Influence is an influencer campaign management tool that measures and ranks influencer campaigns based on sales conversion rate and not just overall post engagement.
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Would you recommend this product?
8 Reviews3.8/5

Disclosure: I am an investor in Elliot and a big fan of the vision and new product strategy!

Pros:

Elliot is building for the future

Cons:

Iterate and continue to build value for customers

Thanks @gnecco we appreciate all the support through the last year!!!!
Great tooling solving a real problem within influencer marketing! Is it possible to draw average conversion rate insights for influencers before a collaboration? e.g. The average conversion rate based from their existing engagement rate?
@lachlankirkwood Not unless you were already using Elliot for those collaborations. However, Elliot's Influence feature allows brands and brand marketers to quickly optimize campaign spend per influencer to avoid draining budgets with influencers that are not converting product sales.

@sergio_villasenor Early adopter of Elliot all the way to you guys becoming a Stripe Verified Partner a few weeks ago. But in my opinion the $99/month is VERY steep. The same services are after all completely free for GumRoad or any number of other platforms. Also regarding pricing: I have looked high and low and nowhere in the website or FAQs is there any mention of the fees. I had to find out by trial and error that every product you create for example has a charge of 0.10c. Its not a lot but I created a few products just to try things out and soon enough my balance had decreased. I tried thinking why and then did some more product creation to confirm my hypothesis, and indeed this was the reason. But I still dont know for example how much you charge on TOP of that. Is there a platform fee every time someone places an order? If so how much? 2.9%+30c or 2.9% plus something else. How about multiple users? And payouts? I understand that this is still very early stage(most of your FAQs BTW are empty. See "Navigating the Dashboard" section by Brittany O'Sheen for example) but PRICING is kind of a big deal. It is easily the number 1 or 2 feature any user would want to know prior to signing up. And one last thing: https or SSL encryption site-wise is a must not a luxury for an e-commerce site, nay PLATFORM. So it is disconcerting to see that the main site, the knowledge base, etc are not secured. Sure the back-end is but hacks occur from the places you least expect it. I LOVE the concept. And this is why I took the time and effort to write this. I am sure that you will take these points into account and address these issues in the most important order. Start with the pricing details. Good luck Sergio and the Team!

Pros:

1. Dead simple integration. 2. Offline and online capabilities.

Cons:

1. No clear pricing info. 2. Very expensive $99/month for affiliates (free in GumRoad). 3. SECURITY: lack of system wide SSL encryption.

@john_vonroth Thank you for this, it's some of the most constructive feedback that we have received on Elliot to-date. Regarding the SSL, no excuse there and we have since resolved the points that you called out. Specifically, HTTPS'ing our Intercom help desk and static landing page. As for pricing, we have added it back; however, are A/B testing it as it did get mixed reviews which is why it had been removed since previously launching Elliot's core platform in late April. With regards to GumRoad, we are 100% fine being more expensive as an "Affiliates" feature than every one else. That is because sellers using our "Basic" platform, which varies from "Enterprise" already get insane amounts of value add. Moreover, we only pass through the standard processing fee of 2.9% + $0.30, without any additional fees per order. "Basic" also gets fully localized checkout pages; including: currency, language, tax, etc. A feature that on Enterprise is typically between $100-250K, per year, or 2-5% in additional processing fees depending on the provider. Lastly, if a seller is already using "Basic", the $99.99 is cheap given the core platform is freemium to start, they get a turn-key and enterprise grade e-commerce platform, a fully optimized checkout with one-tap natively supported and will be given opportunities in the near future to earn free cash for campaigns via our upcoming referral programs. I can say from everyone at the Elliot team thank you for the support and seeing us grow since launching. Supporters like you that also provide us critical and constructive criticism enable us to continue to grow, while providing the best possible solution to our customers!!! PS: Now that the SSL is resolved can you please update your review? We know that pricing will still be a con, no way around that one. Cheers!

However, I'd love to see a future build out of comparing influencers likeliness to convert based on prior engagement on similar products.

Pros:

Allows marketers to make accurate and informative decisions on Influencers we continue to work with past "engagement and awareness."

Cons:

Considering other products do not measure sales conversion, I do not think there is a better product on the market.

They appear to be adding more features to their core platform which are seamless checkouts. Which is great and makes sense. If you are a user they also give you free money to test using their platform so trying these add-ons is worth a shot given they don't ask you for a credit card to start.

Pros:

Simple to use and easy to setup.

Cons:

Could be a bit pricey but always worth a shot.

Thanks for the s/o @beta_cash