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Attribute Ratings

  • Hotjar is rated higher in 1 area: Likelihood to Recommend

Likelihood to Recommend

8.8

Hotjar

88%
104 Ratings
8.0

Inspectlet

80%
2 Ratings

Likelihood to Renew

5.1

Hotjar

51%
2 Ratings

Inspectlet

N/A
0 Ratings

Usability

9.6

Hotjar

96%
6 Ratings

Inspectlet

N/A
0 Ratings

Support Rating

9.6

Hotjar

96%
4 Ratings

Inspectlet

N/A
0 Ratings

Ease of integration

9.0

Hotjar

90%
1 Rating

Inspectlet

N/A
0 Ratings

Likelihood to Recommend

Contentsquare

Hotjar is good for a first pass at understanding user sentiment or locating potential usability issues. There are features such as "rage clicked" which shows recordings or instances when a user rage clicked or had an issue with your site. Hotjar has also been helpful to launch intercept surveys on mobile, desktop, and app, which not all competitor software allow. Hotjar recordings are fun to watch. "Watching Hotjar like Netflix" is a favorite pastime at work.
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Inspectlet

Small organization with limited resource can really make use of [Inspectlet]. Its really user friendly and don't need much expertise or training to use and you can have the entire department using it the very next day its implemented. But if its a large company, you might be better off with other session replay tools.
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Pros

Contentsquare

  • Heat mapping is great on Hotjar. It is a good place to start when you are looking at the UX & CRO on your website. You can see the % of people clicking on elements on a page, how far they scroll, and mouse movements.
  • Hotjar is great for session recordings. These record the mouse movements, clicks, pages and scrolls of a user in video format. You can watch these to investigate what works well on a site and identify potential roadblocks and bugs.
  • Hotjar is great as it ensures that users details are anonymous; for instance, if you are watching a session recording, you cannot see what a user types in a form field, as Hotjar blanks this out.
  • Hotjar has a poll function, so you can have polls on your website.
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Inspectlet

  • Inspectlet does analysis of sessions really well. We were able to view our funnel and view sessions that completed and dropped-off at various points. Setting up the funnel and doing the analysis was very easy.
  • I thought Inspectlet was very easy to integrate. During the integration, I was able to send metadata that allowed for increased flexibility during analysis. I loved that Inspectlet integrated with Segment.io.
  • I thought the tool's pricing was positioned well for the features it offered.
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Cons

Contentsquare

  • Hotjar is primarily used for web-based experiences. Not that easy to use on mobile apps.
  • I'd love to see Hotjar integrated with Google Analytics for an even deeper view.
  • Hotjar is primarily used by smaller organizations...pricing can get steep quickly for larger organizations.
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Inspectlet

  • Be more consistent on recording the sessions
  • Create an approved chrome extension that can be used to link session replay ids we gather in our Analytics tool like Adobe to the actual Inspectlet tool
  • Lots of times main dashboard doesn't load. Make the tool more bug free.
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Pricing Details

Hotjar

Starting Price

$0 2k pageviews/per day

Editions & Modules

Hotjar editions and modules pricing
EditionModules
Basic01
Plus39.002
Business993

Footnotes

  1. 2k pageviews/per day
  2. 10k pageviews per day/per month
  3. 20k pageviews per day/per month

Offerings

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services

Entry-level set up fee?

No setup fee

Additional Details

Inspectlet

Starting Price

Editions & Modules

Inspectlet editions and modules pricing
EditionModules

Footnotes

    Offerings

    Free Trial
    Free/Freemium Version
    Premium Consulting/Integration Services

    Entry-level set up fee?

    No setup fee

    Additional Details

    Likelihood to Renew

    Contentsquare

    Even though the heat maps and user recordings were useful, our website was significantly slowed down after we installed Hotjar, so much so, that it took over a minute for our blog to load. The data that we gathered was not worth the length that it took our website to load.
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    Inspectlet

    No answers on this topic

    Usability

    Contentsquare

    So easy and simple to use! Straightforward anyone in the team is able to easily go in and set up anything in Hotjar. The UI is really simple. Whenever you give feedback to Hotjar they continously take on board the feedback and improve the tool.
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    Inspectlet

    No answers on this topic

    Support Rating

    Contentsquare

    Hotjar is a SaaS-based company, and as such has a good support service. Users can quickly submit support tickets through Hotjar's online portal. Enterprise customers get access to additional support members and have SLAs to support their larger, more complex needs. Overall, Hotjar is extremely reliable and I've never had to reach out to customer support.
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    Inspectlet

    No answers on this topic

    Alternatives Considered

    Contentsquare

    HotJar was selected for a few reasons:
    • Video Capture - HotJars video capture of user sessions is nothing short of amazing. It is so useful (not to mention cool) to see, in real time, how users interact with our software. It makes our jobs so much easier and more enjoyable to get this type of d
    • User Surveys - The ease and flexibility of surveys we can make available on our website are an awesome tool to get additional data.
    • Simple implementation - Adding a very small amount of code to our website gives us the ability to use all of HotJars features without having to touch our code again.
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    Inspectlet

    I tried out several session recording tools. The things that really stood out to me about Inspectlet were the interface and integration. Inspectlet was easiest for me to integrate and start sending custom metadata. I also liked that you could set up Inspectlet to capture every session automatically. Finally, I really enjoyed Inspectlet's funnel reporting feature. It sped up useful analysis tremendously because most of the sessions we were interested in corresponded to funnel interaction.
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    Return on Investment

    Contentsquare

    • We have fixed many issues, for example, checkout usability problems with the video recording feature. You can catch bugs and get an overall idea of how a particular page is working.
    • Polls have helped us pair intent with the video sessions, so we can understand better why certain users answered different things. You get greedy and try to ask everything but that won't work. Keep it simple and it will give you small but important insights.
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    Inspectlet

    • There is no dollar figure to put as an ROI but the value this tool provides is much much more than the investment.
    • To be able to know the site from users perspective is the best ROI anyone can expect
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