GetSocial Reviews

GetSocial

Track dark social & private messaging shares

4.68/5 (22 reviews)

Pros
  • I liked all the different features and the beautiful design. I really enjoyed the ability to add a pop up that was time delayed.Verified ReviewerRead the full review
  • What I like about it the most is how easy it is to work with. M super busy and GetSocial does all the work for me.Anomandarist P.Read the full review
  • This software was excellent with many great features.Verified ReviewerRead the full review
Cons
  • Product is a bit overpriced, with poor customer support. If you need to add any type of customization to it it's a struggle.Tim W.Read the full review
  • Simple, appealing design, no much worries. Works well on mobile devices.Lana P.Read the full review
  • I just got demoted from my old starter plan and the new plans seem too pricy for me, not sure if i'm going to stay with the service.Verified ReviewerRead the full review
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Zach Bowers

great product and FANTASTIC support

Used daily for 2+ years
Reviewed 2017-11-03
Review Source: Capterra

Multi site social sharing widget. Great mobile responsiveness. Tons of customization options.

Pros
I had a multi site requirement (subdomains). All the other vendors for software of this nature wanted a per site subscription, even though they are on the same domain. GetSocial.io was super flexible and set my account up exactly as I needed it for my product. Could not be happier with the product.

Response from GetSocial


Hey Zach,

Thanks for the awesome review!

I'm glad you appreciate our offer :)

Cheers!

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Likelihood to recommend: 10/10

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Sukhdeep Singh

Have been a customer of GetSocial for more than 2 years now. It is simple to use and integrate

Used daily for 2+ years
Reviewed 2017-10-30
Review Source: Capterra

Pros
I like how it is simple to integrate on the website, provides a host of features and gives detailed analytics of the shares on various social media

Cons
It doesn't allow collection of phone numbers using the subscribe plugin. I was looking to collect phone numbers like we collect email ids, but the form wouldn't take digits!

Response from GetSocial


Hi Sukhdeep,

Happy to know that you've been a happy customer for a long time!

Regarding the phone number collection, I always recommend contacting us personally, as sometimes we can add those changes to your account :)

If you need anything, just send an email to support@getsocial.io and we'll do our best to help you.

Cheers!

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Likelihood to recommend: 8/10

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Tim Wood

Great product, poor customer service

Used daily for 6-12 months
Reviewed 2017-10-26
Review Source: Capterra

Pros
Ease of use, the product is fairly easy to set up and get going. The load time is also exceptional and doesn't weigh down the site.

Cons
Product is a bit overpriced, with poor customer support. If you need to add any type of customization to it it's a struggle. Also they will double charge you for sub domains.

Response from GetSocial


Hi Tim,

Thanks for posting this review. It's incredibly important for us to know what our clients think, both good and bad.

Regarding the customization and sub-domains, I'm going to follow up with you by email so we can sort out those issues and maybe, who knows, turn this review around!

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Anonymous

The clear leader in a field of one!

Used daily for 1-2 years
Reviewed 2017-11-02
Review Source: Capterra

Pros
Ease of use, customizability, features, functionality, customer support, overall quality and value for money.

Cons
Needs to release more features. There's a lot more that can be offered in keeping with it's biggest competitor SUMO which unrolls many new features regularly.

Response from GetSocial


Hey there,

Thanks a lot for the 5 start review, we're really glad that our users and clients value our software :)

Regarding the launch of new features, we've actually been quite busy!

In the last year we launched a new version of Viral Alerts, Social Automation and our unique Social Link Analyzer! Sumo is launching a lot of features as well, but they have a different focus than us at the moment.

Anyway, if you have any idea or feedback about new features, feel free to tell us at support@getsocial.io ;)

Cheers!

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Likelihood to recommend: 10/10

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Davis Gouveia

Easy to use plugin for sharing sharing and tracking

Used daily for 2+ years
Reviewed 2017-10-26
Review Source: Capterra

Pros
Easy to setup and great support. I recommend Get Social to anyone else looking for a tool like this. I always had a great experience with the product and with the support from their team.

Response from GetSocial


Hey Davis,

It's great to see our very first client giving us a stellar review :)

The GetSocial team hopes you keep doing a fantastic work at Uniarea!

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Likelihood to recommend: 10/10

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Naomi Vogel

Very user friendly

Used daily for 2+ years
Reviewed 2017-10-26
Review Source: Capterra

Pros
I like the various sharing options and formats. The following and tracking tool options are great, as well. The interface and dashboard are simple to navigate.

Response from GetSocial


Hey Naomi,

It's great to see that our investment in UX is paying off :)

Thanks for the feedback!

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Tony Mills

Brilliant. Great tool with great support.

Used daily for 6-12 months
Reviewed 2017-10-27
Review Source: Capterra

Pros
So easy to use and runs without any problems. Installs easy and simple to set up and use. The support from the Get Social staff are great. I have only had a couple of problems ( of my own doing ) but within an hour of lodging a ticket I was answered and problem sorted. My site visitors find it easy to use and find appealing on my site.

