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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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Sizmek

I've use Sizmek as media analytics and reporting tool. Unless a site doesn't work properly with Google DoubleClick, I rarely recommend Sizmek over DoubleClick. It can do everything DoubleClick does, but with almost twice the hassle. One Area that makes it easier to track is that ads are given individual tracking ID's that creative can look up and search by when indexing and testing to make sure all ads are working and input.
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Feature Rating Comparison

Ad Network Integration

Acquisio
Sizmek
7.6
Data Transfer
Acquisio
Sizmek
7.6
DSP integration
Acquisio
Sizmek
7.6

Ad Campaigns

Acquisio
Sizmek
6.9
Ad campaign creation
Acquisio
Sizmek
6.8
Ad deployment
Acquisio
Sizmek
8.4
Display advertising
Acquisio
Sizmek
7.6
Ad display and retargeting segmentation
Acquisio
Sizmek
6.1
Sequence targeting
Acquisio
Sizmek
5.4

Ad Reporting & Analytics

Acquisio
Sizmek
8.3
Ad dashboards
Acquisio
Sizmek
7.5
Ad performance reports
Acquisio
Sizmek
8.8
Ad conversion tracking
Acquisio
Sizmek
8.7
Ad attribution reporting
Acquisio
Sizmek
8.7
Cross-channel ad management
Acquisio
Sizmek
8.4
Ad forecasting and optimization
Acquisio
Sizmek
7.9

Pros

  • Easy to create reports for digital campaigns
  • Easy to make bulk changes to paid search campaigns
  • Easy to ensure consistency of paid search campaigns across Google and Bing
  • Ability to automate reports and email them to specific users on a scheduled basis
  • Bid and budget automation for paid search campaigns is successful at hitting CPA targets
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  • Sizmek is user-friendly--there are help guides easily available
  • Sizmek has great customer service--dedicated account team to support questions
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Cons

  • Little support for social management, although some of this is coming soon.
  • Integration with outside platforms for reporting can be a challenge. We struggled to get accurate call tracking data into the platform.
  • Missing some features like labels that we use frequently.
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  • Export function should export files in a smaller Excel size
  • An online walk-through for beginners
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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
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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Implementation

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

We looked at other players like Marin and Kenshoo but found them to be overpriced and service to be lacking. Acquisio is very customer responsive, and the product is priced right.
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We selected Sizmek because they are trusted and respected in the industry, and known for customer service.
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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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  • Though easy to read and navigate, Sizmek's dashboard could be a bit more seamless in its functionality.
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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

Sizmek

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