Compare Meltwater vs TechNews

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comparison of Meltwater vs. TechNews
based on data from user reviews. Meltwater rates 3.7/5 stars with 635 reviews. TechNews rates 4.3/5 stars with 15 reviews. Each product's score is calculated by real-time data from verified user reviews.

Pricing

 
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Meltwater
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TechNews
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Ratings

Meets Requirements
Meets Requirements
7.6
9.0
Ease of Use
Ease of Use
7.5
8.9
Ease of Setup
Ease of Setup
7.4
Not enough data available
Ease of Admin
Ease of Admin
7.8
Not enough data available
Quality of Support
Quality of Support
8.1
8.5
Ease of Doing Business With
Ease of Doing Business With
7.8
Not enough data available
Product Direction (% positive)
Product Direction (% positive)
7.1
6.4
Meets Requirements
Meltwater
7.6
TechNews
9.0
Ease of Use
Meltwater
7.5
TechNews
8.9
Ease of Setup
Meltwater
7.4
TechNews
Not enough data available
Ease of Admin
Meltwater
7.8
TechNews
Not enough data available
Quality of Support
Meltwater
8.1
TechNews
8.5
Ease of Doing Business With
Meltwater
7.8
TechNews
Not enough data available
Product Direction (% positive)
Meltwater
7.1
TechNews
6.4

Features

Database
Media Database
Meltwater
7.7
TechNews
8.1
Contact/Campaign Management
Meltwater
7.9
TechNews
8.1
Newsroom
Meltwater
7.8
TechNews
8.1
Outreach
Media Distribution
Meltwater
8.1
TechNews
9.2
PR Planner
Meltwater
7.6
TechNews
8.3
Social Media Services
Meltwater
7.6
TechNews
9.2
Reporting
Monitoring
Meltwater
8.2
TechNews
8.6
Response Desk
Meltwater
8.0
TechNews
8.0
Impact Measurement
Meltwater
8.1
TechNews
8.0
User Rights/Roles
Version Control
Meltwater
8.0
TechNews
7.2
Team Collaboration
Meltwater
8.2
TechNews
8.1

Reviewers' Company Size

Small-Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
40.9%
46.7%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
38.3%
40.0%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
20.8%
13.3%
Meltwater
Small-Business
40.9%
Mid-Market
38.3%
Enterprise
20.8%
TechNews
Small-Business
46.7%
Mid-Market
40.0%
Enterprise
13.3%

Reviewers' Industry

 
Public Relations and Communications
18.3%
Public Relations and Communications
33.3%
 
Higher Education
8.8%
Information Technology and Services
13.3%
 
Non-Profit Organization Management
8.5%
Think Tanks
6.7%
 
Marketing and Advertising
7.6%
Telecommunications
6.7%
 
Education Management
3.5%
Media Production
6.7%
 
Other
53.3%
Other
33.3%
Meltwater
Public Relations and Communications
18.3%
Higher Education
8.8%
Non-Profit Organization Management
8.5%
Marketing and Advertising
7.6%
Education Management
3.5%
Other
53.3%
TechNews
Public Relations and Communications
33.3%
Information Technology and Services
13.3%
Think Tanks
6.7%
Telecommunications
6.7%
Media Production
6.7%
Other
33.3%

Reviews

Most Helpful Favorable Review
Most Helpful Favorable Review
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...

User in Public Relations and Communications

The clean, no-nonsense interface. It gets me the information I need quickly without distracting design features or hard to find buttons. I also love the focus on tech reporters. Last, it gives you a list of all the publications and articles in one...

Most Helpful Critical Review
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...

Brooke A.
User

The software is quite expensive. Not all firms that can comfortably afford it. It is my opinion that the developer lower the cost of this product.

 
Meltwater
Most Helpful Favorable Review
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...

TechNews
Most Helpful Favorable Review
User in Public Relations and Communications

The clean, no-nonsense interface. It gets me the information I need quickly without distracting design features or hard to find buttons. I also love the focus on tech reporters. Last, it gives you a list of all the publications and articles in one...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Brooke A.
User

The software is quite expensive. Not all firms that can comfortably afford it. It is my opinion that the developer lower the cost of this product.

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