Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
DashThis
Score 7.6 out of 10
N/A
DashThis is a digital marketing reporting tool with no complicated "extra" stuff. DashThis integrates with over 30+ data sources, and also has a CSV File Manager that helps users add any other data they might want to include in dashboards. According to the vendor, customer support is a top priority. DashThis provides a dedicated member of their team that makes sure users are up and running in no time, and is always available to answer questions whenever needed. Prices are…
$38
per month
Parse.ly
Score 8.7 out of 10
N/A
Parse.ly is a content optimization platform for online publishers. It provides in-depth analytics and helps maximize the performance of the digital content. It features a dashboard geared for editorial and business staff and an API that can be used by a product team to create personalized or contextual experiences on a website.
$499
per month
Pricing
DashThisParse.ly
Editions & Modules
Individual
$38.00
per month
Professional
$119.00
per month
Business
$229.00
per month
Standard
$349.00
per month
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
DashThisParse.ly
Free Trial
YesYes
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoYes
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeRequired
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User Ratings
DashThisParse.ly
Likelihood to Recommend
9.0
(6 ratings)
9.1
(78 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
-
(0 ratings)
8.6
(26 ratings)
Usability
-
(0 ratings)
8.9
(29 ratings)
Support Rating
6.2
(2 ratings)
7.8
(35 ratings)
User Testimonials
DashThisParse.ly
Likelihood to Recommend
Moment Zero Inc.
I have used DashThis with all my clients, because it is the fastest, easiest, and best-developed reporting platform. I have tried Google Data Studio and many other reporting integrations, but they just don't have the speed or capabilities of DashThis. With in-depth filtering, you can create reporting modules not available in any other dashboard, like deep source-medium targeting or landing page data, etc. Whatever data you need, you can get access. Their API integrations are increasing all the time, and if they don't currently connect to something, request access.
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Parse.ly
Parse.ly is a great tool for publishers who want to track engagement and audience behaviour across websites. With Parse.ly, we can easily track metrics like pageviews, time spent on page, and scroll depth to see which content is resonating with our audience and optimize our content strategy accordingly. Our marketers found Parse.ly to be an excellent tool for tracking the effectiveness of our campaigns. We can use Parse.ly to track metrics like referral sources, conversion rates, and engagement by audience segment to see which channels and tactics are driving the most engagement and conversions.
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Pros
Moment Zero Inc.
  • Displaying data in a clear and aesthetically pleasing way
  • Integrating with most of the systems you use on a regular basis in web design and digital marketing
  • Allowing you to quickly create new charts/graphs/reports for clients
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Parse.ly
  • Firstly, the platform is super easy to use, it is user-friendly and easy to navigate through.
  • Secondly, the platform also provides you the option to use filters to your best fit and adjust the filters according to what data you want to look at.
  • Thirdly, it enables the user to have live feedback on their articles and see what can be improved going forward to address the need of the readers.
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Cons
Moment Zero Inc.
  • I'm interested in implementing more tools into the system, such as Google My Business or OpenTable to truly make it a universal analytics dashboard.
  • Instead of just month over month date ranges, I would also like to see a YTD date range.
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Parse.ly
  • A more readily understandable visual guide to a visitor's pathway through your site would help understand what keeps a reader on-site.
  • The total page view number for the day should be more readily visible--on the overview page, not just by going to Posts>Historical.
  • Maintain the archive for longer than a year under all plans--it's a shame to lose year-on-year data quickly.
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Likelihood to Renew
Moment Zero Inc.
No answers on this topic
Parse.ly
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.
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Usability
Moment Zero Inc.
No answers on this topic
Parse.ly
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.
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Support Rating
Moment Zero Inc.
I always get a same day response to my questions and they reach out enough that I feel like I can ask questions but not too much that I get annoyed.
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Parse.ly
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.
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Alternatives Considered
Moment Zero Inc.
Very simplified compared to other options. Needs to be able to tie in more conversion data.
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Parse.ly
Parse.ly does pretty well compared to Chartbeat, particularly when it comes to historical information and analysis options that are easy for employees to use after some short training. The onboarding for Parse.ly is intuitive, and the scheduled reports take away basically all of the inconvenience associated with regular metrics reviewing. But Chartbeat wins in its social audience tracking because it can source traffic to a specific social post, which can show you exactly how your audience is coming to your content and where you need to put your content to be sure you get that audience.
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Return on Investment
Moment Zero Inc.
  • DashThis has reduced the time I spend on reporting by about 50%
  • Visualizations are simple and easy to understand -- Clients like them very much
  • Reduced dependency on files as archive of all dashboards/reports are available online
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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.
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Parse.ly Screenshots

Screenshot of Overview in full-screen mode: Many Parse.ly pages, like the Overview, are TV-ready. Keep your entire team up-to-date with live, full-screen dashboards on TVs in your office.Screenshot of Overview screen: See a snapshot of what your audience is paying attention to today so you can make fast decisions about what content to produce or distribute. Customize it to show only what your team cares about by filtering it to a particular author, section, or tag. You can pick what stats and listings are displayed.Screenshot of Real-time posts page: See what’s gathering steam so you can capitalize on attention to every post, campaign, or section.
Real-time data includes the last 24 hours and updates every five seconds. It can be seen, filtered, and sorted on most screens.Screenshot of Historical posts page: Explore historical trends by post, author, section, topic, referrer, or campaign. Compare today’s performance to last week, month, or year.Screenshot of Campaign tracking: Easily tie in your off-site promotion to engagement with your on-site content using UTM parameters.Screenshot of Multi-channel tracking: Track all your content in one place, no matter where it lives.
Compare how your content performances on various distributed channels including your website, AMP, Facebook Instant Articles, and Apple News.