About ClickGUARD

ClickGUARD is an ad traffic monitoring and fraud detection and prevention tool which enables organizations to run secure PPC campaigns regardless of their size. Designed for Google Ads PPC client managers and advertisers, the solution helps to maximize their pay-per-click ROI by eliminating fraudulent and illegitimate clicks from campaigns, while preventing potential damage and mitigating future threats.

ClickGUARD is fully integrated with Google's API, empowering marketers with a defensive solution that is compatible with all major platforms including complete integration with AdWords, Google Tags Manager, CRM systems, and eCommerce platforms such as Shopify, WooCommerce, Magento, and more. Full CMS compatibility allows ClickGUARD’s tracking code to be installed on WordPress, Drupal and other systems using plugins. The system logs and audits every ad click to proactively identify, tag and report on all known threats in real time. Tools for organic traffic monitoring help to enrich data and detect specific behavior patterns. Additional threat identification features include threat source classification, threat target identification, and real-time notifications.

ClickGUARD provides users with access to relational analytics with click forensic insight on every paid click, with detailed and actionable data on both paid and organic traffic. The click log comes with comprehensive visual forensic guides which help to spot suspicious click patterns and behaviors for all clicks, IPs, and devices, including an overview of targeted site URLs such as specific landing pages. ClickGUARD’s automated click fraud protection rules help with monitoring proactive device tracking and blocking, click frequencies, advanced exclusions, time-on-site, cross-campaign blocking, and more.

Additional features include custom offender warnings, Slack notifications, IP whitelist, team member accounts, entity tagging / aliases, and built-in landing page monitoring. The ClickGUARD platform is highly customizable to fit each organization’s needs, enabling marketers to fine-tune defense rules for all types of click fraud.

Pricing starting from:

US$59.00/month

  • Free Version
  • Free Trial
  • Subscription

Key benefits of ClickGUARD

  • ClickGUARD protects organizations against PPC click fraud through detection protection using over 50 fully integrated features and protective rules.

  • ClickGUARD's fraud detection tools are able to reveal the what, where, and how of each fraudulent click by identifying IP addresses, networks, specific devices, and the approximate location of each malicious click.

  • Boost AdWords performance and ROI by staying in control of spending with forensic insight and features for ad traffic control.

  • ClickGUARD helps to prevent businesses from spending money on illegitimate clicks by automatically detecting, identifying, tagging and reporting on all fraudulent activity in real time, 24/7.

  • Run secure PPC campaigns regardless of the organization's size, with customized protection and rules that meets specific needs.

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    Business size

    S M L

    Markets

    Australia, Brazil, Canada, Germany, Mexico, United States

    Supported Languages

    English

    Pricing starting from:

    US$59.00/month

    • Free Version
    • Free Trial
    • Subscription

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    Features

    Total features of ClickGUARD: 30

    • AB Testing
    • API
    • Account Alerts
    • Activity Monitoring
    • Alerts / Escalation
    • Analytics/ROI Tracking
    • Budget Management
    • CRM
    • Campaign Analytics
    • Campaign Management
    • Click Tracking
    • Conversion Rate Optimization
    • Conversion Tracking
    • Event Triggered Actions
    • Fraud Detection
    • IP Address Monitoring
    • IP Blocking
    • Keyword Tracking
    • Monitoring
    • Multiple User Accounts
    • Real Time Monitoring
    • Refund Management
    • Reporting & Statistics
    • Risk Assessment
    • Rules-Based Workflow
    • Spam Blocker
    • Tagging
    • Time on Site Tracking
    • Web Traffic Reporting
    • eCommerce Management

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    Reviews

    Overall rating

    5 /5
    (123)
    Value for Money
    5/5
    Features
    5/5
    Ease of Use
    4.4/5
    Customer Support
    4.9/5

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    Nisar A.
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    • Industry: Financial Services
    • Company size: 10,000+ Employees
    • Used Weekly for 6-12 months
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    • Likelihood to recommend 9.0 /10

    The leading PPC protection on the market.

    Reviewed on 10/10/2020

    Clickguard provides much more than just a basic pay per click protection. A key feature for us that...

    Clickguard provides much more than just a basic pay per click protection. A key feature for us that sets this app apart from the rest is its in-depth reporting capability and what we are able to do with the information. Running PPC ads without this protection is very risky and usually if you are not luck you'll lose a lot of money and not get the results you really want. I'm just thankful that we found this app and get some baring on where we are and how to move forward.

    Pros

    Clickguard gives realtime insight on your click ads. The best and most extensive protection out there which means that you will be saving significantly on your campaigns. The app will also learn to optimize the campaign performance based on past click behaviours.

    Cons

    The app can come across a little intimidating at first but once you understand each feature you'll be able to move past that.

