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Score 6.8 out of 100
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Score 8.2 out of 100

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.
David Meindl | TrustRadius Reviewer

Basis DSP

Basis DSP is well suited to every type of campaign imaginable. My firm specializes in outreach and education campaigns and we use Basis DSP in order to turn people out to events and to take specific actions. Basis has changed how we do business for the better. The hyperlocal campaigns, native campaigns, and audio campaigns have all added excellent additional capabilities to our tool box and have allowed us to complete very compelling campaigns for our clients.
Matt Kennicott | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Ad Network Integration

Acquisio
Basis DSP
8.4
Data Transfer
Acquisio
Basis DSP
8.0
DSP integration
Acquisio
Basis DSP
8.8

Ad Campaigns

Acquisio
Basis DSP
9.2
Ad campaign creation
Acquisio
Basis DSP
9.6
Ad deployment
Acquisio
Basis DSP
8.9
Display advertising
Acquisio
Basis DSP
9.3
Ad display and retargeting segmentation
Acquisio
Basis DSP
9.5
Sequence targeting
Acquisio
Basis DSP
8.8

Ad Reporting & Analytics

Acquisio
Basis DSP
7.7
Ad dashboards
Acquisio
Basis DSP
7.8
Ad performance reports
Acquisio
Basis DSP
7.9
Ad conversion tracking
Acquisio
Basis DSP
8.2
Ad attribution reporting
Acquisio
Basis DSP
7.4
Cross-channel ad management
Acquisio
Basis DSP
7.4
Ad forecasting and optimization
Acquisio
Basis DSP
7.7

Pros

Acquisio

  • Provides multiple methods of viewing and sharing campaign data. It is definitely an upgrade from the basic PPC reports. Fully customizable and new features are being added regularly.
  • Acquisio now provides support for the importation of the video campaign data. This saves her company lots of time as we used to have to do this process manually.
  • Aquisio now has instant chat support in the platform which saves a lot of time as you can get quick answers to any problems you may be having.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Basis DSP

  • Provides access to lots of data/user segments in addition to the ability to upload network audiences. User and interest level targeting is easy and powerful
  • API integrations with Basis DSP make it easy for publishers who are using bespoke and/or plug-and-play DMPs, CRMs, or other DSPs to manage campaigns without living in yet another interface.
  • Ad tag integration with DART/DFA ensures that trafficking ads with third-party impression tags/pixels is easy and only needs to be done once.
Cody Wright | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Acquisio

  • Facebook management: You cannot manage Facebook directly through Acquisio. You can only see the data in the platform.
  • Campaign automation: The rules and algorithms takes a lot of time to be applied if you managed them manually.
  • LinkedIn: No LinkedIn integration available
Emmanuelle Ruscio | TrustRadius Reviewer

Basis DSP

  • Notification system should be improved.
  • Reporting should be more granular and more dimensions.
  • They should build an API to check costs on an hourly basis.
Gabriela Band | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Acquisio

Acquisio 5.4
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.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Basis DSP

Basis DSP 10.0
Based on 1 answer
No answer on this topic is available.

Usability

Acquisio

Acquisio 6.0
Based on 2 answers
The updates they have recently made have been time consuming to keep up with
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Basis DSP

Basis DSP 9.0
Based on 1 answer
It's pretty basic, nothing is hidden and nothing ever moves so you can count on finding what you are looking for each day
Dallas Keefe | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Acquisio

Acquisio 8.2
Based on 3 answers
Within the interface there is an instant chat support feature that you can use to get help right away without having to pick up the phone or look for an email address. We have have an account manager who responds to emails quickly and is always helpful. Anytime issues require further tech support we are kept up to date on the progress of the issue and they are usually resolved the same day.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Basis DSP

Basis DSP 10.0
Based on 1 answer
We have a dedicated account rep. She makes it seem like we are her only client, she is very responsive, helps each time we have a question and understands our campaign goals. Anytime we need support, our rep is available either email or call and if she is not going to be available, she will let us know ahead of time to provide back up and inform them of our current campaigns so they can better assist us.
Dallas Keefe | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation Rating

Acquisio

Acquisio 8.0
Based on 2 answers
They handled it well.
Tom Bonanno | TrustRadius Reviewer

Basis DSP

Basis DSP 9.0
Based on 1 answer
There are a ton of tactics and strategy to implement in the DSP platform. There isn't really a selection of the different types of campaigns or tactics to choose from, you just have to learn as you go. Once you figure out the strategy and goal of the campaign it is very easy to implement the tactic and to achieve its goals.
Dallas Keefe | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Acquisio

We have started using Domo since we began using Acquisio and are extremely happy with Domo. We will continue to use Acquisio though because of the ability to directly manage paid search ads and the ability to create simple reports quickly. Also considering the cost of Domo, unless you specifically need reports with more sources of data, Acquisio is all you really need.
Ben Hopper | Digital Marketing Specialist | TrustRadius Reviewer

Basis DSP

Basis is able to reach ad exchanges that these platforms can not. Basis serves as a one-stop shop whereas these platforms require 3rd party integrations.
Brendan McInerney | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Acquisio

  • 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.
Barry Bartoszek | TrustRadius Reviewer

Basis DSP

  • We've been able to generate a substantial amount of revenue but the drawback was that we had to hire another full time staff member to handle the manual campaign pacing and reporting.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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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

Basis DSP

General

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

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Acquisio
6.0
Basis DSP
8.3

Likelihood to Renew

Acquisio
5.4
Basis DSP
10.0

Usability

Acquisio
6.0
Basis DSP
9.0

Support Rating

Acquisio
8.2
Basis DSP
10.0

Implementation Rating

Acquisio
8.0
Basis DSP
9.0

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