ContentCal Features

ContentCal

Social media planning and publishing tool for agencies

4.45/5 (38 reviews)

ContentCal Feature Summary

  • Access Controls/Permissions
  • Analytics
  • Approval Workflows
  • Audience Segmentation
  • Audio Content
  • Automated Publishing
  • Content Creation
  • Follower Tracking
  • Image Editor
  • Keyword Filtering
  • Multi-Account Management
  • Multi-Channel Publishing
  • Multi-Step Review
  • Post Customization
  • Post Engagement
  • Post Performance
  • Post Previews
  • Post Scheduling
  • Team Feedback
  • Team Inbox
  • Text Editor
  • Video Content
  • Web Content Publishing

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Access Control
Activity Dashboard
Approval Process Control
Calendar Management
Campaign Management
Campaign Planning
Campaign Scheduling
Collaboration Tools
Commenting
Contact Management
Content Management
Content Repository
Customizable Templates
Data Import/Export
Drag & Drop Interface
Feedback Management
Full Text Search
Goal Setting / Tracking
Inbox Management
Permission Management
Pipeline Management
Preview Functionality
Progress Tracking
Project Planning
Reporting & Statistics
Search Functionality
Social Media Integration
Social Media Metrics
Tagging
Task Management
Team Calendars
To-Do List
Version Control
Visual Analytics
Workflow Management
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Access Control
Activity Dashboard
Approval Process Control
Calendar Management
Campaign Management
Campaign Planning
Campaign Scheduling
Collaboration Tools
Commenting
Contact Management
Content Management
Content Repository
Customizable Templates
Data Import/Export
Drag & Drop Interface
Feedback Management
Full Text Search
Goal Setting / Tracking
Inbox Management
Permission Management
Pipeline Management
Preview Functionality
Progress Tracking
Project Planning
Reporting & Statistics
Search Functionality
Social Media Integration
Social Media Metrics
Tagging
Task Management
Team Calendars
To-Do List
Version Control
Visual Analytics
Workflow Management
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Access Control
Activity Dashboard
Approval Process Control
Calendar Management
Campaign Management
Campaign Planning
Campaign Scheduling
Collaboration Tools
Commenting
Contact Management
Content Management
Content Repository
Customizable Templates
Data Import/Export
Drag & Drop Interface
Feedback Management
Full Text Search
Goal Setting / Tracking
Inbox Management
Permission Management
Pipeline Management
Preview Functionality
Progress Tracking
Project Planning
Reporting & Statistics
Search Functionality
Social Media Integration
Social Media Metrics
Tagging
Task Management
Team Calendars
To-Do List
Version Control
Visual Analytics
Workflow Management
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Mobile apps

iOS App


1 review

Requires iOS 10.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

Android App


6 reviews

ContentCal Feature Reviews

25 reviewers had the following to say about ContentCal's features:

Anonymous
A verified reviewer
Verified Reviewer

Good Social Media Tool but Lacks Reporting

2020-02-10

It would be great for an entry level social media manager or for internal social media reporting, but for an agency, it lacked the functionality and features we needed.

Pros

We liked the ability to easily schedule social media posts for our clients, save content/links/articles in a content library and add notes and campaigns for internal purposes.

Cons

We like the tool for scheduling purposes but the reporting really lacked the details we needed to send to our clients, which resulted in more work - so we weren't saving any significant amounts of time.

Rating breakdown

Value for money
Ease of use
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Customer support

Time used: 6-12 months

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

6/10
Source: GetApp
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Francois Muscat

ContentCal is the Content Calendar for us

2019-02-11

I feel that we are now in total control of our calendar services.

Pros

ContentCal’s workflow makes it really simple for my agency to create, approve and publish social content on behalf of our clients.

Cons

There are zero negatives for us. So easy and simple to implement.

