Khoros Marketing vs. NewzSocial

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Khoros Marketing
Score 7.9 out of 10
Enterprise companies (1,001+ employees)
Khoros (Formerly Spredfast + Lithium) is a social media management platform. Key features include: Plan and Organize Social Campaigns, Manage Real-Time Engagement, and Learn and Prove Social ImpactN/A
NewzSocial
Score 6.0 out of 10
N/A
Newzsocial is an enterprise-level social media marketing platform.N/A
Pricing
Khoros MarketingNewzSocial
Editions & Modules
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
Khoros MarketingNewzSocial
Free Trial
NoNo
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
YesNo
Entry-level Setup FeeOptionalNo setup fee
Additional Details
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Community Pulse
Khoros MarketingNewzSocial
Top Pros
Top Cons

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Features
Khoros MarketingNewzSocial
Listening/monitoring
Comparison of Listening/monitoring features of Product A and Product B
Khoros Marketing
6.4
117 Ratings
17% below category average
NewzSocial
-
Ratings
Boolean keyword searches7.290 Ratings00 Ratings
Filtering out noise/spam5.999 Ratings00 Ratings
Sentiment analysis6.889 Ratings00 Ratings
Broad channel coverage5.7111 Ratings00 Ratings
Publishing
Comparison of Publishing features of Product A and Product B
Khoros Marketing
7.3
148 Ratings
9% below category average
NewzSocial
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Content planning and scheduling8.4146 Ratings00 Ratings
Audience targeting7.2112 Ratings00 Ratings
Content optimization5.05 Ratings00 Ratings
Workflow management8.4130 Ratings00 Ratings
Engagement
Comparison of Engagement features of Product A and Product B
Khoros Marketing
7.5
113 Ratings
7% below category average
NewzSocial
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Automated routing and prioritization7.390 Ratings00 Ratings
Customer interaction histories7.7103 Ratings00 Ratings
Bulk actions7.594 Ratings00 Ratings
Marketing
Comparison of Marketing features of Product A and Product B
Khoros Marketing
7.0
103 Ratings
9% below category average
NewzSocial
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Lead generation6.747 Ratings00 Ratings
Content marketing6.586 Ratings00 Ratings
Paid media management7.12 Ratings00 Ratings
Campaigns and promotions7.790 Ratings00 Ratings
Channel coverage/integration
Comparison of Channel coverage/integration features of Product A and Product B
Khoros Marketing
7.6
147 Ratings
11% below category average
NewzSocial
-
Ratings
Twitter7.7138 Ratings00 Ratings
Facebook7.9143 Ratings00 Ratings
LinkedIn7.5105 Ratings00 Ratings
Google+9.018 Ratings00 Ratings
Instagram7.4132 Ratings00 Ratings
Pinterest6.246 Ratings00 Ratings
YouTube7.533 Ratings00 Ratings
Reporting/analytics
Comparison of Reporting/analytics features of Product A and Product B
Khoros Marketing
7.1
131 Ratings
10% below category average
NewzSocial
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Campaign success analytics8.0121 Ratings00 Ratings
Real-time tracking6.5120 Ratings00 Ratings
Competitor analysis6.777 Ratings00 Ratings
Account management
Comparison of Account management features of Product A and Product B
Khoros Marketing
6.1
136 Ratings
28% below category average
NewzSocial
-
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Role-based user permissions & privileges6.4132 Ratings00 Ratings
Mobile access5.7112 Ratings00 Ratings
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Khoros MarketingNewzSocial
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User Ratings
Khoros MarketingNewzSocial
Likelihood to Recommend
8.0
(184 ratings)
6.0
(1 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
8.9
(34 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Usability
8.9
(29 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Availability
9.7
(11 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Performance
8.0
(8 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Support Rating
8.0
(31 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
In-Person Training
8.9
(7 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Online Training
6.0
(7 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Implementation Rating
7.7
(24 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Ease of integration
5.4
(4 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Product Scalability
7.3
(122 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
User Testimonials
Khoros MarketingNewzSocial
Likelihood to Recommend
Khoros (Formerly Spredfast + Lithium)
The best it could be used for is running campaigns. Be it a product launch or be it any new event that you are hosting. If you need to quickly grab attention, then this might be your choice. Also the report given after the campaign is a good insight for improving your next campaign.
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Newzstand Corp
If you're operating a social media campaign across several platforms (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc) This can really help, because it streamlines everything. Everybody is on the same page, and it tailors your organization to each user, so it's pretty easy to navigate once you have your footing. Really helps our social media manager out.
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Pros
Khoros (Formerly Spredfast + Lithium)
  • Reporting is great - easy to create bespoke dashboards for multiple ways to view the data and trends in platform
  • Onboarding and training - a good repository of knowledge articles for users to access on most aspects of the platform for self-learning
  • The user-friendly and intuitive interface allows any user to quickly assimilate how to use the platform.
