Adobe Advertising Cloud vs. Wunderkind

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Adobe Advertising Cloud
Score 9.0 out of 10
N/A
AdobeAdvertising Cloud (formerly Adobe Media Optimizer) is an ad management product and is part of the Adobe Marketing Cloud. It delivers a rules-based bidding solution that improves the performance of search engine marketing campaigns and is integrated with Adobe Analytics.N/A
Wunderkind
Score 2.6 out of 10
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Wunderkind (formerly BounceX) is presented as a people-based marketing cloud. It includes behavior-based personalization capabilities for website content, email, and other channels. The vendor states digital businesses use Wunderkind to remember who site visitors are, allowing them to deliver high-converting, one-to-one messages on websites, through emails and texts, and in ads at scale.N/A
Pricing
Adobe Advertising CloudWunderkind
Editions & Modules
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
Adobe Advertising CloudWunderkind
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
Adobe Advertising CloudWunderkind
Ad Network Integration
Comparison of Ad Network Integration features of Product A and Product B
Adobe Advertising Cloud
6.7
8 Ratings
9% below category average
Wunderkind
-
Ratings
Data Transfer6.98 Ratings00 Ratings
DSP integration6.58 Ratings00 Ratings
Ad Campaigns
Comparison of Ad Campaigns features of Product A and Product B
Adobe Advertising Cloud
5.9
9 Ratings
28% below category average
Wunderkind
-
Ratings
Ad campaign creation7.19 Ratings00 Ratings
Ad deployment7.19 Ratings00 Ratings
Display advertising4.89 Ratings00 Ratings
Ad display and retargeting segmentation5.39 Ratings00 Ratings
Sequence targeting5.38 Ratings00 Ratings
Ad Reporting & Analytics
Comparison of Ad Reporting & Analytics features of Product A and Product B
Adobe Advertising Cloud
6.9
9 Ratings
12% below category average
Wunderkind
-
Ratings
Ad dashboards6.39 Ratings00 Ratings
Ad performance reports5.99 Ratings00 Ratings
Ad conversion tracking7.47 Ratings00 Ratings
Ad attribution reporting6.78 Ratings00 Ratings
Cross-channel ad management7.78 Ratings00 Ratings
Ad forecasting and optimization7.38 Ratings00 Ratings
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User Ratings
Adobe Advertising CloudWunderkind
Likelihood to Recommend
7.4
(16 ratings)
1.8
(6 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
1.8
(2 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Usability
9.0
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Support Rating
3.3
(4 ratings)
1.0
(1 ratings)
Implementation Rating
8.0
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
User Testimonials
Adobe Advertising CloudWunderkind
Likelihood to Recommend
Adobe
I think it is good to keep in mind the type of business application you have in mind when selecting Media Optimizer for your company. For us, as an agency, it makes sense for us to utilize the reporting and paid search optimizing portions for our clients as we manage over 300+ clients PPC campaigns. With this tool it is possible to set up campaigns easily and as long as the parameters are set correctly within the portfolio, there is a great opportunity for the tool to do its job and use the simulation/modeling process to run and grow a paid search campaign with ease of human interaction.
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Wunderkind
BounceX is well suited if you want to boost list/customer base growth, but a tricky aspect of it for me is that I don't know the benefit smaller companies would get from BounceX to accelerate growth without having an existing customer base.
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Pros
Adobe
  • An all in one solution for so many things that range from advertising campaigns to pushing out content to PPC.
  • Integration for many channels without much setup, this includes lesser known search engines and various social media partners.
  • Automation for delegating many tasks that can be a hassle to accomplish.
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Wunderkind
  • Personalization in email - they have a great ability to surface products in email directly tied to what a past customer was browsing on the site
  • Great account management and fast turnaround times to address evolving needs we have
  • Very robust site experience capabilities to accommodate a lot of different use cases
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Cons
Adobe
  • As with most Adobe products, it can be a little tedious to use and requires a bit of extra training and "googling" around to make sure you are getting things right. It has improved over time within the entire Adobe suite, and I anticipate that this will be true of this as well.
  • Adobe training and learning platforms can include a lot of technical terminology and jargon that makes it difficult for a novice to understand without feeling like they need a whole new education.
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Wunderkind
  • Support is awful
  • Management will not work with you to make things right
  • Tool is buggy. It went down for 50 hours during our Black Friday sale resulting in substantial amount of lost revenue.
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Likelihood to Renew
Adobe
As of this writing, we have just discontinued our use of Adobe Media Optimizer. Other vendors gave us a better rate, a better contract option, and the product is just better than what we had with Adobe at the time. We may revisit Adobe again at the future, but it seems like they have a lot of work to do to catch up with the leader in the space
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Wunderkind
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Usability
Adobe
It definitely takes some instruction to get to be able to use the system. One would struggle trying to get it to work without any previous experience with it. If you are famailiar with the interface it is actually quite fast and easy to maneuver around.
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Wunderkind
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Support Rating
Adobe
They are super knowledgable and help in almost all situations, however sometimes I feel they put you on hold to find the answers themselves as they literally have said. "Can you hold a few minutes while I research that answer for you?" Most of the time they come back with a solution, other times they manually escalate it to someone else.
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Wunderkind
Beware if you buy from them you are committed for a year. It is too expensive for the offering and they offer no solutions for you to manage the process/tool at a discounted rate. Will not renew my contract, that’s for sure.
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Implementation Rating
Adobe
It was difficult initially, but the implementation of the Dynamic Tag Manager was a big help and timesaver.
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Wunderkind
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Alternatives Considered
Adobe
It was a step up from Marin in terms of UI. Very similar functionality to Marin. Compared to Kenshoo Search and Google Marketing Platform it was probably not as advanced but offered the benefit of integrating with other products in the Adobe stack like Adobe Analytics, Adobe Target, and Adobe Campaign.
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Wunderkind
We've used both Emarsys and Klaviyo as our ESP, while using Wunderkind to handle email/SMS acquisition and abandonment emails. Wunderkind has proven to be able to capture more emails and send more behavioral emails with the contact matching technology.
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Return on Investment
Adobe
  • This has increased the number of clients.
  • This has increased the amount of productivity and time we can spend on clients.
  • This has increased the overall revenue because we can handle more than we used to be able to handle without this tool.
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Wunderkind
  • For the email campaigns we had an original agreement for them to produce a 5X return on ad spend and thus far they have produced a greater than 8X return
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