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Score 7.7 out of 100
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Likelihood to Recommend

NewsCred

Well-suited to large company blogs, like our company, a global SaaS. We have various blogs, in various languages, that use NewsCred to update to all our respective blogs. It's a great way to silo our different blog content, but also to peep at each other's content to repost to respective blogs. NewsCred is awesome in this context, but wouldn't be as useful to a one-person shop that only publishes original brand content. The platform is also great for organizations that need to supplement content with freelance writers and syndicated posts.
Mai Le | TrustRadius Reviewer

Percolate

It is absolutely phenomenal for global social management. If you are wanting to provide a center hub for oversight that can assist other markets with content, approvals and idea generation, then Percolate excels in that area. Overall, it is also a very cost efficient tool given other competitors in the category.The platform is also well-built to suit an "all-in-one" workflow solution. With lean teams, Percolate can be the single go-to tool you need for planning, publishing and reporting. The built-in asset editor and approval process really takes the burden off juggling lots of different types of software and/or email.
Olin Graczyk | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Content Creation

NewsCred
7.2
Percolate
8.7
Ideation
NewsCred
5.5
Percolate
9.2
Approval workflows
NewsCred
6.8
Percolate
7.9
Content collaboration
NewsCred
9.7
Percolate
9.3
Content calendar
NewsCred
7.8
Percolate
8.2
Network for content licensing/production
NewsCred
6.0
Percolate
9.0

Content Publishing

NewsCred
6.7
Percolate
8.6
Content hub
NewsCred
6.4
Percolate
7.4
Forms / Gated content
NewsCred
3.0
Percolate
Embedded CTAs
NewsCred
8.0
Percolate
Content distribution
NewsCred
9.7
Percolate
9.7
Content promotion
NewsCred
7.5
Percolate
9.3
Content automation
NewsCred
5.7
Percolate
7.9

Content Reporting & Analytics

NewsCred
6.3
Percolate
7.9
Audience profiling and targeting
NewsCred
8.2
Percolate
Closed-loop tracking and reporting
NewsCred
5.7
Percolate
9.0
Content performance analytics
NewsCred
6.9
Percolate
6.8
Campaign optimization dashboard
NewsCred
5.3
Percolate
Competitive analytics
NewsCred
5.5
Percolate

Pros

NewsCred

  • The UI is intuitive and easy for users to navigate, and also easy for me to manage.
  • NewsCred constantly rolls out great new features that solve user pain, like Track Changes, Version History and automated suggestions for posts to create and boost based on their performance.
  • Support is very helpful when anything goes wrong, and the account reps are very proactive in gathering feedback about needed features.
Tommy Stubblefield | TrustRadius Reviewer

Percolate

  • The Percolate Brew feature has a human powered "learning" tool that learns about the kind of content our brand publishes. Using that, it provides tips and sources for new content. Each morning, we receive a list of content from around the world that is relevant to our brand and worth sharing with our own audience.
  • The ability to create one piece of content, and then customize it for our various channels is a real time saver. We can write an article, then easily create a shorter version for Twitter, or a more B2B focussed piece for LinkedIn.
  • Percolate helps our content creators decide when to post content - its posting schedule tool makes sure you don't overpost, but can also intelligently decide on a better time to post something based off past results.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

NewsCred

  • Too basic
  • Limited functionality
  • Unorganized
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Percolate

  • Data is a mess. So unreliable. Takes so much time to create a concrete report.
  • There is no ability to export anything. No calendar PDFs, no data Excel sheets, nothing.
  • No paid management functionality.
  • Hated their listening tool abilities relative to other tools I've used.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

NewsCred

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Percolate

Percolate 10.0
Based on 2 answers
Percolate is a great tool for us, because we need the approval process workflows. The training was great when we first signed on, and the interface is very user friendly. We have trained our interns to use it as well with no issues. It makes keeping up with our content calendar a breeze and we can easily see what posts have been approved and which ones are still pending at a quick glance
Ashlee Taylor, MBA | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support

NewsCred

NewsCred 8.0
Based on 1 answer
The NewsCred team is very responsive and helpful with any technical issues.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Percolate

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Implementation

NewsCred

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Percolate

Percolate 9.0
Based on 1 answer
Rarely has a company shown this much support during implementation. This almost got to the point where it was too much hand holding. Sometimes, social teams just want the keys to the car so they can drive it themselves instead of waiting on someone to drive along with them...
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

NewsCred

NewsCred competes with Contently for content management and syndicated content/freelance writers. The interface for NewsCred is much prettier than Contently and they have a more robust platform for all things content marketing. I haven't delved much further into NewsCred competitors.
Mai Le | TrustRadius Reviewer

Percolate

Percolate and Falcon have many similarities and provide many of the same features, however Percolate felt a bit more robust than Falcon, although it does come with a higher price tag to match. Both platforms are excellent for content approval workflows, content scheduling, and community management. Percolate offers additional features such as an Asset Management Library and a section for creative briefs and collaboration with internal teams.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

NewsCred

  • The analytics enables us to much more quickly and accurately determine which of our content is producing high levels of engagement.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Percolate

  • Percolate has made it much easier to communicate between teams and has provided a return on investment in that area in particular.
  • Percolate also helps save time because you are able to schedule social media posts across channels easily.
  • It has also been an easy way to work with remote team members, which is very helpful.
Nancy Ryerson | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

NewsCred

General

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

Percolate

General

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

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

NewsCred
7.8
Percolate
6.7

Likelihood to Renew

NewsCred
Percolate
10.0

Support

NewsCred
8.0
Percolate

Implementation

NewsCred
Percolate
9.0

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