Rating breakdown

Value for money
Ease of use
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Customer support

Time used: Less than 6 months

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

10/10
Source: Capterra
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Alex Thomson Mizzi

A kick ass platform that solved a lot of Agency needs

2019-02-07

ContentCal has provided the following benefits to us and our Clients: - Transparency - Seamless organisation - Accountability - Responsibility - A centralised social media tool - Easy campaign planner - Integration with multiple social channels All the above has made social media team more effective and efficient, communication is simple and everyone feels in control of their own domain.

Pros

The simple UI is fantastic, the drag and drop features, the clear calendar, the NO MESS (we've had some messy calendar before).

Cons

More focus on campaigns that the social media posts will be part of.

Rating breakdown

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Customer support

Time used: Less than 6 months

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

10/10
Source: Capterra
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Joshua Sloan

A blessing for our small 502(c)(3) charity!

2019-09-06

Being a visual calendar, even less technical volunteers have been able to help schedule and approve social media content with ease.

Pros

ContentCal.io has been a real force multiplier for our small disaster relief nonprofit.

Cons

Interface is best used on PC or Laptop, not yet fully mobile/responsive, but as long as you have a computer, all is well.

Rating breakdown

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Customer support

Time used: 6-12 months

Frequency of use: Weekly

Likelihood to recommend

10/10
Source: Capterra
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Anonymous
( company, 11-50 employees)

Content Calendar has increased our productivity by scheduling our social media publishing

2018-06-13

Improved productivity and efficiency from pre-planning and scheduling your social media posts.

Pros

Working across multiple social media clients content calendars all in one place but in clearly separated and integrated views.

Cons

It can have some issues connecting with Facebook's API at times and not properly tag other pages but the support is fantastic so always look into this.

Rating breakdown

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Customer support

Time used: 2+ years

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

10/10
Source: Capterra
Helpful?   Yes   No

Response from Content Calendr


Thanks very much for the review!

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Anonymous
(Marketing and Advertising company, myself only employees)

Great scheduler for all!

2019-02-05

I'm using it to schedule content in an easy, fast way and I look forward to trying out the approval feature with a new client.

Pros

It's very intuitive and the drag and drop functionality is life-changing.

Cons

There isn't a lot I don't like about it. There are always updates happening improving the overall experience so even features that didn't exist before, do now. I did enjoy being able to add ideas to the pinboard without them being tied to any particular channel as they are now.

Rating breakdown

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Customer support

Time used: 6-12 months

Frequency of use: Weekly

Likelihood to recommend

8/10
Source: Capterra
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Vicky Sills

The Scheduling Tool of Dreams!

2019-07-01

The new Zapier integration with Pocket has definitely helped refine my curated content process.

Pros

It’s super easy to update posts and move them around the calendar by a simple drag & drop.

Cons

More analytics and a GIF library would be marvellous!

Rating breakdown

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Ease of use
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Customer support

Time used: 6-12 months

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

10/10
Source: Capterra
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Stephanie Babinczky

Been searching for this one-stop-shop

2020-02-16

Pros

I like that I can post automatically to multiple channels for a plethora of clients and include them in the approval process in one place.

Cons

The look of the interface could do with some modernising design features.

Rating breakdown

Ease of use
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Customer support

Time used: Less than 6 months

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

10/10
Source: Capterra
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Jeremy Ryan

HIGHLY RECOMMEND: Perfect for managing and collaborating on multiple social media project

2020-02-16

Next you add social media accounts to the calendar.

Pros

This platform is perfect for agencies, distributed organizations, or anyone who needs to manage and participate on multiple social media accounts.

Cons

This is not a con, per se, but just something to be aware of: if you want automated publishing for your Instagram accounts, you'll have to set it up once using their Zapier integration. Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, etc. are all native.

Rating breakdown

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Ease of use
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Customer support

Time used: 6-12 months

Frequency of use: Weekly

Likelihood to recommend

10/10
Source: Capterra
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Anonymous
A verified reviewer
Verified Reviewer

Not a bad platform, but not my favorite.

2020-02-11

Pros

I like the ability to see the photos large for each social channel each day.

Cons

We also had issues with content not publishing correctly.

