Coosto vs. eClincher

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Coosto
Score 10.0 out of 10
Enterprise companies (1,001+ employees)
Coosto is a single solution for social media applications.  Organizations can use this solution to monitor their brand and reputation, respond to questions from their customers, detect leads or plan and publish their social media content in 150 languages and 200 countries. The vendor says their user-friendly interface and unmatched data quality ensures that many people choose their solutions. The vendor says their product is mainly used for: Customer service via…N/A
eClincher
Score 7.7 out of 10
N/A
eClincher aims to be the most powerful, complete and intuitive social media management software. According to the vendor, the product is designed to help users, businesses, and agencies manage social media presence with one platform, and offers the following capabilities: advanced publishing publishing automation (queues, RSS feeds, recycle evergreen content) engagement with unified social inbox & live social feeds monitoring content…
$49
Pricing
CoostoeClincher
Editions & Modules
No answers on this topic
Basic
$49.00
Premier
$99.00
Agency
$199.00
Enterprise
$599.00
Offerings
Pricing Offerings
CoostoeClincher
Free Trial
NoYes
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
YesNo
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
Additional DetailsCustom Pricing. We look at main application, number of users, etc. API integration, inclusion of offline media, inclusion of geographical data and optional consulting require a small additional fee.
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Features
CoostoeClincher
Listening/monitoring
Comparison of Listening/monitoring features of Product A and Product B
Coosto
-
Ratings
eClincher
7.0
5 Ratings
9% below category average
Boolean keyword searches00 Ratings7.04 Ratings
Filtering out noise/spam00 Ratings7.04 Ratings
Broad channel coverage00 Ratings7.05 Ratings
Publishing
Comparison of Publishing features of Product A and Product B
Coosto
-
Ratings
eClincher
6.0
6 Ratings
29% below category average
Content planning and scheduling00 Ratings8.06 Ratings
Audience targeting00 Ratings1.03 Ratings
Content optimization00 Ratings9.04 Ratings
Workflow management00 Ratings6.06 Ratings
Engagement
Comparison of Engagement features of Product A and Product B
Coosto
-
Ratings
eClincher
6.3
5 Ratings
26% below category average
Automated routing and prioritization00 Ratings7.05 Ratings
Customer interaction histories00 Ratings4.83 Ratings
Bulk actions00 Ratings7.05 Ratings
Marketing
Comparison of Marketing features of Product A and Product B
Coosto
-
Ratings
eClincher
1.0
3 Ratings
155% below category average
Lead generation00 Ratings1.01 Ratings
Content marketing00 Ratings1.13 Ratings
Channel coverage/integration
Comparison of Channel coverage/integration features of Product A and Product B
Coosto
-
Ratings
eClincher
6.8
6 Ratings
22% below category average
Twitter00 Ratings7.05 Ratings
Facebook00 Ratings8.06 Ratings
LinkedIn00 Ratings6.05 Ratings
Google+00 Ratings9.93 Ratings
Instagram00 Ratings8.05 Ratings
Pinterest00 Ratings8.03 Ratings
YouTube00 Ratings1.03 Ratings
Reporting/analytics
Comparison of Reporting/analytics features of Product A and Product B
Coosto
-
Ratings
eClincher
4.0
6 Ratings
65% below category average
Campaign success analytics00 Ratings4.05 Ratings
Real-time tracking00 Ratings4.06 Ratings
Account management
Comparison of Account management features of Product A and Product B
Coosto
-
Ratings
eClincher
4.5
6 Ratings
57% below category average
Role-based user permissions & privileges00 Ratings8.06 Ratings
Mobile access00 Ratings1.16 Ratings
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User Ratings
CoostoeClincher
Likelihood to Recommend
10.0
(3 ratings)
1.0
(6 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
-
(0 ratings)
10.0
(1 ratings)
Usability
-
(0 ratings)
1.0
(2 ratings)
Support Rating
-
(0 ratings)
1.0
(1 ratings)
Implementation Rating
-
(0 ratings)
8.0
(1 ratings)
User Testimonials
CoostoeClincher
Likelihood to Recommend
Coosto
Coosto is an excellent all platform social media management tool, in which you can do (almost) everything.
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eClincher, Inc.
Best suited for a marketer that cares about reports, needs a social media management platform and doesn't want to pay more for a more aesthetically pleasing version of a platform with the same or less functionality, such as Hootsuite or Sprout Social. For a social media marketer that wants to automate some of their postings, the queues feature is great for this functionality. Not best suited for beginners to social media, as their platform is best utilized with someone familiar with the industry that knows what they are doing. Their chat support team is very good though, but this type of individual might find themselves spending a lot of time on the platform.
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Pros
Coosto
  • Quick, easy to use SQL based search functionality.
  • Simple interface with useful predesigned measures.
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eClincher, Inc.
  • eClincher supports nearly every social network and connects to a large number of sources (blogs, bit.ly, Google Analytics, Google My Business). This makes workflow tremendously easy.
  • Posting Groups. At higher levels of service, eClincher allows you to set-up individual brand accounts. My agency isn't at that level, so we utilize eClincher's posting groups to make 1-click groups that post to all of the profiles for each client. This allows us to quickly post a cohesive message across all channels.
