Coosto vs. Pulsar CORE

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
Pulsar CORE
Score 10.0 out of 10
N/A
Pulsar is a social media monitoring platform offering social listening, owned channels analytics, and social CRM. Customers use Pulsar for brand tracking and campaign measurement. The platform includes 4 tools: TRAC: Social media listening across topics, audiences and content diffusion. CORE: Owned channels analytics to measure your content performance and audience growth. FLOW: Social customer relationship management and social media publishing. TEAM: Analyse your internal social networks…
$1,200
150,000 mentions
Pricing
CoostoPulsar CORE
Editions & Modules
No answers on this topic
TRAC (starter package)
$1,200
150,000 mentions
Offerings
Pricing Offerings
CoostoPulsar CORE
Free Trial
NoNo
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
YesYes
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.Prices listed are on a 'starting from' basis. All TRAC packages have unlimited user log-ins, unlimited search queries and are charged on the amount of mentions pulled in. Bespoke packages are available.
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User Ratings
CoostoPulsar CORE
Likelihood to Recommend
10.0
(3 ratings)
7.0
(1 ratings)
Usability
-
(0 ratings)
7.0
(1 ratings)
Support Rating
-
(0 ratings)
8.0
(1 ratings)
User Testimonials
CoostoPulsar CORE
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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Pulsar
I think that Pulsar is a good tool for brands or agencies who have a set list of competitors or subbrands that they are looking to do a monthly/weekly comparison of engagement metrics. When you have the brand account inputted, the data is shown in a visually tangible way and easy to comprehend.
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Pros
Coosto
  • Quick, easy to use SQL based search functionality.
  • Simple interface with useful predesigned measures.
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Pulsar
  • Track engagements over time
  • Easy to use interface
  • Modern and updated display
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Cons
Coosto
  • The dashboard is only useable in full screen, not in compartments
  • Rather expensive
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Pulsar
  • Unfortunately, when exporting data it is often hard to read in an easy format.
  • I've used other tools where you can get historical data once you put into the tool but Pulsar cannot do that.
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Usability
Coosto
No answers on this topic
Pulsar
Pulsar is not a complex tool by any means. The interface is updated and comprehensive, and I've used multiple tools in the past where the interface was very outdated and exporting data was often a difficult process since it was not well organized. The tool works well in visualizing complex data.
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Support Rating
Coosto
No answers on this topic
Pulsar
I have not had to reach out to Pulsar support before but my coworkers have and said the support was good.
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Alternatives Considered
Coosto
Coosto is more powerful than the version of Hootsuite we used.
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Pulsar
I think that Pulsar is one of the more updated platforms that I have used and the metrics exported/shown in the dashboard are accurate. I think that some tools report inaccurate metrics gathered from social media platforms due to the new APIs, something that often causes confusion and lack of clarity.
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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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Pulsar
  • Input into our algorithm for brand strength and stature
  • Quick engagement tracking
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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

Pulsar CORE Screenshots

Screenshot of The activity dashboard gives you a thorough snapshot of all the key numbers in your datasetScreenshot of Pulsar TRAC advanced location detection gives you up to 100% geo-localised data by city, country and GPS coordinatesScreenshot of The Network map visualizes the engagement patterns within your audience and identifies the most influential usersScreenshot of Slice and dice the data with contextual, behavioural and content filtersScreenshot of See the bigger picture. Pulsar CORE gives you integrated brand-level metrics across all owned channels, so you can measure the total reach and engagement you're getting.