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Adobe Target

110 Ratings

Maxymiser

82 Ratings

Adobe Target

110 Ratings
Score 7.7 out of 101

Maxymiser

82 Ratings
Score 7.2 out of 101

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Likelihood to Recommend

Adobe Target

I feel you need to have a dedicated developer who works solely in Test & Target. If you have that resource, and ensure to train the resource sufficiently, it will make it much easier to be able to run tests and have a clean testing program.
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Maxymiser

As with all testing software, you need a fair bit of traffic to get significant results, but Maxymiser would work well for any online business. The main consideration would be fully self serve vs managed, although I'd recommend a hybrid of the two to get the most benefit.
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Pros

  • Test & Target is an excellent means to understand and quantify any user experience solutions your business needs to achieve.
  • Large scale tests combined with incremental changes will whip your web properties into shape. You will better understand your customers, as well as your success metrics. In the scope of a campaign, you can better understand the behavior of your audience by setting up specific success metrics (i.e. clicks on specific nav items, white paper downloads, page landings, etc.) alongside your primary conversions (i.e. form fill, purchase, application, etc.)
  • Test & Target is an excellent solution for directing traffic to the appropriate web properties. By targeting specific users, you will have the ability to set up parameters which determine the content which you want the customer to view.
  • Test & Target undergoes product updates on a regular basis, making its capabilities more robust. You must be analytic AND creative to use Test & Target to its fullest potential.
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  • Maxymiser has an in-depth reporting tool that is useful for making educated decisions after testing.
  • Maxymiser has a managed service as well as a self-service tool that can be used to build tests in house. This has allowed us to expand the amount of testing we do and work on areas of the site we would not have had the time to work on before.
  • Maxymiser is releasing improvements to it's console and self-service tool on a regular basis.
  • It is easy to go through the list of tests that are live and get an idea of how they are going on site.
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Cons

  • Some of the swap offers don't work. I don't use those because of that flaw.
  • When resizing an item, the interface makes it easy to remove the px, and the px is required. A little awkward to change.
  • I have yet to understand the "rearrange" feature.
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  • Removing some of the implementation stages for achieving the personalisation criteria in a standardised way - increasing the personalisation speed to market. Standardised integration with existing analytics tools for the creation of PC's.
  • Having more real-time analytics results, currently it only updates every few hours.
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Likelihood to Renew

Adobe Target6.3
Based on 24 answers
It is unlikely that the business will discontinue its use of Adobe Test & Target, as so many of the company's resources have gone into this product such as training individuals and developing a relationship with Adobe. Their technical support is great and the service they provide us is invaluable. It has become the backbone of the marketing department
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Maxymiser8.3
Based on 21 answers
We are only 3 months into our contract so it's too soon to say.
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Usability

Adobe Target1.1
Based on 4 answers
Interface is intuitive and easy to use.
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Maxymiser8.2
Based on 1 answer
Personally, I find it quite easy to use. But for those members of our team who have little or no testing experience, it's been a bit more difficult. There's also training required for development teams in order to have your campaigns coded and set up in the most efficient way. Our developers have been able to do basic and intermediate tests with no difficulty, and they find the interface itself quite intuitive... it's just the extremely complex tests that require a bit more understanding.
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Reliability and Availability

Adobe Target6.1
Based on 4 answers
i don't think we use the full functionalities of the tool, but to use the full functions, it's almost impossible (Too hard)
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Maxymiser8.5
Based on 3 answers
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Performance

Adobe Target8.0
Based on 3 answers
The bottleneck is never the software program
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Support

Adobe Target7.0
Based on 6 answers
They have some idea of how to debug problems, but much of the time was spent on understanding hierarchical structure of the support team because escalation often slow
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Maxymiser9.1
Based on 1 answer
They're very responsive, helpful, and respectful. From my perspective, they're a partner in our success - I always get the feeling that they care about what we're doing and helping us to succeed. Emails are usually answered quickly and I've never had to escalate an issue. The team is always willing to help us with anything we might need... I've had them on the phone with my entire dev team in more than one instance, helping to resolve tricky coding for complicated tests. Our dev team is in Manila, and they've also been very helpful in working with us on remote training which has been extremely helpful and also effective. When they're providing managed services, the communication is always excellent, and I've always appreciated the strategic support that they provide... they don't just execute on what I hand them, they make an effort to help us make it even better
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In-Person Training

Adobe Target8.1
Based on 3 answers
The instructor that came to train us was awesome and this training was very useful. I would recommend it for anyone who is going to be using this software. I only mark it lower because it is an added expense to an already expensive product, and a lot of the training covered the "Target" portion of the software (which again, we didn't use)
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Online Training

Adobe Target6.1
Based on 3 answers
The training was very easy to understand, however it would have been more useful to my development team than me. It was also primarily over-the-phone, which is never as easy to follow as in-person. We ended up scheduling and paying for an in-person training session to supplement the online/phone training because it wasn't helpful enough.
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Implementation

Adobe Target7.2
Based on 5 answers
Was implemented at our organization before I began working with it.
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Maxymiser9.1
Based on 1 answer
I give it a 10 because the only issue we had was a result of not following the guidance we were given. Maxymiser provided a customized implementation guide for each site where we were adding the code. On our site implementations when we followed that guide to the letter, it was extremely fast and easy and has worked very well.
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Alternatives Considered

It fits on top of our comprehensive data stack
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I have used Adobe Test and Target and Webtrends Optimise in previous roles. Each of the tool deliver results but what makes Maxymiser stand out is the team that you work with on a day to day basis who make it easy for you deliver outstanding results.
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Return on Investment

  • Increases in conversion of 50-100% depending on the pages.
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  • We have seen an improvement in conversion with a positive increase in ROI.
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Pricing Details

Adobe Target

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

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