  • Workflow management: eClincher adds plenty of additional tools to make your workflow fast. Connections to free stock photo services make it easy to add generic pictures to your content. Google Analytics and bit.ly can keep track of statistics and measure success. The Inbox allows you to handle all your clients' accounts from one screen (including comments, messages, reviews, and more). The Feeds and Influencers tabs allow you to understand your market and what's being said. Altogether, eClincher makes a 1-app solution for Social Media Management.
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Cons
Coosto
  • The dashboard is only useable in full screen, not in compartments
  • Rather expensive
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eClincher, Inc.
  • It's not very visually appealing, but this is not a dealbreaker.
  • The reporting features could definitely use some work. I still get more value from the native SNS pages, but this is quickly changing. They removed the "export to CSV" functionality, but they plan to reintroduce it soon. As mentioned previously, they really respond to criticism well and update the tool constantly.
  • The inbox could use some work. I don't like being directed offsite to view certain comments deemed "requests for further info" when they could just easily display them there.
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Likelihood to Renew
Coosto
No answers on this topic
eClincher, Inc.
Unless the price of eClincher moves to a point where it is too much to justify, I don't see any reason why we wouldn't continue to use eClincher for our agency. The value at this price-point is unbelievable and we'd be foolish to move to a pricier program purely for the sake of slicker graphics or UI. eClinchers pricing is fantastic, and is only matched by its functionality—it matches or beats any of the major Social Media Manager SaaS programs out there for a fraction of the cost. This tool is great for growing agencies, but would also be useful for any marketing department or large agency that wants to streamline their social media workflow.
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Usability
Coosto
No answers on this topic
eClincher, Inc.
Its usability was good until they changed their plans and stopped their LTD program for its early adopters who helped raise the tool by giving it positive reviews. I don't think eClincher is ethical in any sense based on the recent actions.
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Support Rating
Coosto
No answers on this topic
eClincher, Inc.
[In my experience,] due to the fact that they did a bait and switch on their plans and blamed AppSumo for the lifetime program ending is simply wrong. [I believe that] it's unethical to get support and reviews from their early adopters then take the plan away later.
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Implementation Rating
Coosto
No answers on this topic
eClincher, Inc.
Be patient. eClincher isn't perfect and has some software issues. These issues will be exacerbated if you get frustrated or have a slow connection. If something "breaks" or locks up, just refresh the page and re-do that step. It may take your team a couple weeks to get use to using the new system. Once they've gotten the hang of it, I'm sure they'll love the amount of time they save. I'd recommend taking your time with the set-up. Though there aren't a lot of steps to get everything squared away, you can break the process into small chunks to make sure you're managing your time. To just hook-up all the social accounts, it may only take an hour or so. But, if you want to set-up all the extra tools (such as user accounts, listening feeds, posting groups, schedules, etc.) it'll take longer. I think it took around a day to set-up completely, but your mileage my vary.
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Alternatives Considered
Coosto
Coosto is more powerful than the version of Hootsuite we used.
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eClincher, Inc.
There are loads of social scheduling tools out there. I was using Buffer but then found it was limited in terms of listening and reporting so I started to look at a more professional software. I tried Hootsuite but hated the interface, way too busy with the primary focus being on feeds rather than scheduling. Sprout Social I found clunky and hard to use. eClincher was recommended to me by a friend. I think the interface (desktop and mobile) is easy to use but what sets it apart is its support - the live chat is brilliant.
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Return on Investment
Coosto
  • Positive impact on communications strategies.
  • Negative impact as product is often used for collecting metrics. Most of Coosto's metrics shouldn't be used for strategic or design decisions.
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eClincher, Inc.
  • Makes it much easier to manage our social publishing
  • Makes it much easier to manage our social engagement
  • Makes it much easier to manage our social reporting
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ScreenShots

Coosto Screenshots

Screenshot of Coosto Monitoring: Activity & SentimentScreenshot of Coosto Monitoring: AuthorsScreenshot of Coosto Monitoring: Languages & CountriesScreenshot of Coosto Monitoring: Realtime DashboardScreenshot of Coosto Engagement: Feed InboxScreenshot of Coosto Engagement: Respond directly

eClincher Screenshots

Screenshot of eClincher Publishing/Draft workspaceScreenshot of eClincher Inbox/Assignment/Tags workspaceScreenshot of eClincher Analytics workspaceScreenshot of eClincher Reporting workspaceScreenshot of eClincher Content Curation workspace