Databox Software


 

Databox is a cloud-based business analytics platform for marketers, CEOs, analysts and decision makers that provides a single interface to view various key performance indicators (KPIs) and generate reports. It is suitable for small to large businesses and offers mobile apps for iOS and Android devices.

Users can connect with various sources of cloud-based data such as HubSpot, Google Analytics, Instagram, Stripe, Facebook Ads and Moz. Users can also import data from their own databases using Databox’s REST API and SDKs. The Databox mobile app provides real-time access to company performance in the form of daily scorecards, weekly summaries and alerts.

Databox Designer enables users to create custom dashboards using a drag-and-drop editor to display multiple data sources. Dashboard templates are also available. Users can configure a data wall of relevant KPIs and can control access by restricting IP addresses and setting permissions.

Online support documents are available.

 

Databox - Datacards
 
  • Databox - Datacards
    Datacards
  • Databox - Daily scorecard
    Daily scorecard
  • Databox - Dashboard
    Dashboard
  • Databox - Drag-and-drop interface
    Drag-and-drop interface
  • Databox - Import custom metrics
    Import custom metrics
  • Databox - Mobile app
    Mobile app
Supported Operating System(s):
Web browser (OS agnostic)

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Adam H. from Powtoon
Number of employees: 51-200 employees Employees number: 51-200 employees

December 2018

December 2018

Good solution for in-depth social media analytics

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Was looking to create an analytics dashboard for my social media management and databox seems like a good solution.

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I just started using this software recently, and it helps to show in-depth analytics for my social media channels that are helpful to show to my manager

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It's a bit overwhelming for someone who is new to analytics and data processing, and the free version is limiting.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Marvell from Giftechs
Number of employees: 2-10 employees Employees number: 2-10 employees

November 2018

November 2018

Awesome For Data Tracking

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My tracking of data has been really simplified. If you are interested in keeping flawless track records of your data, this should be your best pick.

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The dashboard could be a bit complex and confusing for a beginner, but can later be understood over time.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Molly from Treehouse Internet Group
Number of employees: 51-200 employees Employees number: 51-200 employees

November 2018

November 2018

Practical & Pleaseing Data Tool For the Small Business

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Building reports for clients can be time consuming and full of confusing, intricate processes. Data Box has really allowed my company to scale reporting for our clients - building easy reports

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The software is both intuitive and aesthetically pleasing. Easily view your data from Analytics, Google Ads, social media, etc. all in one spot.

the feature I find most valuable is the ability to set alerts for goals. This reminds me n my team of our progress and where we stand in regards to our goals. You can set these so clients can see them as well!

Overall it is simple to build visuals without code and drill down further into those visuals via the query builder or manipulating data rows/columns.

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To really use the tool to its full potential you should use the paid version. The free version is very limiting in data and may limit data source connections.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Yamini from Tech Mahindra
Number of employees: 51-200 employees Employees number: 51-200 employees

November 2018

November 2018

Nice dashboard tool

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Bigger organizations must go for full version.

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Very easy to setup. Gives you an overview of your performance and goals to be achieved. Gives you all the access of the data on your smartphone. Use it to access metadata and deep data analysis.

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There isn't much to dislike as I have only used the trial version and it is fulfilling all my needs.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Michael from Point of View
Number of employees: 2-10 employees Employees number: 2-10 employees

November 2018

November 2018

Supercool!

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This web base Software Is amazing! For small users it is free and very powerful. To be able to have everything connected Under one dashboard makes everything so much easier & nicer.

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No cons at all. it is Perfect & Superfast!

Review Source: Capterra
 

Daniel from Amp My Content
Number of employees: 2-10 employees Employees number: 2-10 employees

October 2018

October 2018

What gets measured, gets managed right?

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We have Databox set up to track a few things, but right now our main goal with our business is outreach and linkbuilding

We just wrote this huge guide that took 9 weeks and a few thousands dollars to create

Makes sense to promote it and build links right?

The thing is- even when youre good at linkbuilding, it takes time

You might do outreach to 100 sites and get 2-5 links

Even then?

It can take literally weeks to see the difference in your rankings- so it can be a little offputting right?

So we make sure to track the habit instead

We connect Databox with Ahrefs (SEO tool) and Mailshake (Email outreach tool) and have a custom dashboard

If we can send 16 emails per day- we know we'll get a link each week (at least)

But because we can't get immediate feedback on our rankings, we instead track the action

So we track how many emails we send per day and have a dynamic goal connected (A bar that fills up)

We also have a weekly end goal that does the same

Below that we have a connection to ahrefs that tells us of new links to our site

And in the centre we have our organic traffic data graph- this shows us upticks in traffic as our rankings slowly increase

This alone has made is SO easy to continue to do outreach, even tho we don't see that immediate result

Pros

The ability to integrate with multiple platforms

How I can set up custom goals and dashboards, relevant to the data its showing so I can track progress

The daily emails to let me know if we're hitting those goals (Nothing like a bit of habit stacking right?)

