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Acquisio

25 Ratings

Simpli.fi

4 Ratings

Acquisio

25 Ratings
Score 6.6 out of 101

Simpli.fi

4 Ratings
Score 9.1 out of 101

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Likelihood to Recommend

Acquisio

This would not be a good solution for smaller agencies with clients with small ad spends.
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Simpli.fi

Simpli.fi, in my opinion, is the leader in programmatic branding campaigns for small to medium sized businesses. Large national brands with six figure brands can afford to look elsewhere, even though Simpli.fi is adept and conducting campaigns for big business as well. Simpli.fi does LOCAL very well.
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Feature Rating Comparison

Data Collection

Acquisio
Simpli.fi
7.8
Collection of first-party data
Acquisio
Simpli.fi
7.5
Collection of third-party data
Acquisio
Simpli.fi
8.0
Access to Third-party Data Providers
Acquisio
Simpli.fi
8.0

Data Classification

Acquisio
Simpli.fi
7.5
Audience taxonomy
Acquisio
Simpli.fi
7.5
Tag Management
Acquisio
Simpli.fi
8.5
Data Analysis Dashboard
Acquisio
Simpli.fi
6.5

Ad Network Integration

Acquisio
Simpli.fi
6.7
Data Transfer
Acquisio
Simpli.fi
5.4
DSP integration
Acquisio
Simpli.fi
8.0

DMP Analytics

Acquisio
Simpli.fi
7.8
Campaign Analytics
Acquisio
Simpli.fi
8.1
Audience Analytics
Acquisio
Simpli.fi
7.5

Pros

  • The Workbench does a good job of allowing you to monitor and make changes to your accounts, usually more quickly than AdWords.
  • The Performance tab of BBM allows you to quickly monitor the budget pacing for all your accounts.
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  • Simpli.fi's Geo-Fencing capabilities are top notch! The ability to include an unlimited number of geo-fences within a campaign is invaluable, as is the ability to measure the effectiveness of a geo-fencing campaign in driving foot traffic to our clients' physical locations.
  • Our organization appreciates the knowledge, experience and responsiveness of Simpli.fi's customer support staff.
  • One of the things Simpli.fi does particularly well is the education of its users and re-sellers. From monthly webinars, to its Bullseye learning courses, they have a way to make the complex understandable to even the most green digital sellers!
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Cons

  • Support isn't horrible, but it could be better.
  • Report template creation could be a little easier. Right now, when you create a component, it goes to the bottom and you have to drag it up to where you want it to be. This feels inefficient.
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  • Perhaps the biggest weakness Simpli.fi has is in reporting. Although near real time campaign data is available at any time, they lack a forward facing dashboard we can share with our clients. The lack of a customization on customer campaign dashboards has more than once become a negative factor in winning a sale against a competitor.
  • When we first started working with Simpli.fi, we could add Facebook to campaigns and use the Simpli.fi reporting tool to measure results. That capability disappeared shortly after implementation. It would be nice to use Simpli.fi tools to integrate display and social campaigns into a single dashboard.
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Likelihood to Renew

Acquisio5.4
Based on 6 answers
My current company uses Excel spreadsheets to generate more intricate and detailed reports. A product like Acquisio, while I believe it is a very good product, will not be approved by my clients in terms of metrics reported.
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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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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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Implementation

Acquisio8.0
Based on 2 answers
I was not part of the initial implementation
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Alternatives Considered

For now I have myself only use Acquisio
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Simpli.fi's programmatic ad tools cater very well to SMBs. We chose Simpli.fi due to the ease of use, low minimum spending requirements, along with advancements in data management, including the use of unstructured data. Furthermore, their development of granular level geo-fencing tools have given them the edge over many competitors.
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Return on Investment

  • Increased employee efficiency
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  • We have been able to leverage Simpli.fi's geo-fencing tools to pry business away from larger competitors.
  • The lack of a customer-facing dashboard is a weakness.
  • Simpli.fi's low barrier of entry has allowed us to scale at our pace without the threat of being cut off in the face of high minimum spends.
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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

Simpli.fi

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