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AdMob

As for technology and implementation... I think they are superb. But in today's world you can't go around doing whatever you want to stroke your own ego. You have to care for your clients & communicate with them. AdMob loses all respect there. I understand banning those illegal click farm guys in Asia/Africa, but banning a developer in Europe who has nothing to do with click farms, and then refraining to verify their own data collection is absolutely nauseating.
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Mixpanel

  • It's great for product teams who want to better understand their users from a macro level
  • I would suggest using something like FullStory for understanding user flows instead of Mixpanel
  • Prepare to spend some time learning how it all works together and creating reports
  • Once you get reporting figured out, it's pretty easy to get value out of this
  • Make sure you confirm that your data is tracking properly (you can use the live view for this) before putting too much value on the reports
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Pros

  • Well it works really well.
  • No complaints about their technical backing.
  • They do take the pain so your implementation is fairly easy.
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  • Mixpanel integrates seamlessly with Segment, our data capture tool. We can use this abstraction later to capture user behavior details and send it to Mixpanel with no additional coding.
  • Mixpanel allows us to create user behavior funnels that can easily pinpoint problem areas in a user process, from which we can take action to correct and monitor changes in funnel conversion as a result.
  • Mixpanel enables easy visualization of user event data without the need for IT intervention.
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Cons

  • Theyre customer service is by far the worst ever.
  • They have to stop banning user accounts for no reason. They have been wrong on so many counts, it just will make you wonder which primary school student is giving them info to make such horrendous decisions.
  • Their high handedness is handling cases, they keep giving copy paste client servicing replies, won't own up to it being their fault, and leave you in a lurch absolutely unbothered. This is a black spot on Google.
  • They keep sending you emails with warnings about stuff you haven't even dreamed of doing. Saying absolutely shady stuff like "asking your family to click on ads for you is an invalid activity" What will I earn out of that, 25cents after a 1000clicks? Do you think my 80yr old granny has the energy to keep clicking something for 1000times?
  • They never have the courage to accept they've made a mistake and they may have collected some invalid data without considering all of the circumstances. And if you try to draw their attention to that, they give you a deaf ear. It is really sad, for such an amazing product. The attitude sucks big time.
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  • Sometimes their servers are overloaded and the data isn't coming real-time, but they fix those kinds of issues pretty fast
  • If you track a lot of custom events, it takes a lot of developer time to implement capturing those events
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Mixpanel8.2
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In the same situation again I wouldn't know what we would have done without Mixpanel (we had a consumer oriented community website). It was invaluable for our purposes.
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Usability

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Mixpanel9.0
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great, slick and clean interface
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Support

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Mixpanel8.9
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Their email support staff is very responsive and they give you a dedicated account rep to handle any support needs.
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Online Training

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Mixpanel8.0
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Mixpanel has a great resource about their product, with videos on how to use it and real world examples from other companies on how they integrate Mixpanel into their business processes.
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Implementation

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Mixpanel8.9
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Mixpanel is a simple JS script installation. For adding events to track, its simply a matter of adding the code where you want it. Their API and documentation are easy to understand and use.
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Better rates
Reply very often.
No fake copy paste customer service.
No high handedness in handling cases, they always listen.. And then make decisions, they never brand you a self clicker and ban your account when you are innocent
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Mixpanel has a much better UX and the toolset provided by Mixpanel helps us solve our needs in a better way.
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Return on Investment

  • Before I got into it my other friends told me there are way better Ad providers. But being a Google fan I still signed up.
  • Now I remember writing to AdMob, requesting them to give me earning rates... But they never replied. So zero return on investment. They just keep you guessing.
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  • Able to see usage of various application pages, allowing us to see what areas are used the heaviest and thus are important to spend resources on, as well as what pages are rarely used and perhaps need to be improved.
  • Easy to build reports, automating some previously manual processes and thus saving time.
  • In addition to just usage and traffic volume, the visualizations on filtered and segmented data allows us to understand HOW our application is being used, helping to drive product road map. Very useful way to get key insights on your application.
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Pricing Details

AdMob

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

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