LinkedIn is an incredibly enriched source of people and company data that can power your data science projects, lead generation campaigns, research, and more. I’ve covered that extensively here but today, I want to talk about the best and most efficient ways to get LinkedIn data.
Now while anyone with a decent command of programming skills would be developed a simple LinkedIn scraper, a DIY solution would only work for volumes below a certain threshold.
This is a LinkedIn-specific limitation as it is in their interest to restrict and prevent people from collecting their data (understandably, since they are in…
Do you wish to maximise the value you get from using LinkedIn? In this article, we will explore social listening on LinkedIn as well as how it can help drive sales for your business.
This article is the first of a 3-part series on social listening on LinkedIn:
LinkedIn’s latest legal battle is charting new ground for millions of businesses that rely on web-scraping for lead generation and customer analytics. What does this latest development mean for you and your business?
Web scraping is essentially extracting data from certain platforms for further processing and transformation into useful outputs. While data scraping may be a sensitive topic in terms of data privacy and its legality, I will provide a breakdown as well as conclusions of a prominent LinkedIn scraping lawsuit as follows.
In May 2017, LinkedIn sent hiQ, a web scraping company, a cease-and-desist letter where it asserted that…
In an era of digitization, data is becoming the core component for business growth. Today, apart from already collecting their internal data for analysis, companies are realizing the importance of open web data (external data) in gaining a competitive advantage.
There are millions of data sources but today we look at LinkedIn as a data source and how that can allow businesses to gain an edge.
LinkedIn reports over 772 million users from across 200 countries. With a 1.25 billion global information worker population (people that use a smartphone, PC, or tablet for work an hour more per day in…
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