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Likelihood to Recommend

HitsLink

If you're looking for a comprehensive, user-friendly web analytics tool, you should definitely consider Hitslink. Before you subscribe to the software, take a test run on their Demo version of the site, as it behaves exactly like the full professional version. The biggest disadvantage is that Google+ registered users' search engine traffic data will be mostly (if not completely) blocked. However, this drawback is rarely a significant hindrance to analyzing your website's traffic, but it is something to be aware of.
Reece W. Freeman | TrustRadius Reviewer

Lead Forensics

It is a costly solution but well worth the money because of the details and information. We used others in the past but switched because it links with WIX. Sometimes I feel as if it is not capturing all our web traffic simply because it doesn't even track when our business is using it. It is good for some leads but I think there can be more it is missing.
Karissa Gregor | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

HitsLink

  • View website traffic stats and trends in user-friendly charts, graphs, and lists.
  • Easily parses out website users by search engine, search term, geographic location, referral website, and other specific characteristics.
  • Shows which websites users are coming from, what pages on your site they've landed on and which ones they leave your site from.
  • Gives statistics on how long users are viewing specific pages, which allows for the analyzing of the effectiveness of each webpage on a website.
  • Easily view real-time as well as long-term traffic statistics
Reece W. Freeman | TrustRadius Reviewer

Lead Forensics

  • It gives you valid leads that have been on your website looking for your products
  • The information is always accurate and detailed about their visit
  • It notifies you when the customer is looking for help or products, so you know when to reach out to them
Paul Zimmerman 🎧 | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

HitsLink

  • Specific information such as search term and geographic location is blocked for users coming into your site through Google who are also signed into a Google+ account, making it increasingly more difficult to analyze trends as more and more people acquire Google+ accounts. This is part of Google's strategy to make companies pay them directly through their Google Analytics software, and it is working against services like Hitslink.
Reece W. Freeman | TrustRadius Reviewer

Lead Forensics

  • I wish the process could be a little more automated somehow. Right now it is more manual, at least in our process, to aggregate the accounts and segment accordingly.
  • It seems more geared towards sales, rather than marketing. We are struggling a little to use this at scale, but it could be where we are in maturity of using the product.
Devin Ellis | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

HitsLink

HitsLink 9.0
Based on 1 answer
Hitslink is as useful as it is user-friendly. I haven't seen another website analytics tool as comprehensive and at the same time straightforward as this service. The only downside of Hitslink is Google's blocking of information from its registered Google+ users to the software. As Google+ continues to reign in more of the population, I can see this being a significant problem for Hitslink to overcome. However, there is still a vast majority of search engine users whose actions are visible through Hitslink, and as long as this stays the case, the service will be an invaluable tool for website administrators.
Reece W. Freeman | TrustRadius Reviewer

Lead Forensics

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Usability

HitsLink

HitsLink 9.0
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The service is incredibly intuitive and very easy to learn. The only drawback is not having a mobile-optimized website to easily view website reports on the go. But on a PC or Mac, Hitslink is as user friendly as it gets. I have yet to see a navigation system on any SaaS website that makes a service that is this comprehensive seem so straight-forward.
Reece W. Freeman | TrustRadius Reviewer

Lead Forensics

Lead Forensics 9.0
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The tool takes a bit to learn and you go through an onboarding to get a better understanding. Once you go through that, the tool is very user friendly and a piece of cake to use - anyone can go through it, no IT skills need to run and manage their platform.
Max Safier | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

HitsLink

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Lead Forensics

Lead Forensics 8.5
Based on 3 answers
While we have not had a lot of issues, the Lead Forensics team has been helpful in addressing them. The software is fairly intuitive, and issues rarely arise. This could also be from a lack of use on our part, but we have not had a great deal of interaction with the customer support team.
Travis Brown | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

HitsLink

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Lead Forensics

Lead Forensics is the best as far as I can tell, but choices that are a fraction of the cost come pretty close. Some places like ThomasNet even throw this functionality in for free now. I guess it's a question of if you view this type of intelligence as a luxury or essential.
Doug Mancosky | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

HitsLink

  • Faster lead conversion
  • Improvement of the effectiveness of landing pages (and all webpages on our sites for that matter)
  • Increased employee efficiency by allowing us to make targeted changes to webpages in real time
Reece W. Freeman | TrustRadius Reviewer

Lead Forensics

  • In the end, we canceled our subscription, however, we had a couple solid leads from our use. We reached out to those clients. We didn't generate actual business, but at least we're on their radar.
  • In general, we have a better understanding of the marketing capabilities Lead Forensics can offer us. They provided us all of the tools we'd need to be able to recommend it to our clients.
  • We were able to see the effects of our marketing and learn from their successes of different tactics.
Annie Koelker | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

HitsLink

General

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

HitsLink Editions & Modules

Edition
10,000 Page Views$19.95
25,000 Page Views$24.95
50,000 Page Views$29.95
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    Lead Forensics

    General

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

    Lead Forensics Editions & Modules

    Additional Pricing Details

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