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AppNexus

25 Ratings

PubMatic

2 Ratings

AppNexus

25 Ratings
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Score 8 out of 101

PubMatic

2 Ratings
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Score 7 out of 101

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Likelihood to Recommend

AppNexus

Yieldex is well suited when you want to analyze yield. Gone are the days when people asked me for new reports and I turned them away. I can always create a new report quickly. However, it does not generate nice looking charts for you. You still need to download the report and create charts yourself.
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PubMatic

Do not go with PubMatic -- every aspect of their company needs to improve and be tested on a higher scale for companies and organizations to be happy with their work. They need to listen to what clients are telling them to be able to improve their day to day functions.
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Feature Rating Comparison

Ad Network Integration

AppNexus
3.3
PubMatic
Data Transfer
AppNexus
3.0
PubMatic
DSP integration
AppNexus
3.6
PubMatic

Ad Campaigns

AppNexus
5.1
PubMatic
Ad campaign creation
AppNexus
5.4
PubMatic
Ad deployment
AppNexus
5.0
PubMatic
Display advertising
AppNexus
5.0
PubMatic
Ad display and retargeting segmentation
AppNexus
5.0
PubMatic
Sequence targeting
AppNexus
5.0
PubMatic

Ad Reporting & Analytics

AppNexus
5.2
PubMatic
Ad dashboards
AppNexus
5.0
PubMatic
Ad performance reports
AppNexus
5.0
PubMatic
Ad conversion tracking
AppNexus
4.5
PubMatic
Ad attribution reporting
AppNexus
4.5
PubMatic
Cross-channel ad management
AppNexus
4.6
PubMatic
Ad forecasting and optimization
AppNexus
8.0
PubMatic

Pros

  • Yieldex's unique capability to report metrics by section and DMA
  • Yieldex's superior forecasting capability
  • Yieldex's powerful reporting platform -- it is like a pivot talbe of DFP reporting
  • Yieldex's capability to track Salesperson Performance
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Cons

  • Every organisation whether small, medium or big will always have room for improvement. So in the case of AppNexus I think they are already one of the top digital market leaders.
  • Their platform is user friendly so there is no particular feature that is hard to use unless we don't know how to use it.
  • There is a small time consuming process we are recently facing and that is when creating users for a particular publisher account. Previously we used to get the random system generated password when we click on get password button which is available below the username. Now AppNexus has recently introduced a system in which a link will be sent directly to publisher email id and the publishers are allowed to set their own password and it is agreed. But the problem here is we are seeing invalid token messages from lot of our publishers that is due to link expiry which was sent by the AppNexus. So we have to create a new user for the publishers and it is a somewhat time consuming process. AppNexus might aware of this and they might be working on this.
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  • Communication is key and PubMatic really needs to improve the way they speak to clients and their response time on emails and the time lapse between communication. Turn around time needs to improve. Simple requests like forecasting should not take weeks to turn around.
  • Understanding their product before making it available to a huge organization. Don't use companies as guinea pigs when the product isn't even working. Understand what your client expects from you from the very beginning.
  • Don't place blame where blame isn't warranted.
  • Knowing the terminology you're speaking about well before you have a conference call.
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Likelihood to Renew

AppNexus4.0
Based on 6 answers
I love almost everything about AppNexus because I feel like the user data is easy to track because of the identifiers, you can see which adverts got clicked and which were ignored. We can track the location of the ad on the page fold and this makes it so much easier for future campaigns. The only thing I don't like is that the data is only kept for a year, and I'd like it for a longer period of time
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PubMatic1.0
Based on 1 answer
We have already cancelled.
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Usability

AppNexus5.0
Based on 2 answers
Because I think the interface is kind of confusing at the beginning and it confuses you a lot.
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Reliability and Availability

AppNexus10.0
Based on 1 answer
I've never had any problems with appnexus - the software is always available
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Performance

AppNexus10.0
Based on 1 answer
Yes, everything works great in that sense
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Support

AppNexus6.0
Based on 1 answer
Because the support team does give you support, they take 24hrs to get back to you but once they open a ticket they focus on resolving the issue for you. My only problem is that you don't have a specific account representative assigned to you.
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Online Training

AppNexus2.0
Based on 1 answer
Online training are not user friendly and not easy to understand
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Alternatives Considered

QlikView's dashboard is hard to configure. Also, it is unable to report on metrics by section or DMA. It does not update data that have been corrected. There is no visualization with QlikView.
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We regret using PubMatic and are happy with our choice to move forward onto a better company.
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Scalability

AppNexus5.0
Based on 1 answer
Because it's a great DSP but not the best
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Return on Investment

  • The performance campaign I ran with AppNexus didn't deliver the expected/desired ROI goal.
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  • Increased problem areas
  • Decreased productivity.
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Pricing Details

AppNexus

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

PubMatic

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