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based on preference data from user reviews. Sprout Social rates 4.3/5 stars with 1,415 reviews. By contrast, Talkwalker rates 4.4/5 stars with 116 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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Sprout Social
Sprout Social
(1,415)
4.3 out of 5
Sprout Social
Talkwalker
Talkwalker
(116)
4.4 out of 5
Talkwalker
Star Rating
Sprout Social
Sprout Social
Talkwalker
Talkwalker
Market Segments
Sprout Social
Sprout Social
Small-Business (50.2% of reviews)
Talkwalker
Talkwalker
Small-Business (39.0% of reviews)
Entry Level Price
Sprout Social
Sprout Social
$99 month per user
Talkwalker
Talkwalker
On request

Sprout Social vs Talkwalker

When assessing the two solutions, reviewers found Sprout Social easier to use, set up, and administer. However, reviewers felt that both vendors make it equally easy to do business overall.

  • Sprout Social and Talkwalker both meet the requirements of our reviewers at a comparable rate.
  • When comparing quality of ongoing product support, reviewers felt that Talkwalker is the preferred option.
  • For feature updates and roadmaps, our reviewers preferred the direction of Talkwalker over Sprout Social.
Categories
Shared Categories
Sprout Social
Sprout Social
Talkwalker
Talkwalker
Sprout Social and Talkwalker are categorized as Hashtag Monitoring, Social Media Monitoring, and Social Media Analytics
Unique Categories
Talkwalker
Talkwalker has no unique categories
Pricing
Sprout Social
Sprout Social Pricing
Standard
$99month per user
Professional
$149month per user
Advanced
$249month per user
Free Trial
Talkwalker
Talkwalker Pricing
Enterprise
On request
Corporate
On request
Basic
$9,600/ year
Free Trial
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Ratings
Meets Requirements
Sprout Social
Sprout Social
8.5
Responses: 1305
Talkwalker
Talkwalker
8.5
Responses: 100
Ease of Use
Sprout Social
Sprout Social
8.9
Responses: 1310
Talkwalker
Talkwalker
8.7
Responses: 101
Ease of Setup
Sprout Social
Sprout Social
8.8
Responses: 739
Talkwalker
Talkwalker
8.5
Responses: 71
Ease of Admin
Sprout Social
Sprout Social
8.9
Responses: 747
Talkwalker
Talkwalker
8.6
Responses: 70
Quality of Support
Sprout Social
Sprout Social
8.8
Responses: 1187
Talkwalker
Talkwalker
9.5
Responses: 98
Ease of Doing Business With
Sprout Social
Sprout Social
8.9
Responses: 718
Talkwalker
Talkwalker
8.9
Responses: 68
Product Direction (% positive)
Sprout Social
Sprout Social
8.8
Responses: 1295
Talkwalker
Talkwalker
9.2
Responses: 93
Features
Social Media Monitoring
Social Measurement
Sprout Social
Sprout Social
8.5
Responses: 643
Talkwalker
Talkwalker
8.4
Responses: 75
Sentiment Scoring
Sprout Social
Sprout Social
Feature Not Available
Talkwalker
Talkwalker
6.4
Responses: 77
Influencer Identification
Sprout Social
Sprout Social
7.3
Responses: 359
Talkwalker
Talkwalker
7.7
Responses: 75
Social Reporting
Sprout Social
Sprout Social
8.6
Responses: 684
Talkwalker
Talkwalker
8.3
Responses: 76
Social Listening
Sprout Social
Sprout Social
8.3
Responses: 596
Talkwalker
Talkwalker
9.0
Responses: 80
Platform Data
Dashboard
Sprout Social
Sprout Social
8.8
Responses: 212
Talkwalker
Talkwalker
8.3
Responses: 6
Alerts and Notifications
Sprout Social
Sprout Social
8.4
Responses: 200
Talkwalker
Talkwalker
7.2
Responses: 6
Platform Monitoring
Sentiment Scoring
Sprout Social
Sprout Social
7.9
Responses: 136
Talkwalker
Talkwalker
4.8
Responses: 7
Filtering
Sprout Social
Sprout Social
8.3
Responses: 171
Talkwalker
Talkwalker
8.1
Responses: 7
Reports & Dashboards
Competitor Analysis
Sprout Social
Sprout Social
7.8
Responses: 492
Talkwalker
Talkwalker
8.9
Responses: 61
Follower Analysis
Sprout Social
Sprout Social
8.0
Responses: 677
Talkwalker
Talkwalker
8.3
Responses: 60
Content Engagement Analysis
Sprout Social
Sprout Social
8.5
Responses: 707
Talkwalker
Talkwalker
8.3
Responses: 64
Influencer Identification
Sprout Social
Sprout Social
7.2
Responses: 375
Talkwalker
Talkwalker
8.0
Responses: 67
Paid Campaign Tracking
Sprout Social
Sprout Social
7.5
Responses: 309
Talkwalker
Talkwalker
7.3
Responses: 21
Attribution
Sprout Social
Sprout Social
7.6
Responses: 340
Talkwalker
Talkwalker
7.7
Responses: 28
Report Customizability
Sprout Social
Sprout Social
7.9
Responses: 648
Talkwalker
Talkwalker
8.1
Responses: 65
Report Exporting
Sprout Social
Sprout Social
8.8
Responses: 701
Talkwalker
Talkwalker
8.6
Responses: 65
Platform Performance
Reporting
Sprout Social
Sprout Social
8.9
Responses: 206
Talkwalker
Talkwalker
7.9
Responses: 7
Platform
Internationalization
Sprout Social
Sprout Social
8.0
Responses: 232
Talkwalker
Talkwalker
8.8
Responses: 35
User, Role, and Access Management
Sprout Social
Sprout Social
8.6
Responses: 658
Talkwalker
Talkwalker
8.6
Responses: 56
Scalability
Sprout Social
Sprout Social
8.5
Responses: 634
Talkwalker
Talkwalker
8.6
Responses: 56
Performance and Reliability
Sprout Social
Sprout Social
8.7
Responses: 743
Talkwalker
Talkwalker
8.4
Responses: 64
API / Integrations
Sprout Social
Sprout Social
7.7
Responses: 369
Talkwalker
Talkwalker
7.5
Responses: 36
Reports & Dashboards
Data Exporting
Sprout Social
Sprout Social
8.8
Responses: 195
Talkwalker
Talkwalker
8.3
Responses: 7
Virality Mapping
Sprout Social
Sprout Social
7.8
Responses: 110
Talkwalker
Talkwalker
8.3
Responses: 5
Audience Engagement Analysis
Sprout Social
Sprout Social
8.7
Responses: 183
Talkwalker
Talkwalker
7.8
Responses: 6
Influencer Marketing
Influencer Identification
Sprout Social
Sprout Social
7.7
Responses: 111
Talkwalker
Talkwalker
7.2
Responses: 6
Reviewers' Company Size
Reviewers of both Sprout Social and Talkwalker were most often representing companies in the Small-Business segment.
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
Sprout Social
Sprout Social
50.2%
Talkwalker
Talkwalker
39.0%
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
Sprout Social
Sprout Social
35.8%
Talkwalker
Talkwalker
34.3%
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
Sprout Social
Sprout Social
14.0%
Talkwalker
Talkwalker
26.7%
Reviewers' Industry
Sprout Social
Sprout Social Industry
Marketing and Advertising
27.6%
Non-Profit Organization Management
6.0%
Public Relations and Communications
5.5%
Higher Education
4.5%
Computer Software
3.5%
Other
52.9%
Talkwalker
Talkwalker Industry
Public Relations and Communications
21.9%
Marketing and Advertising
17.1%
Market Research
8.6%
Information Technology and Services
5.7%
Management Consulting
4.8%
Other
41.9%
Reviews
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Sprout Social
Stephany S.
User in Gambling & Casinos

