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Score 5.9 out of 100

Parse.ly

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Score 8.9 out of 100

Attribute Ratings

  • Parse.ly is rated higher in 1 area: Likelihood to Recommend

Likelihood to Recommend

1.0

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10%
1 Rating
9.0

Parse.ly

90%
76 Ratings

Likelihood to Renew

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N/A
0 Ratings
8.8

Parse.ly

88%
24 Ratings

Usability

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9.0

Parse.ly

90%
27 Ratings

Support Rating

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N/A
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8.6

Parse.ly

86%
59 Ratings

Likelihood to Recommend

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I am unable to answer this, as they have still not been able to provide data of any value after two years.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Parse.ly

For people working in online media, or digital content creators, the platform could help them understand their audience and allow them to interact with them in a user-friendly way. Since the digital media industry is booming, Parse.ly can allow the user and the content creators to meet each other's demands and reduce redundancies and bombard the users with unnecessary content.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

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  • Respond to emails
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Parse.ly

  • Real-time audience measurement--Parse.ly helps us understand how many people are on our site now and how this compares to our usual performance. By ensuring we improve on standard performance, we can grow our numbers.
  • Reports--setting up automated reports that can be sent to team members enables us to inform them at a glance what stories have performed well. This keeps them engaged and encourages them to post content more likely to perform well.
  • Analysis of performances--everyone can access their statistics, encouraging them to improve their reach and dwell time of their stories and better understand what has done well.
  • Overview across time--it is easy to compare how you have performed over set periods (e.g., month-on-month or week-on-week), making it easy to set targets for growth.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

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  • No apparent end-to-end solution for implementation.
  • Constant changes to implementation which has resulted in hundreds of hours of reworking the tagging setup.
  • No universal tagging method.
  • Numerous tags to be implemented based on a variety of data sources.
  • After 2 years of working on implementation, data is still not being captured consistently.
  • Convertro looks to us for solutions rather than providing any.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Parse.ly

  • Needs better social tracking, what post/group is generating traffic rather than just which platform.
  • Scheduled email reports could provide more context, similar to what's available on a site's landing page.
  • The overlay function is very limited and even more temperamental, not a valuable tool.
Andrew Capps | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

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General

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

Starting Price

Parse.ly

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
Required

Starting Price

$499 per month

Likelihood to Renew

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No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Parse.ly

Parse.ly 8.8
Based on 24 answers
As an employee, this is difficult for me to comment as I am not directly funding or making these business decisions. However, it is a tool many get on with for surface level data that is useful to editorial teams.
Alice Marshall | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

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Parse.ly

Parse.ly 9.0
Based on 27 answers
The Parse.ly platform is very user-friendly and easy to use. User management is simple, and reporting setup only takes a few minutes. They provide very helpful documentation for implementing the scripts on your site and have great customer support to help with custom development such as implementing their content recommendation engine.
Mark Chiles | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

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Parse.ly 8.6
Based on 59 answers
I rate this question this way solely because I haven't requested any support. I feel where I will eventually get support would be when we take Parse.ly up on some training that is being offered. We are looking to do that at some point after the first of the year and when our schedules support it.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

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Visual IQ - much simpler and effective setup.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Parse.ly

We tried Google Analytics and Google Data Studio before, and it was so complicated to set up we needed to hire experts to do it. Even then the performance was slow and the tools unintuitive to use. Many people have a blog they want to measure, we're not reinventing the wheel here, and Parse.ly is designed to deliver an excellent experience doing just that.
Ben Harborne | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

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  • The negative impact is the hundreds of hours my team has had to spend in facilitating Converto's constant changes.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Parse.ly

  • Sometimes in meetings our editorial director will point out stories that didn't perform well. To us, that means readers don't really care about the topic, so we'll pivot away from writing about that in the future. That might not be "business objectives" though.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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