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Acquisio

25 Ratings

AppNexus

25 Ratings

Acquisio

25 Ratings
Score 6.6 out of 101

AppNexus

25 Ratings
Score 8 out of 101

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Likelihood to Recommend

Acquisio

Acquisio is ideal for marketing agencies, especially those that focus on serving a specific market. If your Agency has access to client data, depending on the data, Acquisio's software could be a powerful way to deliver that data in the form of online ads. Acquisio might be too powerful for a small business looking to manage campaigns in-house.
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AppNexus

It's well suited on certain types of campaigns - those who have specific inventory targeting or limited city targeting.
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Feature Rating Comparison

Ad Network Integration

Acquisio
AppNexus
3.3
Data Transfer
Acquisio
AppNexus
3.0
DSP integration
Acquisio
AppNexus
3.6

Ad Campaigns

Acquisio
AppNexus
5.1
Ad campaign creation
Acquisio
AppNexus
5.4
Ad deployment
Acquisio
AppNexus
5.0
Display advertising
Acquisio
AppNexus
5.0
Ad display and retargeting segmentation
Acquisio
AppNexus
5.0
Sequence targeting
Acquisio
AppNexus
5.0

Ad Reporting & Analytics

Acquisio
AppNexus
5.2
Ad dashboards
Acquisio
AppNexus
5.0
Ad performance reports
Acquisio
AppNexus
5.0
Ad conversion tracking
Acquisio
AppNexus
4.5
Ad attribution reporting
Acquisio
AppNexus
4.5
Cross-channel ad management
Acquisio
AppNexus
4.6
Ad forecasting and optimization
Acquisio
AppNexus
7.9

Pros

  • Reporting - robust reporting suite that saves hours every week.
  • BBM - manages campaign budgets and optimizes bids.
  • Great customer service.
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  • As per my experience they have strong support personnel. Solving the issues as and when required.
  • We can solve certain issues like campaign performance, inventory optimization and more with the help of AppNexus wiki. We get all the required information in the Wiki itself.
  • They have given the right platform to both buyers and sellers to workout and meet their digital marketing needs and goals.
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Cons

  • The few times we needed assistance from our Account Manager, it was not good at all. You won't be able to get them on the phone. All problems are addressed via email after long waits for responses. I wouldn't recommend Acquisio for novices.
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  • Every organisation whether small, medium or big will always have room for improvement. So in the case of AppNexus I think they are already one of the top digital market leaders.
  • Their platform is user friendly so there is no particular feature that is hard to use unless we don't know how to use it.
  • There is a small time consuming process we are recently facing and that is when creating users for a particular publisher account. Previously we used to get the random system generated password when we click on get password button which is available below the username. Now AppNexus has recently introduced a system in which a link will be sent directly to publisher email id and the publishers are allowed to set their own password and it is agreed. But the problem here is we are seeing invalid token messages from lot of our publishers that is due to link expiry which was sent by the AppNexus. So we have to create a new user for the publishers and it is a somewhat time consuming process. AppNexus might aware of this and they might be working on this.
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Likelihood to Renew

Acquisio5.4
Based on 6 answers
I think the platform, with the latest release updates has a lot of great potential. The main decision, currently, is price and how that gets passed on to our clients. There has to be a conscious decision made on platform cost vs client spend and overall budget vs revenue.
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AppNexus4.0
Based on 6 answers
AppNexus keeps most of our historical data, and learns based on previous campaigns, so future campaigns for the same advertiser are likely to do better based on the AppNexus algorithms
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Usability

Acquisio6.0
Based on 2 answers
The updates they have recently made have been time consuming to keep up with
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AppNexus5.0
Based on 2 answers
Because I think the interface is kind of confusing at the beginning and it confuses you a lot.
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Reliability and Availability

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No answers yet
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AppNexus10.0
Based on 1 answer
I've never had any problems with appnexus - the software is always available
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Performance

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AppNexus10.0
Based on 1 answer
Yes, everything works great in that sense
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Support

Acquisio8.2
Based on 3 answers
My experience with Acquisio is a tale of two situations. We had a customer service rep named Jeannie who was supernaturally gifted at anticipating and solving our issues. Her response time was so fast it felt like she was responding before I even hit SEND on our emails. Jeannie was deservedly promoted and support has been a little slower and we have had to make multiple requests to get answers since.
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AppNexus6.0
Based on 1 answer
Because the support team does give you support, they take 24hrs to get back to you but once they open a ticket they focus on resolving the issue for you. My only problem is that you don't have a specific account representative assigned to you.
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Online Training

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AppNexus2.0
Based on 1 answer
Online training are not user friendly and not easy to understand
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Implementation

Acquisio8.0
Based on 2 answers
I was not part of the initial implementation
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AppNexus5.0
Based on 1 answer
No answer on this topic is available.

Alternatives Considered

Not quite as seamless as Marin whose editing tool seemed better but also not as expensive and fit better into our agency's budget.
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QlikView's dashboard is hard to configure. Also, it is unable to report on metrics by section or DMA. It does not update data that have been corrected. There is no visualization with QlikView.
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Scalability

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AppNexus5.0
Based on 1 answer
Because it's a great DSP but not the best
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Return on Investment

  • Acquisio let us create reports on the fly, saving us lots of time; time that was better spend optimizing client campaigns.
  • Acqusio's Bid and Budget Management tool (BBM) helped a struggling client achieve desired traffic and conversion results with little to no work from our agency.
  • Acquisio's quick customer service responsiveness let us get our questions answered quickly.
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  • the more product offerings AppNexus develops, the more we can use it and streamline our process (creates better efficiency by keeping us in one platform, rather than needing to switch back and forth between several)
  • quick snapshot reporting (imps, clicks, conversions) saves us time and makes information more readily available for ad-hoc advertiser inquiries
  • the transparency of AppNexus allows us to be able to provide more honest information about where the ads ran, how much they cost, etc.
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Pricing Details

Acquisio

General
Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Yes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No
Additional Pricing Details

AppNexus

General
Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No
Additional Pricing Details