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12mass

6 Ratings

Oktopost

27 Ratings

12mass

6 Ratings
Score 1 out of 101

Oktopost

27 Ratings
Score 8.9 out of 101

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Likelihood to Recommend

12mass

The only problem with 12mass may be that it might come accross as spam. Personally, for every 100+ sincere responses that I get, I'm hit by 1 or 2 responses that ask me to stop spamming.The beauty is that if you're paying attention to your dashboard, you see when these things happen, and you can reply yourself to assure the customer that there is a real live human typing out the characters they are reading. I would advise that the person given the 12mass account to handle should be someone who can exercise caution. It is a great tool to leverage on, provided you put thought and effort into your 'canned' responses that are actually useful instead of just blatant advertising/spamming. The latter would not be optimal for you.
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Oktopost

Oktopost is great if you have several Social Media profiles you want to manage and want to schedule and post all your things in a simple interface. They have a great calendar view that shows everything that is coming up and you can easily move or change postings with a few clicks.It is also good for managing a single account. It has all the features I need for our single account markets, like campaigns, tracking, scheduling, etc.I think if you are trying to manage a very large number of social media profiles it might get a bit difficult. There are tools more suited for that than Oktopost that may be easier, but Oktopost would still work.
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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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  • Oktopost has a great interface for publishing posts, allowing you to select multiple social media profiles and easily schedule a message across all of them.
  • Oktopost tracks your performance and has an automated tool that will schedule posts for you based on when past posts performed best and it works pretty well.
  • I like the ability to create multiple campaigns easily and quickly. The whole interface is very simple to use and streamlined.
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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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  • Increased integration with supported social networks and expansion of support beyond current supported networks.
  • Streamlined authentication / re-authentication process.
  • Ability to add sequencing parameters to autoposting capability.
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Likelihood to Renew

12mass8.2
Based on 3 answers
When you are used to engaging with a lot of people, it's hard and not advisable to reduce the intensity.
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Oktopost9.1
Based on 7 answers
Effectiveness and affordability of platform to help my company and clients achieve our social engagement objectives.
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Usability

12mass8.2
Based on 2 answers
It's easy to use, after a while you'll get used to it and find it easy to navigate
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Support

12mass8.2
Based on 2 answers
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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Oktopost6.4
Based on 1 answer
When I have sent in questions to support, I have received answers pretty quickly and they were helpful.However, I would like to see more information on the support page rather than having to contact them directly.
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Online Training

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Oktopost4.5
Based on 1 answer
There is a lack of online training videos or documentation. They have a long list of FAQ's but I would prefer a quick YouTube video instead.
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Implementation

12mass8.2
Based on 1 answer
see the tutorials on you tube. that helps
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Oktopost7.3
Based on 1 answer
As I stated earlier, I would suggest doing a quick session with the Oktopost team in order to properly set up the account and make sure you are getting the full experience.
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Alternatives Considered

Hootsuite is great in managing multiple platforms but it's not exactly a conversation tool. I would say Hootsuite for management, 12mass for engagement.
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Return on Investment

  • Better customer service and more interactions on twitter for sure! I've seen a huge jump in the interactions since I started using the product. Also, I've established a lot of connections with influencers by asking meaningful questions.
  • It definitely saves time, I don't think you can ever engage with that many people manually.
  • More people are trying our products as we find a fit between their needs and our offerings through engaging with them on Twitter.
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  • Ability to quickly and comprehensively provide metrics on all activities to internal users and external clients helps inform and direct immediate and long term posting decisions.
  • Ability to integrate with websites and marketing platforms allows for an understanding of user interest beyond the awareness arena and into the conversion arena.
  • Ability to quickly post allows for immediate input during time sensitive social discussions.
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Pricing Details

12mass

General
Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
12mass Editions & Modules
12mass
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Oktopost

General
Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No
Oktopost Editions & Modules
Oktopost
Edition
Basic
$55
Basic+
$123
Business
$476
Enterprise
$0
Additional Pricing Details