Web Scraping

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$750 - $1500

Project Description:
My company publishes market reports and is looking to trial a scraping project to see if this process might improve our research process and end product. It will entail targeting company websites, news and information sites, trade associations, industry data and any other site that might have information around the targeted subject matter of smart windows.

. I have listed out our broader objectives below but we have a particular research study in mind on smart windows.

Goals:

A) Enhance market research efforts

-Expanding reach beyond simple google searches
-Related content and news aggregation
-Pricing
-Competitive Analysis
-Supply chain
-Trends
-Economic
-Financial
-Global and regional breakouts

B) Expanding email lists to market our content to

Sources:
Business forum and social media sites
On-line directories
Trade show events
Trade associations
Company websites

These are rough outlines of what we want to do but if we can develop a relationship with a company that can collect information that is useful and valuable then we will have additional projects to fund.

Additional Project Description:
01/25/2013 at 11:56 CLST
A few clarifying points:

I will favor providers who have done work on similar projects related to market research and report writing, content creation and the like. Please be specific in your skills and experience here.

I am not looking for a software app so please don't sell me on your programming skills and process, sell me on results.

Skills required:
Email Marketing, Market Research, Report Writing, Web Scraping
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