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Score 8.5 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Curata

I liked Curata, but it depends on the use case of how it will be used as to how effective it is for someone. If you are trying to curate content it works great. Had I not been so put off by the issue mentioned earlier I would have given more effort to learn the CMS, so I am not sure how effective it really is.
Shane Adair | TrustRadius Reviewer

OnSemble

OnSemble is solving a lot of problems that our organization had prior to its implementation:
  • We can track communication readership.
  • We can engage with our fellow teammates through chats and recognition.
  • We have a central location for all job-related links.
  • We are just now delving into adding departmental pages so folks can communicate within their teams.
I'm not sure of a scenario where OnSemble wouldn't be appropriate - if you have a company that needs to centralize communication, documentation, and share ideas, it's an excellent choice.
Andrea Manseau | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Content Publishing

Curata
7.5
OnSemble
Content hub
Curata
7.0
OnSemble
Content distribution
Curata
8.0
OnSemble

Content Reporting & Analytics

Curata
8.5
OnSemble
Closed-loop tracking and reporting
Curata
8.0
OnSemble
Content performance analytics
Curata
9.0
OnSemble

Pros

Curata

  • Curata is great at curating in content that is relevant to our audience. It is easy to add many different sources to the feed from all around the web and we've really seen Curata "learn" what we see as the most relevant.
  • The microsite we got as part of our Curata subscription is really fantastic. It's very customizable and we've been able to really craft it to suit our needs. There are so many different options available and our Curata rep has been really great with helping us cater each piece to our vision while making helpful suggestions along the way in terms of best practices. Plus, the word processor for publishing blog posts is so easy to use and I've had no issues with it so far unlike many other CMS platforms I've worked with. The Curata microsite is actually going to be replacing our current blog very soon - we love it that much!
  • I've had a great experience with customer service from Curata. Our rep is responsive and helpful and really good about not just answering our concerns but also providing feedback on our processes and giving advice for how we can improve.
  • Search capabilities within the curated content feed are fabulous. This is one area where I found other solutions to be lacking when we were going through the sales process, but Curata really succeeds here. It's extremely easy to find exactly what you're looking for in your content feed.
Allison Davis | TrustRadius Reviewer

OnSemble

  • Ease of Use - with limited html or design experience, I was able to pick up building and updating in our OnSemble portal with minimal struggles.
  • Customer Service and Support - Passageways employees are hands down the best, always willing to take extra time to dig in, troubleshoot, and resolve any issues in an extremely timely manner. They are always pleasant and super helpful.
  • Customization - the available site of modules offered allow for a "site" that is suited for the differing needs of each business OnSemble is being used by. From calendars, to document repository, to creating content pages for staff, the possibilities for customization are almost limitless.
Audra Williams | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Curata

  • For me the product worked great for what I needed it for, I no longer needed it and was a few days past their renewal date (you have to cancel either 60 or 90 days before the end date of the contract) and they would not work with me. They took the stance of, "Too bad, so sad." They offered me their CMS along with their CCS for this last year, but we never fully used it and was turned off by the lack of customer service initially in this situation...especially after it was a matter of around 10 days or so that I was late.
  • Having to keep reconnecting LinkedIn would throw me off at times.
  • Sometimes the article I was trying to post to WordPress would get hung up and I would need to get a hold of support to help clear the system.
Shane Adair | TrustRadius Reviewer

OnSemble

  • Add additional templates for customization.
  • Webinars on how other companies use this software.
  • Ongoing best practices on how to use the software.
Melissa Crum | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Curata

Curata 10.0
Based on 1 answer
For all of the features we loved when we signed on like the microsite and search capabilities and also their customer service, we will very likely renew with Curata. We also really like the evolution we have seen of the solution, just recently a new integration with Marketo (also a vendor of ours) was announced which will be very beneficial to us in optimizing our email newsletters
Allison Davis | TrustRadius Reviewer

OnSemble

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Usability

Curata

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

OnSemble

OnSemble 8.5
Based on 2 answers
As a user: it's pretty intuitive and the only thing holding a user back from getting everything out of it is a lack of curiosity. As an admin: it's not super intuitive. The training and the setup process are crucial to be able to use and maintain the portal, and we still sometimes have questions.
Andrea Manseau | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Curata

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

OnSemble

OnSemble 7.5
Based on 2 answers
Top notch support center staff, extremely knowledgeable, and quick to respond. They do not play around. if the tech you reach doesn't know how to fix it, they escalate the ticket quickly. typically, issues are resolved same day. they also offer an extraordinary digital library of product guides, how to videos, and deep dives into modules that provide near step by step instructions in terms even novices and understand and follow.
Audra Williams | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Curata

We closely considered Rallyverse before deciding on Curata. Rallyverse had superior social sharing capabilities, but Curata's microsite and email newsletter features plus the infinite content source and feed search capabilities far outweighed what Rallyverse has to offer at this time. We are very happy with our decision
Allison Davis | TrustRadius Reviewer

OnSemble

The software is easy to use, customizable, and intuitive to its users
Melissa Crum | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Curata

  • I would say neutral for us, but more so because of how we were using it and it being a stop-gap fix for us.
Shane Adair | TrustRadius Reviewer

OnSemble

  • Streamlined documentation - positive impact.
  • Convenient calendar and access to timeclock - positive impact.
  • Hub for staff to gather everything they may need to successfully assist our members - positive impact.
Audra Williams | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

Curata

General

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

Curata Editions & Modules

Edition
Curata Software$6991
  1. per Instance (no seat limits)
Additional Pricing Details
We have 2 solutions: - Curata CCS content curation software - Curata CMP content marketing platform (e.g., editorial calendar, analytics engine)

OnSemble

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
Optional

OnSemble Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

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