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Score 8.3 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Cheetah Messaging

I think CheetahMail, being one of the main ESPs in the market, is a quality choice. However, I would suggest that it's really only valuable for a bit larger of an organization, generally having staff of 100+ and revenues in tens of millions -- this is mainly to justify the amount of investment required, so may be cost-prohibitive to some. You also need to make sure that you understand the entire "level of support" you will gain through your specific contract.... the key is understanding what types of resources are within your organization (who's doing the coding? who comes up with the next campaign? What's the overall strategy?) Depending on these questions and resources, may help determine your final needs from a services point of view. CheetahMail can provide a wealth of various services specific to needs (and changes over time as your business changes), but a clear understanding of what you have before you bring them on will really help getting up and running quickly. Also be sure to truly understand the costs for the initial integrations, setups, IP senders, etc.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

CoSchedule

CoSchedule is well suited for:
  1. Marketing teams who are trying to move away from spreadsheets.
  2. Small teams that are quickly expanding in size.
  3. Organizations who can't afford expensive project management tools.
Nate Casimiro | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Email & Online Marketing

Cheetah Messaging
6.1
CoSchedule
WYSIWYG email editor
Cheetah Messaging
6.0
CoSchedule
Dynamic content
Cheetah Messaging
7.0
CoSchedule
Ability to test dynamic content
Cheetah Messaging
7.0
CoSchedule
Landing pages
Cheetah Messaging
4.0
CoSchedule
A/B testing
Cheetah Messaging
6.0
CoSchedule
Mobile optimization
Cheetah Messaging
5.0
CoSchedule
Email deliverability reporting
Cheetah Messaging
8.0
CoSchedule
List management
Cheetah Messaging
7.0
CoSchedule
Triggered drip sequences
Cheetah Messaging
5.0
CoSchedule

Reporting & Analytics

Cheetah Messaging
3.7
CoSchedule
Dashboards
Cheetah Messaging
4.0
CoSchedule
Standard reports
Cheetah Messaging
4.0
CoSchedule
Custom reports
Cheetah Messaging
3.0
CoSchedule

Project Management

Cheetah Messaging
CoSchedule
9.1
Task Management
Cheetah Messaging
CoSchedule
9.5
Resource Management
Cheetah Messaging
CoSchedule
9.2
Gantt Charts
Cheetah Messaging
CoSchedule
9.0
Scheduling
Cheetah Messaging
CoSchedule
9.5
Workflow Automation
Cheetah Messaging
CoSchedule
9.1
Team Collaboration
Cheetah Messaging
CoSchedule
9.2
Support for Agile Methodology
Cheetah Messaging
CoSchedule
8.6
Support for Waterfall Methodology
Cheetah Messaging
CoSchedule
9.2
Document Management
Cheetah Messaging
CoSchedule
9.6
Email integration
Cheetah Messaging
CoSchedule
9.1
Mobile Access
Cheetah Messaging
CoSchedule
9.4
Timesheet Tracking
Cheetah Messaging
CoSchedule
8.4
Change request and Case Management
Cheetah Messaging
CoSchedule
8.4
Budget and Expense Management
Cheetah Messaging
CoSchedule
9.0

Professional Services Automation

Cheetah Messaging
CoSchedule
8.8
Quotes/estimates
Cheetah Messaging
CoSchedule
9.0
Invoicing
Cheetah Messaging
CoSchedule
9.0
Project & financial reporting
Cheetah Messaging
CoSchedule
9.0
Integration with accounting software
Cheetah Messaging
CoSchedule
8.0

Pros

Cheetah Messaging

  • Internal management - This is a great web-based tool that allows our users to see what emails go to whom.
  • Organization - Many layers of organization for templates since there are many types of remarketing emails that we send out.
  • Historical Records - CheetahMail sends us the raw text files of all email actions so we can upload them to our database.
Duncan Hernandez | TrustRadius Reviewer

