A2019 - Gathering Data on Alibaba.com by Keyword

The bot can monitor a mailbox. Once there is an incoming mail in a certain format, it will trigger the bot to collect info online according to a given keyword

Top Benefits

  • For buyers on Alibaba.com, you could get goods’ information anytime
  • For suppliers on Alibaba.com, you could easily know if your products showed in the shopwindow have higher ranks
  • For developers, it’s a standard lesson on how to loop for each items in a web page

Tasks

  • Monitor a mailbox
  • Parse the mail
  • Collect info of the keyword on Alibaba.com
  • Make collected data more structured
  • Reply with the output file quickly

The process:
a. Monitor a mailbox
b. Trigger the bot if there's an incoming email in a special format
c. Parse and get the keyword from the incoming email
d. Search products' info by the keyword on Alibaba.com, then collect data into an Excel file
e. Reply immediately with the output Excel file

Get Bot

Free

Bot Security Program
Level 1
Applications
Business Process
Category
Vendor
Automation Type
Bot
Last Updated
January 22, 2021
First Published
January 20, 2021
Enterprise Version
A2019
ReadMe
ReadMe
Support

See the Bot in Action

Waiting for incoming email to trigger
Any product's info you would like to collect
Receive the reply almost immediately
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Waiting for incoming email to trigger
Any product's info you would like to collect
Receive the reply almost immediately

Setup Process

Install

Download the Bot and follow the instructions to install it in your AAE Control Room.

Configure

Open the Bot to configure your username and other settings the Bot will need (see the Installation Guide or ReadMe for details.)

Run

That's it - now the Bot is ready to get going!

Requirements and Inputs

  • Nothing but writing a simple email