ContentStudio Pricing, Features, Reviews & Alternatives

ContentStudio

Content marketing & social media management tool

4.69/5 (627 reviews)

ContentStudio overview

What is ContentStudio?

ContentStudio is a data-driven and AI-based content marketing automation and social media management tool that helps businesses to easily discover, plan, compose and share engaging content on a range of social media and blog channels. Businesses can create campaigns by combining articles, videos, images, GIFs, quotes, and other multimedia content in order to make their social channels stand out and engage visitors. ContentStudio has a suite of products for content discovery, planning, scheduling and analytics to streamline content and social media workflows, while allowing teams to collaborate on campaigns.

ContentStudio is designed to help businesses with discovering trending content, monitoring competitor content, managing multiple social media networks, publishing content on blogs, collaborating within teams, recycling evergreen posts, analyzing performance, managing multiple brands, and much more. Brands can discover which topics are relevant and trending at any given time, source content based on this data online or create their own custom content, and setup automated campaigns with pre-defined publish rules. Content can be scheduled to be published on one specific platform or across multiple social platforms simultaneously, and engagement can be optimized by using amplification tools such as hashtag suggestions, image enhancement, and post recycling.
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Pricing

Starting from
$49/month
Pricing options
Free trial
Subscription
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Devices

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Markets

United States, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China and 5 other markets, Germany, India, Japan, Mexico, United Kingdom

Supported languages

English
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ContentStudio user reviews

Value for money
Features
Ease of use
Customer support
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Tim H. D.

Better than I knew!

Used weekly for less than 6 months
Reviewed 2021-05-08
Review Source: Capterra

After an initial disappointing experience a long time ago, I've returned to ContentStudio and am pleased that I have. All of my social media accounts for different brands are now under one virtual roof.

Pros
I was looking for a substitute for Buffer; while I loved the platform, I was reaching the limits of my current subscription tier, and I needed a solution that had as many of Buffer's features as possible, while not being as prohibitively expensive. Enter ContentStudio (CS). I bought a lifetime subscription through AppSumo a few years ago, used it for a while, then abandoned it, probably because at that time it wasn't as feature-rich as it is now. Then I recently remembered I had it, and tried it again. So far, any feature I loved or needed that Buffer had, showed up in CS as I used it.

Cons
Sometimes, it's difficult to come from another platform where you're used to finding things in certain places, and while CS has good onboarding, it wasn't always easy to figure out what I wanted to do. Thankfully, support was very responsive, getting back to me within a couple of hours at most.

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Likelihood to recommend: 10/10

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Rasmus Bernt K.

A solid platform and a rising star

Used weekly for 1-2 years
Reviewed 2019-09-09
Review Source: Capterra

Overall I'm happy with my weekly use of CS, and recommend it, not only due to their above average features, but also due to their ambitious road map and the team behind.

Pros
I love how ambitious the team is, and how solid and well thought out new features are, when they are rolled out. The CS content planner give you a nice and easy to use overview. While the system has a very strong 'Content Discovery and Insights' feature, it also post to several social channels (9 at the moment if I remember right). Their 'Automation Recipes' module is quite unique and let you find, schedule and post relevant content on autopilot, based on the rules you setup. As any serious tools it is also important that CS include 'approval features', so wrong content don't go online

Cons
As for almost every tool who have entered the market within the last years, Content Studio don't allow direct posting to Instagram. It has nothing to with the tool or the team behind, as they have worked extremely hard to make this happen. IG have simply 'closed the door' temporary, and don't let relative new tools get the needed access to their API. However I know the team continue to work with IG, but also look for any legit alternative. I would love you could post the same posts in more than 1 language (so your followers can read your post in their own language), and as far as I understand, this is already on their road map.

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Likelihood to recommend: 8/10

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Yadah H.

My Go-To Social Media Scheduler

Used daily for 6-12 months
Reviewed 2021-04-26
Review Source: Capterra

I was fortunate to grab a lifetime deal when they were running one, and I CAN NOT believe the value for money I have received for that low entry price! As I get more experienced I am finding more and more features that save time and blow me away with the quality and functionality.

