Widen Collective Pricing, Features, Reviews & Comparison of Alternatives

Widen Collective

Power the content that builds your brand

4.39/5 (273 reviews)

Widen Collective overview

Widen Collective is a cloud-based digital asset management solution that allows users to find, share, upload, download and analyze visual content anywhere, on any device. The product is suitable for marketers, creative teams, IT managers and software architects of SMBs and enterprises. It is designed to cater to the needs of various industries that include apparel, construction, consumer goods, hospitality, healthcare, engineering, medical devices, travel and retail.

The product has a wide feature set that helps in the creation of branded portals, asset tracking & archiving, workflow integrations, rights management, reporting & analytics and so on. It uses Amazon web services that ensure on-demand scalability and network access at a high speed for locations across the globe. Widen Collective has the capability to automatically crop & resize the photos of assets and publish them on the web. Users can further get the insights about the usage of the asset at different locations via geolocation map views.

Dashboard and reporting tools of Widen Collective allow users to export data and track asset usage by following the site with Google analytics. Users can compare the asset performance across various portals through dashboards that are pre-loaded with “must-track” assets and user activities. All the data such as user information, metadata, asset search result and upload history can be exported to Excel where users can drill down to analyze site activities.

Widen uses agile product development methodology in which ongoing features are released on a monthly basis and customer feedback drives the roadmap for Widen Collective. It offers integrations with a large number of marketing and creative applications that help in the easy syncing of brand assets across multiple channels. Some of the key clients of Widen Collective are Brocade, La-Z-Boy, Allsteel, Electrolux, Brooks Running and LG.
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Pricing

Starting from
$28000/year
Pricing options
Free trial
Subscription
Value for money
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Devices

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Markets

United States, Asia, Australia, Canada, Europe, Latin America, United Kingdom

Supported languages

English
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Widen Collective reviews

Value for money
Features
Ease of use
Customer support
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Tommy Upson

Widen Collective is the best Digital Asset Management system I have ever worked with.

Used daily for 2+ years
Reviewed 2017-08-29
Review Source: Capterra

My team has to manage over 15 different categories of assets. Most of those categories are individual brands within our company. Some are segments of the brands. All of that to say that we have sliced up our asset offering in many ways to best serve our customers. By being able to segment those brands, we are able to get the right asset served up quickly in a variety of formats to fit most every need. In addition to that, we can make it so only certain assets can be served to certain customers. All through the use of Widen's "role" and "asset group" functions. We have well over 1000 end-users that we can easily manage.I've used quite a few DAM solutions in the past and Widen is by far the best one I have worked with. The thing that I like the best is the ability to manage the metadata just as easy as it is to manage the assets themselves. On top of that, the ability to assign permissions to access and administer assets by role has proven to be very valuable. We have assets that are only applicable to certain customers, so I can easily manage that through the admin tool. The time that we spent managing assets went from a full-time person's job before implementing Widen to only an hour or so a week once it is up and running. My team has to manage over 15 different categories of assets. Most of those categories are individual brands within our company. Some are segments of the brands. All of that to say that we have sliced up our asset offering in many ways to best serve our customers. By being able to segment those brands, we are able to get the right asset served up quickly in a variety of formats to fit most every need. In addition to that, we can make it so only certain assets can be served to certain customers. All through the use of Widen's "role" and "asset group" functions. We have well over 1000 end-users that we can easily manage.

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Barbara Mitrovic

Widen Collective - a True Leader in the Field!

Used daily for 1-2 years
Reviewed 2018-12-14
Review Source: Capterra

Our challenge was that duplicate files were everywhere. Our employees had no idea what assets were current or expired - so image and logo requests were constantly directed to the Creative Department cutting into valuable time for designing. By purchasing a DAM system, we were able to centralize our assets, and provide users, controlled access to the most current files which, in turn, maximized productivity and efficiencies. In addition – our global offices are now connected with the most up-to-date materials they need, in any time zone, which has improved the current process. You will find that the customer service is amazing. Widen's team will help guide you through all of your challenges to ensure you build a successful DAM. In addition, once your system is built – Widen continues to build a relationship with you - providing full support even after the on-boarding process is complete. They are dependable, accountable and extremely customer focused. The DAM interface is quick and easy to use, the reporting capabilities are robust, and the security allows a lot of flexibility. In addition - we love the Portals - which allows us to provide assets to our non users.

