Celtra vs. Smart AdServer

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Celtra
Score 6.0 out of 10
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Celtra, heaquartered in Boston, offers their creative management platform (CMP) to support digital advertisers with well designed display, interactive, or video ad templated creation, with collaboration tools to support the ad design process, and analytics to guide the creative process.N/A
Smart AdServer
Score 10.0 out of 10
N/A
Smart AdServer is a French ad server provider with a large international presence. Customers tend to be European media outlets. Smart AdServer It has been a subsidiary of the Axel Springer Group since 2007.N/A
Pricing
CeltraSmart AdServer
Editions & Modules
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
CeltraSmart AdServer
Free Trial
NoNo
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoNo
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
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Features
CeltraSmart AdServer
Ad Network Integration
Comparison of Ad Network Integration features of Product A and Product B
Celtra
-
Ratings
Smart AdServer
8.0
1 Ratings
8% above category average
Data Transfer00 Ratings8.01 Ratings
DSP integration00 Ratings8.01 Ratings
Ad Campaigns
Comparison of Ad Campaigns features of Product A and Product B
Celtra
-
Ratings
Smart AdServer
8.0
1 Ratings
2% above category average
Ad campaign creation00 Ratings8.01 Ratings
Ad deployment00 Ratings9.01 Ratings
Display advertising00 Ratings7.01 Ratings
Ad display and retargeting segmentation00 Ratings8.01 Ratings
Sequence targeting00 Ratings8.01 Ratings
Ad Reporting & Analytics
Comparison of Ad Reporting & Analytics features of Product A and Product B
Celtra
-
Ratings
Smart AdServer
7.5
1 Ratings
3% below category average
Ad dashboards00 Ratings8.01 Ratings
Ad performance reports00 Ratings8.01 Ratings
Ad conversion tracking00 Ratings7.01 Ratings
Ad attribution reporting00 Ratings8.01 Ratings
Cross-channel ad management00 Ratings7.01 Ratings
Ad forecasting and optimization00 Ratings7.01 Ratings
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User Ratings
CeltraSmart AdServer
Likelihood to Recommend
10.0
(2 ratings)
8.0
(1 ratings)
User Testimonials
CeltraSmart AdServer
Likelihood to Recommend
Celtra
Celtra is best suited for rich media, expandable, clickable ad creation. It is valuable in terms of granular reporting as well. However, it is not suitable as a DSP i.e. we really can't make any optimizations through Celtra. It is best used for tracking ads, engagement, and performance metrics especially on mobile devices.
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Smart AdServer
Smart AdServer is great for a marketing department, to track stats and clicks of their audience. It's a great way to engage the client without actually engaging them. We use it all the time to monitor where they're going, what they're interested in, and how engaging our posts are. I would say it's probably not a good idea for a smaller organization, as one social media manager could work it all out
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Pros
Celtra
  • I like that Celtra is under a high-quality price and minimum requirement.
  • It is highly effective and easy to understand; it has competitive performance and a very intuitive interface.
  • The campaigns are phenomenal, and the marketing management is excellent.
  • We have access to excellent analytics and data, and we get to see if our campaigns are failing or not.
  • As for formats, I can pretty much create whatever I want.
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Smart AdServer
  • It is easy to use, with functionality covering mobile, desktop and even tablet. I'm always on the go, so it's nice to be able to access my server from pretty much anywhere.
  • It has a wonderful intuitive user interface, every facet of this is designed and thought over, so it's easy to navigate around the program.
  • It offers a free trial so there's no real commitment if you just want to try it out, which is nice.
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Cons
Celtra
  • It is a very click-happy environment, which means there is room for human error
  • The color scheme can make it easy to loose your place
  • There is no bulk editing option so task completion can be lengthy
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Smart AdServer
  • I would like a more in-depth look at my traffic stats. I can see clicks, where my audience is going, but I'd like maybe some kind of perspective into who my audience is (18-24, adult, etc).
  • Constant updates. It's nice that they're always looking to update program, but the update can kinda get in the way of my work sometimes.
  • I'd prefer it if were a little cheaper – the free trial is nice, but getting my superiors to sign off on the cost (they're a bit old school) is a bit tough sometimes.
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Alternatives Considered
Celtra
Celtra gave us a reliable and straightforward way to create a marketing creation plan to capture potential customers.
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Smart AdServer
Honestly, you can use either/or. I'm all about AdServer right now because since Adobe has implemented their cloud service, they've gotten more expensive. Smart AdServer is just one cost, and it's cheaper than Adobe Cloud
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Return on Investment
Celtra
  • Positive - we have a preferred CPM rate while using Celtra so we are able to save costs there.
  • Positive - no need for outsourcing to other creative agencies so we save more costs
  • Positive - achieving KPIs for our clients ensures more revenue down the road as we establish ourselves as a trustworthy vendor
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Smart AdServer
  • It's helped my organization better manage our traffic flow.
  • It's reduced the amount of work on our social media manager.
  • It's helped my organization get a better perspective on our clientele - where they're going, what they're interested in, it's been a great asset to our business.
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