Response from GetSocial


Hey Tony,

I'm really proud to see that my support led to good outcomes :)

Have a fantastic day (and thanks for the review) ;)

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Anonymous

A great way to get know your users likes!

Used daily for 6-12 months
Reviewed 2017-10-26
Review Source: Capterra

Knowledge about my contents and users preferences.

Pros
With no code, you are able to get dark metrics and have very close knowledge about your viral contents.

Cons
Some tools are not elegible at the same time, like the welcome bar vs mobile share bar when you want to use on the same position.

Response from GetSocial


We're really proud to see such a great recommendation!

Regarding the the tools in the same position: feel free to send an email to me or to support@getsocial.io and we will see if it's possible to implement what you're looking for :)

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Likelihood to recommend: 10/10

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Lana Pajdas

Simple, appealing design, no much worries. Works well on mobile devices.

Used weekly for 6-12 months
Reviewed 2017-11-12
Review Source: Capterra

Pros
Mailchimp integration, the way number of shares appears on the website. I also like the choice of different tools integrated, a possibility to choose the orders, the diversity of placements within the site.

Cons
Sometimes certain options don't work - for instance, I tried to put sharing buttons on the bottom of my posts/pages, but it always appears both on the top and on the bottom, which I don't like that much.

Response from GetSocial


Hi Lana!

I'm really glad you enjoy our tools.

Regarding the problem you mentioned about options that don't work, that's because not all WordPress themes are 100% standard. That makes the automatic placement in those a bit tricky. Thankfully, you can solve that by placing the share bar manually like this: http://help.getsocial.io/wordpress/wordpress-can-i-use-shortcodes-to-create-widgets

If you need special help with that, just send a message to support@getsocial.io and we'll reply ASAP :)

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Anomandarist Purrake

GetSocial frees up my valuable time for other projects

Used weekly for 6-12 months
Reviewed 2017-11-08
Review Source: Capterra

Simple, fast, cheap. Frees you up for other tasks, why reinvent the wheel when GetSocial has everything covered

Pros
Social media is one of the simplest things you increase your internet presence and setting up GetSocial only took about an hour and occasionally I'll change a couple things. What I like about it the most is how easy it is to work with. I'm super busy and GetSocial does all the work for me

Cons
Only thing I had trouble with is the "one time" in-page popups were popping up every page view instead of once per visitor, all other features worked perfectly. I have a feeling adblocker was causing it

Response from GetSocial


Hi Anomandarist,

It's awesome to hear that GetSocial is helping you save that precious time for your projects ;)

Regarding the pop-up, I'm going to follow up by email when my colleague from the product team implements a fix!

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Likelihood to recommend: 10/10

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Anonymous

This software was excellent with many great features

Used weekly for 1-2 years
Reviewed 2017-10-30
Review Source: Capterra

Pros
I liked all the different features and the beautiful design. I really enjoyed the ability to add a pop up that was time delayed.

Cons
I didn't like the lack of integrations. I needed an integration with active campaign but it wasn't available. I also couldn't afford it on all my websites.

Response from GetSocial


Hi there,

Great feedback!

About the integrations and having plans for many websites:

- We do special prices for professionals that handle many websites, such as agencies;
- We can do an integration if it makes sense for our product roadmap. The best approach would be to send a message to support@getsocial.io.

We're quite fast with our replies and we're here to help! ;)

Cheers!

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Likelihood to recommend: 9/10

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Channing Muller

So easy and visually appealing

Used daily for 1-2 years
Reviewed 2017-10-26
Review Source: Capterra

Pros
Easy to install and customize for my website. I'm able to easily hide the icons from the pages where I don't want people to share the info on social.

Response from GetSocial


Hi Channing,

Glad to hear that you're enjoying our software :)

Have a fantastic week!

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Likelihood to recommend: 9/10

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Saskia Calderón

Interesting and powerful content analysis tool

Used weekly for 1-2 years
Reviewed 2019-04-12
Review Source: Capterra

We use it to review our content on social networks, follow up with our audience and review whether our writings generate the expected impact, keep us current on the network, and keep us on track.

Pros
Analyze the behavior of your content published on social networks, determine what impact they have and whether your audience is increasing or stagnating, all this with advanced features that will help you better target your content, discover trends and monitor the competition.

Cons
The platform is perfect, it does the job it promises.

Response from GetSocial


Saskia thanks for your review. It's great to see the value it generated for you and INDER.

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Likelihood to recommend: 9/10

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Anonymous

It was very easy to install and super easy to use.

Used weekly for 6-12 months
Reviewed 2017-11-03
Review Source: Capterra

Ease of setup The old plan was great

Pros
The ease of use, i wanted something that was hands free for me(i'm the tech implementator) so the real administrator of the blog could choose how intense the social sharing on the blog would be. I love the weekly stats email i get.

Cons
I just got demoted from my old starter plan and the new plans seem too pricy for me, not sure if i'm going to stay with the service.

Response from GetSocial


Hi there,

We're really glad you gave us a 5 start review :)

Regarding the old starter plan, I apologize for the confusion! You can use use the old starter plan and its pricing FOREVER... we just didn't communicate that properly.

In case you have any question about this or other issue, please send a message to support@getsocial.io and we'll make our best to sort that out for you!

