How to use Screaming Frog from the command line

The Screaming Frog SEO Spider Tool is widely used in digital marketing and ecommerce. It provides a user-friendly interface to a powerful site crawler and scraper that can be used...

How to send a Slack message in Python using webhooks

Slack is a great tool for data scientists and data engineers and is now being adopted across businesses, so it’s probable that you already use it in your workplace. Besides...

How to geocode and map addresses using GeoPy

In the field sales sector, one common thing you’ll want to do is identify all the potential clients you have within a particular region, so you can assign your team...

How to create paid search keywords using Pandas

Setting up keywords for new paid search accounts can be a repetitive and time-consuming process. While it’s historically been done using Excel, many digital marketers are now taking advantage of...

How to create a Python web scraper using Beautiful Soup

Web scraping is a really useful skill in data science. We obviously need data for our models and analyses, but it’s not always easily available, so building our own datasets...

The difference between data scientists and data engineers

The growing need for data engineers, as well as data scientists, means that increased demand is pushing salaries even higher, making the two positions among the most highly paid in...

How to write better code using DRY and Do One Thing

DRY, or Don’t Repeat Yourself, and the “Do One Thing” methodology are designed to help software engineers and data scientists create better functions. Code that isn’t written using DRY tends...

How to visualise data with quirky hand-drawn plots

Charts and plots can often look a bit stale and professional, which might not be appropriate in every setting. If you want to dumb-down your charts and make them look...

How to visualise conversion funnels with Plotly

Funnels are arguably one of the most powerful data visualisations you can use within the ecommerce field. At a glance, they can show you the proportion of customers entering at...