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Mozenda Glossary of Terms

Data Capture

See also Data Mining, Data Scrape, Grab Financial Text


Data capture is a method of collecting information from the internet by collecting text, images, or source code from a web page or a series of web pages.


See how Mozenda makes Data Capture easy!


The following are a summary of real projects, accomplished with Mozenda:

  • Business Intelligence
    • Learn which jobs/types of skills your competitors are hiring for and at which locations
    • Perform due diligence on potential merger or acquisition candidates
    • Identify trends in product churn and inventory fluctuations
    • Extract product reviews on message boards and forums to discover flaws in newly released products
  • Competitive Pricing
    • Collect product and pricing information on similar goods sold by competitors
    • Monitor pricing and product information within distribution channels
    • Understand timing and frequency of competitor discounts and promotions
    • Mapping similar products to understand price positioning
  • Web Automation
    • Gather news, articles, blog posts, etc, and compile into a single RSS feed
    • Monitor account data on a scheduled basis and perform routine actions automatically
    • Fill out web forms and submit queries using static or dynamic inputs
    • Perform repetitive human functions on websites and in web applications
  • Custom Research
    • Collect and compile information from major government and academic databases
    • Extract information on disease symptoms from blog posts and forum discussions
    • Determine which states have the most job openings and for which positions
    • Create a database of drilling activity in the US by top 20 permit holders
  • Prospecting/List Building
    • Extract contact information from any directory, listing, or pdf document
    • Monitor state and federal bid postings for new engineering and construction projects
    • Compile contact list for all dentists, family practice, and urgent care facilities
    • Monitor state licensed professionals and maintain updated contact records for them


In short, information is power and in the information age, Mozenda puts the world but a mouseclick away by providing an easy-to-use data capture tool.


Mozenda Training Videos


Title Length
Play Button Capture Text 0:43
Play Button Input Text Into a Form 0:44
Play Button Click the “Next” Button to Load the Next Page of Results 1:58
Play Button Schedule an Agent to Run Regularly 1:08
Play Button Combine the Contents of Two Fields 1:16


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