ClickDimensions vs. Insightpool Ads Optimization

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
ClickDimensions
Score 6.9 out of 10
N/A
ClickDimensions is an email marketing and marketing automation platform for Microsoft Dynamics CRM. Features include email marketing, web tracking, lead scoring, social discovery, campaign tracking, and form capture.N/A
Insightpool Ads Optimization
Score 9.1 out of 10
Enterprise companies (1,001+ employees)
Insightpool's Ads Optimization product is designed to help organizations see the best results for Twitter ads. The vendor says that its ads targeting platform not only utilizes interest data, but also analyzes thousands of behavioral data points to identify relevant people and predict those who are most likely to engage with customized media campaigns. According to the vendor, its in-depth targeting is more intensive and targeted than any other social…
$2,000
per month
Pricing
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Editions & Modules
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Pricing Offerings
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Free Trial
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Free/Freemium Version
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Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoNo
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
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Top Pros
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Features
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Email & Online Marketing
Comparison of Email & Online Marketing features of Product A and Product B
ClickDimensions
3.9
10 Ratings
66% below category average
Insightpool Ads Optimization
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Ratings
WYSIWYG email editor5.38 Ratings00 Ratings
Dynamic content4.010 Ratings00 Ratings
Ability to test dynamic content1.410 Ratings00 Ratings
Landing pages1.710 Ratings00 Ratings
A/B testing3.710 Ratings00 Ratings
Mobile optimization1.710 Ratings00 Ratings
Email deliverability reporting4.610 Ratings00 Ratings
List management6.09 Ratings00 Ratings
Triggered drip sequences6.39 Ratings00 Ratings
Lead Management
Comparison of Lead Management features of Product A and Product B
ClickDimensions
4.7
10 Ratings
49% below category average
Insightpool Ads Optimization
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Lead nurturing automation7.09 Ratings00 Ratings
Lead scoring and grading5.09 Ratings00 Ratings
Data quality management3.08 Ratings00 Ratings
Automated sales alerts and tasks4.07 Ratings00 Ratings
Campaign Management
Comparison of Campaign Management features of Product A and Product B
ClickDimensions
2.5
7 Ratings
101% below category average
Insightpool Ads Optimization
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Calendaring4.05 Ratings00 Ratings
Event/webinar marketing1.06 Ratings00 Ratings
Social Media Marketing
Comparison of Social Media Marketing features of Product A and Product B
ClickDimensions
5.5
3 Ratings
31% below category average
Insightpool Ads Optimization
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Social sharing and campaigns8.03 Ratings00 Ratings
Social profile integration3.13 Ratings00 Ratings
Reporting & Analytics
Comparison of Reporting & Analytics features of Product A and Product B
ClickDimensions
2.6
9 Ratings
97% below category average
Insightpool Ads Optimization
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Dashboards2.09 Ratings00 Ratings
Standard reports2.09 Ratings00 Ratings
Custom reports3.87 Ratings00 Ratings
Platform & Infrastructure
Comparison of Platform & Infrastructure features of Product A and Product B
ClickDimensions
4.4
10 Ratings
53% below category average
Insightpool Ads Optimization
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API1.05 Ratings00 Ratings
Role-based workflow & approvals1.05 Ratings00 Ratings
Customizability2.07 Ratings00 Ratings
Integration with Salesforce.com7.02 Ratings00 Ratings
Integration with Microsoft Dynamics CRM7.310 Ratings00 Ratings
Integration with SugarCRM8.02 Ratings00 Ratings
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User Ratings
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Likelihood to Recommend
2.0
(10 ratings)
9.1
(1 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
9.0
(1 ratings)
9.1
(1 ratings)
Usability
5.0
(3 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Support Rating
1.0
(2 ratings)
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User Testimonials
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Likelihood to Recommend
ClickDimensions
ClickDimensions is great for SMB companies looking for an easy to use, robust platform especially in situations where there are only a few people within the Marketing Department.
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Insightpool
I recommend Insightpool for anyone looking to build and maintain a relevant follower pool on Twitter as well as anyone that wishes to use Twitter for event recruitment, white paper downloads, etc. With a small team, I strongly recommend the full-service model, especially when you first get started. It's like having an in-house social team when you opt for full-service and has enabled us to do much more on Twitter than was previously possible with our small team.
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Pros
ClickDimensions
  • The nurture campaign builder was great. Easy to use and to follow along with.
  • The drop and drag editor was easy to use and you could start using it with no training.
  • I always like when a service offers a certification for their product. ClickDimensions training was easy to follow, gave good content/tips/tricks and really helped me learn the platform.
