From Scrapy to Apify: how a retail data agency saved 90% costs on web scraping
A journey from 1 to 200 actors: how to build web scrapers and earn passive income
Discover how our first paid actors program applicant and a long-term freelancer tread his path to web scraping, developed a strategy on actor building and earns passive income from his projects.
Analyzing holiday home prices with web scraping
Find out how two students used real estate listings data to analyze how the cost of holiday homes across the Czech Republic has risen in recent years, the impact of COVID-19, and how wages are not growing at the same pace as prices.
Scraping American real estate market for research
Read about the challenges of collecting data on the American real estate market for extensive tax research. Explore how Apify's web scraper simplified the whole process and provided much sought-after answers for one talented researcher.
Scaling up AI-powered content agency with data extraction
Our customer's line of business is analyzing user engagement on the websites and being able to forecast their further interest in content. Discover how Apify platform and data extraction enhanced the workflow of this content analysis agency.
Bringing IT opportunities closer to women
Czechitas is a Czech non-profit organization of women and men on a mission to reach a higher level of digital proficiency among women and the new generation. See how they teamed up with Apify for the ultimate job scraping job.
Fighting child traffickers with technology
Thorn is a non-profit organization dedicated to defending children against sexual abuse. By pinpointing the critical data needed to identify child exploitation and automating the data collection process, the team at Thorn has been able to identify and rescue thousands of children from sex trafficking and commercial sexual exploitation.
Helping the planet with data
Omdena is a platform where the global AI community collaborates to find innovative and ethical solutions to real-world issues. Omdena used Apify's readymade Google Search Results Scraper to scrape and download thousands of policy documents that could then be used to identify ways to promote forest and landscape restoration in Latin America.
The lost dog app
Shadow is a community-led organization whose mission is to reunite lost dogs (and cats!) with their humans. Using serverless apps hosted on the Apify platform, Shadow crawls hundreds of thousands of listings at regular intervals across the entire United States.
Automated competitive intelligence
Human Coders are a group of passionate information technology professionals who offer a variety of IT trainings, mostly geared towards developers. Human Coders set up a series of serverless apps to run weekly on the Apify Platform. These apps extract available data about all related courses offered in France. They target both their competitor's as well as their own websites on a weekly basis.
Keyword research and content ideation tool
Topic is an AI-powered platform that enables content teams to write better SEO content and drive more organic search traffic by analyzing top-performing content and delivering a content brief that shows how to write your next article, blog post, or guide. The platform analyzes the existing top results in Google to surface valuable insights.
Illegal content detector
Detecio is software that continuously monitors the web and helps content publishers reduce losses by automatically removing unauthorized copies. Detecio protects thousands of books and other audiovisual content in Czechia by monitoring the Internet for any unlicensed work.
Retailer price monitoring
Apify worked with a leading manufacturer to implement a solution that allows the manufacturer to continuously monitor the prices of their products on the e-commerce websites that sell them to ensure they are never priced lower than the agreed minimum.
Terror or Clickbait?
Students at the Czechitas Digital Academy created an interactive dashboard demonstrating how the Czech media covers terrorism.
Scraping job offers for moms
Apify actors scrape part-time employment positions for an agency dedicated to helping mothers return to work.
E-shop price checker extension
After another revealing analysis of Black Friday discounts in 2018, Apify worked together with other partners to create a browser extension to enable users to check historical prices on the three largest Czech e-commerce websites.
Black Friday Analysis
Apify conducted an extensive month-long daily scraping of prices to determine the average and real Black Friday discount at three of the largest Czech e-stores.
SEO Audit Tool
Finding on-page SEO issues can be tricky. Imagine doing it on many sites with hundreds of pages... That's why Apify helped develop one crawler to audit them all.
Real Estate Aggregator
Using Apify, a real estate aggregator scrapes listings from the 23 largest websites offering properties for sale and rent.
Apify based chatbot
One of our users developed a Telegram-based chatbot that helps scooter chargers be more efficient, by sending them push notifications according to their live location.
Our users keep surprising us with their cool projects.
Scraping Amazon Search Results
How to use Apify to scrape Amazon search results. Shows you how a request queue can drill down for product details and provides extensively commented code to guide you through the process.
Personalised concert tips
Great guide to using Apify and Songkick to be notified of concerts and gigs by artists similar to your favorites. Smoothly combines Apify actors, key-value store, and a crawler to produce an RSS feed.
RSS feed from any website
Want to keep tabs on a website that doesn't provide an RSS feed? This guide shows you how you can use an Apify crawler to make your own. Use jQuery to find specific HTML elements and CSS classes, and then return a list of JSON objects that each represent an RSS feed item.