Compare Simply Measured, YouScan, and HelioSight

Pricing

 
Standard
$500 / 5 topics
per month
 
Pro
$750 / 5 topics
per month
 
Insight
$1500/ 5 topics
per month
 
Ultra
$5000 / 5 topics
per month
 
Free Trial Unavailable
Free Trial
Free Trial Unavailable
Simply Measured
Free Trial Unavailable
YouScan
Standard
$500 / 5 topicsper month
Pro
$750 / 5 topicsper month
Insight
$1500/ 5 topicsper month
Ultra
$5000 / 5 topicsper month
Free Trial
HelioSight
Free Trial Unavailable

Ratings

Meets Requirements
Meets Requirements
8.1
9.6
8.0
Ease of Use
Ease of Use
8.3
9.6
7.7
Ease of Setup
Ease of Setup
8.3
9.7
7.1
Ease of Admin
Ease of Admin
8.6
10.0
7.9
Quality of Support
Quality of Support
8.6
9.6
8.1
Ease of Doing Business With
Ease of Doing Business With
8.8
9.7
8.4
Product Direction (% positive)
Product Direction (% positive)
8.4
8.8
8.6
Meets Requirements
Simply Measured
8.1
YouScan
9.6
HelioSight
8.0
Ease of Use
Simply Measured
8.3
YouScan
9.6
HelioSight
7.7
Ease of Setup
Simply Measured
8.3
YouScan
9.7
HelioSight
7.1
Ease of Admin
Simply Measured
8.6
YouScan
10.0
HelioSight
7.9
Quality of Support
Simply Measured
8.6
YouScan
9.6
HelioSight
8.1
Ease of Doing Business With
Simply Measured
8.8
YouScan
9.7
HelioSight
8.4
Product Direction (% positive)
Simply Measured
8.4
YouScan
8.8
HelioSight
8.6

Features

Reports & Dashboards
Competitor Analysis
Simply Measured
7.5
YouScan
9.2
HelioSight
7.8
Follower Analysis
Simply Measured
8.0
YouScan
9.2
HelioSight
6.7
Content Engagement Analysis
Simply Measured
8.8
YouScan
9.5
HelioSight
6.5
Influencer Identification
Simply Measured
7.3
YouScan
9.3
HelioSight
6.3
Paid Campaign Tracking
Simply Measured
6.7
YouScan
8.5
HelioSight
5.2
Attribution
Simply Measured
7.0
YouScan
Not enough data available
HelioSight
5.6
Report Customizability
Simply Measured
7.9
YouScan
8.5
HelioSight
7.1
Report Exporting
Simply Measured
8.9
YouScan
9.6
HelioSight
7.4
Platform
Internationalization
Simply Measured
7.6
YouScan
9.4
HelioSight
6.7
User, Role, and Access Management
Simply Measured
8.6
YouScan
9.4
HelioSight
8.3
Scalability
Simply Measured
8.6
YouScan
9.7
HelioSight
7.8
Performance and Reliability
Simply Measured
8.6
YouScan
9.5
HelioSight
7.8
API / Integrations
Simply Measured
7.7
YouScan
9.7
HelioSight
6.0

Reviewers' Company Size

Small-Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
32.4%
40.9%
21.5%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
43.2%
36.4%
38.0%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
24.3%
22.7%
40.5%
Simply Measured
Small-Business
32.4%
Mid-Market
43.2%
Enterprise
24.3%
YouScan
Small-Business
40.9%
Mid-Market
36.4%
Enterprise
22.7%
HelioSight
Small-Business
21.5%
Mid-Market
38.0%
Enterprise
40.5%

Reviewers' Industry

 
Marketing and Advertising
34.7%
Marketing and Advertising
13.6%
Marketing and Advertising
43.4%
 
Public Relations and Communications
12.0%
Public Relations and Communications
9.1%
Public Relations and Communications
7.2%
 
Online Media
5.3%
Information Technology and Services
9.1%
Market Research
6.0%
 
Internet
4.0%
Banking
9.1%
Information Technology and Services
3.6%
 
Telecommunications
2.7%
Tobacco
4.5%
Higher Education
3.6%
 
Other
41.3%
Other
54.5%
Other
36.1%
Simply Measured
Marketing and Advertising
34.7%
Public Relations and Communications
12.0%
Online Media
5.3%
Internet
4.0%
Telecommunications
2.7%
Other
41.3%
YouScan
Marketing and Advertising
13.6%
Public Relations and Communications
9.1%
Information Technology and Services
9.1%
Banking
9.1%
Tobacco
4.5%
Other
54.5%
HelioSight
Marketing and Advertising
43.4%
Public Relations and Communications
7.2%
Market Research
6.0%
Information Technology and Services
3.6%
Higher Education
3.6%
Other
36.1%

Reviews

Most Helpful Favorable Review
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Travis B.
Administrator in Internet

From top to bottom, this is the best offering on the market. The graphs are beautiful, and the data is easy to understand, The product competitively priced, and is much less than a product like Radian6 or Buddy Media. The customer service is also incredible.

Артур .
Agency

I got acquainted with YouScan back in 2013, after joining the team of one of the biggest media companies in the country. At that time I already had a good understanding of social media listening, but I couldn’t imagine what I should do with social networks....

Benjamin D.
Agency in Marketing and Advertising

As a strategist, the ability to "train" the tool to recognize sentiment and filter out spam makes Forsight an automatic leader in the social listening category. Another thing that Crimson Hexagon does well is present conversations in a very visually...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Most Helpful Critical Review
Agency in Marketing and Advertising

I dislike the times when certain platform metrics are inaccurate. There have been few occasions where collected Facebook data did not match Facebook's internal analytics data. I understand that this is something that may happen when collecting data from a...

User

Too expensive, less mass media than it could have been.

Executive Sponsor in Broadcast Media

No unique author count. Slow load times.

 
Simply Measured
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Travis B.
Administrator in Internet

From top to bottom, this is the best offering on the market. The graphs are beautiful, and the data is easy to understand, The product competitively priced, and is much less than a product like Radian6 or Buddy Media. The customer service is also incredible.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Agency in Marketing and Advertising

I dislike the times when certain platform metrics are inaccurate. There have been few occasions where collected Facebook data did not match Facebook's internal analytics data. I understand that this is something that may happen when collecting data from a...

YouScan
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Артур .
Agency

I got acquainted with YouScan back in 2013, after joining the team of one of the biggest media companies in the country. At that time I already had a good understanding of social media listening, but I couldn’t imagine what I should do with social networks....

Most Helpful Critical Review
User

Too expensive, less mass media than it could have been.

HelioSight
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Benjamin D.
Agency in Marketing and Advertising

As a strategist, the ability to "train" the tool to recognize sentiment and filter out spam makes Forsight an automatic leader in the social listening category. Another thing that Crimson Hexagon does well is present conversations in a very visually...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Executive Sponsor in Broadcast Media

No unique author count. Slow load times.

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