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48 Ratings

Chartbeat

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Score 9.1 out of 100
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Score 8.9 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Chartbeat

It's a great tool for media or market-facing sites that get enough customer traffic to benefit from realtime changes in headlines, design or display. However, small sites that don't get enough traffic to benefit from realtime changes in headlines, design or display probably can't justify the cost of the product.
Kurt Gessler | TrustRadius Reviewer

TapClicks

When you have multiple platforms you are pulling data from, TapClicks is perfect for you. If you don't have many platforms, or you don't have many clients who need to see their data in real time it might not be needed.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

Chartbeat

  • Instant insight for newsrooms: What are readers reading, on what platform, how long are they staying?
  • Headline testing: Allows us to try multiple versions of the 'sell' for the story to understand what interests different sorts of readers
  • Segmentation of audience: Allows us to understand not only where readers come from (search, social, direct, etc.) but also how loyal they are and how long they stay
  • Proper engagement time: Too often our industry obsesses on dwell time, but Chartbeat's active engaged time gives us a true sense of how long we really engage people for
  • Simple actions: For example, the Chartbeat overlay tells us where people on average leave a story, so it helps us take actions quickly
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

TapClicks

  • Customizable dashboards: these are easy to set-up and manage and tell a powerful story. We appreciate that they can be exported.
  • Import Wizard: it's very important that we are able to include custom data points in our reports through the Import Wizard. After a short learning curve, we are not importing data on a weekly basis for a comprehensive report that not only shows marketing trends, but the business results too.
  • Groups and Clusters: The ability to manage client groups and clusters has been vital to how we report out to the client.
Melissa Telsrow | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Chartbeat

  • The service could be broken down to provide page view figures for individual tags on our website metadata
  • The dashboard for each day could offer more detail on performance compared to previous days/last week - how many people viewed articles of the same topic in a similar time period
Andrew Topping | TrustRadius Reviewer

TapClicks

  • Missing some configuration of metrics, timelines, reporting.
  • Bugs happen regularly, though this is offset by quick patches and lots of new features all the time.
  • Ability to hide reporting sources and widgets when they don't have any data. This should be automatic.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Chartbeat

Chartbeat 10.0
Based on 5 answers
I gave Chartbeat a 5 for a renewal rating, because, while it delivers clear and understandable content, Google Analytics also provides many of the same features for free. For a small to medium website, I believe it would be more cost effective to use Google Analytics. A website with a high amount of traffic, however, could merit spending the money on Chartbeat to maximize their potential.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

TapClicks

TapClicks 9.1
Based on 1 answer
TapClicks is a must have for our agency clients
Dan Nichols | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Chartbeat

Chartbeat 8.1
Based on 22 answers
[Charbeat is] really user friendly both on desktop and mobile. In terms of being able to extract live data, it has been transformational. We are able to make live content decisions backed up by research from platforms which is relevant at the time of publication. The app makes it possible for me to stay in touch with performance when I am not working.
Graeme Brown | TrustRadius Reviewer

TapClicks

TapClicks 7.3
Based on 1 answer
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Simon Gould. Founder. Sydney Digital | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Chartbeat

Chartbeat 7.9
Based on 11 answers
Support seems to be solid although there does not appear to be regional (ie. UK) support. One support enquiry I requested asking for an improvement to the interface was however, dealt with promptly and very helpfully and this surprised me a little as it was a UK request to a US support service
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

TapClicks

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Alternatives Considered

Chartbeat

Larger analytics suites like Google Analytics and Omniture simply do not provide the kind of real-time data that Chartbeat does. I have used Parse.ly which has some interesting real-time features as well; I would say Parse.ly is similar in terms of ease of use, though Chartbeat does give you the feeling of using a best-in-class product.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

TapClicks

We have not used a similar dashboard service. We selected TapClicks because of an internal employee who previously worked with the company. Once familiarizing yourself with the product, it can be extremely helpful for digital marketers in creating dashboards and presenting their data.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Chartbeat

  • The most positive impact is that it gives us realtime outage emails — faster than our server provider does. So we know within seconds if one of our sites is down. This has proven an invaluable part of Chartbeat
  • Another great feature of Chartbeat is the multiple sites dashboard, so I can see traffic to all my sites at once.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

TapClicks

  • Able to easily create a single dashboard with KPI to send to our clients.
  • Increased our ROI in terms of limiting employee hours on preparing dashboards.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

Chartbeat

General

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

TapClicks

General

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

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