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Nick Smith

We love WIDEN

Used daily for 2+ years
Reviewed 2016-09-29
Review Source: Capterra

We've been using WIDEN's DAM for about three years now to organize and distribute marketing deliverables to other internal departments like sales, development, etc. It makes it so easy to have a single, definitive location to find marketing-related assets. People don't have to wonder where to look to see if they have the latest version of an asset. And we don't have to worry about people accessing things they shouldn't. It also cuts down a lot on the requests we get day to day, because folks know where to go to find things themselves. And the support team at WIDEN is awesome and super friendly and helpful whenever we do have to reach out to them (which isn't that often because their product is great!).It makes keeping things organized (which is a complicated job) super easy.

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Lauren Carroll

Great DAM solution!

Used daily for 2+ years
Reviewed 2016-09-29
Review Source: Capterra

One of the best things about Widen is their customer support. Every team member I've interacted with has been incredibly knowledgable and genuinely wants to help me. For example, I had a vision for our Dashboard page, and I wasn't sure how to achieve it myself because it involved a fair amount of coding. One of the customer support staff worked (very patiently) with me to literally build my vision. I even hand drew a picture and emailed it to him so he could see what I wanted. Thank you Tyson Purcell! So whether it's through the vast information on the Support Page, the direct chat, or emailing or talking with very responsive Widen staff, I have found a solution to just about all of the problems I have encountered. It's not just admin who love Widen, our users have told us how easy it is to use to search and share assets.I love that it is cloud-based and you can access it from any computer, phone or tablet. It's super easy to create collections and share media with internal and external clients.

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Hannah Snyder

Widen is an advanced, user friendly media asset

Used weekly for 2+ years
Reviewed 2016-10-03
Review Source: Capterra

What I like best about Widen is that it is multifunctional. Not only is it a secure way to archive images, documents and videos, but it also allows you to share these files amoungst coworkers and clients with ease. Multiple people can be uploading, sharing and viewing files with no problem. It takes the weight off of one person having to manage the content and allows anyone to distribute items without a hassle. The biggest business problem that it has solved for my company is it allows multiple people to do what once was a one person task. It saves time when being able to have multiple people have access to the same files and being able to send, upload and manage it all. Being able to easily send outside organizations images and documents has saved us so much time and has left very little room for error when sending. With Widen's recent website advancement's, it's given me an opportunity to create a creative brief for projects I'm working on. All within 1 website. It's great.

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Widen Collective pricing

Starting from
$28000/year
Pricing options
Free trial
Subscription
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Widen Collective starts at $28k per year.

The implementation costs is included with the annual subscription.

For more details contact advisors@widen.com.

Widen Collective features

API
Activity Dashboard
Customizable Branding
Data Import/Export
Drag & Drop Interface
Tagging

A/B Testing (144 other apps)
Campaign Analysis (186 other apps)
Campaign Management (164 other apps)
Content Management (166 other apps)
Customizable Templates (186 other apps)
Engagement Analytics (160 other apps)
Monitoring (178 other apps)
Multi-Channel Marketing (148 other apps)
Real Time Analytics (143 other apps)
Real Time Data (137 other apps)
Reporting & Statistics (196 other apps)
Social Media Integration (209 other apps)
Social Network Marketing (136 other apps)
Third Party Integration (201 other apps)

Security and privacy

Encryption

Encryption of sensitive data at rest
HTTPS for all pages

Access control

Multi-factor authentication options

Data policy

Data backup in multiple locations/GEO regions
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Additional information for Widen Collective

Key features of Widen Collective

  • Metadata management
  • Asset versioning
  • Lifecycle and rights management
  • Creative workflow integrations
  • Email notifications for workflow events
  • Web CMS integrations
  • Brand portals and collections
  • Review and approval
  • Search for assets
  • Dashboard
  • Automate tagging
  • Granular roles and permissions
  • Digital assets management
  • Drag & drop upload
  • Data exports
  • Data encrypted at rest
  • Activity auditing
  • Asset change history
  • REST API
  • Single sign-on
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Benefits

● Control what users see and do in your digital asset management system with permission-based user roles and groups.

● Manager version control, expire assets, attach documents and review and approve throughout the entire content lifecycle.

● Duplicate filenames that trigger conflicts can be added as versions.

● Widen Collective has configurable email alerts or notifications that help in tracking the assets against which any major actions are taken by the users.

● Track individual assets and collections for page views, embed views and downloads.

● The solution allows users to create a custom login page to enhance user experience with their brand’s color scheme and logo.