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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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Facebook for Business

Great if your audience is on Facebook and you are trying to sell B2C. I'm not sure how that works on B2B.I also think it's a great channel for more visual products and experiences, but you need to know that it not only needs an analyst for managing, you also need a designer and creative person for making all the ads. The fact that ads fatigue over time makes management more expensive than other channels (AdWords) but it has great potential for scalability.Nevertheless, I think almost everyone can benefit from using it. You just need to know that it takes some time to master the learning phase (what segments, what types of ads, what messages, pictures, etc. work best).
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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.
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Facebook for Business

  • Allows you to upload current email lists and drive ads to them more passively than email.
  • Audience segmentation tools make it easy to target prospects based on actions taken on specific pages.
  • Lookalike tools allow you to build new prospect lists based on common interests of your current clients.
  • The ability to test multiple variations of ads against each other and report on them directly from the dashboard simplifies the decision-making process to optimize advertising efforts.
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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
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Facebook for Business

  • While Facebook for Business provides lots of data and information, we have seen anomalies that make us question the validity of this performance information.
  • We are presented with controls to determine where our ads are placed, but sometimes they are changed without our knowledge. For instance, when Facebook Messenger became a place to advertise, we were advertising there without our knowledge before we were provided the option to turn it off.
  • Facebook has a tendency to make changes and inform it's users after the fact, instead of explaining upcoming feature or layout changes.
  • Sometimes the interface can be confusing when determining if a change has been published or not, resulting in times where changes were thought to have been made, but instead, it just sat in draft status.
  • Very often, we find our ads disproved due to reasons that do not apply to our ads. When we request a further review, they are then approved. But, until we request the review, our ads are not running, and there is no telling when these disapprovals will occur.
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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.
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Facebook for Business

Facebook for Business 8.9
Based on 6 answers
We have to continue using this tool in order to be effective on this marketing platform. Though there are several changes I wish we could see, the fact is that we will still need to use this product to provide customers with the information they need.
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Usability

Acquisio

Acquisio 6.0
Based on 2 answers
The updates they have recently made have been time consuming to keep up with
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Facebook for Business

Facebook for Business 7.9
Based on 3 answers
I gave it this rating because it is so easy to learn to use and you are able to grow a following quickly by knowing when to post and who to post to or how to get in front of those prospects easily, and using those prospects to reach even further without any additional processes on your end through the sharing from your engaged readers.
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Support

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.
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Facebook for Business

Facebook for Business 8.8
Based on 4 answers
I've found the Facebook for Business support to be hit or miss. For billing questions they're timely and helpful. For complex questions about specific services I've often received a longer wait and a less helpful experience. I'm often redirected to their docs, which are often not particularly helpful.
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Implementation

Acquisio

Acquisio 8.0
Based on 2 answers
They handled it well.
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Facebook for Business

Facebook for Business 8.5
Based on 4 answers
If you don't want to display your feed to your boss before going over scheduled posts for the week, use the Business site and it will be less awkward instantly. Having someone lean over your shoulder is always a bit awkward, you think about how you smell, maybe consider offering them gum because they have bad breath
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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.
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Facebook for Business

Because I am more familiar with Facebook and Instagram, I have to say they are much better than using things like Twitter Ads & Google Ads. I produce niche products, so Google Ads doesn't bring me to the top of SEO with all my competition. Further, I don't really like Twitter so I don't find it to be conducive to create ads and find there is no ROI.
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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.
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Facebook for Business

  • Facebook for Business has helped us manage teams and communication better and in turn helped our business establish itself on social media. This in turn has helped us increase our sales-per-customer ratio.
  • It has also helped us protect our key profiles and brand image on Facebook as we can easily assign and remove users from specific pages and accounts as needed.
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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

Facebook for Business

General

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

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