Ceros Pricing, Features, Reviews & Comparison of Alternatives

Ceros

Create stunning experiential content, no coding required.

3.91/5 (11 reviews)

Ceros overview

Ceros is a cloud-based experiential content creation platform that empowers marketers and designers to create rich, engaging web content without any coding or development. The Ceros studio is the only platform of its kind with the ability to produce bespoke experiential content at scale, allowing brands to holistically improve consumer touch points across the funnel.

With Ceros, stunning interactive content experiences can be created in a fraction of the time and cost of leveraging traditional development resources. Projects can start from either a blank canvas or from one of the many dynamic, customizable templates available in the studio. The workspace environment is collaborative so multiple users can work together in the platform in real-time, and go from an idea to live content in a matter of days, not weeks.

As an end-to-end solution for content creators, Ceros offers complete creative control. Easily drag and drop assets onto the canvas, add animations and create interactions with the click of a button. Whether seated across the table or across the world, live previewing allows users to share their creations with others instantaneously as they build. Published content is then seamlessly hosted in the cloud and can live anywhere on the web.
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Pricing

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Markets

United States

Supported languages

English
Ceros screenshot: Drag and drop assets from your desktop into the Ceros studio.Ceros screenshot: Bring your content to life by quickly adding animations and interactions to the assets on your canvas.Ceros screenshot: Check out how your content is performing on a granular level with our built-in analytics tool.Ceros screenshot: Pull assets from around the web and embed them into your Ceros content.Ceros screenshot: The wide range of tools available in the Ceros studio ensure that your designs are pixel-perfect Ceros screenshot: Access the Noun Project's entire icon library directly from the Ceros studio.

Ceros reviews

Value for money
Features
Ease of use
Customer support
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Justin Ulrich, MBA

Stunning product with okay features

Used daily for less than 6 months
Reviewed 2018-06-19
Review Source: Capterra

I was able to leverage my Adobe Illustrator skills to create some really impressive motion infographics. Ceros also helps make your infographics interactive, condensing the size of the final product, and helping deliver snackable nuggets of info, as opposed to super long-form content. If you're any good at creating PowerPoint animations, Ceros is a really cool tool that can help take your infographics to the next level. It uses a similar approach to animations as PowerPoint (fly in, fly out, fade in/out, etc) with an interface that is similar to Adobe Illustrator.

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hannah bower

The idea was super cool, but the time needed to learn it and the money turned us off

Used other for less than 6 months
Reviewed 2018-05-04
Review Source: Capterra

Not much seeing as I wound up canceling after using it for a few months. As a whole, the things that Ceros is capable of is pretty bad ass. The examples they show you are super cool and get you super psyched to get started and buy the product right away. They have a ton of premade templates that you can use to jump off with if you are not quite ready to build a template from scratch.

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Mike Viars

Strong program overall

Used daily for less than 6 months
Reviewed 2017-09-06
Review Source: Capterra

The interface is very user friendly. Very similar to Adobe CS. Allows the designer to experiment with layout scaling and sizing easily. Gives you the ability to work off the pasteboard. The interactive controls are very intuitive and allow for many complex interactions with minimal programming.

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Robert Rider

Creating Experiences with Content

Used weekly for free trial
Reviewed 2018-10-16
Review Source: Capterra

The software is unique in that it allows you to create your own content without being a graphic designer or writing a lot of code. It was also nice that analytics were collected on the content to gauge user interaction.

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Daniel Berry

Ceros: Making Interactive Content More Accessible for Agencies

Used weekly for less than 6 months
Reviewed 2017-12-26
Review Source: GetApp

Gives agencies and marketing teams the ability to make complex, interactive content without the need for a developer; tools simply require a skillset similar to Adobe Creative Suite; excellent customer support and onboarding; outstanding visuals; easy to embed; lets anyone view a live preview link for a project in process.

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Ceros pricing

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Ceros features

API
Customizable Branding
Engagement Analytics
Real Time Analytics
Real Time Data
Social Media Integration

A/B Testing (143 other apps)
Activity Dashboard (208 other apps)
Campaign Analysis (185 other apps)
Campaign Management (163 other apps)
Content Management (165 other apps)
Customizable Templates (186 other apps)
Data Import/Export (141 other apps)
Drag & Drop Interface (194 other apps)
Monitoring (176 other apps)
Multi-Channel Marketing (148 other apps)
Reporting & Statistics (193 other apps)
Social Network Marketing (136 other apps)
Tagging (143 other apps)
Third Party Integration (201 other apps)

GetApp Analysis

One of the biggest problems content marketers face today is consumer content fatigue. As brands continue to pump out more and more digital content, web users are becoming less and less engaged due to high volume and low quality.

Ceros is an interactive content creation platform designed to help marketers and designers create unique content that engages their audiences and keeps them coming back for more. Without any coding or deployments, Ceros lets you build and publish interactive infographics, eBooks, microsites, lookbooks, magazines, and more. Because the platform is in the cloud, you can work collaboratively in real time on projects. When you’re happy with your design, you can publish with the click of a button.

The app is comprised of three main components: the Admin, where you manage your projects, content, and analytics; the Studio, where you can design rich media content and apply animation and interaction effects; and your published content, which is HTML5 code that is hosted or embeddable in your website, blog, or other site.

