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Score 9 out of 100

Google Ad Manager

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Score 8.5 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Comscore vCE

The most important aspect is that Comscore offers one of the largest analytics suites available on display, mobile, video, and TV. Due to the scale of its data, it also provides a benchmark for analyzing the advertising industry. Finally, I like the fact that I can track site performance of my company's digital properties.
Amit Gumber | TrustRadius Reviewer

Google Ad Manager

Google Ads Manager is great if you need major visibility on a large ad network rather than targeting one specific website, app or platform. Let's be real here if you have any business that is done online (sell products, generate leads, etc) you pretty much have to be on Google. I've tried other advertising solutions including competitor search engines, sponsored content solutions, social media advertising, and none really compare to the traffic you can get that is keyword-driven, meaning a user is actually demonstrating interest in whatever you sell or offer.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Ad Network Integration

Comscore vCE
Google Ad Manager
8.5
Data Transfer
Comscore vCE
Google Ad Manager
8.3
DSP integration
Comscore vCE
Google Ad Manager
8.7

Ad Campaigns

Comscore vCE
Google Ad Manager
8.3
Ad campaign creation
Comscore vCE
Google Ad Manager
8.5
Ad deployment
Comscore vCE
Google Ad Manager
8.6
Display advertising
Comscore vCE
Google Ad Manager
7.9
Ad display and retargeting segmentation
Comscore vCE
Google Ad Manager
8.0
Sequence targeting
Comscore vCE
Google Ad Manager
8.3

Ad Reporting & Analytics

Comscore vCE
Google Ad Manager
8.0
Ad dashboards
Comscore vCE
Google Ad Manager
8.3
Ad performance reports
Comscore vCE
Google Ad Manager
8.6
Ad conversion tracking
Comscore vCE
Google Ad Manager
7.8
Ad attribution reporting
Comscore vCE
Google Ad Manager
8.0
Cross-channel ad management
Comscore vCE
Google Ad Manager
7.6
Ad forecasting and optimization
Comscore vCE
Google Ad Manager
7.7

Pros

Comscore vCE

  • It helps in advanced reporting capabilities such as overnight reporting of audience demographics and integration with Comscore’s new multi-platform audience data.
  • It has the ability to combine metrics with other digital campaigns involving display and rich media to provide an unduplicated view of audiences across multiple ad formats.
  • It has global and cross-geographical campaign reporting capabilities.
Amit Gumber | TrustRadius Reviewer

Google Ad Manager

  • Interface. You can understand how to build the ads very easily. When you first begin, and throughout the process, there are little help icons which explain what you need to understand.
  • Pricing. By this, I mean the ability to change it at any time. You can select a variable rate, or you can preset it. Either way, you can change how much you spend every second if you'd like. This makes it easier to control your budget if you need to make emergency purchases and don't have much space in your budget.
  • Always growing. They are always announcing something new. Always growing and always trying to update.
Patrick Stephens | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Comscore vCE

  • Due to the large array of products within the Comscore platform, it is difficult to search in the platform.
  • It also lacks the capability to track programmatic traffic which is unfortunate considering the impact it is having in the digital advertising industry.
  • The help section has not been elaborated very well making it difficult to navigate through the platform and fetch the right report.
Amit Gumber | TrustRadius Reviewer

Google Ad Manager

  • Sometimes it can bog down and crash. This is rare, but it is processing a lot of steps/changes all at once and it's not expected to be perfect.
  • Being able to quickly filter by campaign types would be nice (PPC/Display/Video Pre-roll). Our fix is to run these campaigns in totally separate accounts, so there is no overlapping in reporting/etc. This helps with seeing stats clearly without having to filter constantly.
  • It could be visually prettier.
Nathan Phillips | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Comscore vCE

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Google Ad Manager

Google Ad Manager 7.0
Based on 1 answer
I think it's useful for our team and we rely on it to improve our business. It is within our budget also. Although we still will need an approval from the upper-level management team, I don't see any problem with that
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Comscore vCE

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Google Ad Manager

Google Ad Manager 8.0
Based on 1 answer
They always respond in 24 hours and can get the answers most of the time. For questions which cannot be answered initially, I don't need to escalate. The rep will ask their 'colleague' if needed..
Kevin Yip | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Comscore vCE

We have selected Comscore because in Google Analytics it is not possible to reprocess the information: you have to be careful when tagging campaigns, creating filters to segment information in profiles, etc. Any error can cause the data to not register correctly and the data cannot be reprocessed. If they are lost or not registered correctly, nothing can be done to recover them. The same would happen if the tracking code of any of the pages on the website were deleted.
Amit Gumber | TrustRadius Reviewer

Google Ad Manager

Google streamlines the process and is supremely easier to use than Facebook for Business (utilized for Facebook ad management.). Facebook's control over their management system makes the program much more cumbersome and less effective. Meanwhile, as mentioned, the Google Ad Manager program is much more user-friendly and turns out a better product in the end
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Comscore vCE

  • The business problems that we are solving using Comscore data are vast.
  • The most notable being that we have more up-to-date data to provide our clients. When they are running TV ad campaigns, they want to see exactly how it performs.
  • Having to wait 2-3 months at a time for data isn't helpful, so with Comscore, being able to show them within a couple of weeks is excellent.
Amit Gumber | TrustRadius Reviewer

Google Ad Manager

  • It had a massively positive impact for us, allowing us to generate revenue from ad space on our website.
  • Being able to custom quote ad space on our site, instead of relying on AdSense allowed us to increase our monthly ad revenue as well.
  • Providing reliable data to advertisers regarding impressions and CTRs helped create repeat-customers.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Comscore vCE

General

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

Google Ad Manager

General

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

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Comscore vCE
9.0
Google Ad Manager
8.5

Likelihood to Renew

Comscore vCE
Google Ad Manager
7.0

Support Rating

Comscore vCE
Google Ad Manager
8.0

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