’re visiting this year’s Strata Data Conference in New York, you can find us at Booth #P17, and absolutely should. Here are 5 reasons why our (modest) booth is probably going to rock this year’s Strata Conference and be the biggest thing since distributed databases. 1. Because We’re Giving Away this Awesome Drone We’re

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How to Keep Your Restaurant Sentiment Analysis Well-Fed

Posted on April 6, 2016 by Webhose.io Team

When the team from London-based data analysis service GetSentiment developed a bleeding-edge system to measure the emotional baggage found in free text, they were missing just one thing: relevant data. “We were looking for a data provider that would be able to give access to sufficiently large amounts of frequently updated mentions of brands,” recalls

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Webhose.io helps Observify expand their coverage and add a new angle to their already rich offering.

Posted on March 17, 2016 by Webhose.io Team

We had a the pleasure of speaking to Karl from Observify to understand a bit more about them but also why and how they use Webhose.io A bit about Observify “Observify is a fast growing company on a mission to relieve their clients of their analytical headaches. We’re shaking up the social and web listening

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100% coverage of the Web

Posted on March 9, 2016 by Webhose.io Team

Well that’s the holy grail. To be able to tap into World Wide Web as a whole is something that anyone dealing with data would like to have, but is far FAR from achieving (except maybe for the NSA, we don’t know). The idea behind Webhose.io is that when you need data from the web,

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How to Create a Custom RSS Feed for Content Monitoring

Posted on March 3, 2016 by Webhose.io Team

Imagine that you had the ability to track what’s being said, felt and published about a given topic, industry or brand. Whether you’re in marketing, sales, search engine optimization, management or just a curious person, there are some major benefits to staying on top of the latest discussions, trends, issues and developments happening in your

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How Crawled Data Gave One News Outlet the Edge in the Israeli Election

Posted on February 18, 2016 by Webhose.io Team

In the spring of 2015, as Israel prepared for general elections, virtually all of the mainstream media analysts believed that change was in the air. Conventional wisdom at that time had it that the Israeli populace was ready to turn its back on Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and the government led by his Likud Party

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goPRit and Webhose.io

Posted on February 9, 2016 by Webhose.io Team

Startups, small businesses, and even enterprise-level organizations all need publicity not only to survive, but to thrive. Why? Because the truth is … without an audience, even the best product won’t win. Owners and founders know this, which is why they hire PR firms to help them get the word out and cultivate valuable relationships

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Webhose.io Archive Access is now LIVE

Posted on February 8, 2016 by Webhose.io Team

Following popular demand, we are really happy and excited to grant access to Webhose.io’s historical data archive. This is the first time that anyone can programmatically access a huge index of the internet for analytical purposes. We like to keep things simple here, so accessing the archive is as simple as one two three (and possibly

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The 15 Data Experts You Should be Following on Twitter

Posted on January 14, 2016 by Webhose.io Team

Twitter is a phenomenal place not only to connect with peers in the analytics industry but also to follow and learn from its leading authorities. Unfortunately, the Twitter marketplace is crowded and trying to wade through and research exactly who’s who on your own is overwhelming Even worse is making your Twitter decisions based on

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Five Reasons a News Crawler Is Essential to Your Business

Posted on January 5, 2016 by Webhose.io Team

“Originality is the art of remembering something but forgetting where you heard it.” Case in point, I don’t remember where I heard that. Nonetheless, it’s absolutely true, especially when it comes to running an online business. Why? Because in today’s online marketplace, sales, brand management, and genuine engagement are all practices that shouldn’t begin with

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

Posted on December 29, 2015 by Webhose.io Team

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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How to Extract Data from a Website: 5 Steps to Transform Unstructured Data into Business Insights

Posted on December 8, 2015 by Webhose.io Team

Big data is big business. And for good reason. As Harvard Business Review recently reported, an exhaustive study of 330 North American companies led by the MIT Center for Digital Business in conjunction with McKinsey’s Business Technology Office revealed that the use of data in business decisions like product development, hiring and firing, as well

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Social Media Analytics: Insights from Structured versus Unstructured Data

Posted on December 1, 2015 by Webhose.io Team

Let’s be honest … social media is a challenge. Not only is staying current, active, and “topped off” a chore, but crafting full-scale campaigns that contribute to your business’ and brand’s actual goals can be bewildering. At the same time, the market for social-media continues to grow. According to recent data from eMarketer, “Social Network

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