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Likelihood to Recommend

AdHawk

Despite its shortcomings, AdHawk is a neat, useful tool that provides tactical information for developing solid Facebook ad campaigns. AdHawk is great for managing smaller Facebook Ad budgets. You're able to select a truly actionable guideline in an easy to view format for decision-making. You can really optimize an ad to perform best using the data AdHawk generates
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AdStage

AdStage is great if you're an agency or an in-house marketer managing a lot of ad budget, a lot of campaigns, or a large number of clients and you want to get the day-to-day tasks cleared to focus on higher-brain-stem tasks. Bid and budget management are replaced by rules. Holiday sales are replaced with flighting. All of your team members can log in, access their accounts, set up their reports and have them send to clients without having to lift a finger.
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Feature Rating Comparison

Ad Network Integration

AdHawk
10.0
AdStage
7.1
Data Transfer
AdHawk
10.0
AdStage
5.3
DSP integration
AdHawk
AdStage
9.0

Ad Reporting & Analytics

AdHawk
10.0
AdStage
8.7
Ad dashboards
AdHawk
10.0
AdStage
8.6
Ad conversion tracking
AdHawk
10.0
AdStage
9.0
Cross-channel ad management
AdHawk
10.0
AdStage
8.4
Ad forecasting and optimization
AdHawk
10.0
AdStage
8.5
Ad performance reports
AdHawk
AdStage
9.0
Ad attribution reporting
AdHawk
AdStage
8.5

Ad Campaigns

AdHawk
AdStage
7.4
Ad campaign creation
AdHawk
AdStage
8.0
Ad deployment
AdHawk
AdStage
8.0
Display advertising
AdHawk
AdStage
7.0
Ad display and retargeting segmentation
AdHawk
AdStage
7.0
Sequence targeting
AdHawk
AdStage
7.1

Pros

AdHawk

  • Great UI
  • Accurate reporting
  • Strong data points
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AdStage

  • Easily pulling together API access for multiple channels into one area for in-depth reporting
  • Automation. They helped a bunch with features that LinkedIn didn't have.
  • The team. They were always super responsive and on the ball with any questions or concerns we had. The customer service was great.
  • General reporting and tieing data together.
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Cons

AdHawk

  • Ability to look at two campaigns at once (comparative stats)
  • Only available for Facebook or G+
  • No export feature for reporting
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AdStage

  • I have very little negative feedback regarding this platform. At one point in time, you could create and publish ads to the various platforms via Adstage, but they have started to move away from that functionality. You now have to create campaigns on the platform (for example, LinkedIn) and then automate functions of those campaigns on AdStage. I'd love it to be a one-stop shop where I didn't have to deal with the ad platform at all.
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Likelihood to Renew

AdHawk

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

AdStage

AdStage 8.0
Based on 1 answer
AdStage has been great and the only reason we wouldn't renew is if we decided to build this all out internally for API access. But, customer services is great, the product is great and I'd definitely recommend it.
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Usability

AdHawk

AdHawk 10.0
Based on 1 answer
AdHawk is extremely easy to use. Not many buttons to click to get to any area of importance. It's also very clean and sophisticated in design which makes for a pleasant experience. The optimization features even explain to you the value of going with the suggested strategy. Overall, AdHawk is a great software for managing Facebook and Google Ads
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AdStage

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Support

AdHawk

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

AdStage

AdStage 10.0
Based on 1 answer
AdStage had great support. They got back to me quickly every time, they always had or found an answer for what I was looking for, they took my feedback well, and they were knowledgeable with the platform and any issues I had. I have worked with a lot of other companies that are slow and AdStage definitely isn't one of them.
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Alternatives Considered

AdHawk

AdHawk is far better than the other products regarding how simplified the reporting of ad results are. AdHawk is cleaner and easier to understand. Allows for easy comparing of conversion points within a campaign. Other products are simply not as easy to use. Also, optimization is not a feature available with many services
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AdStage

We've used tools like Companion Labs and AdEspresso before for Facebook Ads, or Optmyzer or WordStream for Google Ads, and AdStage has so many features that these systems don't. True, it's drastically more expensive than most, but the feature set is leaps and bounds above. From automation to reporting to even campaign monitoring being in a single platform with this level of customization, it's playing at a different level than anything else we've used off-the-shelf.
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Return on Investment

AdHawk

  • Ad optimization data
  • Simplified ad management
  • Audience understanding
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AdStage

  • We haven't been using it long enough to have a positive ROI, but I'm confident we will as we optimize our campaigns based on the data we receive from AdStage.
  • AdStage saves myself and my team hours of time each week that we would normally spend preparing reporting or doing ad analysis in excel. This was the reason we purchased AdStage, and it's really living up to its promise.
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Pricing Details

AdHawk

General

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

AdStage

General

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

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