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Buffer vs Hootsuite

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Overview

Summary

Buffer is an effective tool to manage more than one social media accounts through a single dashboard. You can also create posts and schedule them for future uploads. The feature of auto publishing helps to publish content as and when relevant. One added feature of Buffer helps you to create a queue of posts and uploads them according to the schedule set by you. Buffer converts the number of likes, shares, comments tweets and other reactions of your post into numerical value which helps you to measure your post’s popularity on different social media platforms. Buffer also provides free trial which allows you to judge whether all your needs are being fulfilled or not. ..read more

Hootsuite is a popular social media management software that comes attractively stuffed with an array of collaboration features as well. The software contains collaboration features group calendars, cooperative writing, synchronous editing, content management, contact management, project management, task management etc. It includes other useful software features also like reputation management features, social media marketing features and social media monitoring features. Hootsuite supports multi-user collaboration. With this software, users can easily share engagement streams with your team. Users can better control multiple communication channels with this highly collaborative platform. ..read more

Features

Analytics (Social Media)

Auto Publishing

Brand Tracking

Content Management

Customer Engagement

Multi-Account Management

Multi-User Collaboration

Posts Scheduling

Social Media Monitoring

TECHNICAL DETAILS

Access Monitoring

24/7 (Live rep)

Business Hours

Online

Contact Number/Address

San Francisco, CA

Vancouver, Canada - V5T 1R6

API

N/A

Deployment

SaaS/Web/Cloud

Mobile - Android

Mobile - iOS

Mobile - Windows

Mobile - BlackBerry

Installed - Windows

Installed - Mac

Customers

Individuals

Freelancers

Large Enterprises

Medium Business

Small Business

Pricing

Pricing Model

Free Trial

Freemium

One-time license

Open-source

Subscription

Quotation Based

Plans

Starter Plans Free

Free Forever.

  • Social accounts: 3 Total
  • Additional team members: 0
  • Scheduled posts per social account: 10
  • Social networks: Twitter,Facebook,Linkedln,Google Plus,Instagram
  • Browser extension
  • Mobile apps: iOS Android
  • Pablo: Image creator
  • Video and GIF: Uploader
  • Link shortening and tracking


Starter Plans Pro
$15 /Month

Start Trial: 7 Days for Starter Plans Pro

  • Social accounts: 8 Total
  • Additional team members: 0
  • Scheduled posts per social account: 10
  • Social networks: Twitter,Facebook,Linkedln,Google Plus,Instagram,Pinterest
  • Inlcudes Features of Starter Plans Free Plus
  • RSS feed
  • Calendar
  • Social analytics
Business Plans Small
$99 /User/Month

Start Trial: 14 Days for Small Business Plan

  • Social accounts: 25 Total
  • Additional team members: 5
  • Scheduled posts per social account: 2000
  • Social networks: Twitter,Facebook,Linkedln,Google Plus,Instagram,Pinterest
  • Includes all the Features of Starter Plans Pro Plus
  • Advanced social analytics
Business Plan Medium
$199 /User/Month

Start Trial: 14 Days for Medium Business Plan

  • Social accounts: 50 Total
  • Additional team members: 10
  • Scheduled posts per social account: 2000
  • Social networks: Twitter,Facebook,Linkedln,Google Plus,Instagram,Pinterest
  • Includes all the Features of Business Plans Small Plans
Business Plans Large
$399 /User/Month

Start Trial: 14 Days for Large Business Plan

  • Social accounts: 150 Total
  • Additional team members:25
  • Scheduled posts per social account: 2000
  • Social networks: Twitter,Facebook,Linkedln,Google Plus,Instagram,Pinterest
  • Includes all the Features of Business Plans Medium Plans
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Free
Free

Features

  • 3 social profiles
  • 30 scheduled messages
  • 1 User
  • 2 RSS feed integrations
  • $100 of Boost ad spend
  • Online help center
Professional
$29 /Month

$29 per Month billed Annually

Features

  • 10 social profiles
  • Unlimited scheduling
  • 1 user
  • Includes features of Free plan, plus
  • Automated post scheduling
  • Key performance metrics
  • Ad spend limit of $500 per Month to boost posts
Team
$129 /Month

Features

  • 20 social profiles
  • Unlimited scheduling
  • 3 users
  • Includes features of Professional plan, plus
  • Custom analytics reports
  • Team assignments
  • Exportable reports
  • Ad spend limit of $2000 per Month to boost posts
Business
$599 /Month

Features

  • 35 social profiles
  • Unlimited scheduling
  • 5 users (upto 10)
  • Includes features of Team plan, plus
  • Flexible approval workflows
  • 1 hour of 1-on-1 onboarding
  • 5 social media certifications
  • 24/7 support
  • Ad spend limit of $5000 per Month to boost posts
Enterprise
Custom

Hootsuite Software offers Enterprise pricing plan on basis of request.

Contact the vendor to get the latest pricing details.

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SCREENSHOTS

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INTEGRATIONS

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