Critical piece of kit, but comes at a cost.
November 25, 2020

Critical piece of kit, but comes at a cost.

Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 8 out of 10
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Overall Satisfaction with Parse.ly

Parse.ly is used to keep on track of day-to-day top-level analytics using their real-time data dashboard. The ability to delve deeper using the historical data enables us to keep a close eye at the author, sector and tags views to determine the best performing individual and types of authors, topics, and authors.
  • Section and author views that aren't available on Google Analytics
  • Easy to use
  • Real time dashboard view
  • Easy to integrate
  • Only shows 12 months of historical data without having to pay extra
  • App integration is complex
  • US based support only
  • Expensive
  • It's cut down hours of monthly administrative tasks calculating theme/author impact
  • Provided a stylish, easy to use dashboard that is constantly on
[Parse.ly's] stylish and easy to use dashboard view make it a platform that each member of the the team can easily use to get high level feedback on article performance, as well as having the depth and the more rich data to facilitate more strategic and high level decision making .
Parse.ly's US based email support can be sluggish at key times.

Do you think Parse.ly delivers good value for the price?

Not sure

Are you happy with Parse.ly's feature set?

Yes

Did Parse.ly live up to sales and marketing promises?

Yes

Did implementation of Parse.ly go as expected?

Yes

Would you buy Parse.ly again?

Yes

[Parse.ly] is perfect for publishers that are looking for a more user friendly, dashboard view of what is going on their websites as well as cutting down admin tasks for end of month reporting and providing an invaluable author level detail that allow trends, topics and authors that drive data to be easily discerned.