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AdRoll

70 Ratings

ADTECH

10 Ratings

AdRoll

70 Ratings
Score 7.4 out of 101

ADTECH

10 Ratings
Score 6.2 out of 101

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Likelihood to Recommend

AdRoll

AdRoll is great for more advanced Marketing organizations with a robust CRM and Marketing Automation platform as it provides a scalable platform for targeting multiple different audiences along their entire customer journey. Those just starting out may not be able to leverage the tool to its potential without robust training/support
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ADTECH

AdTech is best for when you're examining data based on clicks or "likes" – if you're looking to get an idea of what your audience is looking for, you can examine a trend among certain users to determine what drives users and where. This is super helpful for social media managers and web developers. It helps them determine where to drive their UI/UX design
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Feature Rating Comparison

Ad Network Integration

AdRoll
7.4
ADTECH
8.0
Data Transfer
AdRoll
7.6
ADTECH
8.0
DSP integration
AdRoll
7.2
ADTECH

Ad Campaigns

AdRoll
7.8
ADTECH
9.4
Ad campaign creation
AdRoll
8.2
ADTECH
10.0
Ad deployment
AdRoll
8.4
ADTECH
9.0
Display advertising
AdRoll
8.2
ADTECH
10.0
Ad display and retargeting segmentation
AdRoll
8.1
ADTECH
9.0
Sequence targeting
AdRoll
6.3
ADTECH
9.0

Ad Reporting & Analytics

AdRoll
6.9
ADTECH
8.0
Ad dashboards
AdRoll
7.5
ADTECH
8.0
Ad performance reports
AdRoll
7.4
ADTECH
8.0
Ad conversion tracking
AdRoll
6.5
ADTECH
7.0
Ad attribution reporting
AdRoll
6.7
ADTECH
9.0
Cross-channel ad management
AdRoll
7.3
ADTECH
8.0
Ad forecasting and optimization
AdRoll
6.0
ADTECH
8.0

Pros

  • Adroll is easy to set up and start
  • The user interface is quite intuitive without a learning curve
  • The control on adspend is much better when compared to competitors
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  • Adtech follows an algorithm that learns as you use it. It helps process data based on you (or your user) to help determine the best experiences for your client. Pretty neat.
  • Adtech helps streamline work by consolidating workflow. Everybody can be on the same page because everything is accessible to anybody in the organization (security pending, obviously). It helps because the data is available if you need it – and you don't have to fetch anything for anybody.
  • Adtech is best for larger organizations – and the developers who help create the technology understand that. Working with an interface like Adtech is simple, and easy to use. I can't remember what I did before it!
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Cons

  • Would be better to have more control over where ads appear similar to AdWords
  • A decrease in CPM (cost per thousand impressions) would be crucially beneficial
  • The option to perform CPC campaigns ala AdWords
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  • The algorithm is a little...well, dumb, at first. And at times it can stay dumb. We've had users complain of clicking on a click-bait headline for an article, and getting ads that represent something else entirely (off to the side, of course). This doesn't make our clients happy.
  • AdTech can be prone to crash at times – randomly – it's a little unpredictable, you may want to make sure that your database can handle a streamlined workload. Doesn't work well with older tech.
  • Customer service at AdTech is okay, but there's always room for improvement. The support is good, but I don't like being put on hold.
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Likelihood to Renew

AdRoll6.5
Based on 4 answers
We'll be renewing because we have seen positive results including increased web traffic and direct sales from our campaigns
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Usability

AdRoll10.0
Based on 3 answers
Honestly, AdRoll is like every other ad management system. In fact, all ad management systems are pretty much identical with a few proprietary tweaks. Creating a campaign is done in one seamless screen with everything you need right there. The ability to add creative and even order AdRoll to create ads for you is also easy. The monitoring of a live campaign is easy as you can see all the necessary information from the main screen. Super easy to use and reliable deliverability
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Support

AdRoll10.0
Based on 3 answers
Really reliable support. Dependable, easy to understand billing. I rarely have any issues, but if I do they are super quick to respond
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Implementation

AdRoll6.0
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It was easy to implement.
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Alternatives Considered

In some ways we've been looking at AdRoll as an alternative to running ads direct with Facebook. The biggest thing AdRoll has going for it is that their own network has reach beyond the Facebook ad network. It also provides a central place to run FB ads and display ads and see performance overall in one place. It's very good for what it is, but it still misses some features that you get when you run on FB directly.It seems to compare well to other DSP's/etc. though
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Maybe Google Analytics? But even that doesn't offer the same amount of services as AdTech – and I think that's because this is what AdTech does, and Google is spread a little thin. I use several different platforms, but I did have a lot of fun working with Adtech. Bottom line is, if you're a social media manager and you're tired of using other programs, give AdTech a shot
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Return on Investment

  • On a positive front, we've been able to measure some impact from AdRoll campaigns - we actually did an A/B test to look at how many view-through conversions were recorded for people who saw our ads vs seeing PSA's and saw a significant lift.
  • On a more negative front, the large majority of conversions we've seen through AdRoll have been view through conversions, which has made it more difficult to track which conversions specifically were due to AdRoll, and measuring has been more difficult (although their Enhanced Conversion Tracking helps some, although it only works for a subset of campaigns we run).
  • It's honestly hard to tell what the overall impact has been, as we actually haven't been running with it the past few months, and it's been hard to measure a noticeable decrease in overall signups/volume.
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  • AdTech helps us determine where to steer our audience, and where to project our next campaign.
  • AdTech helps us view data based on user likes, clicks, and analyze trends among our audience.
  • What I don't like about AdTech is that it can sometimes put some people out of a job, as it streamlines work to the point that some on payroll may be...well, unnecessary.
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Pricing Details

AdRoll

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

General
Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
Required
Additional Pricing Details