CoSchedule Marketing Suite vs. Iterable

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
CoSchedule Marketing Suite
Score 8.4 out of 10
N/A
CoSchedule provides a content calendar, content optimization, and contentmarketing products, with users among 50,000 marketers worldwide, helping them organize their work, deliver projects on time, and prove marketing team value.N/A
Iterable
Score 8.5 out of 10
N/A
Iterable is a growth marketing and user engagement platform. It is designed for B2C markets and supports all types of marketing campaigns (blast, lifecycle, transactional) across all messaging channels (email, web, mobile push notifications, SMS).N/A
Pricing
CoSchedule Marketing SuiteIterable
Editions & Modules
No answers on this topic
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
CoSchedule Marketing SuiteIterable
Free Trial
NoYes
Free/Freemium Version
YesNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoYes
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeOptional
Additional Details
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Features
CoSchedule Marketing SuiteIterable
Email & Online Marketing
Comparison of Email & Online Marketing features of Product A and Product B
CoSchedule Marketing Suite
-
Ratings
Iterable
7.8
61 Ratings
0% above category average
WYSIWYG email editor00 Ratings7.654 Ratings
Dynamic content00 Ratings7.856 Ratings
Ability to test dynamic content00 Ratings7.556 Ratings
A/B testing00 Ratings9.259 Ratings
Mobile optimization00 Ratings8.554 Ratings
Email deliverability reporting00 Ratings6.759 Ratings
List management00 Ratings7.559 Ratings
Triggered drip sequences00 Ratings7.954 Ratings
Reporting & Analytics
Comparison of Reporting & Analytics features of Product A and Product B
CoSchedule Marketing Suite
-
Ratings
Iterable
6.3
60 Ratings
17% below category average
Dashboards00 Ratings6.560 Ratings
Standard reports00 Ratings6.260 Ratings
Custom reports00 Ratings6.353 Ratings
Platform & Infrastructure
Comparison of Platform & Infrastructure features of Product A and Product B
CoSchedule Marketing Suite
-
Ratings
Iterable
7.3
58 Ratings
4% below category average
API00 Ratings6.854 Ratings
Role-based workflow & approvals00 Ratings7.849 Ratings
Customizability00 Ratings7.252 Ratings
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User Ratings
CoSchedule Marketing SuiteIterable
Likelihood to Recommend
7.0
(10 ratings)
8.7
(62 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
-
(0 ratings)
9.2
(2 ratings)
Usability
-
(0 ratings)
9.1
(2 ratings)
Availability
-
(0 ratings)
8.8
(3 ratings)
Performance
-
(0 ratings)
8.6
(3 ratings)
Support Rating
9.0
(2 ratings)
9.1
(3 ratings)
Product Scalability
-
(0 ratings)
9.2
(3 ratings)
User Testimonials
CoSchedule Marketing SuiteIterable
Likelihood to Recommend
CoSchedule
CoSchedule is great for businesses or agencies who need an overview of all their marketing efforts, and who want to establish collaboration between multiple departments. The calendar view is one of the best we've worked with and makes it easy to see exactly what's happening. There is some slight clunkiness when it comes to admin-related tasks, and a few things aren't easy to find, but there's great support.
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Iterable
Iterable is great for email marketers that are not advanced/technical in emails. They made it very simple to create emails and run campaigns. Everything about Iterable is very easy - from creating emails with drag and drop functionality, segmenting and creating send lists, and even setting up a journey. The only downside with Iterable is that it's mainly meant for larger companies. There are better platforms if you're using email in a very simple way.
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Pros
CoSchedule
  • Visually represent your content in one centralized place
  • Heavily customize your calendar settings (project types, icons, tasks, filters, etc.)
  • Better implement approval procedures
  • Create read-only calendars for stakeholders so they can view the upcoming items on your calendar
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Iterable
  • It makes designing and deploying great looking emails easy with their drag-and-drop technology and framework.
  • Iterable allows for great customization and time-saving with the use of their handlebar snippets. This has revolutionized how we are able to monetize our editorial audiences using clear logic that helps us get the most for each of our conversion efforts.
  • The various ways that you can run and view reports is incredibly helpful, and easy to customize. This means we can find most of the data we want and need across our various departments with their differing goals without having to piecemeal together crazy solutions or waste time reinventing the wheel.
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Cons
CoSchedule
  • The import Google Doc to WordPress functionality never worked successfully or reliably for me. So I just manually copy and paste Google Docs to the WordPress editor instead.
  • The social sharing counter was not that helpful, because it only counted Facebook and Google+. Who uses Google+ anymore? Plus, now they don't even show the social counter in the monthly calendar view. so you can't see the numbers without doing some extra digging.
  • In the monthly calendar view, some titles get cut off if they don't wrap cleanly in the day's box. So I would make it look cleaner instead of having words broken up by a hyphen.
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Iterable
  • Some of Iterable's user interface in Journey is a little confusing. This is a personal preference.
  • Their image uploading is very basic - but they are working on releasing a new version soon.
  • It's difficult to look up a specific contact by only being able to search their email. I wish I could search by name without having to use segmentation
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Likelihood to Renew
CoSchedule
No answers on this topic
Iterable
Extremely easy to use, deeply integrated into our infrastructure
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Usability
CoSchedule
No answers on this topic
Iterable
Iterable very easy to learn and use. It's a great platform for both a new email marketer and a marketer that's been working in email for 20+ years.
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Reliability and Availability
CoSchedule
No answers on this topic
Iterable
Iterable is there like 99.9% of the time. However, when it goes down, it grinds us to a halt. Most of the time, outages are an hour or less, but if that's at a peak time, it can be a nightmare. That said, when the worst does happen, there are frequent updates and an easy situation tracker that give you an estimate of how much longer you'll have to wait for the issue to be resolved.
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Performance
CoSchedule
No answers on this topic
Iterable
The API is super quick. The UI can be a little sluggish depending on what you're loading, but overall Iterable performs great. Iterable appears to do a good job of making processes async so that one action isn't blocking another.
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Support Rating
CoSchedule
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.
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Iterable
I've never experienced any issues with Iterable. As I and my colleagues have learnt the system and it's features, response to questions and advice from our account manager is always quick. Kevin knows the product well, and with the few tricky questions has hasn't been able to answer he's been quick to get back to us.
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Alternatives Considered
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.
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Iterable
The visualization tools in iterable for creating journeys are so much easier to use and adjust than in Marketo, Mailgun, or Mailjet. We have better performance metrics tracking in particular than in Mailjet or Marketo. It is also easier to see where we have made mistakes in emails and to adjust the code visually than in any of the other platforms
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Scalability
CoSchedule
No answers on this topic
Iterable
We've never run into any issues with volume. Iterable is always able to handle everything we throw at it. We utilize webhooks and emails. Both perform very well. Webhooks actually perform too quickly and downstream systems need to be able to handle the volume throughput that Iterable can send.
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Return on Investment
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.
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Iterable
  • This is a hard thing to qualify with the short amount of time we have had on the platform and with the changes that have occurred since onboarding. iOS 15 was released, so we are learning new ways of measuring the ROI.
  • The ease of integration with other tools has helped us begin to break into more personalized emails for our customers. We have really only scratched the surface and have so much farther to go!
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ScreenShots

