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Score 7.6 out of 100

Sprout Social

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Score 8.5 out of 100

Feature Set Ratings

    Project Management

    8.9

    CoSchedule Marketing Suite

    89%

    Sprout Social

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    CoSchedule Marketing Suite ranks higher in 14/14 features

    Task Management

    8.1
    81%
    8 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Resource Management

    9.5
    95%
    6 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Gantt Charts

    9.0
    90%
    1 Rating
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Scheduling

    9.0
    90%
    10 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Workflow Automation

    9.4
    94%
    9 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Team Collaboration

    10.0
    100%
    10 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Support for Agile Methodology

    8.8
    88%
    3 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Support for Waterfall Methodology

    9.1
    91%
    2 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Document Management

    8.1
    81%
    5 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Email integration

    9.4
    94%
    4 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Mobile Access

    8.1
    81%
    7 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Timesheet Tracking

    8.7
    87%
    2 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Change request and Case Management

    8.7
    87%
    2 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Budget and Expense Management

    9.0
    90%
    1 Rating
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Professional Services Automation

    8.8

    CoSchedule Marketing Suite

    88%

    Sprout Social

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    CoSchedule Marketing Suite ranks higher in 4/4 features

    Quotes/estimates

    9.0
    90%
    1 Rating
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Invoicing

    9.0
    90%
    1 Rating
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Project & financial reporting

    9.0
    90%
    1 Rating
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Integration with accounting software

    8.0
    80%
    1 Rating
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Listening/monitoring

    CoSchedule Marketing Suite

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    8.5

    Sprout Social

    85%
    Sprout Social ranks higher in 4/4 features

    Boolean keyword searches

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.3
    83%
    37 Ratings

    Filtering out noise/spam

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.2
    82%
    41 Ratings

    Sentiment analysis

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.6
    86%
    22 Ratings

    Broad channel coverage

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.9
    89%
    32 Ratings

    Publishing

    CoSchedule Marketing Suite

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    9.0

    Sprout Social

    90%
    Sprout Social ranks higher in 4/4 features

    Content planning and scheduling

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.5
    95%
    55 Ratings

    Audience targeting

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.3
    83%
    47 Ratings

    Content optimization

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.7
    87%
    48 Ratings

    Workflow management

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.7
    97%
    50 Ratings

    Engagement

    CoSchedule Marketing Suite

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    8.6

    Sprout Social

    86%
    Sprout Social ranks higher in 3/3 features

    Automated routing and prioritization

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.3
    83%
    24 Ratings

    Customer interaction histories

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.1
    91%
    49 Ratings

    Bulk actions

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.4
    84%
    44 Ratings

    Marketing

    CoSchedule Marketing Suite

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    7.4

    Sprout Social

    74%
    Sprout Social ranks higher in 4/4 features

    Lead generation

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.2
    72%
    30 Ratings

    Content marketing

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.0
    90%
    34 Ratings

    Paid media management

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    6.2
    62%
    3 Ratings

    Campaigns and promotions

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.2
    72%
    4 Ratings

    Channel coverage/integration

    CoSchedule Marketing Suite

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    8.7

    Sprout Social

    87%
    Sprout Social ranks higher in 7/7 features

    Twitter

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.4
    94%
    55 Ratings

    Facebook

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.3
    93%
    57 Ratings

    LinkedIn

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.3
    83%
    50 Ratings

    Google+

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.1
    91%
    21 Ratings

    Instagram

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.3
    83%
    47 Ratings

    Pinterest

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.7
    87%
    14 Ratings

    YouTube

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.0
    80%
    1 Rating

    Reporting/analytics

    CoSchedule Marketing Suite

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    8.8

    Sprout Social

    88%
    Sprout Social ranks higher in 3/3 features

    Campaign success analytics

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.7
    87%
    53 Ratings

    Real-time tracking

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.1
    91%
    53 Ratings

    Competitor analysis

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.5
    85%
    45 Ratings

    Account management

    CoSchedule Marketing Suite

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    8.7

    Sprout Social

    87%
    Sprout Social ranks higher in 2/2 features

    Role-based user permissions & privileges

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.1
    91%
    53 Ratings

    Mobile access

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.2
    82%
    49 Ratings

    Attribute Ratings

    • Sprout Social is rated higher in 2 areas: Likelihood to Recommend, Support Rating

    Likelihood to Recommend

    7.2

    CoSchedule Marketing Suite

    72%
    10 Ratings
    9.5

    Sprout Social

    95%
    112 Ratings

    Likelihood to Renew

    CoSchedule Marketing Suite

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.0

    Sprout Social

    90%
    62 Ratings

    Usability

    CoSchedule Marketing Suite

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.4

    Sprout Social

    94%
    40 Ratings

    Availability

    CoSchedule Marketing Suite

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.7

    Sprout Social

    77%
    16 Ratings

    Performance

    CoSchedule Marketing Suite

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.0

    Sprout Social

    80%
    14 Ratings

    Support Rating

    9.0

    CoSchedule Marketing Suite

    90%
    4 Ratings
    9.1

    Sprout Social

    91%
    48 Ratings

    Online Training

    CoSchedule Marketing Suite

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.3

    Sprout Social

    73%
    3 Ratings

    Implementation Rating

    CoSchedule Marketing Suite

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    10.0

    Sprout Social

    100%
    21 Ratings

    Likelihood to Recommend

    CoSchedule Marketing Suite

    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.
    Kèlene Poyurs | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Sprout Social

    Sprout [Social] is great for small businesses, small agencies and those who need a platform but don't want to spend a fortune. If you need multiple user log-in's, the cost will add up. This is great to share a log-in for different people to use or add one or two users
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Pros

