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Score 7.7 out of 100
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Score 8.7 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Contentsquare (Clicktale)

It is well suited to businesses with a full time web analyst that will be using the tools to create actionable reports that drive action in the company. It is less appropriate where companies are just looking for some new tools and it will be forgotten soon after implementation. If a website is critical to your business and you have dedicated resources or consultants to help you understand the data, then it is invaluable. I love it.
Dan Briscoe | TrustRadius Reviewer

Google Tag Manager

If you have a marketing department that wants to be agile and measure valuable goals for your company, then GTM is the way to go.You will be able to track almost any event of value that you want on the site (without adding any extra code, thanks to auto-event listener), add new marketing tools if needed in minutes and send events to multiple platforms. This has huge value for your company if you think about it: measuring your efforts quickly and changing course if it is not working can save tons of money. I believe almost anyone who has a site on the internet can benefit from it because of how much time it saves (considering it's even free!).Just beware: GTM opens the door so you can add any piece of code you want. Someone without much experience can overload the site or affect site speed
Santiago Valdés | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Security

Contentsquare (Clicktale)
Google Tag Manager
9.0
Role-based user permissions
Contentsquare (Clicktale)
Google Tag Manager
9.0

Tag Management

Contentsquare (Clicktale)
Google Tag Manager
7.9
Tag library
Contentsquare (Clicktale)
Google Tag Manager
8.8
Tag variable mapping
Contentsquare (Clicktale)
Google Tag Manager
8.2
Ease of writing custom tags
Contentsquare (Clicktale)
Google Tag Manager
7.5
Rules-driven tag execution
Contentsquare (Clicktale)
Google Tag Manager
8.2
Tag performance monitoring
Contentsquare (Clicktale)
Google Tag Manager
8.2
Improved page load times
Contentsquare (Clicktale)
Google Tag Manager
8.0
Mobile app tagging
Contentsquare (Clicktale)
Google Tag Manager
7.1
Library of JavaScript extensions
Contentsquare (Clicktale)
Google Tag Manager
7.4

Data Management & Integrity

Contentsquare (Clicktale)
Google Tag Manager
8.5
Event tracking
Contentsquare (Clicktale)
Google Tag Manager
9.7
Mobile event tracking
Contentsquare (Clicktale)
Google Tag Manager
8.8
Data distribution management
Contentsquare (Clicktale)
Google Tag Manager
8.4
Universal data layer
Contentsquare (Clicktale)
Google Tag Manager
8.7
Automated error checking
Contentsquare (Clicktale)
Google Tag Manager
6.8

Pros

Contentsquare (Clicktale)

  • In my experience ClickTale's unique value proposition is its heatmapping platform--and it delivers on that UVP very well. It has a suite of available maps each delivering unique and easily digestible insights.
  • ClickTale provides very enlightening data that I haven't found anywhere else such as hover time, hover order, and hesitation.
  • ClickTale also provides useful customizable segments, which allow for more granular data analysis.
  • ClickTale is extremely easy to install.
Leor Maizel | TrustRadius Reviewer

Google Tag Manager

  • Code injection is simplified with Tag Manager. Facebook Pixel, Google Analytics, Marketo Munchkin, HubSpot tracking, Hotjar, CallRail, the list goes on. One stop, no constantly bugging the devs to install new code.
  • Need to track onsite events? Build a single listener or trigger, and apply that trigger to countless different applications. A user form fill can trigger an AdWords and Facebook conversion, tag a Hotjar recording, signal deployment of a pop-up or just about anything else javascript-driven.
  • GTM is basically coding light. For non-developers who might be terrified of GitHub, it makes features like version control, forking/branches and draft / deploy mode approachable.
J.P. VanderLinden | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Contentsquare (Clicktale)

  • I always felt not providing me with the ability to grant others in my company with rights restricted access was a huge downside. This forced me into being the sole point of contact for anything that had to do with Clicktale.
  • Hugely lacking in the ability for me to build reports using the quantitative data. It was very labor intensive for me to gather and analyze data from Clicktale.
  • I missed out in a lot of functionality not having an enterprise level subscription. I had the gold subscription. Many of the things I wanted to capture were not possible without involving their developers - and that was only possible at the enterprise subscription level.
Art Zippel, CUA | TrustRadius Reviewer

Google Tag Manager

  • There is no real tutorial for GTM, and the one that exists in google analytics academy is very basic. Google should create a library or a document that specifies how to use each of the elements available in GTM. Earlier today I was trying to use a feature for a GA tag that I've never used before, but couldn't find any information about it.
  • They are not great at integrating with Facebook. FB is one of the most popular platforms for advertising, they should have created a specific Facebook tag by now to help marketer with their tracking.
  • It's hard to connect several actions taken by the same person in 1 tag. For example, there is no easy way of tagging a multiple step action. Each tag will fire individually on each action instead of firing on conditions.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Contentsquare (Clicktale)

