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Score 10 out of 100
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Likelihood to Recommend

Coveragebook

Coveragebook is great for any organization that needs to regularly track client media coverage or even just trending news stories to send to clients in a professional manner. It is ideal for small, medium, and large PR and marketing firms. For firms or companies more focused on internal communications, this would not be a regularly used tool. For those focused on external communications, it's a must.
Jess Messenger | TrustRadius Reviewer

Help a Reporter Out (HARO)

I think for junior staff to learn the very basics, Help a Reporter Out (HARO) is helpful. I think it is not a bad thing to check daily, but there are much better and thoughtful ways to get stories for clients. Checking once or twice a day is fine, but wouldn't rely on it to do my job.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

Coveragebook

  • Coveragebook helps me build my monthly reports quickly by adding in the article and photo by me simply adding the link.
  • I can combine multiple monthly reports into a larger quarterly report or annual report.
  • The tool tracks social shares and creates a page at the top of the report with this helpful information as well as adding it to individual article pages.
  • I love that I can share the Coveragebook via a link with anyone!
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Help a Reporter Out (HARO)

  • Connects reporters to experts
  • Allows organization to gain media exposure by helping reporters with specific requests and questions
  • Updates regularly, with three daily emails
  • Establishes relationships between members of your organization and reporters
Jessica Herrera | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Coveragebook

  • Some screen grabs are pop up ads.
  • There isn’t a way to import any stats for print coverage that you can upload as PDF. Would be helpful to be able to put in a magazine and get the circulation/readership.
  • I would absolutely love to be able to link this with our media mention platform so URLS get pulled in automatically.
Avery Harris | TrustRadius Reviewer

Help a Reporter Out (HARO)

  • Since the request for info is so open to response, there are always people sending replies that have little to do with the posted topic.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Coveragebook

No score
No answers yet
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Help a Reporter Out (HARO)

Help a Reporter Out (HARO) 10.0
Based on 1 answer
It takes only a few minutes to set up your account. Then, the rest is just checking the push emails, and responding to relevant queries.
Melanie Downey | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Coveragebook

Coveragebook 10.0
Based on 2 answers
Coveragebook is incredibly easy to use--so easy to use that we've never run into any issues that required additional support from the Coveragebook team. In the event that there is an issue, they have a detailed help section on the website with answers to FAQs to assist professionals at every step of the process.
Jess Messenger | TrustRadius Reviewer

Help a Reporter Out (HARO)

Help a Reporter Out (HARO) 1.0
Based on 2 answers
I have never used their support team before, so I cannot judge. I assume it would be fine.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Coveragebook

We used to build coverage reports from scratch in PPT or send coverage links or PDFs of each piece of news to clients. Coveragebook is the first formal media coverage platform that we have used, and it suits all of our needs. It helps us save time, create great-looking reports, and present clients with detailed data about their media coverage.
Jess Messenger | TrustRadius Reviewer

Help a Reporter Out (HARO)

These products I mentioned are a little different because they are used by more mainstream journalists which is a huge advantage. PR Newswire is email-based product similarly to HARO but Cision is a huge database of media contact information which is great if you want to take the initiative to find something on your own. HARO is great because it goes the extra step in connecting both parties based on a common idea. It's similar to PR Newswire but the fact that it's free makes it a great resource for anyone
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Coveragebook

  • It helps us keep track of the ROI of the public relations work we are doing - very positive impact!
Laura Coale | TrustRadius Reviewer

Help a Reporter Out (HARO)

  • A hard thing to measure in terms of actual sales dollars, however, being able to provide fresh content is essential to any brand. When someone mentions they saw the published piece or it grows organically from social media, that is a win.
Lisa Strong | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Coveragebook

General

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

Help a Reporter Out (HARO)

General

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

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