What's a good way to gather info on a certain business type?

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  1. hallebban

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    I'm working on a website that is a review site of a certain type of business. I need to find a smart way to compile information on every company that fits this business category. I'm doing research online and I can't find one location I can use to export the info into my website, and manually creating the data is a daunting task due to there being thousands of companies. Does anyone have any ideas on how to handle the data collection so it's not taking me years to manually compile?
     
  2. Fergal

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    It sounds like you want to copy the content of another site into yours. If that's what you want to do, you should check that the site owner has given permission for you to copy their content, otherwise you could find yourself with legal difficulties. Have you looked for the info you need on Wikipedia?

    If you cannot find what you need on wikipedia, perhaps you can give us a little more info on your requirements.
     

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