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Likelihood to Recommend

Adobe Target

1. We changed ship dates on individual product pages depending on customer location so they would have an accurate timeline for their orders. This really helped lower our volume of customer service calls on tracking orders.2. We have stores as well as an online presence. With Target we were able to advertise sales on b-stock items from our warehouse to our local customers without letting those that live outside a certain radius see the promo.3. If your marketing team doesn't have a tech background this software has a steep learning curve. There is quite a bit of manual configuration required. The image carousel is one example that we struggled with.
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VWO

VWO makes implementation and integration easy. They have done a great job to ensure the script does not heavily impact load times or page speeds. This was a very important aspect especially if you will be doing tests across multiple sites or products. Overall the UI is easy to learn and the support team is quick to address specific questions.
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Feature Rating Comparison

Testing and Experimentation

Adobe Target
8.2
VWO
7.5
a/b experiment testing
Adobe Target
9.5
VWO
8.2
Split URL testing
Adobe Target
8.5
VWO
9.1
Multivariate testing
Adobe Target
9.5
VWO
7.7
Multi-page/funnel testing
Adobe Target
7.0
VWO
6.4
Cross-browser testing
Adobe Target
8.0
VWO
8.2
Mobile app testing
Adobe Target
7.0
VWO
Test significance
Adobe Target
8.5
VWO
7.3
Visual / WYSIWYG editor
Adobe Target
8.0
VWO
7.3
Advanced code editor
Adobe Target
7.5
VWO
9.1
Page surveys
Adobe Target
6.0
VWO
Preview mode
Adobe Target
8.0
VWO
6.4
Test duration calculator
Adobe Target
9.5
VWO
6.4
Experiment scheduler
Adobe Target
9.0
VWO
Experiment workflow and approval
Adobe Target
7.0
VWO
Dynamic experiment activation
Adobe Target
8.0
VWO
Client-side tests
Adobe Target
9.5
VWO
Mutually exclusive tests
Adobe Target
9.5
VWO
Visitor recordings
Adobe Target
VWO
6.4

Audience Segmentation & Targeting

Adobe Target
9.1
VWO
8.2
Standard visitor segmentation
Adobe Target
8.5
VWO
9.1
Behavioral visitor segmentation
Adobe Target
9.0
VWO
7.3
Traffic allocation control
Adobe Target
9.5
VWO
9.1
Website personalization
Adobe Target
9.5
VWO
7.3

Results and Analysis

Adobe Target
8.8
VWO
7.0
Heatmap tool
Adobe Target
9.0
VWO
6.4
Click analytics
Adobe Target
9.0
VWO
6.4
Scroll maps
Adobe Target
9.0
VWO
6.4
Form fill analysis
Adobe Target
7.0
VWO
Conversion tracking
Adobe Target
9.0
VWO
8.2
Goal tracking
Adobe Target
9.0
VWO
8.2
Test reporting
Adobe Target
9.0
VWO
7.3
Results segmentation
Adobe Target
9.0
VWO
5.5
CSV export
Adobe Target
9.0
VWO
Experiments results dashboard
Adobe Target
9.0
VWO
8.2

Pros

Adobe Target

  • The test report page is very intuitive. It is very easy to analyze a test based on different segments such as new and returning users.
  • Having confidence levels inserted into the reporting tool is a key feature. While it is a simple feature, it allows users to easily understand when results are significant.
  • We have recently created swim lanes for traffic and this has been very helpful to make sure that different tests are not crossing over in terms of traffic.
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VWO

  • When designing A/B variations I can choose to either use the visual editor or to make the changes using code. I particularly like using jQuery.
  • VWO offers the ability to keep long term track of the performance of your goals.
  • I can easily identify recordings of users that dropped out of a funnel and watch those.
  • There is live chat to get support, with great response times and which is very helpful.
  • You are forced to create observations and hypotheses when creating a test, which is a great way to make sure that you are actually testing something worthwhile.
  • You can group tests together so that you can rule out interaction effects between tests that you are running at the same time.
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Cons

Adobe Target

  • Documentation - the current docs are fine for the basics but when you want to do the advanced stuff it sucks and Client Care aren't that helpful with the tricky questions.
  • Standard - the new 'Standard' WYSIWYG version of TnT is very new so I'll be kind however it's full of bugs and unusable - hopefully this will be fixed soon as it looks to have a lot of potential.
  • QAing your tests - the Onsite feature has never worked properly in all the time I have used it. I've been told by people at Adobe not to use the feature.
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VWO

