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Score 8.6 out of 100
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Score 3 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Ambassador Referral Marketing Platform (discontinued)

Should be used by organizations to promote business and bring in new customers, particularly the ones with a bigger customer base. It may or may not be used by small businesses as the data is not too much to store, however, I recommend using it anyway as it will save time and, in turn, let you do more for your business.
Simon Gray | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pepperjam Ascend

For our business, affiliate marketing is by far the lowest ROI marketing channel. If you're looking to get products, brands, and offers listed on coupon sites, Pepperjam Ascend is a great tool. If you're looking to engage with influencers or drive sales without giving away margin, Pepperjam Ascend is likely not for you.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

Ambassador Referral Marketing Platform (discontinued)

  • Manage Payouts
  • Documentation
  • Integrations with CRM
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pepperjam Ascend

  • Lots of coupon sites.
  • Enables different tiers of commissions.
  • Can blast out newsletters to your network.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Ambassador Referral Marketing Platform (discontinued)

  • Documentation is not updated
  • Implementing external authentication doesn't always work as described in the documentation
  • The Administration console is limited
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pepperjam Ascend

  • The UI is awful.
  • Publishers are mostly coupon sites.
  • Confusing layout of the platform.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Ambassador Referral Marketing Platform (discontinued)

Ambassador Referral Marketing Platform (discontinued) 8.7
Based on 3 answers
It is very user friendly, all options and features are easily accessible. Support material is readily available to help out with general queries or frequently asked questions. The software's customer-facing end does not require any special training or skills to use it to its full capacity. In short, it is easy and good looking.
Simon Gray | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pepperjam Ascend

No score
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Support Rating

Ambassador Referral Marketing Platform (discontinued)

Ambassador Referral Marketing Platform (discontinued) 7.0
Based on 3 answers
Support is ok. Any questions that take a higher tier of support takes some time to get resolved
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pepperjam Ascend

No score
No answers yet
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Alternatives Considered

Ambassador Referral Marketing Platform (discontinued)

They both offer about the same in terms of end goal and purpose of use and scenarios. However, Ambassador does way better in terms of simplifying the syntax and makes offer a little bit more of control by adding the concepts of hosts, mappings while staying away from a hard to read single file configuration.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pepperjam Ascend

Pepperjam Ascend's user interface is way behind these other platforms. It's not intuitive nor is it easy to create custom reports and engage with your publishers. We have been stuck with Pepperjam and many other affiliate networks have a very similar layout without much upside.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Ambassador Referral Marketing Platform (discontinued)

  • The ROI is good enough.
  • Less hassle to carry out tasks which in turn saves expenses.
  • Streamlines referral processes and record keeping.
Simon Gray | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pepperjam Ascend

  • Very low ROI.
  • Less than 1% of total revenue.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

Ambassador Referral Marketing Platform (discontinued)

General

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

Ambassador Referral Marketing Platform (discontinued) Editions & Modules

Edition
StarterStarting at $300/mo.1
ProfessionalStarting at $800/mo.1
EnterpriseStarting at $1500/mo1
  1. Annual commitment required.
Additional Pricing Details
"Enterprise" is a custom price that is determined according to a number of variables, including specific add-ons or custom work required.

Pepperjam Ascend

General

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

Pepperjam Ascend Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

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