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Newzstand Corp
  • It's super clean and easy to use. From a client perspective, they like it because they can create their own news topics and share it with their internal audiences
  • The newest update lets you look at channels from other countries to see what current trends are globally
  • With the latest release, you can also post to LinkedIn and to groups on LinkedIn and Facebook – which makes it super easy for sharing content.
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Cons
Khoros (Formerly Spredfast + Lithium)
  • Look and feel of the interface could use a refresh as it's not very exciting to use
  • Improve analytics features and accuracy
  • Facilitate bulk actions
  • Better alerts/visibility of collaborative actions and assigned tasks
  • Clearer communication around new feature releases and announcements
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Newzstand Corp
  • It's a saturated market – there's a lot of programs like these, so while it's fun and easy to use, there's a lot of other apps like this. They'll need to innovate if they really want to stand out
  • Their website isn't exactly trustworthy – this is a weird complaint, but the site loads strange and doesn't look...legitimate, I guess. It's a hard sell with some people.
  • Loading is sometimes an issue – sometimes it's slower than others.
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Likelihood to Renew
Khoros (Formerly Spredfast + Lithium)
There is no product like Khoros. Our company lives and dies by the analytics, and to date, we have not seen a more comprehensive analytics structure for any social media management tool. Khoros support is also fantastic, responding and resolving any and all questions, ideas, or complaints, usually in 24 hours.
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Newzstand Corp
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Usability
Khoros (Formerly Spredfast + Lithium)
Khoros Marketing is very user-friendly and easy to navigate. The calendar visibility is the view I use most so I can see all posts going out on all of our channels. It allows us to time posts in a proper cadence so we don't overlap with other pressing content.
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Newzstand Corp
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Reliability and Availability
Khoros (Formerly Spredfast + Lithium)
• We still experience a bit of downtime and slowness here but things have drastically improved in the last year with their feature updates and reconfigured hosting.
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Newzstand Corp
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Performance
Khoros (Formerly Spredfast + Lithium)
Khoros has greatly improved the performance of its SaaS products in the last 5 years. Their applications, including Conversations, Intelligence, and Experiences, all load quickly with real-time data. This performance is critical to provide meaningful, social customer support, and marketing. The performance maintains integrity even when you deploy powerful integrations like Salesforce Customer Relationship Manager.
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Newzstand Corp
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Support Rating
Khoros (Formerly Spredfast + Lithium)
Overall, support does a great job and is timely in their responses and efforts. We have had to contact support many times due to the Capture app. Some tickets have remained open for months, while others get resolved quickly. I understand this is not always up to support and they often have to wait for their engineering team to fix issues that we identified, but it's difficult to deal with issues that are affecting our workflow, especially for extended amounts of time.
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Newzstand Corp
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In-Person Training
Khoros (Formerly Spredfast + Lithium)
• As a very early customer, we did not undergo formal training but worked closely with the team to get the system set up to do what we wanted. However, online training resources are now available with many blog posts / video lessons and tutorials.
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Newzstand Corp
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Online Training
Khoros (Formerly Spredfast + Lithium)
it is important to note that my perspective is not necessarily common - I'm a geek/nerd/poweruser in general, so I found the online resources to be more than adequate (and often very aesthetically pleasing, too). That said, a less "geeky" person might struggle a bit.
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Newzstand Corp
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Implementation Rating
Khoros (Formerly Spredfast + Lithium)
The implementation team from Khoros were great - they worked hard to understand our somewhat complex organization, and were with us all the way through face to face meetings, user training, and technical training. We had a clearly defined account manager and implementation manager, who worked really effectively together and with us.
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Newzstand Corp
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Alternatives Considered
Khoros (Formerly Spredfast + Lithium)
On some accounts that I am on, I use Asana in place of Khoros marketing but I much prefer Khoros Marketing. I prefer Khoros Marketing over Asana because I can post directly (and schedule posts) on Khoros but not on Asana. Also, I can moderate directly on Khoros but not Asana
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Newzstand Corp
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Scalability
Khoros (Formerly Spredfast + Lithium)
Khoros seems to struggle a little past a certain level of scale. More than 30 separate per day makes it difficult to view all content in the weekly calendar view, which is frustrating and could cause issues. However, the ability to schedule one post across multiple channels is hugely valuable and cuts down on a lot of duplicative work.
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Newzstand Corp
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Return on Investment
Khoros (Formerly Spredfast + Lithium)
  • Negatively impacted relationship with Khoros as they're notoriously difficult to engage with or able to produce viable results from our feedback.
  • Negatively impacted KPI reporting, as metrics were inaccurate for six months.
  • Negatively impacted resource management, as there've been so many restrictions with this platform that simple, day-to-day tasks take so much longer.
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Newzstand Corp
  • Keeps our clients happy – this is first and foremost. They can see the effectiveness of their campaigns
  • Helps us analyze our clicks – we can tell where our users are going, what they react to, and what they're looking at most
  • Streamlines our workload – it makes the whole process much faster, so we can worry about other things and tackle other projects.
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