Reviews of the major Ad Tracking programs

There are 2 main types of ad tracking program:

Tracking Software: these programs run at your own site

Tracking Services: these programs run at the site of the supplier

To check the pros and cons of these options click here

A further option is to use a tracking program which comes included in a package of tools. See this section

NOTE: If you want to jump quickly to the Recommended Trackers click here


Here is a summary of these programs. Prices and features are subject to change so please check ordering information at each site for latest update.

Trackers come and go so, for the record, we have listed ones we no longer recommend - you will see the reasons when you click through.

 

Tracking Software

Tracking Services

1. AdTrackZ
top choice Top choice

12. Click/Counter Tracker







No longer recommended

2. DynaTracker

3. KaizenTrack

4. ProAnalyzer

5. AdMinder

10. HyperTracker

11. Linktrack

13. ClickMagick

14. TrackingDesk




No longer recommended

6. AdWatcher

7. ClickAlyzer

8. ezTrackZ

9. GoToProduct

1: AdTrackZ

Price $67
Trial/Guarantee 60 days money-back guarantee
Demo available Yes
Main features 1.Campaign types

2.Sub-campaigns

3.Automatic redirect files

4.Custom error re-direction

Note: Since this was written AdTrackZ has been completely rewritten with powerful new features including sales tracking and split testing.

Click HERE to read a special review on why this is our number one choice

More Information AdTrackZ

2: DynaTracker

Price $297

Installation free

Trial/Guarantee 90 day money-back guarantee
Demo available Yes
Main features 1. Track actions, sales and redirects with the powerful HTML generator

2. Overview summary of all campaigns OR zoom in to see daily stats for any campaign or ad

3. Unlimited sub-campaigns and ads

4. Uses PHP and MySQL for instant response - can handle millions of hits per month

5. Choose between dynamic or automatically generated redirect files

More Information DynaTracker

3: KaizenTrack

Price $197 (or 3 months of $77)
Trial/Guarantee 3 months money-back guarantee.

Also extended conditional guarantee - details at site

Demo available Yes (video demos)
Main features 1. Testing options: classic split, PHP, and multi variable (Taguchi)

2. Automatic keyword detection for Adwords, Yahoo! Search Marketing and Miva.

3. Complete conversion tracking between campaigns

4. 2 ways to track a campaign

5. Email marketing tracking (ctr and open rate)

6. Life-time unlimited updates

More Information KaizenTrack

4: ProAnalyzer

Price $97

Installation free

Trial/Guarantee 1 year guarantee
Demo available Yes
Main features 1. Option to track all "Actions" - including sales activity - by inserting HTML

2. Ad rotation of up to 3 Urls: allows split-run testing to find best-selling products

3. Free upgrades

More Information ProAnalyzer

5: AdMinder

Price $19.95 per month
Trial/Guarantee Free one month trial (no obligation)
Demo available No
Main features 1. Option to track all "Actions" - including sales activity - by inserting HTML

2. At a glance summary of all campaigns

3. Notification when scheduled ads are going to start or end

4 Export of stats data

More Information AdMinder

6: AdWatcher

Price $19.95 per month
Trial/Guarantee 1st month free (30 days money back; annual 200% ROI performance guarantee)
Demo available Yes
Main features 1. Click Fraud Monitoring

2. A/B Landing Page Split Testing

3. PayPerClick Keyword Tracking

4. Mobile/WAP Reporting

5. Option to host tracker on customer site

More Information AdWatcher

7: ClickAlyzer

Price $19.97 per month
Trial/Guarantee 30 day money-back guarantee
Demo available No
Main features 1. Can automatically track EVERY action of the visitor through your site - and through affiliate sites

2. Can show how long each visitor stays at a website

3. Short tracking name http://www.clickalyzer.com/(anything)

Note: the only tracker to trace the complete path of a customer even at an affiliate site

More Information ClickAlyzer

8: ezTrackZ

Price $99 - $499/year depending on volume
Trial/Guarantee 14 days - unlimited free support
Demo available Yes
Main features 1. Sub-Users: can provide ad tracking service for clients

2. Campaign types

3. Option to track all "Actions" - including sales activity - by inserting HTML

4. Can track email open rates

5. At a glance summary of all campaigns

6. Can export data

7. Can include a querystring (unique identifer) in the tracking URL

More Information ezTrackZ

9: GoToProduct

Price $30 Annual Membership
$2 Standard Link Setup
$5 Reserved Name Link (Annual)
Trial/Guarantee 90 days money-back guarantee
Demo available No
Main features 1.Sub-campaigns (tracking codes)

2.Automatic Cloaking

3. Links available in three different formats: simple link, hidden text link, or banner/image link.

4. Second Chance option provides extra popunder window with a single click.

5. Allows customization of links with product information that will help you get clicks. Links can start with GoToProduct.info or ClickFor.info

More Information GoToProduct

10: HyperTracker

Price $14.95 per month (if paid yearly)

$16.95 per month (if paid 6-monthly)

$19.95 per month (if paid monthly)

Trial/Guarantee 30 days money-back guarantee
Demo available Yes - can create your own free campaigns with restricted features
Main features 1. Option to track sales activity by inserting HTML

2. Ad rotation of up to 128 Urls: allows split-run testing to find best-selling products

3. Daily/weekly reports by Email

4. Export of stats data

5. Advanced duplicate protection improves accuracy of click reporting (detects multiple sales/actions or refreshes from the same person)

6. Alerts system warns of problems with target URLs

More Information HyperTracker

11: Linktrack

Price $6.95 per month (Personal account)

$24.95 per month (Professional account)

Trial/Guarantee Free version with restrictions
Demo available No
Main features

1. Email alerts when your links are clicked,

2. Links that expire when you want them to,

3. Password protected links

4. Plus+ tracking feature (equivalent to sub-campaigns)

More Information Linktrack

12: Click/Counter Tracker

Price $49.95
Trial/Guarantee 60 days money-back guarantee
Demo available No
Main features

1. Track clicks, visitors, or measure conversion rates.

2. Logs all click/visitor activity and allows later review, including detection of duplicate clicks due say to competitors clicking on your ads, attempted click fraud, etc.

3. Provides summary statistics on all counters & trackers.

4. Split-test multiple sales letters (easy to integrate with ClickBank) or squeeze pages to find the most effective one.

5. Automatically distribute traffic between sales letters or squeeze pages in a split test.

6. Option to deactivate ineffective sales pages in a split test and continue testing others.

More Information Click/Counter Tracker

13: ClickMagick

Price $12, $33, $66 per month depending on volume.
Trial/Guarantee 14 days free trial
Demo available No
Main features

1. 3 different kinds of advanced link rotators

2. Easy setup of A/B split tests

3. Cloaks and tracks links, traffic and conversions

4. Click Fraud Monitoring

5. Can add custom pop ups, timers and other content to any page - even affiliate links and sites you don't control

6. GEO and mobile targeting

More Information ClickMagick

14: TrackingDesk

Price Various levels, check the site.
Trial/Guarantee 30 days free trial
Demo available Yes
Main features

1. Control traffic source according to geo, language, operating system, browser, device in order to send to the appropriate target page.

2. Rotate landing pages and links according to geo, language, operating system, browser, device

3. Track any traffic type in particular SEO

4. Analytics - filter out known bot traffic

5. Built in integration with the major affiliate networks

More Information TrackingDesk


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