Pros
It integrates with all the major social media brands out there and is quick to let you know when the 'access token' has run out or is faulty so you can immediately re-connect the two (instead of only finding out ages later that something went wrong and your posts haven't been going out). You can connect your RSS feed to constantly have your blog posts being sent out automatically, and can set a scheduling calendar that will 'fill in the blanks' for you with older content when things are slow. They offer a function to search for realatable content (super handy!) and have recently rolled out a hashtag feature that will recommend ranking hashtags based on key words related to your content. Each month they send out an email listing the new things they have implemented and the bugs they have fixed.

Cons
As a non-tech savvy person it can get quite overwhelming trying to figure out what does what on the dashboard. I know I'm able to loop content (like you would for Pinterest) but I have no idea how to do it and not end up spamming my own account. They could definitely have more tutorials on how to make the product user-friendly for newbies like myself.

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Likelihood to recommend: 10/10

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Russell A.

Buggy, features not working, slow support services

Used daily for free trial
Reviewed 2020-05-29
Review Source: Capterra

Pros
The potential. It promises a lot. For the services promised, it should be amazing. It is not.

Cons
feature do not deliver. Couldn't get Twitter analysis, support was very slow to acknowledge, did not correct quickly. There is no easy cancel option to get your money back if you don't like the product. Evergreen is clunky and slow. You're better off writing your own posts and scheduling them on free software. The automatic tools can be confusing and the 'help' videos are their YouTube channel, which makes help hard to find.

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Likelihood to recommend: 0/10

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Anonymous

Small Business Owner

Used daily for 6-12 months
Reviewed 2021-03-18
Review Source: Capterra

ContentStudio helps me a lot, considering I am a solopreneur with very little time to build a social media presence on multiple platforms. If it weren't for this software, I would have to work much harder to achieve the same results.

Pros
ContentStudio simplifies my content marketing strategy. I can post to multiple social media channels with a click of a button. I also like their SEO suggestions when I am writing a blog post. Thanks to ContentStudio, I got the hang of writing articles being SEO conscious. And now, many of my blog posts are going really well on Google and other search platforms.

Cons
Sometimes, I notice that the statistics about my social posts are not so precise. But that could be a misconfiguration on my behalf, as I'm still learning how to use all its functionalities. When it comes to answering customers on social media, I notice there's a bit of delay for the messages to show on ContentStudio, so I prefer answering them on Facebook Business Manager.

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Likelihood to recommend: 8/10

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ContentStudio pricing

Starting from
$49/month
Pricing options
Free trial
Subscription
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Pro: $49/month (or $39/month when billed annually) for 10 social accounts, 1 blog and unlimited social posts/month

Small: $99/month (or $79/month when billed annually) for 25 social accounts, 10 blogs and unlimited social posts/month

Medium: $199/month (or $159/month when billed annually) for 50 social accounts, 20 blogs and unlimited social posts/month

Large: $299/month (or $239/month when billed annually) for 150 social accounts, 50 blogs and unlimited social posts/month

ContentStudio features

Campaign Management
Content Management
Performance Metrics
Reporting/Analytics
Search/Filter
Social Media Integration
Third Party Integrations

API (707 other apps)
Activity Dashboard (573 other apps)
Alerts/Notifications (442 other apps)
Analytics/ROI Tracking (389 other apps)
Campaign Analytics (456 other apps)
Contact Management (404 other apps)
Customizable Branding (439 other apps)
Customizable Templates (473 other apps)
Data Import/Export (507 other apps)
Engagement Tracking (420 other apps)
Multi-Channel Marketing (418 other apps)
Reporting & Statistics (593 other apps)
Template Management (445 other apps)

Security and privacy

Encryption

Encryption of sensitive data at rest
HTTPS for all pages

Access control

Multi-factor authentication options
This will ask you to sign in with LinkedIn

Videos and tutorials

Additional information for ContentStudio

Benefits

• Discover the most engaging and trending content within any given industry with ContentStudio.

• Plan, collaborate and get approval from other members of the team or clients.

• Schedule content on all social networks and blogs with ContentStudio.

• ContentStudio offers an intuitive drag and drop post composer with a range of customization tools.

• Get automation recipes for saving time on repetitive tasks.

• Analyze content performance on all the channels.