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Adobe Analytics

Top Rated
405 Ratings

Supermetrics

4 Ratings

Adobe Analytics

Top Rated
405 Ratings
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Score 7.5 out of 101

Supermetrics

4 Ratings
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Score 8.8 out of 101

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Likelihood to Recommend

Adobe Analytics

Adobe Analytics is great for customizing once you get used to the bogged down UI and the unhelpful location of items. we've used it to mimic paywall systems of costly companies. We have base reports set up to manage our paywalls set up in Adobe and they work great. But getting at the minute data is where the issue comes in and the add-ons are needed.
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Supermetrics

Supermetrics has been great for us, a more data-heavy, sophisticated agency, as we need accurate and detailed reporting of metrics for our clients, across multiple platforms. It is also adaptable to multiple formats - such as Excel or Google Sheets - so that we can adjust and design reports the way we need them to work.
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Pros

  • Once you learn how Adobe Analytics looks and is implemented on the page, it's fairly easy to spot issues with it that can be fixed. This is a strength in that it doesn't take a largely technical person to call out any issues during implementation.
  • Adobe Analytics is good with adding tracking to the page and providing strong and accurate analytics data for analysis.
  • There are numerous online tools to help with checking Adobe Analytics data for verification on a site. Firefox plugins such as Firebug, Omnibug, as well as any proxy debugger such as Fiddler and many others can be used.
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  • Supermetrics does a great job of accurately reporting on metrics
  • Supermetrics does a great job of reporting across platforms
  • Supermetrics is great at integrating with things like Excel or Google Sheets to adapt the reports to our needs
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Cons

  • User interface is not intuitive. Personally I have no issues because I have used it for so long. All new users have a long learning curve to get up to speed and comfortable running reports to meet their needs.
  • Support has become abysmal over the years. Omniture used to offer great support, fast and helpful. Adobe support has errored very quickly with extremely long response delays, unhelpful responses. To be fair, certain support cases are resolved quickly and efficiently. But the majority over the past 2 years have been a dreadful experience with many of those tickets still outstanding and unresolved.
  • Improve consistency in user experience. Many tools that Adobe offers are seemingly built upon different platforms which result in a very disjointed user experience and inconsistent usability.
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  • Supermetrics is fairly more expensive than other tools
  • Supermetrics is sometimes a bit too complicated to figure out, and requires time to learn
  • It was difficult at first to figure out how exactly to integrate Supermetrics across platforms (but once we figured it out, it was good)
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Likelihood to Renew

Adobe Analytics9.8
Based on 29 answers
I don't make this decision, so this is my estimation - Analytics meets most of our needs, and switching to another platform would not be technically feasible.
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Usability

Adobe Analytics6.8
Based on 9 answers
Not as intuitive as with Google Analytics. There are a lots of gotchas. Tool is best suited for analysts, not casual users. If you know what you're doing, it can be extremely powerful. The usability is getting better, for example, with their drag and drop calculated metrics builder and segment builder, but there is a steep learning curve overall to really know what you're getting with your reports.
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Reliability and Availability

Adobe Analytics9.0
Based on 5 answers
I have never experienced downtime with this product
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Performance

Adobe Analytics8.5
Based on 4 answers
I have never experienced any sort of problem with this products speed or throughput
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Support

Adobe Analytics5.7
Based on 9 answers
I give the rating of a 4 just because it seems more like a process that is failing. Any time I have put a request in, they have taken days, sometimes weeks, to get back to me and even then, the issue may still persist. I believe this is the biggest weakness of the Adobe Analytics tool and has a lot of room for improvement.
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In-Person Training

Adobe Analytics3.6
Based on 3 answers
It was a one-day training several years ago that cost the organization several thousand dollars. There were only about 10 people in the training class. Adobe tried to cram so much information into that one-day class that none of our users felt like they really learned anything helpful from the experience. Follow-up training is too expensive
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Online Training

Adobe Analytics8.0
Based on 4 answers
Videos of the different tools plus the knowledge base articles, but you do have to take the initiative to do them yourself. There are also a few great books on the subject. *Nod to Adam Greco's SiteCatalyst Handbook
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Implementation

Adobe Analytics8.0
Based on 7 answers
The success of implementations depend primarily on the solution design, and also on the ability to work with developers to get the solution implemented correctly. This is not an aspect of the product per se.
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Alternatives Considered

Adobe analytics has been selected as a platform to be used across a huge company, which tracks the performance of a hundreds of thousands pages with different type of content. It's believed to be the most accurate tool and the support on the side of the platform has been always strong. However, when it comes to campaign management, double click is a better tool, as it also can provide conversion data, but along with cost and traffic data, too.
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Supermetrics is definitely the most sophisticated and adaptable of the tools. It provides the most in-depth metrics reporting, the most accurate reporting, and the most detailed reporting across all of our platforms and campaigns. It is definitely worth the cost, if your organization requires this level of sophistication. If not, it may be too costly - and too complicated.
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Return on Investment

  • It had positive impact in terms of providing detailed audience lists, which made it possible to hit better ROI by delivering cheap conversions
  • It gives a lot of information about landing pages performance, which helps us decide to which pages to concentrate the traffic
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  • Supermetrics has helped us save money by monitoring budgets across campaigns and accounts, and preventing budget overspends
  • Supermetrics has helped us be more efficient in our campaign optimizations by monitoring performance holistically across the board
  • Supermetrics has helped us save time by making the reporting/campaign management process simpler and faster
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Pricing Details

Adobe Analytics

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

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