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Insightpool
  • Event promotion and registration: Insightpool's unique ability to search both the Twitter stream and profile data makes reaching B2B marketing professionals at key industry events a cinch.
  • Building relevant follower pool: Insightpool's ability to target relevant users by profile data makes finding and nurturing the right individuals easier than ever before.
  • The personalized and targeted approach is well-received and prompts engagement from the people we care about.
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Cons
ClickDimensions
  • Creating lists based on customer email behaviour was technically possible, but in practise nearly impossible
  • Managing customer preferences and subscriptions felt extremely convoluted
  • Interfaces generally not intuitive
  • Reporting was not in the class of competitors
  • Deliverability - seems like in onboarding basic things weren't checked off. We really needed a platform expert to implement.
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Insightpool
  • Initial iterations of the tool were buggy and not all that intuitive, which is why we moved to a full-service model. More recent releases are much more intuitive and less buggy.
  • The tool was limited before its ability to search Twitter steams, but now with stream search, we do not feel hindered in anyway.
  • Personally, I'm not a fan of public message targeting. Use with caution. The DM feature works great and is very well received by our audience however.
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Likelihood to Renew
ClickDimensions
I see no reason for us to deprecate use at this point. It is important for us as a business to maintain our partnership with them and keep on the pulse of leading technology. ClickDimensions is a marketplace leader for the world of marketing automation, and in coordination with CRM, it's all the more relevant.
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Insightpool
Just renewed for the rest of the year. Pricing is very reasonable especially when you compare it to the cost of paid Twitter campaigns. And, Insightpool campaigns have consistently outperformed direct Twitter campaigns.
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Usability
ClickDimensions
I want to stay neutral. It's not that this product doesn't have appealing features or capabilities, it's that they aren't consistent and stable. So you lose data or your data is not accurate. Or some connection fails and the workflow doesn't trigger as it is supposed to, or the visits or clicks or other metrics contain bad data one month, then the next they're back to normal. This company needs to focus on getting their core product right and not on new features.
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Insightpool
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Support Rating
ClickDimensions
You submit a ticket and they will always come back asking for more information. So the next time you try to be proactive and add that information to the original ticket, but then they come back and ask for something else. It gets to the point where you have to believe it is a stall tactic. You ask for more detail into their processes and you get the runaround. 9 times out of ten they will point the finger at Dynamics 365 as the culprit. It is like pulling teeth to get to Tier 2 support and then the questions start all over again, even if you send screenshots.
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Insightpool
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Alternatives Considered
ClickDimensions
Clickdimensions is severely impeded by its integration into Dynamics CRM. Consequently it lacks the Intuitiveness of HubSpot, and the straightforward usability of MailChimp. It is a perfect system if you want to exist entirely within Dynamics, but it requires a high degree of expertise in Dynamics to get maximum value out of it. We're currently migrating to HubSpot, and while the initial integration is proving challenging, I already sense we will be able to deliver a lot more of our marketing goals much more easily, and see an ROI.
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Insightpool
We've used sponsored Tweets via Twitter directly with limited success. We don't see the same level of engagement or types of followers with paid Twitter promos as we do with Insightpool campaigns. Additionally, we receive a fair amount of negative feedback when we use sponsored tweets as they tend not to be as targeted as running Insightpool campaigns
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Return on Investment
ClickDimensions
  • Tracking Email Engagement by customer is much easier. Real Time Stats/Email Engagement Report already built in.
  • Lead scoring helps develop more qualified leads.
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Insightpool
  • Not just more Twitter followers, but more RELEVANT Twitter followers and more engaged followers from our target audience.
  • A great tool for prospecting and event recruitment at key industry events.
  • Effective at amplifying content distribution, especially when content is related to key industry events.
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ScreenShots

ClickDimensions Screenshots

Screenshot of Create email templates inside Dynamics CRM with our drag and drop email editorScreenshot of Collect contact and lead data through web forms and landing pagesScreenshot of Build multi-channel, automated campaigns using an easy drag and drop interfaceScreenshot of View your marketing performance at a glance right inside DynamicsScreenshot of Use reporting to accurately measure your sales and marketing campaigns