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Likelihood to Recommend

AppsFlyer

If you are doing marketing for apps and doing real-time bidding/price adjustments, then, AppsFlyer's integration will help you double the value (than if you did no integration - basically ran a cost-per-click campaign). If you wanted to do funnel analysis of how your users navigate your product, then use something else - like Flurry Analytics.
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Leanplum

I think Leanplum is great for any company that needs to use push notification to drive revenue or KPI growth. I often find that it can be very costly to integrate analytics solutions & also build good reporting from the data. Leanplum provides a lot of great analytics & reporting right out of the box, especially around push events. This makes it much easier for the managing marketing user to optimize campaigns and increase their team & company's KPIs.
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Pros

  • AppsFlyer dashboard reflects metrics in real time. If you click on a link on your mobile device and then install/engage, then, the result shows up in the AppsFlyer dashboard within the minute. This fast metric is really useful for testing.
  • AppsFlyer has a product called data vault that gives you both organic and non-organic traffic attribution details - for every single call made. It is great for doing more analysis.
  • AppsFlyer customer service is phenomenal - I have phone access to at least two people in Appsflyer - one an account manager, and another, an engineer.
  • AppsFlyer has great integration with other mobile networks (SSPs). I was evaluating using DoubleClick for Mobile vs AppsFlyer. At the time of evaluation, AppsFlyer was miles ahead and integrated with every ad network that we were interested in. Moreover, Facebook has the most audience that we are interested in - AppsFlyer was better suited for that than Doubleclick.
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  • Leanplum handles user data & segmentation very well. There are many different system & custom fields you can segment on. The field type & segment local operator support is really advanced, allowing you to slice your lists or data any way you want.
  • Out of the box, Leanplum provides many types of analysis to understand how events affect customer interaction with your product. If you fully integrate with the SDK and send detailed interaction & product purchase events, Leanplum can give you great user & financial insights.
  • Leanplum's campaign setup process is intuitive and powerful. Setting up the segments and schedule is very easy. The A/B testing capabilities are also very powerful and the split test analysis view is very helpful.
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Cons

  • The AppsFlyer UI for generating individual campaign trackers is terrible. I gave them feedback and they tell me that they are working on fixing it soon (in 6 months?).
  • AppsFlyer documentation for server to server integration for both install and engagement campaigns is (still!) very confusing.
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  • At the time of setup, the developer documentation was somewhat sparse. Especially when dealing with migrating tokens from a different vendor, we had to spend some time with our Account Manager & tech support figuring out the best way to integrate.
  • Their sync API isn't quite as robust as other B2B vendors. The connection drops out or gives odd responses occasionally. It's important to have sync code in your backend that can handle these kinds of errors robustly.
  • Their email functionality is a comparable even to a tool like MailChimp.
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AppsFlyer10.0
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AppsFlyer works well with our use cases already, and is working on addressing the gaps (of trackers UI)
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Alternatives Considered

We actually did an integration with Kochava. Our integration was Server To Server. It did not work out - we never got the right attribution. It was also a challenge to verify a real end-to-end campaign with a mobile network. To be fair, this was done 3-4 years ago, and Kochava might have improved in the meantime.
I evaluated DoubleClick as a way for measuring mobile attribution but gave up when I realized that most of our audience is on Facebook. DoubleClick does not integrate with Facebook, but AppsFlyer does.
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I felt that Leanplum had the best value & KPI/revenue reporting out of the competitors we tested. They also had very strong segmentation capabilities, which the client has utilized and found very useful. Overall, it was a big improvement operationally over Urban Airship, the client's previous push notification service provider.
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Return on Investment

  • Increased retention rate and quality of users
  • Better conversion rate on acquisition funnels
  • Made campaign optimizations easier and quicker for the team
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  • Positive: 17% engagement increase as shown in this case study: https://www.leanplum.com/case-studies/push-notification-best-practices-pixowl/
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AppsFlyer

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

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