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Likelihood to Recommend

Lexer

For any direct to consumer business that cares about their customer, and the message that they serve to those customers, then this is the tool for you.It is easy to "test and chase" into strategies by simultaneously creating multiple campaigns. Lexer's tool measures the performance of each for the continuous improvement of direct marketing decisions.It is also perfect if you're looking to turn responsive customer service strategies into proactive customer experiences. Their engage desktop tool significantly improves productivity, meaning some of your least productive staff can become high performers within the business and establish a platform against which they can grow.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Segment

Segment is a great choice for early-stage companies that are looking to experiment with different analytics software, and can afford scaling up Segment to $500-2k+ per month in costs. For companies/websites that require very simple analytics, like tracking conversion rates, a cheaper, less comprehensive piece of analytics software would likely be a bit more suitable.
Fedor Paretsky | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

Lexer

  • Easy for all levels of employees to use.
  • Fast implementation with immediate learnings.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Segment

  • Ease of event tracking. Just like Google Analytics, except you can warehouse your own data for a reasonable price. Warehousing your own event data is critical for companies that want to leverage data science at some point in their existence (which should be all companies these days).
  • Price. Startups can get by with the free version of Segment for a long time.
  • Integrations and sources. Segment makes it easy to warehouse other types of data such as Google AdWords, Facebook Ads, etc. It also allows you to send event data to 3rd party services like Google Analytics.
Tim Abraham | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Lexer

  • We are incredibly happy with the tool as is.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Segment

  • Some connectors (EG HubSpot source) do not have necessary fields/data and it's unclear how to get these built out.
  • Some destination connectors have limitations and can require rework to make the data flowing thru Segment meet the requirements of the ad connectors.
  • Not much consistency across connectors.
  • At scale, can struggle with data volumes and loading data in one sync, causing data to change retroactively.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Lexer

Lexer 10.0
Based on 1 answer
Instant responses are available over the phone, Slack, or Email. We are also able to have meaningful top-to-top conversations where their President of North America will talk to ours as frequently as is needed. They are true partners who genuinely care about us as a client.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Segment

Segment 8.1
Based on 8 answers
Over the period it took us to set up, we kept going back to their enablement team to help us with the setup, and they were always ready and were very helpful in the entire process. Even with their documentation, they took the time out to help us work through the process. We've never had a message/email unanswered for more than an hour on working days.
Manan Vora | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Lexer

We decided not to pursue alternates to Lexer based on:1. Value proposition. Lexer had the greatest value.2. Our belief in other products' internal team and ongoing support capabilities. Other companies didn't feel as believable.3. User interface. Lexer has done an incredible job making their tool extremely simple to use.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Segment

I'm not sure these are "official competitors" (or alternatives) to Segment, but we use them in parallel for different goals. We use Datadog for logging and monitoring and we use Mixpanel to perform data analysis based on the data we gather using Segment (and other sources). I don't think we ever evaluated any other service vs. Segment. I think we got a recommendation on Segment, liked it and decided to use it (and we're happy with it since).
Yaniv Vararu | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Lexer

  • We're able to create strategies around lapsed customers and return this consumer subset to revenue.
  • We're able to more easily identify consumer purchasing habits to create customer journeys.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Segment

  • Saved a ton of time for setting up user tracking
  • Provided user data and tracking visibility to the entire team by turning on the mixpanel integration - this only took a week or so
  • It does get hard to manage all of your events in a clean spreadsheet - you must have 1 person who leads this initiative so that you keep track of events
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

Lexer

General

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

Segment

General

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

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