Blog mining

Date of publication: October 8, 2006

Catalogue: Leisure 2006

Author: Pravin Shekar

Abstract:

This paper provides an overview of blogging/online-reviews and and how this experience can be captured, measured, evaluated and acted upon by Leisure firms and Market Researchers. An overview of the tools for data tracking /mining and the ways to extract insight is present. Verbatim customer reviews/feedback has been the realm of the Qualitative researcher. With blog mining, the gap between Qual and Quant has been narrowed as sifting through millions of blogs needs a certain amount of automation and mining.

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