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Likelihood to Recommend

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

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

Percolate
9.0
Upland Kapost
8.6
Ideation
Percolate
9.5
Upland Kapost
8.0
Approval workflows
Percolate
8.2
Upland Kapost
8.6
Content collaboration
Percolate
9.5
Upland Kapost
8.6
Content calendar
Percolate
8.4
Upland Kapost
8.6
Network for content licensing/production
Percolate
9.3
Upland Kapost
9.0

Content Publishing

Percolate
8.8
Upland Kapost
8.1
Content hub
Percolate
7.7
Upland Kapost
8.0
Content distribution
Percolate
9.8
Upland Kapost
9.0
Content promotion
Percolate
9.5
Upland Kapost
8.3
Content automation
Percolate
8.1
Upland Kapost
8.0
Forms / Gated content
Percolate
Upland Kapost
7.7
Embedded CTAs
Percolate
Upland Kapost
7.9

Content Reporting & Analytics

Percolate
8.3
Upland Kapost
7.9
Closed-loop tracking and reporting
Percolate
9.3
Upland Kapost
8.0
Content performance analytics
Percolate
7.2
Upland Kapost
7.7
Audience profiling and targeting
Percolate
Upland Kapost
8.0
Campaign optimization dashboard
Percolate
Upland Kapost
8.0
Competitive analytics
Percolate
Upland Kapost
7.9

Pros

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

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

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

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

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

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

Percolate

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

Percolate

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Upland Kapost

Upland Kapost 8.3
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

Implementation Rating

Percolate

Percolate 9.0
Based on 2 answers
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

Upland Kapost

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Alternatives Considered

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

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

Percolate

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

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

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

Percolate

General

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

Upland Kapost

General

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

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Percolate
7.9
Upland Kapost
7.6

Likelihood to Renew

Percolate
10.0
Upland Kapost
10.0

Usability

Percolate
Upland Kapost
7.0

Support Rating

Percolate
Upland Kapost
8.3

Implementation Rating

Percolate
9.0
Upland Kapost

Scalability

Percolate
Upland Kapost
8.0

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