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based on preference data from user reviews. Hootsuite rates 4.1/5 stars with 2,980 reviews. By contrast, Post Planner rates 3.4/5 stars with 29 reviews. Each product's score is calculated with real-time data from verified user reviews, to help you make the best choice between these two options, and decide which one is best for your business needs.
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Hootsuite
(2,980)
4.1 out of 5
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3.4 out of 5
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Hootsuite
Hootsuite
Post Planner
Post Planner
Market Segments
Hootsuite
Hootsuite
Small-Business (60.7% of reviews)
Post Planner
Post Planner
Small-Business (89.3% of reviews)
Entry Level Price
Hootsuite
Hootsuite
$49*/ month
Post Planner
Post Planner
$5 per month (billed annually)

Hootsuite vs Post Planner

When assessing the two solutions, reviewers found Hootsuite easier to use and do business with overall. However, reviewers preferred the ease of set up with Post Planner, along with administration.

  • Reviewers felt that Hootsuite meets the needs of their business better than Post Planner.
  • When comparing quality of ongoing product support, reviewers felt that Hootsuite is the preferred option.
  • For feature updates and roadmaps, our reviewers preferred the direction of Hootsuite over Post Planner.
Categories
Shared Categories
Hootsuite
Hootsuite
Post Planner
Post Planner
Hootsuite and Post Planner are categorized as Social Media Management
Unique Categories
Post Planner
Post Planner has no unique categories
Pricing
Hootsuite
Hootsuite Pricing
Professional
$49*/ month
Team
$129*/month
Business
$599**/month
Enterprise
Contact for Pricing
Free Trial
Post Planner
Post Planner Pricing
$5per month (billed annually)
Free Trial Unavailable
Ratings
Meets Requirements
Hootsuite
Hootsuite
8.3
Responses: 2773
Post Planner
Post Planner
7.4
Responses: 26
Ease of Use
Hootsuite
Hootsuite
8.3
Responses: 2787
Post Planner
Post Planner
7.8
Responses: 24
Ease of Setup
Hootsuite
Hootsuite
8.3
Responses: 1195
Post Planner
Post Planner
9.6
Responses: 9
Ease of Admin
Hootsuite
Hootsuite
8.4
Responses: 1194
Post Planner
Post Planner
8.2
Responses: 11
Quality of Support
Hootsuite
Hootsuite
7.8
Responses: 1971
Post Planner
Post Planner
7.0
Responses: 23
Ease of Doing Business With
Hootsuite
Hootsuite
8.3
Responses: 1015
Post Planner
Post Planner
7.7
Responses: 11
Product Direction (% positive)
Hootsuite
Hootsuite
7.3
Responses: 2766
Post Planner
Post Planner
5.2
Responses: 22
Features
Content Management
Content Calendar
Hootsuite
Hootsuite
8.8
Responses: 99
Post Planner
Post Planner
Not enough data available
Content Library
Hootsuite
Hootsuite
8.4
Responses: 75
Post Planner
Post Planner
Not enough data available
Content Curation
Hootsuite
Hootsuite
8.3
Responses: 84
Post Planner
Post Planner
Not enough data available
Social Management
Social Analytics
Hootsuite
Hootsuite
7.8
Responses: 1740
Post Planner
Post Planner
6.9
Responses: 12
Social Sharing
Hootsuite
Hootsuite
8.8
Responses: 2162
Post Planner
Post Planner
7.6
Responses: 18
Social Campaigns
Hootsuite
Hootsuite
8.4
Responses: 1888
Post Planner
Post Planner
7.3
Responses: 13
Social Engagement
Hootsuite
Hootsuite
8.5
Responses: 2093
Post Planner
Post Planner
7.2
Responses: 18
Social Ads
Hootsuite
Hootsuite
7.4
Responses: 1091
Post Planner
Post Planner
6.5
Responses: 9
Brand Safety
Hootsuite
Hootsuite
8.2
Responses: 1015
Post Planner
Post Planner
Not enough data available
Collaboration
Shared Inbox
Hootsuite
Hootsuite
8.6
Responses: 74
Post Planner
Post Planner
Not enough data available
Approval Workflows
Hootsuite
Hootsuite
8.6
Responses: 62
Post Planner
Post Planner
Not enough data available
Users and Permissions
Hootsuite
Hootsuite
8.8
Responses: 71
Post Planner
Post Planner
Not enough data available
Reviewers' Company Size
Reviewers of both Hootsuite and Post Planner were most often representing companies in the Small-Business segment.
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
Hootsuite
Hootsuite
60.7%
Post Planner
Post Planner
89.3%
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
Hootsuite
Hootsuite
27.4%
Post Planner
Post Planner
10.7%
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
Hootsuite
Hootsuite
11.9%
Post Planner
Post Planner
0%
Reviewers' Industry
Hootsuite
Hootsuite Industry
Marketing and Advertising
17.7%
Non-Profit Organization Management
5.2%
Higher Education
5.0%
Computer Software
4.9%
Public Relations and Communications
4.5%
Other
62.7%
Post Planner
Post Planner Industry
Marketing and Advertising
32.1%
Health, Wellness and Fitness
10.7%
Media Production
7.1%
Writing and Editing
3.6%
Telecommunications
3.6%
Other
42.9%
Reviews
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Hootsuite
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...

Post Planner
Hafiz Akbar L.
Administrator in Marketing and Advertising

content curation engine, the support system (tips and trick, reminder messages)

Most Helpful Critical Review
Hootsuite
Francis P.
User in Computer Software

It could support more social networks. Also Google+ functionality only allows you to post to a page rather than your profile.

Post Planner
Michelle C.
Administrator in Internet

Product usefulness is low, the cost is high, billing policy is unnecessarily unfair at best and unethical at worst.

Discussions
Hootsuite
Hootsuite Discussions
How can I use Hootsuite in Instagram?
3 comments
Marilyn N.
MN
You cannot control Hootsuite inside of Instagram, but if you go to your Hootsuite dashboard, you can add Instagram as a social media account. This article...Read more
I understand using Hootsuite if I am a business with multiple social platforms, but what if I manage multiple clients with multiple platforms?
2 comments
James W.
JW
The Enterprise version of the product is much better for multiple clients....if the cost it too high, they will let you seat share and split the Enterprise...Read more
How to connect Hootsuite to Facebook business page
2 comments
G2
Hootsuite has deep, rich help pages that often include instructional videos. Adding your Facebook page and other social networks can be found...Read more
Post Planner
Post Planner Discussions
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Post Planner has no discussions with answers
Screenshots
Hootsuite
Hootsuite Screenshots
Post Planner
Post Planner Screenshots
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Videos
Hootsuite
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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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