Google Analytics vs Pendo

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Google Analytics

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Google Analytics vs Pendo: What are the differences?

Google Analytics: Enterprise-class web analytics. Google Analytics lets you measure your advertising ROI as well as track your Flash, video, and social networking sites and applications; Pendo: Understand and Guide Your Users. Use Pendo to create more engaging products. With absolutely no coding, understand everything your customers do in your product and use in-app messages to increase engagement.

Google Analytics and Pendo are primarily classified as "General Analytics" and "Tour Widget" tools respectively.

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Pros of Google Analytics
Pros of Pendo
  • 1.5K
    Free
  • 924
    Easy setup
  • 887
    Data visualization
  • 696
    Real-time stats
  • 402
    Comprehensive feature set
  • 180
    Goals tracking
  • 154
    Powerful funnel conversion reporting
  • 137
    Customizable reports
  • 83
    Custom events try
  • 53
    Elastic api
  • 13
    Updated regulary
  • 8
    Interactive Documentation
  • 3
    Google play
  • 2
    Advanced ecommerce
  • 2
    Industry Standard
  • 2
    Walkman music video playlist
  • 1
    Medium / Channel data split
  • 1
    Financial Management Challenges -2015h
  • 1
    Lifesaver
  • 1
    Easy to integrate
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    Cons of Google Analytics
    Cons of Pendo
    • 9
      Confusing UX/UI
    • 6
      Super complex
    • 5
      Very hard to build out funnels
    • 3
      Poor web performance metrics
    • 2
      Very easy to confuse the user of the analytics
    • 2
      Time spent on page isn't accurate out of the box
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      What is Google Analytics?

      Google Analytics lets you measure your advertising ROI as well as track your Flash, video, and social networking sites and applications.

      What is Pendo?

      Use Pendo to create more engaging products. With absolutely no coding, understand everything your customers do in your product and use in-app messages to increase engagement.

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      What companies use Pendo?
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      Heap
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