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side-by-side comparison of Hootsuite vs. ShortStack
based on preference data from user reviews. Hootsuite rates 4.1/5 stars with 2,980 reviews. By contrast, ShortStack rates 4.4/5 stars with 78 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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4.1 out of 5
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4.4 out of 5
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Hootsuite
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ShortStack
ShortStack
Market Segments
Hootsuite
Hootsuite
Small-Business (60.7% of reviews)
ShortStack
ShortStack
Small-Business (52.6% of reviews)
Entry Level Price
Hootsuite
Hootsuite
$129*/month
ShortStack
ShortStack
$99 per month

Hootsuite vs ShortStack

When assessing the two solutions, reviewers found Hootsuite easier to use. However, reviewers felt that ShortStack was easier to administer and do business with overall. Finally, reviewers felt that the products are equally easy to set up.

  • Reviewers felt that ShortStack meets the needs of their business better than Hootsuite.
  • When comparing quality of ongoing product support, reviewers felt that ShortStack is the preferred option.
  • For feature updates and roadmaps, our reviewers preferred the direction of ShortStack over Hootsuite.
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Hootsuite
Hootsuite
ShortStack
ShortStack
Hootsuite and ShortStack share no categories
Pricing
Hootsuite
Hootsuite Pricing
Team
$129*/month
Professional
$49*/ month
Business
$599**/month
Enterprise
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Free Trial
ShortStack
ShortStack Pricing
Business
$99per month
Agency
$199per month
Brand
$499per month
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Ratings
Meets Requirements
Hootsuite
Hootsuite
8.3
Responses: 2773
ShortStack
ShortStack
8.7
Responses: 67
Ease of Use
Hootsuite
Hootsuite
8.3
Responses: 2787
ShortStack
ShortStack
8.2
Responses: 67
Ease of Setup
Hootsuite
Hootsuite
8.3
Responses: 1195
ShortStack
ShortStack
8.3
Responses: 45
Ease of Admin
Hootsuite
Hootsuite
8.4
Responses: 1194
ShortStack
ShortStack
8.6
Responses: 45
Quality of Support
Hootsuite
Hootsuite
7.8
Responses: 1971
ShortStack
ShortStack
9.1
Responses: 60
Ease of Doing Business With
Hootsuite
Hootsuite
8.3
Responses: 1015
ShortStack
ShortStack
9.0
Responses: 44
Product Direction (% positive)
Hootsuite
Hootsuite
7.3
Responses: 2766
ShortStack
ShortStack
8.8
Responses: 68
Reviewers' Company Size
Reviewers of both Hootsuite and ShortStack were most often representing companies in the Small-Business segment.
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
Hootsuite
Hootsuite
60.7%
ShortStack
ShortStack
52.6%
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
Hootsuite
Hootsuite
27.4%
ShortStack
ShortStack
30.8%
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
Hootsuite
Hootsuite
11.9%
ShortStack
ShortStack
16.7%
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%
ShortStack
ShortStack Industry
Marketing and Advertising
23.1%
Hospitality
5.1%
Automotive
5.1%
Publishing
3.8%
Media Production
3.8%
Other
59.0%
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...

ShortStack
Robbie B.
User in Music

It's difficult to narrow down what I like about Shortstack. I used it for three or four years and was always very happy with results. I probably ran 20-25 different social media giveaways and contests.

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.

ShortStack
G
User in Consumer Services

The interface is a bit outdated, sometimes it is hard to figure out how exactly something should assembled together from the available building bricks to get the result you need.

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
ShortStack
ShortStack Discussions
Can I use ShortStack for free?
1 comment
Offical Response from ShortStack
Yes! The best way to experience ShortStack is to try it before purchasing. Simply sign up for a free account and start creating unlimited contests,...Read more
Are there discounts for yearly plans?
1 comment
Offical Response from ShortStack
Yes! If you pay for a year in advance you save 55% on the Starter Plan, 42% on the Business Plan, and 20% on the Agency and Brand Plans.Read more
Is my data safe?
1 comment
G2
Definitely. We run ShortStack on one of the most secure, trusted and reliable cloud computing environments available on the planet. An Approved Scanning...Read more
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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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