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Attribute Ratings

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

Likelihood to Recommend

8.8

Hotjar

88%
104 Ratings
9.5

UsabilityHub

95%
4 Ratings

Likelihood to Renew

5.1

Hotjar

51%
2 Ratings

UsabilityHub

N/A
0 Ratings

Usability

9.6

Hotjar

96%
6 Ratings

UsabilityHub

N/A
0 Ratings

Support Rating

9.6

Hotjar

96%
4 Ratings

UsabilityHub

N/A
0 Ratings

Ease of integration

9.0

Hotjar

90%
1 Rating

UsabilityHub

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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UsabilityHub

UsabilityHub is well suited for remote unmoderated testing. Responses are captured very quickly and live updates allow the user to keep track of how the test is performing. The types of testing that make the most sense to use on UsabilityHub are preference test, first click test, navigational, and design surveys. It is less appropriate for one-on-one testing and lengthy questionnaires.
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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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UsabilityHub

  • Rapid user feedback
  • Demographic targeting
  • Well presented results
  • Easy to use
  • Relatively inexpensive
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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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UsabilityHub

  • Add additional demographic sorting options for the audience to better meet the needs of B2B users - for example include industry type, functional area, etc.
  • Bring back the navigation test type
  • Add additional test types
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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

UsabilityHub

Starting Price

Editions & Modules

UsabilityHub 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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    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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    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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    UsabilityHub

    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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    UsabilityHub

    UsabilityHub provides very fast, short responses to specific questions about a static image of a website. This is useful for checking what is most prominent on a page, what they would click on, what they see/read within the first 5 seconds of landing etc. WhatUsersDo is a broader tool, that records the screen and audio as a user navigates the website. You can set tasks and ask questions, but it much more about the user journey experience and their opinion, rather than testing a particular feature. Feedback also takes a bit longer. Hotjar is a combination of both, its a screen recording which helps you to see where users click and move to, but there is no audio or text feedback, just heatmaps/click maps for watching user behaviour.
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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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    UsabilityHub

    • Increase in testing frequency per quarter.
    • Increase in approved projects for developments.
    • Few reverts per project.
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