  • The user interface within VWO does take a bit of time to get used to, especially as it pertains to switching back and forth between tests. When running multiple experiments on a site at a time, a clear and succinct dashboard for everything in one place would be helpful (as opposed to needing to switch between A/B, multivariate, etc).
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Likelihood to Renew

Adobe Target

Adobe Target 6.3
Based on 24 answers
Once you get started with your testing program, you realize that it is necessary to continue. You must keep optimizing in order to remain a vital competitor in today's marketing world. Even if you're not using Test & Target or any other user experience testing software, you ought to be performing comparison tests on your own, simply by routing your audience to different experiences and quantifying the aggregate of the results.
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VWO

VWO 8.6
Based on 20 answers
It's great value and we think we've ironed out all the major teething troubles. However, if we experience any more bugs or problems that significantly slow us down then we're seriously considering switching to Optimizely, which I haven't personally tested but have heard great things about from my CRO peers
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Usability

Adobe Target

Adobe Target 1.1
Based on 4 answers
Can be difficult to learn, but once you understand Mboxes and the nuances of the system it's very user friendly
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VWO

VWO 8.2
Based on 2 answers
I gave Visual Website Optimizer a rating of 8 because it is overall a great product to use. Setting up and keeping track of various tests is easy and straight forward. The only reason why this product is not rated higher is because the support documents online leave a lot of room for improvement.
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Reliability and Availability

Adobe Target

Adobe Target 6.1
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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VWO

VWO 9.1
Based on 3 answers
No answer on this topic is available.

Performance

Adobe Target

Adobe Target 8.0
Based on 3 answers
The bottleneck is never the software program
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VWO

VWO 8.2
Based on 1 answer
No answer on this topic is available.

Support

Adobe Target

Adobe Target 8.0
Based on 7 answers
Customer service was friendly and very reachable. However, they weren't always knowledgeable in helping us solve our problems. Also, because of our contract we were limited in the number of support hours and help we could receive.
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VWO

VWO 9.1
Based on 4 answers
While their online document support is lacking a simple email to their support team will almost always get responded to the next day. It has however taken more than one email to explain the problem to the support team till they understood the problem. The solution I was given also only half fixed the problem the rest I figured out on my own.
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In-Person Training

Adobe Target

Adobe Target 8.1
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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VWO

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Online Training

Adobe Target

Adobe Target 6.1
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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VWO

VWO 6.4
Based on 1 answer
No answer on this topic is available.

Implementation

Adobe Target

Adobe Target 7.2
Based on 5 answers
Implement using a global mBox on the page so you can change any and everything over the traditional method. Traditional method is good if you do not have technical web dev resources, do not know Javascript/jQuery, or you have money to blow on mBox calls. Global deployment reduces mBox calls and allows you to touch many parts of the page easily. A lot more customizable
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VWO

VWO 9.1
Based on 3 answers
Very easy, and great support in case you find any challenges.
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Alternatives Considered

Adobe Target

I have used Optimizely for A/B testing. Optimizely makes it easier to set up almost any type of testing experiment. Optimizely is also strongly recommended for a limited number of users and when you want to optimize the cost. Optimizely was selected over Adobe Target since the start-up company had a limited budget to invest on A/B testing platform.
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VWO

We have used conversion.com and Lucky Orange. This is the 3rd CRO tool we have purchased. I think VWO is better than the other two. We also evaluated Optimizely and VWO was the clear winner in terms of price and functionality. The one thing that VWO lacked that Optimizely had was the ability to add custom dimensions to users for more granular business-specific testing segments.
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Return on Investment

Adobe Target

  • It has helped us make decisions about whether to put manpower behind certain website strategies, as we've been able to test them temporarily and run A/B tests to prove effectiveness.
  • It allows us an easy way to serve different content to different groups of staff members on our internal intranet.
  • It allows us to know more about our users by measuring analytics of how users interact with the dynamic page elements served by Adobe Target.
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VWO

  • We've been able to roll out new design patterns with confidence that short term revenue is not negatively effected.
  • We've had more wins than losses, as the company is just ramping up a testing strategy. We know percentage of wins will go down as we optimize, but VWO has been vital on making calculated steps along the way.
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Adobe Target

Pricing Details

Adobe Target

General

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

Adobe Target Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

VWO

General

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

VWO Editions & Modules

Edition
TESTINGGet a Demo1
CONVERSION OPTIMIZATIONGet a Demo2
ENTERPRISEGet a Demo3
  1. The classic VWO A/B testing solution
  2. The all-in-one platform for all your optimization needs
  3. Customized solution with advanced AB testing and conversion optimization capabilities
Additional Pricing Details
For any additional information about pricing and plans, visit https://vwo.com/pricing/

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