Contentsquare (Clicktale) 7.5
Based on 11 answers
I am still on the fence regarding renewing our account. Currently we are trying to determine what tools and programs offer the highest ROI and generates the most efficiency for our employees. ClickTale may become lost in the shuffle along with other programs and accounts we are currently using. While effective, ClickTale has limited scope in general marketing uses.
Chris Zagala | TrustRadius Reviewer

Google Tag Manager

Google Tag Manager 10.0
Based on 6 answers
Google Tag Manager makes tracking traffic to our websites effortless, which enables our developers to focus on other tasks. Setting up a new instance takes only minutes and additional scripts can be added/modified without touching the source code of a site in production. This enables our marketing directors to coordinate tests and experiments with minimal effort.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Contentsquare (Clicktale)

Contentsquare (Clicktale) 7.0
Based on 1 answer
I had some issues interacting with viewing recordings of a specific page by many users but my impression was that this was going to be fixed.
Art Zippel, CUA | TrustRadius Reviewer

Google Tag Manager

Google Tag Manager 10.0
Based on 4 answers
Google Tag Manager, like other Google products, is focused on user-friendliness. All buttons are clearly labeled, documentation is thorough and plenty of tutorials exist to help answer any questions. The layout and menus in Tag Manager are clearly labeled and consistent with other Google products.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Contentsquare (Clicktale)

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Google Tag Manager

Google Tag Manager 10.0
Based on 2 answers
It depends wether you are seeking official support from Google itself, in which case it would be rated very low because it's not their business model, they would rather have you work with one of their Google Analytics Certified Partner (GACP).In terms of self-served support, Google offer extensive documentation at https://developers.google.com/tag-manager/, recently revamped training (https://analyticsacademy.withgoogle.com/course05/preview), has active forums and user community (https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/104865292981489764063) which can typically answer even the most advanced questions.
Stéphane Hamel | TrustRadius Reviewer

Online Training

Contentsquare (Clicktale)

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Google Tag Manager

Google Tag Manager 7.3
Based on 1 answer
I thought there was a little bit too much emphasis on AdWords stuff, not enough on the generic application of GTM.
Stéphane Hamel | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation Rating

Contentsquare (Clicktale)

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Google Tag Manager

Google Tag Manager 9.8
Based on 2 answers
Planning and communication will help greatly with an in-house implementation. If there are large teams, try to limit the number of people involved to 1-2 developers (back-end dev may be necessary depending on your platform), one analytics marketer and one project manager.
David Gailey | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Contentsquare (Clicktale)

ClickTale is now a step ahead of the competition since it delivers insights based on pre-defined business KPIs and customer journeys that we have set up. We can also segment our traffic and easily sift through the many recordings finding the ones that match our lookup criteria. This paired with a good and reliable PII masking helps us with insight collection and drive business decisions which other solutions don't have.The new non-Flash interface is clean and simple to use and has all the functionalities centralized.
Nuno Luz | TrustRadius Reviewer

Google Tag Manager

We moved to GTM from a standard Google Analytics implementation. GTM is much more flexible and easier to make changes, especially as the changes relate to multiple sites and environments. While there is a learning curve when figuring out how to use GTM, I believe the change has been worth it because it helps us understand at a more fundamental level how our tracking works and gives us a lot more control over what we track and how.
Ben Rubenstein | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Contentsquare (Clicktale)

  • Rarely was actionable insight taken from the ClickTale tool that resulted in a better user experience on our website. We made small changes on different aspects of our webpages that typically did not show an improvement over the previous versions.
  • The dedicated time and resources in the ClickTale tool did not justify the investment. The heat maps can be helpful but they are based on mouse clicks (Google Analytics can help with that). Watching recordings can get time consuming and don't always provide enough data for an actionable takeaway.
  • If you take the approach of identifying a potential problem on your website first, then using the ClickTale tool to dig deeper in the issue, you might find the tool helpful. However, make sure you gather enough data on the potential issue before making changes to your site (and monitor the changes afterward).
Ryan Freeman | TrustRadius Reviewer

Google Tag Manager

  • The google tag manager certainly generated an increase in the ROI of our clients, because, with the agility in the management of tags, it was possible to reduce the IT queue, and now the management of the tags happens to be done by the Marketing and media area itself.
  • Reduction of an IT staff
  • Saving time in organizing hundreds of tags in the backend and starting to use the GTM, everything was centralized in one place
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Contentsquare (Clicktale)

General

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

Google Tag Manager

General

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

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Contentsquare (Clicktale)
8.0
Google Tag Manager
9.2

Likelihood to Renew

Contentsquare (Clicktale)
7.5
Google Tag Manager
10.0

Usability

Contentsquare (Clicktale)
7.0
Google Tag Manager
10.0

Reliability and Availability

Contentsquare (Clicktale)
Google Tag Manager
9.1

Support Rating

Contentsquare (Clicktale)
Google Tag Manager
10.0

Online Training

Contentsquare (Clicktale)
Google Tag Manager
7.3

Implementation Rating

Contentsquare (Clicktale)
Google Tag Manager
9.8

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