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Likelihood to recommend: 5/10

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Winderber Hernandez

Excellent analysis platform

Used weekly for 6-12 months
Reviewed 2019-04-18
Review Source: Capterra

I have used it to monitor the impact of the publications that we make in reference to our films, especially when we are in season of premieres, it is important for us to know that the information reaches the public that not only translates into followers in social networks but also in public for our cinemas.

Pros
With this platform you will be able to analyze different social media contents, which will allow you to verify how the published contents are received, what impact they have and what elements need to be improved to increase followers, you will determine which social network is the right one for your publications and for your company.

Cons
There's nothing I don't like. I recommend it.

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Likelihood to recommend: 9/10

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Jessica Petro

Easy to use, great analytics

Used weekly for 1-2 years
Reviewed 2018-04-04
Review Source: Capterra

Pros
This software is best for its analytics. It provides data that you won't really get from other software and this data is crucial to understanding your social media post effectiveness.

Cons
Only con is it takes a bit to get used to. You definitely need to take time to learn the software and maximize its benefits.

Response from GetSocial


Hi Jessica, thanks for your review.

I absolutely agree that the software still takes some time to get used to, but we're working on that with a new experience being designed.

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Jaume Bosch

Easy to use plugin, it has helped me grow my social network traffic by 10x

Used weekly for 1-2 years
Reviewed 2017-11-06
Review Source: Capterra

Pros
It's ease of use, installation and setup. The social networks I use are the setup by default so, I did not have to modify anything

Cons
So far no complaints. I took the premium version because I wanted the mobile floating bar which is not included in the free tier

Response from GetSocial


Hey Jaume,

The GetSocial team is really happy to be contributing to your website's success!

If you need any assistance in the future, just let us know ;)

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Tom Hitchens

This can be used by any novice to track all your social traffic when and where it is becoming viral.

Used daily for less than 6 months
Reviewed 2018-04-12
Review Source: Capterra

Pros
I like the unique tool called Virality Score which identifies the best current viral stories with their algorithms that are constantly searching content. When the stories are starting to pick up you are immediately alerted in real time,

Cons
I didn't find anything negative to report with the performance tools. The pricing could be more affordable.

Response from GetSocial


Hi Tom, thanks for your review.

We appreciate that you liked our algorithms to identify viral stories. About pricing, we understand the critique and we're working in providing more affordable plans for smaller operations (SMB).

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Bogdan Miclea

An easy way to be in contact and share your business (or anything else) with people

Used monthly for 1-2 years
Reviewed 2017-11-04
Review Source: Capterra

nr 1 is exposure to new visitors on the website, better traffic.

Pros
the ease on integration and the automated features they offer is for sure a selling point for me. Being also a designer I appreciated the non intrusive design, it blends well with the websites they are on. GS has also a great customer service, they also jump into the issues (if you have any) and help you solve it...fast!

Cons
on some devices the share bares overlay the webpage design not being able to see the last part of a webpage

Response from GetSocial


Hi Bogdan,

We're glad you appreciate the ease of use. As you know, it's quite hard to make something easy :)

Thanks a lot for the review and, as you know, if you need anything just send a message to support@getsocial.io and we'll take care of it!

Cheers!

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Likelihood to recommend: 8/10

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Ferdi Bak

Great product and customer support

Used monthly for 1-2 years
Reviewed 2017-10-27
Review Source: Capterra

The main reason for using this software was the social sharing bars for mobile devices.

Pros
I like the modular app system and social analytics the most, it's really nice to have analytics on referrals. I would also like to mention the Get Social customer support which is really good. Response time is very short, very friendly customer support operators and quick solutions for problems.

Cons
A greater variety in pricing plans would have been nice so one could choose a plan that fits its purpose best.

Response from GetSocial


Hi Ferdi,

It's nice to hear from you again, specially with this really great review!

Regarding the pricing plans, I'm going to follow up with you by email so we can settle that ;)

Have a great day!

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Likelihood to recommend: 9/10

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Mandy Jaspering

Great for businesses

Used occasionally for free trial
Reviewed 2019-02-28
Review Source: Capterra

Pros
They have a 2-week free trial which allows you to test all the features and see if it's a good fit. They also have a viral alert feature that notifies you when your content starts picking up steam.

Cons
The price is a bit excessive for the average solopreneur. It would be nice if they added a lower priced plan.

Response from GetSocial


Hi Mandy, thanks for your review.

I agree with you on the pricing and I'm happy to say that we're implementing some changes that will make the product more affordable to our small business/solopreneur users.

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Likelihood to recommend: 7/10

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Jennifer McDonnell

Great way to work with social media

Used weekly for less than 6 months
Reviewed 2018-04-16
Review Source: Capterra

Pros
We were struggling keeping on top of social media. This helps with scheduling, and with keeping on top of multiple platforms

Cons
It doesn't have all of the functions that I would like so sometimes I still work with the platform directly.

Response from GetSocial


Hi Jennifer, thanks for your review.

If you ever feel there's space for improvement, please contact us with your feature requests and suggestions so we can add them to our pipeline.

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