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App Annie

12 Ratings

Matomo (formerly Piwik)

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35 Ratings

App Annie

12 Ratings
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Matomo (formerly Piwik)

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35 Ratings
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Score 8 out of 101

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Likelihood to Recommend

App Annie

I would think for basic level app activity, this would be a great software. For more complex level data, I don't think this platform serves as well as others out there that are available
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Matomo (formerly Piwik)

This software can be installed manually or via a third party installer. Those less happy with coding may prefer to check availability of Piwik via the web host before choosing it as a preferred option. That aside, the important issue when choosing any analytics package is whether it tracks the range of data that you need. Piwik is very rich in this respect.
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Pros

  • The visuals in the platform are easy to read and understand and make it simple to understand the data you are looking at.
  • I find that the data in App Annie is very reliable in terms of the number of downloads we see on a daily, weekly, and monthly basis.
  • It gives me the ability to integrate the data here with other analytics and provide viewers and consumers good solid information on our performance.
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  • Great customizable dashboard
  • Programming API for manually setting events
  • Privacy Features !!! (Data protection complies to German laws )
  • Quick and easy access to big statistical data
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Cons

  • I do think there are quite a few side bar options when you first login to the software. I'd like to see the features maybe more condensed.
  • For us, it would be super useful to see more zip code or county level data in the software.
  • I would like to see a PDF version offered in the export options. It would make the presentation of the chart data more appealing.
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  • User Interface could be cleaned up a little. It can be difficult to navigate between monitored sites.
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Likelihood to Renew

App Annie10.0
Based on 1 answer
Well the fact that the freemium features are all that I need right now, I will most definitely continue to use it on a daily basis. I might upgrade to the pro version in the future if I need more data than what I am getting now. But for now it works great for what I need.
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Matomo (formerly Piwik)8.7
Based on 13 answers
As stated before, Piwik is a great in-house or community alternative to Google Analytics. It allows you to tailor your usage data to your needs. Since it is a free application, the license will be renewed.
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Usability

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Matomo (formerly Piwik)9.0
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For the intermediate user, the overall Piwik usability is pretty straight forward. If you are a beginner or novice, install and customization could prove to be a bit tedious. Especially when it comes to connecting geo-location data for tracking specifics. Overall though, straight from the dashboard you will get an immense amount of information. From there, the menu at the top breaks things down in more specifics.
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Implementation

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Matomo (formerly Piwik)9.0
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Only one hiccup when we were using a beta installation. Other than that, smooth sailing.
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Alternatives Considered

We use Google 360 and are able to do a much deeper dive into the activity we see on our apps. I think App Annie is a great starting point product, but for more in depth analytics, something like a Google 360 or Adobe might be better.
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I have used Google Analytics in the past and still do for our clients who wish to use it, although I am not absolutely familiar with its features. AWStats & Urchin of course analyze the raw server logs, but are not as feature rich or configurable as Piwik.
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Return on Investment

  • Since I'm not a purchaser of the product, only a user, I can't really speak to the ROI.
  • I do think it serves a purpose and we are able to get some usable data from it.
  • I think until we add other analytical software, this was a great starting point.
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  • Ease of see who visits your page - Gives total number of users who visited your page in an easy to read chart.
  • Ease of seeing how many people visit your page - Allows you to look at total visitors versus new visitors in a very readable chart. It makes it easy to demonstrate/display how well your website is visited.
  • Ease of seeing the time you have the most traffic - Lays out in a readable chart the time when you have highest traffic.
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Pricing Details

App Annie

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

Matomo (formerly Piwik)

General
Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Yes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
No
Additional Pricing Details
On-premise Edition is free. SaaS Edition (Cloud) starts from $65/month. On-premise Edition (Enterprise) starts from $5,900/year.