A customer has written me asking for an app to scrape photos and product content for his website.
Contrary to popular belief there is not always an APP for everything, nor should there be.
The purpose of an e-commerce website is to sell a product, and one of the toughest jobs of all is to convince customers to buy from you rather than the other 99,999,999 sellers using the exact same pictures and ad copy provided by the suppliers. Make your ad look unique and special. Take high-quality photos with proper backgrounds and good lighting. Show the product itself and show it in use by people your potential customers can relate to.
Product content works the same way. The factory or distributor wrote sales copy designed to sell the product from one professional (The factory)to another professional (The e-commerce seller). Their ad copy is usually not designed to attract or inform the consumer about the product. Write unique ad copy using product features, product benefits, tech or spec data, and then tell your shoppers why they should buy from you instead of anyone else. If you use the same sales copy as everyone else, why should anyone choose you?
I understand you may want to use an app because it is the easy way, but really, sometimes the easy way is not the best or most profitable way.
It takes hard work to be successful in whatever you are trying to do. Why not put in the necessary effort to be successful.