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Score 7.1 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

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

Content Creation

NewsCred
6.9
Upland Kapost
8.8
Ideation
NewsCred
5.1
Upland Kapost
8.0
Approval workflows
NewsCred
6.1
Upland Kapost
9.0
Content collaboration
NewsCred
9.9
Upland Kapost
8.9
Content calendar
NewsCred
8.0
Upland Kapost
8.9
Network for content licensing/production
NewsCred
5.2
Upland Kapost
9.0

Content Publishing

NewsCred
6.5
Upland Kapost
8.2
Content hub
NewsCred
6.1
Upland Kapost
8.4
Forms / Gated content
NewsCred
3.0
Upland Kapost
7.5
Embedded CTAs
NewsCred
8.0
Upland Kapost
7.9
Content distribution
NewsCred
10.0
Upland Kapost
9.0
Content promotion
NewsCred
7.1
Upland Kapost
8.3
Content automation
NewsCred
5.1
Upland Kapost
8.0

Content Reporting & Analytics

NewsCred
5.6
Upland Kapost
7.9
Audience profiling and targeting
NewsCred
8.2
Upland Kapost
8.0
Closed-loop tracking and reporting
NewsCred
5.1
Upland Kapost
8.0
Content performance analytics
NewsCred
6.1
Upland Kapost
7.5
Campaign optimization dashboard
NewsCred
4.2
Upland Kapost
8.0
Competitive analytics
NewsCred
4.3
Upland Kapost
7.9

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

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

NewsCred

  • Too basic
  • Limited functionality
  • Unorganized
Anonymous | 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

NewsCred

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

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

NewsCred

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

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

NewsCred

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

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

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

NewsCred

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

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

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

NewsCred

General

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

Upland Kapost

General

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

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

NewsCred
7.1
Upland Kapost
8.0

Likelihood to Renew

NewsCred
Upland Kapost
10.0

Usability

NewsCred
Upland Kapost
7.0

Support Rating

NewsCred
8.0
Upland Kapost
8.5

Scalability

NewsCred
Upland Kapost
8.0

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