The fact that you can get a whole HEAP of value from the free version alone

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Honestly nothing

Its super clean, easy to use, fast and intuitive

Review Source: Capterra
 

Jeremy from Magenta Tech
Number of employees: 1 employee Employees number: 1 employee

October 2018

October 2018

My search is over! Custom Data Visualization & Reporting

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I was looking for a solution to display website data and analytics for my clients. As a design and development agency, I wanted something that looks great, is easy for clients to use, and that I can "set and forget". Databox is the answer! By far the best in the industry. The free version is great for many small clients, and the paid upgrades for more integrations and users is very fair for those that need it.

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Vast number of integrations, ease of use creating boards, white labeling, multiple users, mobile app is fantastic, goals, notifications, snapshots, and it's beautiful!

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Some of the pre-made templates are too specialized. I created a client account before they introduced Agency accounts, and can't switch it over easily.

Review Source: Capterra
 


August 2018

August 2018

Great dashboard solution for data visualization

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Love the ability to customize dashboards and integrate various pieces of data into one dashboard (we use it to integrate HubSpot and Google Analytics)

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Getting the metrics and graphs show up just the way you want will take some practice.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Gloria from MarketCrest
Number of employees: 2-10 employees Employees number: 2-10 employees

August 2018

August 2018

Good but missing a few features

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Overall good! Just hope you don’t have a problem

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I like how you can set reports to be emailed every week/month etc. it’s very easy to get the reports set up. Anyone could do it.

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You can’t set your own specific dates for reports which is annoying, you can look back on previous reports that were emailed out since the link is always updating and if you have a problem or question, there is barely any contact information available.

Review Source: Capterra
 

David from Idea Lab Digital

August 2018

August 2018

Cannot say enough positive things about this software!

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As a small ad agency, we manage various different accounts on many different platforms. Google analytics, adwords, Facebook ads, etc. Databox lets us identify the key performance indicators that we need to see on a daily basis and makes tracking campaign progress EASY!

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NOTHING! Please keep doing what you are doing, Databox! I can't imagine doing my job without this software, literally!

Review Source: Capterra
 

Caitlyn from DesignWorks Group
Number of employees: 11-50 employees Employees number: 11-50 employees

July 2018

July 2018

Great tool for fast anayltics

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I love to use this tool to send to clients who are engaged with their digital marketing. the numbers update in real time and keep everyone updates and accountable.

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For some clients the analytics are confusing if they don't know the lingo of that platform. A quick explanation box helps though.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Zane from Trendy Stream
Number of employees: 51-200 employees Employees number: 51-200 employees

July 2018

July 2018

Give it a shot

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I provide weekly reports and I can share the actual presentation of the data for which I am responsible. You can exchange reports by reference, which allows the recipient to choose the date range corresponding to them, it is very convenient and I have never seen such an opportunity anywhere before. It is so easy to set up Powerful Dashboards in minutes because of multiple templates helping you to represent any activity in an easy and clear way.

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Not so much that I do not like. In the beginning, it took me several hours to set up everything and find out how it works, because there are so many different options. I even now understand that the service has quite a lot of features that I do not use yet. I would like to see good documentation, which is so lacking.

Review Source: GetApp
 

Douglass from Trendy Stream
Number of employees: 51-200 employees Employees number: 51-200 employees

July 2018

July 2018

Your business in your pocket

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When you work in a business sphere on world market your prosperity and success directly depend on your ability to be agile in everyday situations. Skills of controlling, organizing and analyzing information become essential if you want to create efficient work in the company where you have a job. And I understood it clearly a few years ago. Happily, I have found the wonderful program Databox that opened for me a new level of information control in real time. By using this software you will be able to track everything in one place from any device. Having just one login, an ability to track Google AdWords, HubSpot, Salesforce, Google Analytics, and many others will be opened for you.Moreover, Databox helps you to focus on the metrics that matter. By setting goals and monitoring progress in real time your team will acquire an opportunity to spot issues as they happen and make the adjustment needed to stay on target.Additionally, with this program in your hands will concentrate a power that may help you to drill deeper for more advanced insight and all of this process will go without any single line of coding. Also, if you have some problems with software, Databox’ community of experts will help you reach your goals faster. Of course, I cannot leave without attention a diversity of templates that make your interaction with the program even more pleasant.

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In my opinion, the software is great, works fast and smooth. But I feel an inability of dashboards connection quite inconvenient, especially if you have a few projects. Also, I cannot customize date ranges for reports. And the last wish is the lack of integration in this platform. Everything else is good.

Review Source: GetApp
 

Noah from Hire Noah!

June 2018

June 2018

Excellent KPI analytics tool with a solid free version.

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I love how customizable the dashboards are. It is exceedingly flexible to produce the dashboards that I need for my client.