Ceros integrates with Google Analytics, marketing automation and CRM platforms, lead gen tools, Google Fonts, Noun Project icons, and more.


What is Ceros?

Ceros is a cloud-based content creation platform that provides marketers and designers with a robust set of tools to design and publish rich, interactive content with no coding. It supports collaborative editing and lets you develop HTML5 content that works on any device type without the need for cross-browser testing, custom coding, or deployments.

Once you’ve published content in Ceros, you can drive traffic to it standalone or embed it into any web page as easily as dropping in a YouTube embed code. On the backend, the platform provides detailed performance metrics such as page views, average time spent, social shares, video plays and play rate, interaction clicks, clicks on outbound links, and more. All data can be exported as CSVs.


Who is Ceros for?

  • Experience level: Beginner to advanced
  • Industry: All industries
  • Business size: Midsize businesses to large enterprises
  • Departments/roles: Marketing department: VP of marketing, content marketing, digital marketing, marketing designer, creative director, brand marketer
  • Budget/point: Starts at $2,000 per month
  • Example customers: Red Bull, Dallas Cowboys, Uniqlo, Bloomberg, NewsCred, Contently, Mashable, and BNY Mellon

Main features

Design Studio

The Design Studio is where the actual designing and editing take place. It’s a collaborative platform powered by drag-and-drop technology. The Studio is set up to be extremely intuitive for Adobe InDesign and Photoshop users. The canvas, toolbar, layer panel and inspector panel are very similar to what you’ll find in standard design software. The Studio also provides over 800 Google Font families, thousands of icons from Noun Project, and support for images, GIFs, and video files.

In addition to standard design functionality, Ceros also provides over 60 animation effects and several interaction effects to create dynamic visual effects and layered content.

Publishing and Embedding

By default, content built in the Studio is private until it’s published. When you’re ready to publish, all you have to do is click a button. You’ll get a direct link to content that functions as a standalone page and embed code options for you to drop into your blog or website.

Published content can be edited in the Studio. Live content won’t be updated until the Republish button is clicked. Once you republish, your content will be updated everywhere it appears on the web in real time.

Analytics Dashboard

Ceros’ analytics dashboard provides the metrics on content performance and audience engagement. The data provided can be used to compare actual performance against targets or tweak content for better results in real time.

The metrics being tracked fall into two categories: Basic and Engagement. Basic analytics tracks high-level performance data about visitors, page views, and referrals. Engagement metrics provide granular data such as average time spent, interaction clicks, social shares, video plays, and link clicks. Analytics data can be exported as CSVs.

Ceros also integrates with Google Analytics, marketing automation and CRM platforms, and other analytics platforms.

Ceros Academy

Ceros Academy is a section of the Ceros website where video tutorials explaining how Ceros is used are available on demand. It’s divided into several sections, with each section containing subsections for organization. The Getting Started section provides video overviews of the Ceros Admin and Ceros Studio, how images and videos are uploaded into the design canvas, animating content, and using layers and interactions.

Advanced Editing shows which editing tools and functions are available, such as fonts, time-triggered events, anchor points, smart groups, and vector icons. Publishing and Embedding discusses how to publish experiences, embed Ceros content into websites or social media pages, use vanity domain names, among others. Software Development Kit tackles SDK-related queries, and Analytics explains basic and engagement analytics and how to link Google Analytics with Ceros.


Integrations

On the design side, Ceros integrates with Google Fonts and Noun Project’s icon library. On the marketing side, Ceros integrates with Google Analytics; marketing automation platforms like HubSpot, Eloqua, and Marketo; ad retargeting; lead gen platforms; and more.


Pricing


Bottom line

  • Interactive content creation software for designers and marketers
  • No coding or deployments necessary to create or publish content
  • Cloud-based design studio that supports collaborative editing and real-time content updates
  • A platform that outputs responsive HTML5 code that works across devices and browsers
  • Published content that can be hosted standalone or embedded in your own website or blog
  • Provides detailed analytics to help you understand how viewers interact with your content

Additional information for Ceros

Key features of Ceros

  • Build interactive infographics, eBooks, micro-sites, & more.
  • Drive higher conversion rates with interactive content.
  • Track your content against your KPIs and goals
  • Improve your landing pages with interactive content.
  • Interactive content creation, no coding necessary
  • Publishing options: standalone web page or embeddable iframe
  • Embed Ceros content into any website, WebView app, or blog
  • Built-in analytics platform
  • Update live content instantly across the web
  • Direct integrations with HubSpot and Marketo
  • Projects start with either a blank canvas or template
  • Drag-and-drop studio environment
  • Embed iframe content within any Ceros experience
  • Embed lead-gen forms in any Ceros experience
  • Integrate 3rd-party analytics
  • Google Font integration with over 800 fonts
  • Upload custom brand fonts
  • Social media integrations
  • ChartBlocks responsive chart building tool
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Benefits

More Engaging Content - Create unique, compelling experiences that stand out in the ever-growing sea of online content.

Creative Freedom - Bring your vision to life with easy-to-use design and animation tools.

Simple Production - Build interactive content without the hassle of custom coding and cross-browser testing.

Flexible Distribution - Send traffic to standalone content or embed your assets anywhere you want them to appear across the web.

Measurable Results - Drive increased brand engagement and conversions with immersive interactive experiences.

Granular Insights - Understand how people are interacting with your published content.