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Score 6.8 out of 100
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Score 7 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

SmartyAds DSP

SmartyAds DSP works mainly for campaigns that are not very concerned about brand safety. The main issue we have had with them has been related to fraud since they are resellers of a lot of inventory. If you need to run on traffic, that is 100% clean, and then you should try other DSPs.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Ad Network Integration

Acquisio
SmartyAds DSP
6.3
Data Transfer
Acquisio
SmartyAds DSP
6.0
DSP integration
Acquisio
SmartyAds DSP
6.5

Ad Campaigns

Acquisio
SmartyAds DSP
7.7
Ad campaign creation
Acquisio
SmartyAds DSP
8.0
Ad deployment
Acquisio
SmartyAds DSP
7.5
Ad display and retargeting segmentation
Acquisio
SmartyAds DSP
7.5
Sequence targeting
Acquisio
SmartyAds DSP
8.0

Ad Reporting & Analytics

Acquisio
SmartyAds DSP
7.7
Ad dashboards
Acquisio
SmartyAds DSP
7.5
Ad performance reports
Acquisio
SmartyAds DSP
7.5
Ad conversion tracking
Acquisio
SmartyAds DSP
7.5
Ad attribution reporting
Acquisio
SmartyAds DSP
8.0
Cross-channel ad management
Acquisio
SmartyAds DSP
8.5
Ad forecasting and optimization
Acquisio
SmartyAds DSP
7.0

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

SmartyAds DSP

  • Easy-to-use, friendly interface.
  • Interesting integrations.
Gabriela Band | 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

SmartyAds DSP

  • Support team is not very good.
  • Not a lot of direct traffic, mostly reseller traffic.
Anonymous | 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

SmartyAds DSP

No score
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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
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

SmartyAds DSP

No score
No answers yet
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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

SmartyAds DSP

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Implementation Rating

Acquisio

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

SmartyAds DSP

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

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

SmartyAds DSP

MoPub is more focused and tries to reach a more typical inventory. SmartyAds DSP covers the different consumer touchpoints across various formats and works on providing different inventory sources to differentiate from traditional DSPs. They copy the look and feel of traditional platforms, but they need to develop more their reporting tools.
Gabriela Band | 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

SmartyAds DSP

  • More inventory, more spend, ore budget, better ROI.
  • Fraud issues and refunds, decreasing ROI.
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

SmartyAds 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
SmartyAds DSP
7.0

Likelihood to Renew

Acquisio
5.4
SmartyAds DSP

Usability

Acquisio
6.0
SmartyAds DSP

Support Rating

Acquisio
8.2
SmartyAds DSP

Implementation Rating

Acquisio
8.0
SmartyAds DSP

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