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Likelihood to Recommend

LiquidPlanner

If you have a large project and all of the people working on it are assigned to a particular tactic from idea, to creation, to review, to execution. Putting everything in one tactic and having checklist items that everyone can see is really useful. However, once a tactic or project is marked done, it is hard to find assets and history if you want to build on that tactic for future project work. Personally, I don't like the user experience with the software. It feels clunky and not intuitive.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Upland Kapost

Kapost has potential to be a great asset in small and large orgs. If you're not producing a great deal of content, or coordinating across a large team, there's still tremendous value, but it scales as your org scales because it makes it easier to coordinate and manage large teams and large content archives.
Scott Barker | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Project Management

LiquidPlanner
7.9
Upland Kapost
Task Management
LiquidPlanner
9.0
Upland Kapost
Resource Management
LiquidPlanner
9.9
Upland Kapost
Gantt Charts
LiquidPlanner
7.1
Upland Kapost
Scheduling
LiquidPlanner
8.0
Upland Kapost
Workflow Automation
LiquidPlanner
6.5
Upland Kapost
Team Collaboration
LiquidPlanner
8.0
Upland Kapost
Support for Agile Methodology
LiquidPlanner
9.0
Upland Kapost
Support for Waterfall Methodology
LiquidPlanner
9.0
Upland Kapost
Document Management
LiquidPlanner
9.9
Upland Kapost
Email integration
LiquidPlanner
8.7
Upland Kapost
Mobile Access
LiquidPlanner
3.1
Upland Kapost
Timesheet Tracking
LiquidPlanner
8.0
Upland Kapost
Budget and Expense Management
LiquidPlanner
7.0
Upland Kapost

Content Creation

LiquidPlanner
Upland Kapost
8.7
Ideation
LiquidPlanner
Upland Kapost
8.0
Approval workflows
LiquidPlanner
Upland Kapost
8.9
Content collaboration
LiquidPlanner
Upland Kapost
8.9
Content calendar
LiquidPlanner
Upland Kapost
8.9
Network for content licensing/production
LiquidPlanner
Upland Kapost
9.0

Content Publishing

LiquidPlanner
Upland Kapost
8.2
Content hub
LiquidPlanner
Upland Kapost
8.4
Forms / Gated content
LiquidPlanner
Upland Kapost
7.5
Embedded CTAs
LiquidPlanner
Upland Kapost
7.9
Content distribution
LiquidPlanner
Upland Kapost
9.0
Content promotion
LiquidPlanner
Upland Kapost
8.3
Content automation
LiquidPlanner
Upland Kapost
8.0

Content Reporting & Analytics

LiquidPlanner
Upland Kapost
7.9
Audience profiling and targeting
LiquidPlanner
Upland Kapost
8.0
Closed-loop tracking and reporting
LiquidPlanner
Upland Kapost
8.0
Content performance analytics
LiquidPlanner
Upland Kapost
7.5
Campaign optimization dashboard
LiquidPlanner
Upland Kapost
8.0
Competitive analytics
LiquidPlanner
Upland Kapost
7.9

Pros

LiquidPlanner

  • Priority based planning. Every other planning software we've used relies on dates and therefore needs constant attention. Priority based planning means that the plan is always up to date.
  • Ease of use. LiquidPlanner has a very short learning curve. This is critical to getting team members to use it.
  • Forecasting. LiquidPlanner makes it very easy to run scenarios by simply dragging and dropping projects and reassigning resources.
  • Awesome Support. I get personal responses very fast. Usually within a couple hours. And, they listen and ask for more information.
Robert Tupa | TrustRadius Reviewer

Upland Kapost

  • Filtering: If you make the most out of your custom details and custom fields, you can gain newfound access to materials that may have long been lost in the ether. It's really easy for us, for instance, to see all of our videos at once. Or everything targeting a certain buying stage. Or you can keyword search to see everything on one topic.
  • Workflows: It's really nice to lay out "who sees what when" in a digital way, because everyone involved on an asset can easily see what stage things are at. You can also set deadlines to tasks, which seems a bit more firm than a casual email, because you can visually see how meeting your deadline fits within the whole timeline.
  • Calendars: The calendar feature is nice for us because we have a blog, so we can see when everything is (supposed) to go live. It's easy to see when I, as a copy editor, should be expecting work, so I can align my day accordingly. Way better than the old-fashioned "mental note" system.
Susan Kemp | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

