Contentsquare vs. WhatUsersDo

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Contentsquare
Score 8.8 out of 10
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Contentsquare is a digital experience analytics cloud designed to help companies understand hidden customer behaviors, and use those insights to drive more successful experiences. It includes functionality from the former Clicktale heatmap, session recording, and A/B testing tool and now boasts a suite of customer journey analytic capabilities.N/A
WhatUsersDo
Score 9.6 out of 10
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WhatUsersDo is a web analytics solution built around using real user testing to optimize desktop, tablet, and mobile experiences.N/A
Pricing
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Editions & Modules
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
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Free Trial
NoNo
Free/Freemium Version
YesNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoNo
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
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Community Pulse
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Top Pros
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Features
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Mobile Capabilities
Comparison of Mobile Capabilities features of Product A and Product B
Contentsquare
8.0
1 Ratings
9% above category average
WhatUsersDo
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Responsive Design for Web Access8.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Mobile Application8.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Dashboard / Report / Visualization Interactivity on Mobile8.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Results and Analysis
Comparison of Results and Analysis features of Product A and Product B
Contentsquare
9.7
1 Ratings
9% above category average
WhatUsersDo
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Ratings
Heatmap tool8.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Click analytics10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Scroll maps10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Conversion tracking10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Goal tracking10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Session Recording and Replay10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
User Segmentation10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
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Score 8.8 out of 10
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User Ratings
ContentsquareWhatUsersDo
Likelihood to Recommend
7.0
(14 ratings)
7.0
(1 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
7.5
(11 ratings)
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(0 ratings)
Usability
7.0
(1 ratings)
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(0 ratings)
User Testimonials
ContentsquareWhatUsersDo
Likelihood to Recommend
Contentsquare
ContentSquare [(Clicktale)] is best suited to deep dive understanding of how web users truly consume your web pages. For example, when a traditional analytics software informs you on exit rates, ContentSquare [(Clicktale)] helps you to understand if users left without interacting with their last page or if they in fact spent time reading, scrolling, clicking it.
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WhatUsersDo
If you want to watch a user journey through your website with commentary, this tool is the perfect one to use, even if it does take quite a few hours for responses. I think if you want to test specific functions, quickly, there are better tools for doing this. Reviewers are very honest and can be quite harsh, so you need to have an open mind to criticism, as what they say is very useful.
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Pros
Contentsquare
  • Heat Maps - we used and liked CrazyEgg in the past, and it was a cheaper tool that was easy to use. ClickTale gives us additional capabilities with better data about scroll reach, mouse movements, clicks and a summary report that shows what parts of our pages are getting attention. A product manager asked us yesterday for insights on how his product page was performing, and we were easily able to send him the reports in the heat map section.
  • Visitor recordings - We get good data on our website using analytics tools like GA, HubSpot and ClickTale, but it is very helpful to watch actual visitor recordings for certain visitor segments. If we add a new page or new feature to our website and notice a trend, we can easily drill down and watch visitors and see how they are interacting with the page.
  • Conversion funnels - We do a lot of our analysis in Google Analytics and you can set up conversion funnels in GA if you know how to do it. The problem is you can't segment the data and the aggregated data is not as helpful. ClickTale makes it very simple to do conversion funnels, and you can segment them with just a few clicks.
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WhatUsersDo
  • Very simple and easy to use interface
  • Offer recommended questions to ask, which is helpful for a first time user
  • You get much more user information than most other similar tools offer
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Cons
Contentsquare
  • It's a bit difficult to navigate form heatmaps of one page on my sites to those of another.
  • It would be useful to have data on what percentage of clicks for each link are bounces. If this is available already, it is not very easy to find.
  • I have slight doubts about the accuracy of ClickTale's data based on some industry related articles I've read (i.e. http://redant.com.au/tool-reviews/clicktale-review-technology/). For the most part I feel like the data I'm getting is accurate, because it roughly corresponds to what I'm able to see on Google Analytics. It would be nice to see ClickTale address some of these issues.
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WhatUsersDo
  • Some reviewers can spend too little time on a test
  • Their audio box can sometimes hide features, like navigation bars
  • It would be useful to be able to specify in more detail the demographic you would like to test
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Likelihood to Renew
Contentsquare
At my former company I was able to upgrade our initial subscription level from bronze to gold without any problems after the first year. Unfortunately, the company I am presently with doesn't have a Clicktale subscription. I would have absolutely no hesitation in strongly recommending Clicktale to my current company if I ever get even a remote chance to do so. Clicktale is used in some of the statistics I use on my resume in an effort to quantify my results as a certified usability analyst. Clicktale has made a significant difference in my value to any team I work with.
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WhatUsersDo
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Usability
Contentsquare
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.
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WhatUsersDo
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Alternatives Considered
Contentsquare
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.
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WhatUsersDo
WhatUsersDo provides more detailed and opinion based responses. It can take a few hours more than competitors because of this. I would recommend it if you want to know more about the user journey through your website. I would not recommend it if you want quick feedback about a specific feature, image or copy, as there are tools better suited to this.
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Return on Investment
Contentsquare
  • 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).
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WhatUsersDo
  • It has helped us to improve our website copy to see how much users understood about our service and what was memorable about it.
  • We have changed the information given on certain pages, as we realised users' opinions about our company became more positive after visiting secondary pages. So for example, we moved project examples to the homepage.
  • We realised that our website did not load properly when using an Internet Explorer browser, so made corrections to this.
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