Compare Hootsuite vs Meltwater

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comparison of Hootsuite vs. Meltwater
based on data from user reviews. Hootsuite rates 4.1/5 stars with 2,796 reviews. Meltwater rates 3.7/5 stars with 644 reviews. Each product's score is calculated by real-time data from verified user reviews.

Pricing

 
Team
$99*
/month
 
Professional
$19*
/ month
 
Business
$499**
/month
 
Enterprise
Contact for Pricing
 
Free Trial
Free Trial Unavailable
Hootsuite
Team
$99*/month
Professional
$19*/ month
Business
$499**/month
Enterprise
Contact for Pricing
Free Trial
Meltwater
Free Trial Unavailable

Ratings

Meets Requirements
Meets Requirements
8.3
7.6
Ease of Use
Ease of Use
8.3
7.5
Ease of Setup
Ease of Setup
8.3
7.4
Ease of Admin
Ease of Admin
8.4
7.9
Quality of Support
Quality of Support
7.9
8.1
Ease of Doing Business With
Ease of Doing Business With
8.3
7.8
Product Direction (% positive)
Product Direction (% positive)
7.3
7.1
Meets Requirements
Hootsuite
8.3
Meltwater
7.6
Ease of Use
Hootsuite
8.3
Meltwater
7.5
Ease of Setup
Hootsuite
8.3
Meltwater
7.4
Ease of Admin
Hootsuite
8.4
Meltwater
7.9
Quality of Support
Hootsuite
7.9
Meltwater
8.1
Ease of Doing Business With
Hootsuite
8.3
Meltwater
7.8
Product Direction (% positive)
Hootsuite
7.3
Meltwater
7.1

Features

Social Media Monitoring
Social Measurement
Hootsuite
7.9
Meltwater
7.9
Sentiment Scoring
Hootsuite
7.4
Meltwater
6.6
Influencer Identification
Hootsuite
7.2
Meltwater
7.6
Social Reporting
Hootsuite
7.8
Meltwater
8.0
Social Listening
Hootsuite
8.3
Meltwater
8.3

Reviewers' Company Size

Small-Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
59.9%
41.1%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
27.3%
38.1%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
12.8%
20.8%
Hootsuite
Small-Business
59.9%
Mid-Market
27.3%
Enterprise
12.8%
Meltwater
Small-Business
41.1%
Mid-Market
38.1%
Enterprise
20.8%

Reviewers' Industry

 
Marketing and Advertising
16.9%
Public Relations and Communications
18.2%
 
Non-Profit Organization Management
5.5%
Higher Education
8.7%
 
Higher Education
5.1%
Non-Profit Organization Management
8.4%
 
Computer Software
5.1%
Marketing and Advertising
7.5%
 
Public Relations and Communications
4.7%
Education Management
3.4%
 
Other
62.8%
Other
53.8%
Hootsuite
Marketing and Advertising
16.9%
Non-Profit Organization Management
5.5%
Higher Education
5.1%
Computer Software
5.1%
Public Relations and Communications
4.7%
Other
62.8%
Meltwater
Public Relations and Communications
18.2%
Higher Education
8.7%
Non-Profit Organization Management
8.4%
Marketing and Advertising
7.5%
Education Management
3.4%
Other
53.8%

Reviews

Most Helpful Favorable Review
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Kristin H.
User in Higher Education

Hootsuite lets you control your Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Google+, Foursquare, and more all from one dashboard. You can schedule posts, collaborate with team members by assigning messages to people, and you can run reports of your social media, all for...

GC
User in Computer Software

For a technology start-up company that really needs to get in front of the media, especially tech bloggers, Meltwater's media contacts database is a huge asset! Some publisher and blog sites do not list reporter email addresses. With Meltwater News, you...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Most Helpful Critical Review
GI
User in Insurance

I didn't like the analytics portion of HootSuite. Although it was somewhat easy to figure out, I wasn't getting the results that I was hoping for. Some of the "Streams" are limited in variety. I thought I was going to be able to monitor a lot more.

Edward M. Y.
User in Computer Software

Meltwater as a service platform isn't bad. I subscribed to Meltwater News for a full year at about $3,000. This gave me access to their media database which was relatively accurate. Some records were either out of date or not listed at all. But that wasn't...

 
Hootsuite
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Kristin H.
User in Higher Education

Hootsuite lets you control your Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Google+, Foursquare, and more all from one dashboard. You can schedule posts, collaborate with team members by assigning messages to people, and you can run reports of your social media, all for...

Most Helpful Critical Review
GI
User in Insurance

I didn't like the analytics portion of HootSuite. Although it was somewhat easy to figure out, I wasn't getting the results that I was hoping for. Some of the "Streams" are limited in variety. I thought I was going to be able to monitor a lot more.

Meltwater
Most Helpful Favorable Review
GC
User in Computer Software

For a technology start-up company that really needs to get in front of the media, especially tech bloggers, Meltwater's media contacts database is a huge asset! Some publisher and blog sites do not list reporter email addresses. With Meltwater News, you...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Edward M. Y.
User in Computer Software

Meltwater as a service platform isn't bad. I subscribed to Meltwater News for a full year at about $3,000. This gave me access to their media database which was relatively accurate. Some records were either out of date or not listed at all. But that wasn't...

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Videos

 

Hootsuite is the world's most widely used social media management platform, designed for organizations to execute social media strategies across multiple social media networks, including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Linkedin, Pinterest and YouTube.

Teams can collaborate within a secure environment across all devices and departments to manage social media profiles, engage with customers, and generate revenue. Scaleable content management features allow different business units to coordinate and amplify messaging. Comprehensive analytics capture social data, providing executives with actionable insights for business decisions.

The ROI of social media rests with the people who use it. Empower your people with the best tools, the best intelligence and the best security to effectively harness the social web. Learn more about Hootsuite for your business at hootsuite.com.

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Hootsuite is the world's most widely used social media management platform, designed for organizations to execute social media strategies across multiple social media networks, including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Linkedin, Pinterest and YouTube.

Teams can collaborate within a secure environment across all devices and departments to manage social media profiles, engage with customers, and generate revenue. Scaleable content management features allow different business units to coordinate and amplify messaging. Comprehensive analytics capture social data, providing executives with actionable insights for business decisions.

The ROI of social media rests with the people who use it. Empower your people with the best tools, the best intelligence and the best security to effectively harness the social web. Learn more about Hootsuite for your business at hootsuite.com.

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