LiquidPlanner

  • The interface is messy and cluttered. The best way to find things and see what you actually want to see is the main Projects view which is also the most cluttered and hardest to maneuver in.
  • Clicking an external link someone posted in a comment or task description doesn't open in a new window by default, so we are constantly having to go back to get to LiquidPlanner again.
  • The way that the interface saves your state globally (rather than per tab instance) means that if you click a link from someone else to a task that's not yours, then it adjusts your filters on the Projects page. Then if you refresh another LiquidPlanner window where you were on the Projects tab, suddenly all of its filters are updated and what you were looking at may no longer be there.
  • It might just be the way that we use the system, but the Home and My Work tabs are fairly useless for us. They typically don't show the tasks we're actually looking for.
Ben McClure | TrustRadius Reviewer

Upland Kapost

  • Social media distribution needs improvement. Specifically a calendar for planned Tweets and a better way to schedule multiple shares of the same content.
  • System performance is somewhat slow.
  • Should be an easier way to make changes, like adding custom fields or publication destinations, to all content types, rather than one at a time.
Amber Newman | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

LiquidPlanner

LiquidPlanner 4.4
Based on 2 answers
We may not renew LiquidPlanner's contract, but only because my company has recently been acquired and we'll be adopting some of the software that they're using to standardize process. LiquidPlanner's development team releases new features pretty often, so it seems like the gaps and inefficiencies are slowly getting smaller/less frequent
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Upland Kapost

Upland Kapost 10.0
Based on 2 answers
We are using some other systems that might have replaced Kapost, but none of them had the workflow functionality we were looking for. So, we're sticking with Kapost for now.
Lenore Brown | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

LiquidPlanner

LiquidPlanner 10.0
Based on 1 answer
Easy to learn and utilize. Can export charts and reports for sharing with colleagues.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Upland Kapost

Upland Kapost 7.0
Based on 1 answer
The calendar view is a great feature and so are the custom views. It is relatively easy to see a clear view of what content the user is responsible for and then the due dates associated to it. The ability to create and update workflows for the team is easy to navigate and keeps us on track.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

LiquidPlanner

LiquidPlanner 9.0
Based on 2 answers
Support is the least impressive part of LiquidPlanner for me. Issues are resolved, but software bugs or suggested improvements are generally blown off or responded to condescendingly. This software updates more frequently than any other software we use, frequently during times we use the product (Saturday mornings). Often the updates result in aesthetic changes that seem pointless when there are bigger updates that would make using the product easier, which should be a higher priority.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Upland Kapost

Upland Kapost 8.5
Based on 2 answers
The reputation of the product matches up to its reputation as one of the leaders in the space. I love that you can share and access content at your fingertips from anywhere. The downside is that it does not have the prettiest interface but you can get over this with its functionality.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

LiquidPlanner

We use Teamwork for managing projects and love it for that, but we stick with LiquidPlanner for the high-level overview of our project workload, as well as for time-tracking (specifically for being able to bill out actuals). Teamwork and LiquidPlanner each have their merits; we find the combination of both tools to be right for our needs.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Upland Kapost

Workfront has a lot of great features, but Kapost was the right tool for what we needed at the time. With a team of our size, we had to make sure we weren't biting off more than we could chew and the project never got off the ground. We had to be thoughtful with how we rolled it out.
Jim MacLeod | TrustRadius Reviewer

Scalability

LiquidPlanner

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Upland Kapost

Upland Kapost 8.0
Based on 1 answer
It's easy to expand across an organization and the software is continuously being improved with new features rolled out to all users
Amanda Joshi | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

LiquidPlanner

  • LiquidPlanner really forces you to map out your workflow. For me, honing into a template that I can later adjust as needed has been huge, as there is less time at the beginning of a project trying to assign and figure out what needs to happen when usually it never changes.
  • Communication between employees, especially ones not immediately available in the office has been very welcomed. It helps having conversations documented in a public, logical place that is easy to find and refer to as the project continues.
  • Our productivity has definitely skyrocketed as we've really gotten a feel and committed to using LiquidPlanner daily. As we move forward, we continually try to add more and more ways for us to use the service.
Clay J. Seal | TrustRadius Reviewer

Upland Kapost

  • It allows us all to compare other email campaigns to each other. We are also able to get almost instant results.
  • By having a working one system - we all can expect the same quality newsletters versus using an outside designer.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

LiquidPlanner

General

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

LiquidPlanner Editions & Modules

Edition
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EnterpriseCONTACT US1
  1. 5-user minimum
Additional Pricing Details

Upland Kapost

General

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

Upland Kapost Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

LiquidPlanner
6.4
Upland Kapost
7.9

Likelihood to Renew

LiquidPlanner
4.4
Upland Kapost
10.0

Usability

LiquidPlanner
10.0
Upland Kapost
7.0

Support Rating

LiquidPlanner
9.0
Upland Kapost
8.5

Scalability

LiquidPlanner
Upland Kapost
8.0

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