Adform FLOW vs. StackAdapt

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Adform FLOW
Score 8.1 out of 10
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Adform, headquartered in Copenhagen, offers an independent and integrated advertising platform built for modern marketing. Its enterprise technology – Adform FLOW – harnesses user experience and a scalable, modular and open architecture, to enable management of the whole campaign life cycle. It aims to provide clients with enhanced control and transparency across advertising operations, including ownership of all data from their campaigns.N/A
StackAdapt
Score 8.8 out of 10
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StackAdapt, headquartered in Toronto offers their native advertising specialized DSP, supporting programmatic advertising with audience discovery, B2B targeting, and engagement analytics among other features.N/A
Pricing
Adform FLOWStackAdapt
Editions & Modules
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
Adform FLOWStackAdapt
Free Trial
NoNo
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoNo
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
Additional Details
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Features
Adform FLOWStackAdapt
Ad Network Integration
Comparison of Ad Network Integration features of Product A and Product B
Adform FLOW
8.4
4 Ratings
13% above category average
StackAdapt
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Ratings
Data Transfer8.84 Ratings00 Ratings
DSP integration8.04 Ratings00 Ratings
Ad Campaigns
Comparison of Ad Campaigns features of Product A and Product B
Adform FLOW
8.0
4 Ratings
2% above category average
StackAdapt
-
Ratings
Ad campaign creation7.54 Ratings00 Ratings
Ad deployment7.74 Ratings00 Ratings
Display advertising9.03 Ratings00 Ratings
Ad display and retargeting segmentation8.04 Ratings00 Ratings
Sequence targeting8.03 Ratings00 Ratings
Ad Reporting & Analytics
Comparison of Ad Reporting & Analytics features of Product A and Product B
Adform FLOW
8.0
4 Ratings
3% above category average
StackAdapt
-
Ratings
Ad dashboards9.03 Ratings00 Ratings
Ad performance reports8.04 Ratings00 Ratings
Ad conversion tracking7.54 Ratings00 Ratings
Ad attribution reporting7.54 Ratings00 Ratings
Cross-channel ad management8.73 Ratings00 Ratings
Ad forecasting and optimization7.52 Ratings00 Ratings
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Score 7.8 out of 10
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User Ratings
Adform FLOWStackAdapt
Likelihood to Recommend
7.7
(4 ratings)
8.0
(14 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
-
(0 ratings)
10.0
(1 ratings)
Usability
-
(0 ratings)
7.9
(2 ratings)
Support Rating
6.0
(1 ratings)
9.5
(2 ratings)
User Testimonials
Adform FLOWStackAdapt
Likelihood to Recommend
Adform
One of the best available solutions available for RTB, if you do not have your own or use agency's DSP/DMP/etc. this is the one I would recomment. Lot of targeting options, ease of use, great support. Or just great and cheap tool for tracking your direct buys. Also Adform has excellent customer support.
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StackAdapt
StackAdapt is well-suited in situations where you need to drive awareness to a niche audience that cannot be easily targeted on the GDN. For our agency it is useful for our Canadian clients only, as HST is added to the advertising costs. We cannot pass this on to our international clients and therefore do not use the platform for any clients outside of Canada.
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Pros
Adform
  • Reporting Dashboard
  • Database integration
  • Ease of scheduling & running campaigns
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StackAdapt
  • Communication: Their reps are incredibly transparent, thorough and detailed. I really, really appreciate that.
  • Creativity: Not only are the reps communicative, they actually bring new, fresh ideas to the table. As busy as we are, I can't thank them enough for that.
  • Easy-to-use: As detailed as the dashboard is, it's actually pretty easy to use and bring new users up-to-speed on.
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Cons
Adform
  • Bugs
  • UX of DSP Panel
  • Performance
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StackAdapt
  • There is no way to QA your own ads. They QA for you and based on the level of their customer support, you can trust their QA, but the lack of self-assessment can cause problems for your company/agency.
  • To know where your ads were actually deployed, when, and for how long would be amazing. They certainly know because they can track all sorts of analytics.
  • Budgeting.
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Likelihood to Renew
Adform
No answers on this topic
StackAdapt
The platform is easy to use and understand whether it is being used as self-serve or a managed service. The audience targeting is solid, and array of placements is versatile. With these, the level of engagement for video content is usually great
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Usability
Adform
No answers on this topic
StackAdapt
Simple, streamlined interface. I would rate it higher if there was a proper agency portal (like an MCC "My Client Center") that allows you to control multiple client accounts from a unified login.
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Support Rating
Adform
Reasons are already given in past. They are really slow in support service.
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StackAdapt
Support has been exceptional. Our dedicated team is always available and ready to answer any questions that may arise. We receive updates from them on a regular basis and they go above and beyond providing assistance when needed. The team is absolutely one of the bright spots in our relationship with StackAdapt
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Alternatives Considered
Adform
Adform was in some usecases similar to Xaxis, however, client preferred to use Adform.
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StackAdapt
In terms of Native advertising, StackAdapt blows Outbrain and Taboola out of the water. The ability to drive impressions is similar between all three, but we have seen a large improvement in the quality of these impressions from StackAdapt. Clicks, engagement, and sales are all up on StackAdapt when compared to the other platforms we have used in the past.
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Return on Investment
Adform
  • CPA reduction 20% in some clients
  • ROAS driven decisions
  • DSP Cost reduction
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StackAdapt
  • Excellent traffic from our ads. Traffic exceeded our forecast.
  • Excellent management of our budget. We did not spend near as much as we budgeted for the response we received through our test.
  • The lead conversion was not expected to be high due to the type of content we deployed, but we received zero conversions, well below anticipated when compared to other ads for the same content.
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