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Likelihood to Recommend

ARchitect

If you have an AR program across the globe and want to track all interactions you have with them, this tool is right for you. As you can imagine the tool is only as good as the data you put in, so you do have to make it part of your work day to input the data. Say a team member leaves and you have to jump in to cover for them, you are able to see all the interactions they have had with analysts
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BuzzStream

This is [well-suited] for a smaller agency or a small team. I feel that our team (around 5 people) is the perfect size, as we are all on the same page regarding what everyone is working on. When there are more people and more projects/communications going out, it can become a little chaotic to use.
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Feature Rating Comparison

SEO

ARchitect
BuzzStream
7.8
Keyword analysis
ARchitect
BuzzStream
6.9
Backlink management
ARchitect
BuzzStream
8.3
SERP ranking tracking
ARchitect
BuzzStream
6.9
Page grader
ARchitect
BuzzStream
8.5
Competitive analysis
ARchitect
BuzzStream
8.5
Site audit / diagnostics
ARchitect
BuzzStream
7.5
Site recommendations
ARchitect
BuzzStream
8.0
Task management
ARchitect
BuzzStream
7.6

SEO Channels

ARchitect
BuzzStream
7.9
Local SEO
ARchitect
BuzzStream
7.0
Social SEO
ARchitect
BuzzStream
7.0
Mobile SEO
ARchitect
BuzzStream
7.5
Global SEO
ARchitect
BuzzStream
10.0

SEO Platform & Account Management

ARchitect
BuzzStream
7.2
Multi-domain support
ARchitect
BuzzStream
8.0
Integration with web analytics tools
ARchitect
BuzzStream
6.5

Pros

  • Consolidation of coverage. ARchitect's Premium Content is an ideal tool. Analyst coverage is centralized in ARchitect -- saving the step of visiting multiple analyst websites to track coverage. We are also able to run customized coverage reports.
  • Interaction creation and maintenance. ARchitect's Interactions allow us to track our interactions with analysts, collaborate on interactions, and keep have a record of everything we've worked on. We can run interaction reports (which can be provided to the business) and briefing documents to keep executives up-to-date on how we've engaged analysts.
  • Projects for project management. ARchitect's Projects enables us to track analyst major reviews (very complex interactions) that can take several months to complete. We can easily look at the status and results of all major reviews -- in addition to keeping track of any red-flag situations.
  • Customization. Interaction, Article (part of Premium Content) and Project entry forms can be customized. Additional details outside of the standard form can be tracked.
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  • Link Building - It's a fantastic tool to use for link building in SEO. Link building is traditionally a convoluted process and BuzzSteam makes it easy to keep track of your communications / successes.
  • Client / prospect outreach - Similar to link building, it's a great tool to use to keep track of outreach, whether it's for existing or prospective clients.
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Cons

  • The ability to clone articles. Since we use this tool heavily for knowledge/content management, we are often creating several entries against the same report.
  • Get the sort feature working on the column headers in grid views.
  • Remove the duplicate status field in Projects (ARchitect has been in touch with me about this already).
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  • The BuzzMarker can be buggy
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Usability

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Buzzstream is great to help identify sites to get links from, and it makes this process so efficient, easy and personal to all, the ones who are using it and the ones that are receiving. Flawless navigation, good outlook, 10/10!
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Alternatives Considered

Prior to using ARchitect, we were using Salesforce. While we did have some customization added, it did not nearly have the robustness that ARchitect provides -- especially since it is designed for AR professionals. We've been using ARchitect for about 8 years and have never looked back. Some examples of vast improvements: 1. Analyst firms/bios. With Salesforce, we needed to maintain all analyst bios -- something that ARchitect does.2. Analyst coverage. We used to track all analyst coverage by visiting multiple analyst websites and manually pasting into spreadsheets. We now not only get a feed of coverage that can be exported into Excel, but we can also customize reports by topic.3. Reporting. Salesforce did not provide the same reporting capabilities that ARchitect provides.
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BuzzStream focuses on SEO rather than PR, which requires some specific functionality that the other tools do not have. If you are doing SEO, then BuzzStream is a better fit. If you're doing PR then perhaps keep looking
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Return on Investment

  • ARchitect has enabled us to track and report back (with minimum effort) client references from the market analysts. Our ability to demonstrate direct sales support provides validation for the analyst relations program -- especially for those who have a hard time understanding the value of the program.
  • ARchitect has enabled us to provide real-time, customized reporting back to the business - demonstrating the efficacy of our program management.
  • At the most basic level, the ARchitect contract has paid for itself many times in person-hours. Having a centralized system means team members do not need to manually track their own activities in a spreadsheet. In addition, the time it would take to consolidate reports, or customize reports by topic, analyst, etc.
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  • It helps to record the results of the campaigns in the first place.
  • It helped to measure the outcomes of the campaigns.
  • Helps to work on a bigger SEO projects and implements to many SEO strategies easily.
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Pricing Details

ARchitect

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

BuzzStream

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