CoSchedule

  • The monthly calendar view gives me a broad overview of all the content we have in production.
  • The notes section within each blog topic helps me keep an organized list of items or links relevant to that topic.
  • The headline analyzer gives me another option to test my headline before publishing, to see how it scores.
Brandon Weaver | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Cheetah Messaging

  • The organization of CheetahMail could at times be better, as you create more and more mailings, they just pile up in a long list. It would be useful to be able to create folders to store specific mailings in. (ex. editorial, newsletters, marketing, etc.)
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

CoSchedule

  • Would like to replicate some of the functionality of Buffer (sharing other content easily from multiple sources) to consolidate our marketing calendar in one place.
Jeremy Miller | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Cheetah Messaging

Cheetah Messaging 7.6
Based on 3 answers
As I have begun exploring competitors, I've come to realize that every competitor offers so much more functionality and integration than CheetahMail does. When we first signed our contract, CheetahMail was much more innovative and at the forefront of email. Since being bought out by Experian, we've seen a huge decline in service and innovation. They have laid off much of their staff and moved their account representatives to Costa Rica. They also heavily rely on on third parties which you will have to pay large amounts of money for while other Email Service Providers have integrated new technologies into their platform. You will get more for your money going to a different email service such as Responsys, Silverpop, Listrak and the like,
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

CoSchedule

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Usability

Cheetah Messaging

Cheetah Messaging 4.0
Based on 1 answer
CheetahMail has a high learning curve to master and requires a lot of backend work with tech teams to set up. Navigation is not the best and everything that should be automated is still extremely manual.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

CoSchedule

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Support Rating

Cheetah Messaging

Cheetah Messaging 2.0
Based on 2 answers
Account reps have a quick response time but a very slow resolution time. Because account reps do not have technical knowledge, there is a long long lead time between flagging a problem and tech team resolution.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

CoSchedule

CoSchedule 9.0
Based on 3 answers
I didn't have to use their official support, but I can say that they put out a lot of content online to help users. Their YouTube page has quite an array of tutorial videos explaining how things work and how to get the most out of their tools. If you're struggling, before picking up a phone or blasting off an email, try searching for your problem on YouTube or their forums.
Ben Caplan | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Cheetah Messaging

If we are comparing apples to apples for just sending emails, all the tools were about the same. Upload a list, code email, send email. For that they are all pretty much the same. The thing that brings Cheetahmail down is the support. The support is not bad but because they are in a different country it makes it tough to fix issues in a timely manner.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

CoSchedule

CoSchedule provides collaborative planning of projects. The calendar view is very well designed. Meetings and tasks can be scheduled and tracked easily. Whatever is being done, no matter how big the task/project is, it gives a bird-eye view of everything. Additionally, it also integrated very well with WordPress. Their customer service team is also very helpful.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Cheetah Messaging

  • Our efficiency has decreased with CheetaMail actually. Too many service calls to find out why something isn't working as expected, account setup questions, issues with PiP, takes too long to get a simple form built, customer service response time, etc...
  • Reporting is not very streamlined. This has caused us to take our reporting offline and use a method with better visibility.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

CoSchedule

  • Probably too early to tell for certain but it is definitely value priced right now. Fully developed content management platforms are running in $15-$20k per year range and more. You can get into a CoSchedule solution for $
  • Team has found it easy to sign on and review tasks so this is a big time saver. More could be done to enable Guests easier access to content they need to review
  • It's way faster that other scheduling apps we have tried. The fact that it runs on a cloud based app or inside your Wordpress app is a real plus. Auto save feature also means you don't have to remember to save your content.
Al Schoneman | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

Cheetah Messaging

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
No

CoSchedule

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Cheetah Messaging
4.0
CoSchedule
8.8

Likelihood to Renew

Cheetah Messaging
7.6
CoSchedule

Usability

Cheetah Messaging
4.0
CoSchedule

Support Rating

Cheetah Messaging
2.0
CoSchedule
9.0

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