AdRoll vs. iContact Pro Select

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
AdRoll
Score 3.1 out of 10
N/A
AdRoll provides a platform, performance, and services to meet companys' marketing goals while streamlining marketing operation. Solutions technologies for brand awareness, retargeting, and abandoned cart recovery. And the AdRoll Cross-Channel Performance Dashboard displays campaigns holistically so users can analyze performance, run reports, gather insights.
$40
per month
iContact Pro Select
Score 6.4 out of 10
N/A
iContact Pro Select (formerly Outmarket) includes email marketing, landing pages, social media management, press outreach, and analytics. The software was originally Vocus Marketing Suite, and then was known as Outmarket. It was acquired by Cision
$300
per month
Pricing
AdRolliContact Pro Select
Editions & Modules
Essentials
$12
per month
Growth
$25
per month
Starter
Free
Basic
$300
per month
Plus
$600
per month
Pro
$1,000
per month
Enterprise
$2,500
per month
Offerings
Pricing Offerings
AdRolliContact Pro Select
Free Trial
YesNo
Free/Freemium Version
YesNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoNo
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
Additional Details
More Pricing Information
Community Pulse
AdRolliContact Pro Select
Top Pros
Top Cons
Features
AdRolliContact Pro Select
Ad Network Integration
Comparison of Ad Network Integration features of Product A and Product B
AdRoll
6.7
21 Ratings
10% below category average
iContact Pro Select
-
Ratings
Data Transfer6.721 Ratings00 Ratings
DSP integration6.815 Ratings00 Ratings
Ad Campaigns
Comparison of Ad Campaigns features of Product A and Product B
AdRoll
5.0
44 Ratings
44% below category average
iContact Pro Select
-
Ratings
Ad campaign creation2.643 Ratings00 Ratings
Ad deployment8.144 Ratings00 Ratings
Display advertising5.041 Ratings00 Ratings
Ad display and retargeting segmentation5.044 Ratings00 Ratings
Sequence targeting4.626 Ratings00 Ratings
Ad Reporting & Analytics
Comparison of Ad Reporting & Analytics features of Product A and Product B
AdRoll
2.9
44 Ratings
92% below category average
iContact Pro Select
-
Ratings
Ad dashboards2.544 Ratings00 Ratings
Ad performance reports2.544 Ratings00 Ratings
Ad conversion tracking4.042 Ratings00 Ratings
Ad attribution reporting2.438 Ratings00 Ratings
Cross-channel ad management4.031 Ratings00 Ratings
Ad forecasting and optimization2.228 Ratings00 Ratings
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AdRolliContact Pro Select
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The Trade Desk
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PFL Direct Mail Platform
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Score 9.3 out of 10
Enterprises
Adobe Advertising Cloud
Adobe Advertising Cloud
Score 9.0 out of 10
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Score 9.3 out of 10
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User Ratings
AdRolliContact Pro Select
Likelihood to Recommend
2.7
(49 ratings)
6.8
(3 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
7.0
(6 ratings)
6.1
(3 ratings)
Usability
8.0
(6 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Support Rating
1.3
(6 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Implementation Rating
8.0
(3 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
User Testimonials
AdRolliContact Pro Select
Likelihood to Recommend
NextRoll
Adroll is perfect for companies and situations in which you are trying to retarget customers with specific products. Their platform is perfect for dynamic content on their web and social ads. Also, if you are running multiple campaigns at once then the Adroll platform is perfect when organizing many different campaigns at once. If you are just running one or two social campaigns I feel it is easier to go directly to the source and you can probably leave Adroll out of the mix
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iContact
If you use PRWeb already and are looking for a tool that integrates well with that program and offers additional functionality with email and social media then Vocus is great. If you don't use PRWeb or prefer an email tool with more functionality and ease of use, Vocus is not the best choice.
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Pros
NextRoll
  • A customer service rep can help us out with any campaign questions, any time during the work week.
  • The platform has a very transparent platform that provides great detail about analytics of the ads.
  • The platform shows what digital advertising mediums are working the best for your website, not just the ads that you run through them.
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iContact
  • Social Media Listening e.g.: Recommendations, Identify influencers for a selected topic, based on actual influence, or number of reposts and/or references, rather than the number of followers.
  • Campaign Management - Landing Page and Web Form Templates
  • Email Marketing -Delivery Tracking and Spam Analysis
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Cons
NextRoll
  • Improved level of support during the technical setup process would really improve the onboarding process
  • Consistent, proactive account management is key with organizations like AdRoll. A dedicated rep goes such a long way.
  • More granular reporting would help with back-end optimization and client recommendations
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iContact
  • Vocus can do a better job communicating with us. The representative made promises to us that I have not seen be fulfilled such as getting us national media hits through connections that he had.
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Likelihood to Renew
NextRoll
We like AdRoll as it's filling a hole in our advertising right now, but it's not our favorite platform for running our online ads. Google and Facebook especially are our favorites, as we can do much more with them than we can with AdRoll, hence the 7 out of 10 rating.
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iContact
Now that we have had the opportunity to try an enterprise wide marketing solution, I think we should look at other tools and programs that have greater flexibility and ease of use. If the tool does not happen to have PR Web then so be it. We may not see the cost savings with PR announcements but if the other tools have increased email functionality then we can part with more money on the PR side like we have in the past
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Usability
NextRoll
Once tags are given and things are set up, it is fairly easy to utilize the reporting dashboard and check in on your ongoing campaigns. Metrics are simple to follow and can be toggled for specific dates or other qualifiers
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iContact
No answers on this topic
Support Rating
NextRoll
We don't use AdRoll support much, but when we have it's been fine, in line with other advertising platforms where it takes a few days maximum to resolve an issue that you have with them. In general though, the platform is very self sufficient and we do not have to use their support much, which is a good thing.
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iContact
No answers on this topic
Implementation Rating
NextRoll
Implementation was easy, as all we needed to do was use Google Tag Manager's built in AdRoll tag type and input our client ID and we were up and running. If you're not using Google Tag Manager, I imagine the implementation would be relatively easy as well, as all that's needed is a basic pixel.
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iContact
No answers on this topic
Alternatives Considered
NextRoll
AdRoll is better than Taboola in that the ad creation process. I like how the ads have better retargeting than Taboola. Also, I can make the ads look more elegant and fit our brand more than Taboola. Adroll's analytics are also better than Taboola in my experience. Lastly, Tabool is relatively the same price as Taboola.
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iContact
I've used MailChimp before to generate emails and found Vocus to be a better option because it is an overall suite providing the tools to create customizable emails as well as many other features including press releases, social media etc. Vocus is an all-in-one platform for marketing which makes things more efficient for the user by being able to handle all marketing through one outlet.
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Return on Investment
NextRoll
  • Mixed - while the tool provides an invaluable productivity gain the actual ROI it provides is less certain. We found if used in combination with other revenue analytics it was useful to determine the impact it had on revenue from returning visitors. If data is used on its own the impact on revenue is less quantifiable.
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iContact
  • Much more targeted email marketing. Spam analysis helped improve our overall email performance.
  • Increased customer engagement through social media listening.
  • Scheduled emails increased email open and click-through rates by 120%!
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