No-Code January 2, 2020

Scraping tool with no code?

Pete Codes @petecodes

Hey, I've been using sheet2site which is a way to make site with google sheets as the back end. Is there any nocode scraping tool for adding info to sheets? Thanks

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    Try this one, I've good experience with https://simplescraper.io/

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      Great!

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        Hey Pete, creator here.

        We launched an integration with Google Sheets last week which may be just what you're looking for : https://twitter.com/simplescraper/status/1211730343490920448.

        It allows you to scrape website data directly into Google Sheets with two clicks.

        Simple Scraper comes with a free plan but if you need more credits hmu in the chat I'll upgrade you for free.

        Let me know how you get on!

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          I was looking into this for nocodery today :)

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            Cool project. This type of scraping happens to be one of our most popular uses (all different niches though so you're good ;)

            Best of luck. I'll be around to help you get set up at anytime.

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              Thanks, I've got a technical co-founder for that part :) if we happen to need it I'll let you know. But, a great tool you've got there very easy to use. best of luck.

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          any chance firefox support coming?

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          Hey great tool ..can I hit you up in chat for a free upgrade? Thanks

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            Nice hustle 😄. Sure, hit that chat button.

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    Hey Pete! My add-on https://mixedanalytics.com/api-connector/ lets you connect Google Sheets to any API without code.

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    Hey Pete,

    I've been using https://tryspider.com/ (not mine, though I do wish I could take credit for it's brilliance) which was $38. I was putzing around with various free/trial versions and kept running into walls. The price was worth it to have a tool which didn't have a cap or price tiered plan based on queries/requests since I spend so much time testing what is possible rather than going in with a defined plan.

    The amount of time I've saved and $ I've made by creating comprehensive databases for clients has paid for it dozens of times over again.

    There was an app called Kimono which was quite similar but was acquired by Palantir. PM me if you want to know a little secret about how you can still use it.

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    I used https://www.octoparse.com/ to scrape Indeed.com and liked it, but had problems with Rich Text Format being preserved.

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      Looks nice but it's Windows only :(

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    Phantombuster is great!

    https://phantombuster.com/

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      doesn't seem like it can scrape job boards?

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    Hi. It depends on what do you need to scrape. Maybe phuntombuster helps you.

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    Hey @petecodes! Depending on your use case, Monitoro might be a great match. (founder here)

    We're currently working on a guide to integrate Monitoro with google sheets to either update a specific cell with the latest value from a website, or append a new row whenever a new value is extracted.

    Happy to work with you and guide you throughout your project!

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    https://data-miner.io/ — another tool I used to successfully extract the data from pages.

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      nice one - yours?

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        Nope. i found this long time ago. it's awesome. i was using to scrap google results.

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          ok, good to know :)