Adobe Marketing Cloud

82 Ratings
Score 7.9 out of 101

Salesforce DMP (formerly Krux)

14 Ratings
Score 7.9 out of 101

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Likelihood to Recommend

Adobe Marketing Cloud

This is definitely a tool for enterprises. You need to have a certain level of complexity before you pay for this tool. You should have multiple funnels, websites, or an insane amount of content. If you are involved in ecommerce, this is a worthwhile investment. However, if you have a smaller site, little content, only a single funnel, or don't sell anything online, this is a much less worthwhile tool for you.
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Salesforce DMP (formerly Krux)

For different acquisition campaigns, we create specific segments of online visitors that we find that have the highest potential of converting. Either Krux is plugged server-to-server to the acquisition partner or we put the partner's tag in Krux SuperTag. In both ways, this is how we send our segments to these partners. Once they have our segments, we can do our acquisition campaign only on the segments that we have sent. We can also do specific marketing personalisation on our website to specific segments that include CRM data. This way of using Krux is great to increase customer loyalty.Krux is less appropriate if you want to use other solution's algorithms to do your retargeting. With Krux, the users are the intelligence and [you] need to dig to identify visitors and users with high potential.
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Feature Rating Comparison

Data Collection

Adobe Marketing Cloud
Salesforce DMP (formerly Krux)
10.0
Collection of first-party data
Adobe Marketing Cloud
Salesforce DMP (formerly Krux)
10.0
Collection of third-party data
Adobe Marketing Cloud
Salesforce DMP (formerly Krux)
10.0
Access to Third-party Data Providers
Adobe Marketing Cloud
Salesforce DMP (formerly Krux)
10.0

Data Classification

Adobe Marketing Cloud
Salesforce DMP (formerly Krux)
8.7
Audience taxonomy
Adobe Marketing Cloud
Salesforce DMP (formerly Krux)
10.0
Tag Management
Adobe Marketing Cloud
Salesforce DMP (formerly Krux)
9.0
Data Analysis Dashboard
Adobe Marketing Cloud
Salesforce DMP (formerly Krux)
7.0

Ad Network Integration

Adobe Marketing Cloud
Salesforce DMP (formerly Krux)
9.5
Data Transfer
Adobe Marketing Cloud
Salesforce DMP (formerly Krux)
9.0
DSP integration
Adobe Marketing Cloud
Salesforce DMP (formerly Krux)
10.0

DMP Analytics

Adobe Marketing Cloud
Salesforce DMP (formerly Krux)
8.0
Campaign Analytics
Adobe Marketing Cloud
Salesforce DMP (formerly Krux)
8.0
Audience Analytics
Adobe Marketing Cloud
Salesforce DMP (formerly Krux)
8.0

Pros

  • Integration with several tools of the Adobe Suite and the main marketing platforms
  • Amazing analytics platform. It enables both simple day-to-day analyses and more robust analyses, with customized models of assignment, anomaly identification features, and others.
  • Customizable. The Marketing Cloud is moldable according to your business needs.
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  • Agnotistic solution that can be plugged with any solution of the market. They are willing to be plugged with the solutions we need.
  • Acts like a tag manager through their Supertag feature. We can put all the tags and pixels of different retargeting services that can't be plugged server-to-server (ex. Adwords, Facebook, etc.) and have them fire their tag only to users present in specific Krux segments.
  • Service support: available by emailing through a ticketing system. They respond quickly to our questions and problems.
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Cons

  • The analytics platform (old Omniture.) Not so friendly. There is a higher learning curve if we compare with other platforms in the segment.
  • Sometimes the integration with Adobe Media Optimization and Analytics has a big delay.
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  • It happens sometimes that the Krux console is a bit slow and that some segments are not processed correctly.
  • The conversions are not included in the marketing campaign section. We see the impressions, clicks, CTR, but not the number of conversion of a specific campaign.
  • Have better reporting features. We always export the raw data and process them through Python scripts and combine them in an Excel spreadsheet to visualize the data.
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Likelihood to Renew

Adobe Marketing Cloud6.5
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Although a powerful tool, Google Analytics has been catching up in capabilities and is much simpler to use.As analytics move to the spotlight, more sections in a company want to have access to it. However, creating straightforward reports/dashboards and sharing them with different groups is not a strength of Adobe Marketing Cloud.
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Alternatives Considered

We really have not evaluated any other products. I have used the Adobe products in the past and realized that the costs of purchasing the individual programs would have been too much for our organization. Using the cloud gives us tools we never thought we would be able top have access to.
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Improvements in 1st Party integration.
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Return on Investment

  • With Adobe products, I can make better decisions for my client's business, predict budgeting and optimization of campaigns, segmentation of my audience, and with all the robustness for implementation, and customization
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  • I don't have specific figures to share, but with Krux we where able to do external acquisition. Since we have a limited budget, before having Krux we couldn't launch any campaigns as they where too expensive and the CPA was too high. The retargeting businesses were not optimizing the campaigns enough.
  • We are able to identify our clients that are the most at risk and call them to assist them in the use of our product. This will help to reduce our churn rate.
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Pricing Details

Adobe Marketing Cloud

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

Salesforce DMP (formerly Krux)

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