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I'm pretty new to the program, so I don't have anything to complain about yet. I'm excited to continue exploring this app and use it for my clients.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Lucas from AAC Live

June 2018

June 2018

Blown away. Completely changed my household.

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At-a-glance view of everything I need to know about my business and household.

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I think most people use software like this to track their business outcomes, but my wife and I? Nope. I mean yes, I have my mailchimp and social media results on there, but also bank balances, to-do lists from Google Sheets, all kinds of stuff across two cheap monitors that just sit in the corner of our house. You'd think that'd be anxiety inducing but it's the opposite - I wake up every day, know where my business is at, know where my finances are at, have the "honey-do's" all prepared, and even see the weather. I LOVE this program. Yeah it's a little more expensive than others but 100% worth it for the extra integrations. Recommend without hesitation.

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It should be free for everyone everywhere, airdropped by satellite into rural villages with API manuals. ... no really though, it could be cheaper; there are iOS / Apple TV equivalents that are a quarter as expensive. If it weren't for the breadth of integrations I'd consider something else - but between those and all I can do aesthetically, it's a no-brainer.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Joby from London Surf ltd

May 2018

May 2018

Great for free

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The basic account is free with data box and gives you 3 datasources which is enough to make some really nice visualisations of your data. We use it to send investors regular updates and give them a link they can access whenever they want to get an update on our progress. Once we created theses boards they just update automatically which make it some much easier to manage.
They have a great range of connectctions with most of the services you can think off to run your business. Their visualisation tools make it pretty easy to set up nice views of your data, and if you are stuck they have some great templates that just plug and play with your data.

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There have been a few bugs as we are in the UK we want money to be in £ and their default is $ there are some work arounds to make it work but it would be nice to have currency support built in and automatic.
Sometimes the data shows a little funnily on the iPhone app, support are very good at fixing this issues though.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Rolland from Blind Blink Dating
Number of employees: 11-50 employees Employees number: 11-50 employees

May 2018

May 2018

Simply and effective solution with a wide variety of settings

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DataBox is a great, simple, not requiring an unnecessary fuss, solution for businesses of any size. The visual component of this dashboard is perhaps its main feature, the interface design is simply magnificent and pleases the eye. You can move and rotate every panel the way you want it. It's very easy to use. Documentations and webinars are so useful, but at any time you can contact the support team. In general, the support system here works flawlessly. I think this is one of the best solutions for that price.

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I have been using dashbox for quite a long time, and during use I have not noticed any major or critical problems, everything works as it should. The only thing I would like to see is a wider functionality in some aspects.

Review Source: GetApp
 

David from RTL LLC

March 2018

March 2018

Simple and easy to use

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Solid tool that gets all the basic stuff done for us in BI. Plus we have integrated feeds from multiple systems and it all works well

Review Source: Capterra
 

Daniel from Mojo Media Labs
Number of employees: 11-50 employees Employees number: 11-50 employees

March 2018

March 2018

Easy Data Visualization, But Some Limitations

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- Super easy to set up
- Creates beautiful data visualization dashboards
- Great for agencies; you can create dashboards for each of your clients
- Integrates with a wide variety of data sources
- Plenty of module and design templates to choose from in the library
- Lot of exiting dashboards you can use and customize

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- Difficult to customize metrics
- Limited to certain number of client accounts on each plan
- Custom queries not available on basic or free plans
- Technical hiccups from time to time

Review Source: GetApp
 

Zachary from Direct Development, Inc.
Number of employees: 11-50 employees Employees number: 11-50 employees

February 2018

February 2018

Databox: Close, but no cigar...or even cigarillo ...

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I work as the Director of Marketing Strategy at DD, which is an inbound marketing agency that services nonprofits and higher education institutions. We're a HubSpot certified partner agency and we were looking to Databox to help us make our client reports quicker, more interactive, and more robust. Databox's clean user-interface makes it really easy to notice trends...it also updates in almost real-time (if not real-time) which is helpful. The customizable dashboards are helpful as well...and there's no doubt that this tool is affordable to agencies like DD who need to report on a wide variety of metrics for 20+ accounts.

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While there are definitely some pros to Databox, there are also some key features that they are missing. For example, you can't customize date ranges for reports. You have to choose from a weekly, monthly, quarterly, or yearly basis...but you can't choose "Feb. 3 2017 - Feb. 23 2018" for example. This makes reporting very challenging if, for example, you start an inbound engagement with a client during the middle of the year and want to report on 6 month efforts and 12 month efforts that don't align perfectly with the Jan - Dec calendar year. Additionally, while the user-interface is clean, it's almost TOO white...our clients have found it really difficult to discern between traffic sources and points in time.

All of this is to say, I'm highly skeptical of reporting tools that don't let you customize the date and time of your reports...While Databox looks like 2018, it functions like 2010. We have cancelled our services as of now, but I have written emails and social posts to their product team and have encouraged them to "fix" the product and then come sell it to me again...

Review Source: Capterra