    CoSchedule Marketing Suite

    • 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
    Nate Casimiro | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Sprout Social

    • The Landscape system that Sprout Social offers allows me to modify all the images that I want to publish on my social networks. This service allows me to modify the size of the image, add filters, modify the colors and much more, it is a very important tool to be able to have a better presentation of the images that we use in our publications on social networks.
    • It offers me a perfect statistical system where I can consult all kinds of movements that have occurred in all my social networks, I can see statistics individually or generally. The statistics allow me to see group reports, participation, information on audience movement on Twitter, Facebook or LinkedIn and also allow me to view the activity that has occurred in my account.
    • Sprout Social allows me to view a record in real time that shows me all the movements that my social networks are having by my employees. As Director of the Marketing Sector, this is a very important role, as I can know what actions my employees are taking to improve marketing with social networks.
    Sasha Brito | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Cons

    CoSchedule Marketing Suite

    • 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.
    Brandon Weaver | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Sprout Social

    • I'd love to see more robust tag reporting capabilities, but they mentioned that this is something in the pipeline for improvement.
    • I wish it was easier to batch content and shift it to approval or draft mode. Sometimes clients can change their mind and moving through each post individually can be a bit time consuming. This is a very minor thing.
    • I'd love to see more customization options come to its reporting feature so we can insert graphics. Currently it supports the insertion of text only.
    Talissa (Beall) Navarro | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Pricing Details

    CoSchedule Marketing Suite

    General

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

    Starting Price

    CoSchedule Marketing Suite Editions & Modules

    Additional Pricing Details

    Sprout Social

    General

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

    Starting Price

    $0 for 30 days

    Sprout Social Editions & Modules

    Edition
    Free TrialFree1
    Standard$992
    Professional$1492
    Advanced$2492
    1. for 30 days
    2. per user/per month
    Additional Pricing Details

    Likelihood to Renew

    CoSchedule Marketing Suite

    No score
    No answers yet
    No answers on this topic

    Sprout Social

    Sprout Social 9.0
    Based on 62 answers
    While I am currently no longer working with the company in which I was employed and utilized Sprout Social, I do know that the company is still utilizing Sprout Social on a daily basis and I do not foresee a time when the subscription would be cancelled.
    Jennifer Wagner | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Usability

    CoSchedule Marketing Suite

    No score
    No answers yet
    No answers on this topic

    Sprout Social

    Sprout Social 9.4
    Based on 40 answers
    Sprout Social is extremely user-friendly. The publishing feature is easy to use, and provides previews of what your content will look like once posted. I also love the calendar view where you can view all posts you have scheduled for the month. The collaborative nature of the platform makes working directly in Sprout Social with clients a breeze, and we are seeing our content get approved much faster.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Reliability and Availability

    CoSchedule Marketing Suite

    No score
    No answers yet
    No answers on this topic

    Sprout Social

    Sprout Social 7.7
    Based on 16 answers
    Uptime was OK, but given the fact that we are in Europe, there were some specific problems: They tended to take the system down for maintenance during the night in the US, which was during our workday. This was definitely problematic and hard to explain to our clients.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Performance

    CoSchedule Marketing Suite

    No score
    No answers yet
    No answers on this topic

    Sprout Social

    Sprout Social 8.0
    Based on 14 answers
    It is quick to post, however you have to refresh the page every time you add a new scheduled item.
    Sarah Zibanejadrad | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Support Rating

    CoSchedule Marketing Suite

    CoSchedule Marketing Suite 9.0
    Based on 4 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

    Sprout Social

    Sprout Social 9.1
    Based on 48 answers
    Sprout Social's customer support is extremely prompt and always helpful. Not only do they provide quick and useful service, but the representatives follow up multiple times to ensure that the issue is fully address and/or completely resolved. The overall experience is exemplary; very few other companies provide comparable service.
    Diana R. Krueger | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Online Training

    CoSchedule Marketing Suite

    No score
    No answers yet
    No answers on this topic

    Sprout Social

    Sprout Social 7.3
    Based on 3 answers
    Their training is good, but the promotion of it is even better. I don't need or have the time for training, but I was always happy to know it was there. They did a great job sending updates out and making me aware when there was a new feature that I may want training for. As for the training I never used it, so I can't comment on that
    Ryan Montano | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Implementation Rating

    CoSchedule Marketing Suite

    No score
    No answers yet
    No answers on this topic

    Sprout Social

    Sprout Social 10.0
    Based on 21 answers
    Make sure you do it all the way. Do not break it into phases. Pour yourself a coffee, start it in the morning and you'll be done before you finish that coffee.
    Valentin Vesa | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Alternatives Considered

    CoSchedule Marketing Suite

    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

    Sprout Social

    I used Buffer previous to Sprout Social for two years. It was a good solution as we were getting a handle on scheduling content. It was the first real tool we had for this. But we outgrew it and they began removing features that were critical to our workflow, such as the RSS Feed. While their 50% off policy for non-profits was very helpful, once we started adding up the cost to use features like Replies and Analytics, we discovered that our needs were simply too robust for Buffer to handle. Sprout Social was the solution suggested by all our peers and we've been very happy with it ever since.
    Peter Slayton | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Return on Investment

    CoSchedule Marketing Suite

    • 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

    Sprout Social

    • Sprout has given insights to lead our creative refreshes every quarter. As we have a healthy budget on paid social, it is crucial to understand the type of creative that works best.
    • Sprout has the ability to send notifications based on certain types of messages received. This is crucial for social media teams who don't have 24/7 coverage but need to be notified of urgent matters.
    • Sprout has saved me hours of time as I no longer pull analytics natively from each social platform. The generated reports give me a look at all of the platforms and can be customized.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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