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With the proxy industry developing rapidly, more and more different types of proxy networks emerge. In this article, we’re covering all the aspects of residential proxies:What is a proxy in general;What is a residential proxyWhat are the types of residential proxiesResidential vs Datacenter proxiesWhat are residential proxies used for?Can you make your own residential proxy?Do I need to code to

Today, we are gaining access to data like never before. Organizations need an ever-increasing number of data to understand their business, survive, and thrive. The real question is: how would we take full advantage of it? For the vast majority, understanding the idea of data extraction and proxies for web scraping is as yet unclear – trusting that duplicate/sticking from PDFs is

Data plays the main role in competitive struggle. After all, who knows the information - owns the world, and that is becoming increasingly evident with the advent of web scraping. An essential element of any web scraping project is rotating residential proxies. In this article we are focusing on why rotating residential proxies are necessary to successfully collect data. There are a

When you need to hide your IP address, you have a few options: you can use a residential proxy service, or a datacenter proxy service. But what’s the difference? And which is right for you? In this post, we’ll take a look at the pros and cons of each type of proxy service, so you can make an informed decision.

It's not always easy to understand the differences between data scraping and data parsing. After all, they both seem to involve extracting information from data sources, right? Well, as it turns out, there are a few key distinctions between these two processes. In this article, we'll take a look at the main differences between data scraping and data parsing, and

Of all the public data available on the internet, only a fraction can be easily collected with the automation tools. The rest is hidden behind defense algorithms that prevent you from collecting it. In this blog post, we will discuss some of the main challenges of web scraping and offer tips for overcoming them. Web scraping is an automated process of

Buying tickets online seems to be very straightforward: you just go to a ticketing website, find the event and make a purchase. However, purchasing many tickets takes much more effort. There's no surprise that if you try to buy multiple tickets from Ticketmaster, StubHub, Vividseats, or SeatGeek, they will do their best to prevent you from that. The same goes

Knowledge discovery and data mining have become crucial business aspects for different industries. This blog post intends to facilitate the understanding of data mining challenges. Mining massive datasets is a popular and effective approach in Big Data analytics that extracts valuable information from large volumes of data. The basic idea is to build predictive models using some or all available data

Nowadays, using a proxy server is suitable for online data scraping. All this happens because proxy servers can provide protection and anonymity that were never easy to obtain in previous years. However, it is a harsh reality that handling proxy servers can consume more time than web data scraping. Then why should you go for proxy for web scraping? The

Nowadays, using a proxy server is suitable for online data scraping. All this happens because proxy servers can provide protection and anonymity that were never easy to obtain in previous years. However, it is a harsh reality that handling proxy servers can consume more time than web data scraping. Then why should you go for proxy for web scraping? The

Have you ever been frustrated by proxy error codes that you have received while using proxies, but you have no idea why? Proxy error codes are similar to HTTP status codes. By learning what these errors mean, you can smoothly perform your scraping activities and automate your IP settings as well. It is very likely to receive such errors if you

Online privacy has become the biggest concern in today’s world. Visiting a website is typically tracked using browser cookies or using your IP address since the early days. Due to novel techniques and strategies, more sneaky ways are available for websites to track your online activities. Browser fingerprint is one of them.Browser fingerprint is undoubtedly a less commonly heard term;

Almost every player in the eCommerce industry knows about the importance of web scraping eCommerce websites for competitive intelligence. For many, it’s a necessity and a proven method for an eCommerce business to get in line with its industry. When used for competitive intelligence, scraping eCommerce websites will allow you to gather information such as product data, reviews, tracking prices, and

Market research has been around for centuries. Companies and businesses have been practicing different techniques to collect, analyze, and interpret market information. Market research provides knowledge of purchasing and buying habits, demands, locations, and characteristics of the target markets and competitors. Nowadays, competition is increasing as more and more businesses go online, and it's essential to understand the market's needs. By

Price tracking and monitoring retail data is a vital factor which provides the changes of a product's pricing. Nowadays, keeping track of competitors, other brands, online retailers and monitoring product prices is essential for most retail businesses. Therefore, an accurate analysis of your competitors' prices needs to take place and offer an optimal price. From small businesses to companies and organizations, pricing

Managing multiple social media accounts may seem challenging just by the thought of it. Luckily, different tools and applications were created to ease up this task. In theory, accounts are created based on different branches, locations, and objectives across various social media platforms to match their objectives and KPIs, and the accounts are allocated for activities such as driving engagement,

Scraping Amazon for reviews, products, price changes, trends - So many to be scraped, and so little time!Lucky for you, we gathered our top practices on scraping Amazon using residential proxies. Some are well-known practices, but hey, you might learn a thing or two.First, let's level for a sec: What is Web Scraping?Web scraping refers to gathering information using various methods across

Advertising companies and marketing agencies follow ad verification to ensure that their advertising funds are well spent, using ad verification proxies as an anti-fraud approach. How exactly? Let's dive in and find out. Digital advertising has become a trending method by companies to advertise their products, as the internet influences people's lives more and more globally, and the number of ads

Accessing publicly available data from websites and converting it to structured data sounds easy. In reality, it's getting trickier to scrape web data, as websites are continuously blocking the IPs that are found to be snooping around and collecting data from their web pages.  Web data extraction, machine learning, and web crawling are inevitable aspects that help improve business value. It has become

Back in March, my colleague Chris and I released a proxy research report on Proxyway. It marked the end of our two-month investigation of the 9 leading residential proxy services. We looked at their features, ran extensive performance tests, and consulted business professionals to learn how they use proxies for some of the most popular use cases.NetNut appeared as one

Residential proxies are an excellent tool for companies who wish to gather and analyze data, comparing prices and products online, and maximizing their market reach without getting detected or blocked by websites.Beyond hiding your identity, there are many benefits to using a residential proxy, such as web scraping, ad verification, SEO research, e-commerce, price comparisons, and a host of others. Before

Free VPNs, or basically any "free product", always comes with a price. It’s no secret that when something is free on the internet, it’s you who is the product.This is true for free software downloads, social media platforms, and services like GSuite. The idea is that when software developers offer their digital goods for free, they are usually a lot