    Asmar S.
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    • Industry: Entertainment
    • Company size: 11-50 Employees
    • Used Daily for 1+ year
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    • Value for Money
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    • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

    Get Rid of Bot Clicks Once and For All

    Reviewed on 17/02/2021

    We were delighted when we were introduced to ClickGUARD. We were facing a lot of issues in our...

    We were delighted when we were introduced to ClickGUARD. We were facing a lot of issues in our ad-clicks. but since then, We can now monitor our ads and campaigns without worrying about fraud bot clicks.
    I don't think any competitor can offer such level of security and ease of mind as ClickGUARD.
    Best Quality/Price ratio in the market

    Pros

    ClickGuard helped us get rid of a lot of bot clicks on our ads. we promote our company through various social media platform and we couldn't keep track of the analytics because of the fraudulent clicks on our google ads. our charts were off by a lot. Since we started using ClickGuard I can say our company is doing much better. We can see now which ad or promotion are people responding more to.

    Cons

    Setting up might be a bit complex for someone who is not good with computers but eventually you get the hang of it. Other than that, there's nothing I don't like so far. Everything works as intended and like a charm. We haven't encountered any problem of any sort.

    Mark N.
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    • Industry: Marketing & Advertising
    • Company size: 2-10 Employees
    • Used Daily for Free Trial
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    • Likelihood to recommend 0.0 /10

    A really REALLY bad experience - A real lack of customer focus

    Reviewed on 17/04/2020

    One of the worst unfortunately and I am not one to leave negative feedback. But I was so...

    One of the worst unfortunately and I am not one to leave negative feedback. But I was so disappointed how a company could handle so negatively and poorly my quest to simply want a human to speak to and explain through the jargon.

    The concept - In theory it all sounds great - but I will never know as they were not accommodating of my request to speak to a human at a critical time within my trial.

    ClickCease (a competitor) was a stark contrast to this - they went out of their way to help cement in my mind the value I would get from their tool.

    Pros

    Feature set appeared good - but hard to tell.

    Cons

    Customer Support
    Jargon on the site
    Difficult to setup compared to others.
    Lack of accuracy in their feature comparisons over competitors.

    Verified Reviewer
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    • Industry: Marketing & Advertising
    • Company size: 2-10 Employees
    • Used Daily for 1-5 months
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    • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

    Best of the Click Fraud Prevention Options

    Reviewed on 09/09/2019

    I have tried most of the software options currently available, and Click Guard is by far the best....

    I have tried most of the software options currently available, and Click Guard is by far the best. So far I am loving it.

    Pros

    Granular customization and control
    Great customer service and support
    Robust data available
    Ease of use

    Cons

    Nothing yet. I think it has everything I need.

    Alexander j C.
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    • Industry: Marketing & Advertising
    • Company size: 11-50 Employees
    • Used Weekly for 1+ year
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    • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

    Stop all your bad click issues.

    Reviewed on 13/01/2020

    If there is one thing I'm sure of about this app is that it stops the bad clicks completely. All...

    If there is one thing I'm sure of about this app is that it stops the bad clicks completely. All difficulties aside, the app really does what it's supposed to do which is to stop identify anonymous clicks and click bots and stop them from registering. I wish I had known about this software in the initial PPC ads setup. I don't really understand all the features and worse the setup process at first but I'm glad I stuck to it because it is very efficient. This is a solid and reliable product to have when running there type of ad campaigns.

    Pros

    This ap does a great job at click fraud protecting. It's designed to filter out the bad click and only give you clicks that come from actual people. It saves you money that would otherwise be wasted on click robots and click farms.

    Cons

    The only disadvantage is that setting up the app can be a bit of a pain but nothing to worry about once it's completed.

    Response from ClickGUARD Software

    Dear Alexander,

    Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. It fulfills us to know that our hard work is paying off so well for you. We deeply appreciated working with you, because of your faith in us providing exceptional results. Our team tries really hard to provide results that clients will be satisfied with. It may be initially challenging a bit to set ClickGUARD up and running, but our support is always here to help along the way.
    We would be happy to support campaign efforts for others in your network, as well.

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    ClickGUARD FAQs

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    ClickGUARD offers the following pricing plans:

    • Starting from: US$59.00/month
    • Pricing model: Free Version, Subscription
    • Free Trial: Available

    ClickGUARD has the following typical customers:

    Self Employed, 2-10, 11-50, 51-200, 201-500, 501-1,000, 1,001+

    ClickGUARD supports the following languages:

    English

    ClickGUARD supports the following devices:

    ClickGUARD integrates with the following applications:

    BigCommerce, ClickFunnels, Drupal, HubSpot Marketing Hub, Instapage, Joomla, LeadPages, LemonStand, LightCMS, Magento Commerce, PrestaShop, Shopify, Slack, Squarespace, Unbounce, Volusion, Weebly, Wix, WordPress

    ClickGUARD offers the following support options:

    Email/Help Desk, Phone Support, 24/7 (Live rep), Chat

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