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12mass

6 Ratings
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Lithium Social Media Management

43 Ratings
Score 8 out of 101

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Likelihood to Recommend

12mass

It's best used in customer service, esp for those encountering similar interactions from time to time. Also, you can totally use it to seek opinions from relevant users on a matter regarding your business, the tool is perfect for engaging and crowd-sourcing.
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Lithium Social Media Management

Lithium Social Web is geared towards scaled social support, it can scale to quite a large size if required. Support is the key here, if you're looking for a tool to manage social interactions across multiple services then this is a great tool but it shines when it comes to this.Lithium Social Web however is not a full fledged marketing solution, this isn't an engagement tool for marketing, while there are features to support publishing and broadcast of content at scheduled intervals the focus is around support and Customer Relationship Management.What are you currently looking to achieve?Is it a social support tool you're looking for?Are you looking to expand or grow your Social Customer Support strategy over time?
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Pros

  • Targets only those users who have a demonstrated/mentioned interest in the solution you are offering
  • Easily allows you to personalise your responses, and provides stats to allow you to track which ones are more popular (higher conversion rates). That way, you quickly know which responses are hitting home; which ones the people care about.
  • The UI is intuitive. In the past 6 months, I've seen the changes made to the layout, and the learning curve is less daunting now.
  • Free 30 day trial. They don't mess around. Try it; if it works, great. If not, ah well.
  • It allows an SME like ours to take on bigger companies with bigger budgets.
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  • Filtering is better than anything I have ever seen
  • Artificial intelligence. I don’t have to wonder who I am talking about
  • Natural workflow for escalation, prioritization. The workflow is intuitive to a support professional – it's pretty standard stuff.
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Cons

  • Still a bit of lag, but that's compared to super slick interfaces that we usually use like Google LinkedIn and Facebook. I hope they go big soon and can throw more money into their servers so we have a better experience! With the service they provide, I'm usually willing to wait a few extra seconds to reach many extra people.
  • I would prefer the 'Delete' button to be bigger so its easier to quickly remove the unwanted stuff.
  • Maybe different colored backgrounds for their responses? Right now the layout is all in shades of blue and white. While its still easy to navigate, it might be better to have more colors so certain parts stand out more.
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  • Addition social platforms
  • Social publishing/marketing
  • Easy integration with social listening platforms
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Likelihood to Renew

12mass8.2
Based on 3 answers
In addition to what I've said, maybe its personal, but I don't waste time on a new product if I find something that works. If I hear of anything better (maybe on TrustRadius!) then we'll see. But for now, if it ain't broke don't fix it. My efforts could be much better used elsewhere.
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Lithium Social Media Management9.1
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We just renewed our contracted with LSW and committed to a two year agreement instead of a one year agreement. This speaks to the confidence we have in the product and the employees who create the feature enhancements. This is one of the few companies that allows engineers or management teams to speak right to the customer without going through their sales rep or company contact. The innovation that comes out of this group is nothing short of amazing. We had a special project that we needed to have completed for the SOCHI Olympics and sure enough Lithium was up for the task. They created an early warning system that is now being used throughout the company. I am extremely happy with the product and firmly believe you would be too if you gave them a chance. They truly understand multiple setups and business needs and functions
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Usability

12mass8.2
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It's easy to use, after a while you'll get used to it and find it easy to navigate
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Lithium Social Media Management8.6
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• The UI is extraordinarily well designed. Particularly in the analytics area, the charts and graphs are beautiful. Not only are they amazing visually, but they make trends and actionable data instantly apparent.
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Reliability and Availability

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Lithium Social Media Management9.0
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Performance

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Lithium Social Media Management9.0
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Support

12mass8.2
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Maybe its a small company and they don't have too many customers, but they always reply quickly and to the point. This saves me time and allows me to make money for my company :)
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Lithium Social Media Management9.0
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The company executive we have been working with has provided excellent support and has been highly responsive.
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In-Person Training

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Lithium Social Media Management9.0
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The team received training (from the same executive team member who has been supporting us) over the web and this was of very high quality.
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Implementation

12mass8.2
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see the tutorials on you tube. that helps
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Lithium Social Media Management9.0
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I was very satisfied. It was very smooth as they know what they are asking for. The requirements gathering was smooth. It was a short cycle. Deployment just took a couple of weeks.

After doing a deployment and a release, my recommendations would have been to mine more of our tags, words that I’m looking for, i.e. to pull in a bigger vocabulary from our historical cases of searchable words and phrases. When we eventually did this, it made the system run so much better. We just sucked it out of old cases and run a report which dumps into spreadsheet
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Alternatives Considered

We selected 12mass because they responsed to our queries readily, and understood our concerns. The CEO (Agmon) doesn't waste time or effort, and got down to the brass tacks during our discussions. Even today, if there is an issue, the team is quick and reliable in responding
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I have pretty much used every single reputable social media management tool. There are definitely differences between the various suites. I find with the other tools they cover off better reporting not only incoming but across the landscape and also quicker ways to get through volumes but don't have a detailed enough work flow or routing system set up. There seems to be no perfect tool and it really depends on your requirements or what you want the tool to deliver. Lithium is definitely an option for large teams and high volume. Social Studio is a good tool but really only good for smaller teams with smaller volumes of posts however, has a far superior reporting tool. Hootesuite is okay but I would only really recommend it in Twitter.
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Return on Investment

  • Better customer service. One example I like to use is that there was a miscommunication, and the customer put it up on Twitter (presumably because he thought an email wouldn't be helpful, or he wanted to get a few laughs). 12mass filtered his post out and brought it to our attention, so we were able to email him straightaway and quickly remedy it.
  • Better ROI. We have seen direct conversions from click throughs on responses generated by 12mass sent out at optimised times.
  • Maybe on a smaller note, its a morale booster. To know that we are using something that is still new, that works so well. Motivates the team to work harder because we are part of a change; a new way of marketing.
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  • We are in pilot mode today with a limited roll-out but it has already saved us 2 FTEs. We used to have 3 FTEs monitoring social media activity and we’ve been able to reduce to 1. Right now we are only processing c. 100 social media interactions on a monthly basis, but without filtering we would have 100+/day to review.
  • A better customer experience. Customers are so astounded/ pleased/ surprised – our street cred goes up. In our market, customers venting in the support channel are not necessarily expecting a response yet, however when you do reach them, they like it. They are a little surprised that you can find out who they are, but most like to be found. Many have blogs. Every once in a while, they go dark but no one has complained about breaking privacy.
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Pricing Details

12mass

General
Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
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Lithium Social Media Management

General
Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
No
Additional Pricing Details
Pricing is variable based on the needs of the customer.

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