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Likelihood to Recommend

Allocadia

In my opinion, no software exists that is perfect for 100% of organizations. However, Allocadia is industry neutral and works for 2 marketers or 2000 marketers...it's very scalable in terms of functionality and infrastructure.
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Frontify

It depends on what the colleagues needs are. I think it is GREAT for visual brand management, but it does not (or I have not noticed) have the ability to really have brand descriptions and verbiage of different length (50, 100, 250 words, etc) or other written instructions for how to write, who should have a voice, how social media is handled, etc.
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Pros

  • Plan and allocating quarterly budgets.
  • Providing reports on your budget.
  • Generating "MRM" codes to tie our purchase orders in finance to our project codes within our individual team budgets.
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  • It manages the visual aspects of a brand very well.
  • It is easy to use and update.
  • It converts the colors from hex to rgb and cmyk seamlessly.
  • It has a nice user interface.
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Cons

  • I would like to see a greater focus on organizational roles via the ability to create user groups, and custom security groups in Allocadia.
  • I look forward to improvements on the approvals engine.
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  • I believe having an agency option would be great so that one could manage and build multiple brands for multiple clients.
  • Having sections for voice and personality would be great.
  • The ability to export a brand document to a .PDF to share with partners.
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Likelihood to Renew

Allocadia6.4
Based on 5 answers
I am hesitant to comment on renewal in detail because we haven't been using the system for very long. But I am encouraged by the speed and ease of implementation, and look forward to getting to know the system better.
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Frontify10.0
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Frontify is very easy to use and makes updating information a breeze. Frontify acts a central location to house assets and information for easy sharing. You can plug and play information and even white label the guide if desired
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Usability

Allocadia8.2
Based on 1 answer
Easy to use and allows you to track just about anything that's important to your business
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Alternatives Considered

Previously we were using Excel spreadsheets. This was a nightmare, as the entire spreadsheet would be ruined if one formula was off.
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OpenBrand.com is not quite as visually appealing as Frontify, but it would be worth investigating if you are looking for brand management. I frequently use them in combination with each other and have a more appealing pricing structure.
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Return on Investment

  • From an organization perspective, having our view of exact budgets has reduced errors signfiicantly.
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  • For a highly visual brand with a small team, I believe the time saved and the tools offered would make the plus plan attractive. I do not know that I would recommend the larger plans to my clients.
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Pricing Details

Allocadia

General
Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
Required
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Frontify

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