- Spidering – Web ‘spiders’ (also known as ‘droids’ or
‘bots’) are intelligent, automated search tools that seek online
information in response to user-specified parameters.
SmartDig™ has developed a two-step approach to spidering the web for information.
The fist step involves the use of spiders dubbed “Digital Scouts,”
which are trained to regularly monitor the Internet for
sites that appear to have either business for sales listings or similar
business content. Step two, once a site is identified it is submitted to
the spider development team, which programs a new spider to fit
- Parsing –
Parsing, or extracting and structuring data, is the critical
element that allows a business listing to be matched with
the appropriate business buyer. For example, parsing
isolates location and asking price in a business for
sale description to allow them to be matched with a
buyer’s location and available investment
- Searching /
Matching – The third core component of SmartDig's technology
is searching / matching. SmartDig's technology
uses concept-based – as opposed to keyword – search solutions.
SmartDig’s Match Engine allows small clusters or networks of
related word occurrences to be linked into concepts. This delivers
far more precise search results in less time, improving
efficiency, productivity and user satisfaction.
into top software technologies with the ultimate goal of
providing the best search experience for business buyers. SmartDig™ aims
to be the central business for sale hub for
business buyers across the world.