CoSchedule Marketing Suite Screenshots

Screenshot of Calendar Organizer: Visualizes everything in real time, and shows every project on a unified calendar of record. Helps to keep stakeholders in the know and pivot quickly when priorities change.Screenshot of Content Organizer: Eliminates content bottlenecks from idea to promotion. Optimizes the editorial process, and centralizes publishing and promotion by connecting marketing tools.Screenshot of Work Organizer: Maximizes resources by implementing consistent, defined workflows to speed up production and identify how urgent changes impact proactively planned work.Screenshot of Asset Organizer: Catalogs and maintains control of brand assets with customized taxonomies to find, update, and share files. Folders and files can be shared with stakeholders to make sure work is up-to-date.Screenshot of Idea Board: Used to write down ideas, take in requests, and prioritize the projects that are up-next, before giving them a publish date and putting them on the calendar organizer.Screenshot of An AI-powered Marketing Intelligence Assistant that can be used to write first-draft copy, complete work faster, and generate new ideas.

Iterable Screenshots

Screenshot of Iterable lets marketers build journeys without any codingScreenshot of Iterable gives marketers  necessary info on their campaigns, in real timeScreenshot of Iterable lets customers segment on any field or criteria, across millions of usersScreenshot of Iterable supports all marketing channels: email, web, mobile push, sms