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Score 8.5 out of 100
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Score 8 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

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

Replicon Polaris PSA

It is perfect for inputing time sheets, time offs and expenses. It is hosted on the cloud, so accessible from anywhere, and even from mobile. It should nonetheless do just that, as it is not suited to track the work that you are doing or details about it. It is completely useless in that case.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Project Management

CoSchedule
9.0
Replicon Polaris PSA
Task Management
CoSchedule
9.4
Replicon Polaris PSA
Resource Management
CoSchedule
9.2
Replicon Polaris PSA
Gantt Charts
CoSchedule
9.0
Replicon Polaris PSA
Scheduling
CoSchedule
9.5
Replicon Polaris PSA
Workflow Automation
CoSchedule
9.0
Replicon Polaris PSA
Team Collaboration
CoSchedule
9.1
Replicon Polaris PSA
Support for Agile Methodology
CoSchedule
8.5
Replicon Polaris PSA
Support for Waterfall Methodology
CoSchedule
9.2
Replicon Polaris PSA
Document Management
CoSchedule
9.6
Replicon Polaris PSA
Email integration
CoSchedule
9.0
Replicon Polaris PSA
Mobile Access
CoSchedule
9.3
Replicon Polaris PSA
Timesheet Tracking
CoSchedule
8.3
Replicon Polaris PSA
Change request and Case Management
CoSchedule
8.3
Replicon Polaris PSA
Budget and Expense Management
CoSchedule
9.0
Replicon Polaris PSA

Professional Services Automation

CoSchedule
8.8
Replicon Polaris PSA
Quotes/estimates
CoSchedule
9.0
Replicon Polaris PSA
Invoicing
CoSchedule
9.0
Replicon Polaris PSA
Project & financial reporting
CoSchedule
9.0
Replicon Polaris PSA
Integration with accounting software
CoSchedule
8.0
Replicon Polaris PSA

Pros

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

Replicon Polaris PSA

  • Many of our staff members work on multiple projects. Replicon PSM is ideal for managers to track all staff hours just by running a simple report.
  • It's so easy use & maintain.
  • Support team is really impressive, seem to know their product.
  • Reporting is a breeze.
Rose Hill | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

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

Replicon Polaris PSA

  • Though the technical support staff are always very nice, sometimes they don't seem to understand exactly what the issue is based on our explanation. There have been several times when I've ended up solving the issue on my own without their assistance, despite numerous emails and phone calls. Could be a language barrier issue, perhaps they could receive more training in how companies are actually using the software on a daily basis.
  • Employee time sheets have to be approved by project managers and supervisors prior to my final approval. However, when viewing the time sheets in list form, there is no way for me to tell whether a time sheet has been approved by everyone else. I have to manually open each one and hover over the approver link. It would be helpful if there was a column in the list showing which approvers still need to approve it.
  • There have been a few times when time sheets were accidentally deleted by approvers. In order to retrieve them, we've had to contact Replicon support and have a backup instance of the information created. It would be great if perhaps there was some sort of archive or recently deleted section that could be accessed right away without having to go through Replicon support, a folder or something that would hold on to recently deleted files for a few days or a week just in case they needed to be retrieved.
  • Some of our projects have more than one project manager. Replicon currently allows for co-managers to be assigned to a project, but this status does not seem to include that co-manager in the approval of time sheets and expenses. We have had to manually create an approval path to include that second manager. It would be nice if co-managers would automatically be included in those approval paths.
Meredith Buckley | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

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

Replicon Polaris PSA

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

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.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Replicon Polaris PSA

We used to track time on JIRA on the tickets. This was good enough for time tracking, but didn't integrate efficiently with accounting software, so accountants had to replicate manually the data from JIRA to their software in order to bill clients. Using Replicon made things much easier for them.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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.
Al Schoneman | TrustRadius Reviewer

Replicon Polaris PSA

  • Improvement in tracking employee hours & time off.
  • Improvement in assigning employee to projects.
  • Improvement for the account managers to track what is happening to their projects.
Rose Hill | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

CoSchedule

General

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

Replicon Polaris PSA

General

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

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

CoSchedule
8.7
Replicon Polaris PSA
8.0

Support Rating

CoSchedule
9.0
Replicon Polaris PSA

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