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Score 6 out of 100
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Score 9 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

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DAx has the features, very advanced features (mentioned later) that a power user needs, and is highly customizable, but doesn't require software or hardware ownership. For those capabilities that are not currently there, the customer reporting team often finds a workable solution that we can present to our client.
For the more basic users and executives, the dashboard often meets their needs; else the report tab can help with quick access to metrics that have already been built by analysts.
Lastly, the level of complex analysis in the tool still impresses. You can analyze web events at the event level, visit level and visitor level. You can apply filters at the report level (for all three - event, visit and visitor) or metric level (again for all three levels). On top of that, they have a concept of scope and rules which, combined with the 3 levels, can really allow a power analyst to ask just about any question and get an answer.
Tanja Wisskirchen-Curtis | TrustRadius Reviewer

HitsLink

If you're looking for a comprehensive, user-friendly web analytics tool, you should definitely consider Hitslink. Before you subscribe to the software, take a test run on their Demo version of the site, as it behaves exactly like the full professional version. The biggest disadvantage is that Google+ registered users' search engine traffic data will be mostly (if not completely) blocked. However, this drawback is rarely a significant hindrance to analyzing your website's traffic, but it is something to be aware of.
Reece W. Freeman | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

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  • DAx has a really flexible user interface and if implemented correctly has the potential for great reporting.
  • StreamSense is an excellent video counting add on for DAx. Gets very granular data.
  • The virtual sites concept really makes segmenting data very efficient and logical.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

HitsLink

  • View website traffic stats and trends in user-friendly charts, graphs, and lists.
  • Easily parses out website users by search engine, search term, geographic location, referral website, and other specific characteristics.
  • Shows which websites users are coming from, what pages on your site they've landed on and which ones they leave your site from.
  • Gives statistics on how long users are viewing specific pages, which allows for the analyzing of the effectiveness of each webpage on a website.
  • Easily view real-time as well as long-term traffic statistics
Reece W. Freeman | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

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  • While I know they are making strides in this area, Digital Analytix is definitely built with power users in mind. The learning curve can be steep.
  • Because the platform is non-restrictive in terms of label/variable naming, power users need to have intimate knowledge of their schema in order to build reports on their custom variables.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

HitsLink

  • Specific information such as search term and geographic location is blocked for users coming into your site through Google who are also signed into a Google+ account, making it increasingly more difficult to analyze trends as more and more people acquire Google+ accounts. This is part of Google's strategy to make companies pay them directly through their Google Analytics software, and it is working against services like Hitslink.
Reece W. Freeman | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

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comScore Digital Analytix (discontinued) 6.3
Based on 5 answers
My company does not utilize Digital Analytix for our own service, we simply provide professional services for it. As such, I can't really answer this question in a meaningful way.
Sampsa Suoninen | TrustRadius Reviewer

HitsLink

HitsLink 9.0
Based on 1 answer
Hitslink is as useful as it is user-friendly. I haven't seen another website analytics tool as comprehensive and at the same time straightforward as this service. The only downside of Hitslink is Google's blocking of information from its registered Google+ users to the software. As Google+ continues to reign in more of the population, I can see this being a significant problem for Hitslink to overcome. However, there is still a vast majority of search engine users whose actions are visible through Hitslink, and as long as this stays the case, the service will be an invaluable tool for website administrators.
Reece W. Freeman | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

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No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

HitsLink

HitsLink 9.0
Based on 1 answer
The service is incredibly intuitive and very easy to learn. The only drawback is not having a mobile-optimized website to easily view website reports on the go. But on a PC or Mac, Hitslink is as user friendly as it gets. I have yet to see a navigation system on any SaaS website that makes a service that is this comprehensive seem so straight-forward.
Reece W. Freeman | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

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I have proficiency with Google, Adobe and IBM (formerly Unica's) enterprise offerings. For companies primarily interested in basic reporting, managing a lot of users with very similar needs, and who don't necessarily have the in-house manpower or expertise to build a lot of reporting from scratch Google and Adobe's offerings can typically be safer choices. comScore and Unica offer a more advanced, analyst friendly tool that can be essential for targeted marketing and for a more flexible implementation and can still do all the things that their competitors can do - if you're satisfied with the learning curve for basic users, the advanced capabilities of comScore make this a very worthwhile tool for a digital business.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

HitsLink

No answers on this topic

Return on Investment

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  • I have confidence that current and future content will be captured accurately.
Kralik Thomas | TrustRadius Reviewer

HitsLink

  • Faster lead conversion
  • Improvement of the effectiveness of landing pages (and all webpages on our sites for that matter)
  • Increased employee efficiency by allowing us to make targeted changes to webpages in real time
Reece W. Freeman | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

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General

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

HitsLink

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?

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