The incredibly clean UI makes this tool a breeze to use for daily social media monitoring. Up to 50 different channels can be added to the platform, making it very easy for a community manager to respond quickly for multiple brands. Teams also have the...

Talkwalker
Alessandro C.
Consultant in Public Relations and Communications

Reporting capabilities, flexibility, user experience

Most Helpful Critical Review
Sprout Social
Mateusz P.
User in Sporting Goods

Firstly, the features are a bit lacking. Sprout Social pulls @mentions and #hashtags into the feed but photo tags and other social media tags are not pulled in by Sprout Social requiring you to log into each social media channel and check. Secondly, the...

Talkwalker
James R.
Agency in Public Relations and Communications

It is a bit slow. Not as user friendly as I would like. Navigation is not as easy as I would like. The fact that the site claims (via their contract), as well as on their invoices claim to allow payment for services via credit card. This is not...

Discussions
Sprout Social
Sprout Social Discussions
Is there a place of education for users?
3 comments
Juliet D.
JD
General education: https://sproutsocial.com/insights/webinars/ and overall intro webinar:...Read more
How can I access a more affordable reasonably priced membership with Sprout Social
3 comments
KS
The best option? Get directly in contact with a sales rep. They'll be able to offer you a custom-made offer that suits your needs and budget. Read more
Do other people have trouble getting the tag feature to drop down and work?
2 comments
JM
Which social channel are you trying to tag on? It does seem to work better sometimes than at other times. Sometimes I do the tag first before adding anything...Read more
Talkwalker
Talkwalker Discussions
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Sprout Social provides social media management, marketing, customer care, analytics and data intelligence solutions for leading brands and agencies, including Ticketmaster, Chipotle, Grubhub, Subaru, Zendesk and many more. Sprout’s intuitive platform is designed with user experience in mind, simplifying social publishing, engagement, reviews, analytics and listening for our customers.

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