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Echobox

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Score 9 out of 100

Sprout Social

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Score 8.5 out of 100

Feature Set Ratings

    Listening/monitoring

    Echobox

    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

    Echobox

    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

    Echobox

    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

    Echobox

    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

    Echobox

    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

    Echobox

    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
    9.2
    92%
    53 Ratings

    Competitor analysis

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.5
    85%
    45 Ratings

    Account management

    Echobox

    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 3 areas: Likelihood to Recommend, Usability, Support Rating

    Likelihood to Recommend

    9.3

    Echobox

    93%
    49 Ratings
    9.5

    Sprout Social

    95%
    112 Ratings

    Likelihood to Renew

    Echobox

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.0

    Sprout Social

    90%
    62 Ratings

    Usability

    8.6

    Echobox

    86%
    7 Ratings
    9.4

    Sprout Social

    94%
    40 Ratings

    Availability

    Echobox

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.7

    Sprout Social

    77%
    16 Ratings

    Performance

    Echobox

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.0

    Sprout Social

    80%
    14 Ratings

    Support Rating

    8.6

    Echobox

    86%
    19 Ratings
    9.1

    Sprout Social

    91%
    48 Ratings

    Online Training

    Echobox

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.3

    Sprout Social

    73%
    3 Ratings

    Implementation Rating

    Echobox

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    10.0

    Sprout Social

    100%
    21 Ratings

    Likelihood to Recommend

    Echobox

    Echobox works best for publications that release articles such as [newspapers], magazines, etc. If your company relies on content created by a designer, you won't really use Echobox's ability to pull the content from your website and create the posts for you. You can still add your own designs though.
    Nuria Leon Bernardo | 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

    Echobox

    • Echobox automation is invaluable; the fact that it can intelligently automatically schedule articles within seconds of these being published on our website saves us a huge amount of time
    • I find the AI message option particularly useful when rescheduling content. Although it does not always pick out the best quote, most of the time it does a good job and again saves a lot of time
    • Having the option to schedule content immediately as well as in a specific time-slot or day is also very useful
    Anonymous | 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

    Echobox

    • "New share" can only share URL, not caption+url.
    • the AI-[assisted] caption seem to only copy quote, not exactly the most interesting piece[.]
    • Would be great if there's an option that a Facebook post and twitter post can be made as one.
    Akhyari Hananto | 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

    Echobox

    General

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

    Starting Price

    Echobox 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

    Echobox

    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

    Echobox

    Echobox 8.6
    Based on 7 answers
    Echobox is simple, efficient, easy-to-use, and easy to understand. It is one of the simplest tools to help community managers or journalists (in my case) to publish on a corporate page with no hassle and in a quick manner. Such a tool is such a gift and time-saver when every little action counts in a day!
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    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

    Echobox

    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

    Echobox

    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

    Echobox

    Echobox 8.6
    Based on 19 answers
    When there have been problems, they’ve usually been resolved very quickly. Some issues have occurred such as not being able to download images or posts not going out when the service has crashed, but they’re also very open to feedback. The option to download pictures loaded into the feed stories was my suggestion; saving us time creating new images and getting the posts out quickly
    Ross Perkins | 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

    Echobox

    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

    Echobox

    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

    Echobox

    We use the Echobox ranking for sharing and resharing the content at the best moment, plus we can edit the titles and the images before publishing on social networks. With Zapier, for example, we publish the content when the RSS feed was updated. Now we can reach the best moment of the day to share.
    Federico Aikawa | 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

    Echobox

    • Higher click-through rates on articles shared to social.
    • An increased volume of social posts across all pages through automation, leading to more eyes on more articles.
    • Automation has led to more time for other tasks.
    • Digital subscriptions have increased steadily since implementing Echobox.
    Anonymous | 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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