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Customer support

Time used: Less than 6 months

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

7/10
Source: GetApp
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Anonymous
(Marketing and Advertising company, 1-10 employees)

Very Good as its Job

2019-08-14

Pros

ContentCal is designed for only one thing in the social media space, scheduling content to be posted, and for this task it succeeds with flying colours.

Cons

The up time is simply not what you would expect from premium software, with long periods of downtime occasionally causing significant issues.

Rating breakdown

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Ease of use
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Customer support

Time used: 2+ years

Frequency of use: Occasionally

Likelihood to recommend

9/10
Source: Capterra
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Nina Vasic

The best value scheduler out there -- makes my content planning a breeze

2019-01-25

We have seen a major increase in social media impressions and engagements since we started using ContentCal because we now know what works and what speaks to our audience so we can create more content like it.

Pros

This scheduler makes my content and social media work a breeze.

Cons

There's really not much I don't like. It would be nice to be able to post multiple photos to Instagram but I have a simple workaround for now. Everything else is smooth, intuitive, and improves my workflow greatly.

Rating breakdown

Value for money
Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: 6-12 months

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

10/10
Source: Capterra
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Anonymous
(Photography company, 1-10 employees)

Why I'm Loyal

2018-10-09

I have used a LOT of different social media scheduling tools over the years.

Pros

Its really REALLY easy to use.

Cons

We can't post to facebook groups. We can't post to Pinterest and have to duplicate work on Tailwind. Migration was a nightmare to the new version. It cost me extra overtime for my Va to re-post work we had already posted.

Rating breakdown

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Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: 1-2 years

Frequency of use: Monthly

Likelihood to recommend

8/10
Source: Capterra
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Jessica Humphreys

ContentCal saves agencies considerable time

2018-10-25

As the director of a creative communications agency I work with numerous social media retainer clients.

Pros

- Saves time - Provides an effective and professional way of presenting social content to clients - Great features

Cons

- There are a few desirable features missing, but I believe ContentCal will continue to develop and evolve this

Rating breakdown

Value for money
Ease of use
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Customer support

Time used: Less than 6 months

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

8/10
Source: Capterra
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Cathy Wassell

Take the pressure off your social media scheduling

2019-07-04

ContentCal solves the problem of a very hands-on VIP client and was a game changer for me.

Pros

I also love the visual layout and easy drag and drop movement across days.

Cons

I wish it could post natively to Instagram and @mention properly.

Rating breakdown

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Ease of use
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Customer support

Time used: 1-2 years

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

9/10
Source: Capterra
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Nisarg Nakrani

Preferred tool for social media marketing

2020-06-09

This helps me lot in my planning for marketing & its easy to use tool. many time i was forget to post on social media due to lack of time but now, contentcal doing my job very well without any single mistake.

Pros

In this tool i see my social media platform & what i post indivisual & also see special day & discription on one screen, so its very easy for me.

Cons

"You always have to pay more to get the great thing", this is a little costly tool, if company try to give discount, I'll ready to purchase.

Rating breakdown

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Ease of use
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Customer support

Time used: Free Trial

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

10/10
Source: Capterra
Helpful?   Yes   No

Response from Content Calendr


Hi there, we're always happy to chat to find something that works for you. Feel free to get in touch with us at support@contentcal.co

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Susie Smith

ContentCal: the easiest scheduler for your social

2019-07-01

I recommend them to all my clients looking to manage their social with a scheduling tool.

Pros

It also has a workflow approval system which is a great feature when working with an approver.

Cons

ContentCal are continuously launching new features and improving their product so issues that arise are dealt with fast.

Rating breakdown

Value for money
Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: 1-2 years

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

9/10
Source: Capterra
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Paul Ince

This software has changed my business!

2018-11-15

The team at ContentCal are a dream to work with. They listen to feedback and help me move my business forward. I am grateful to them for the support they give me and my team.

Pros

The UI is great - it gives me an overview of where each of our content schedules is.

Cons

I'd love to be able to post directly to Instagram, but I know this is coming.

Rating breakdown

Value for money
Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: 1-2 years

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

10/10
Source: Capterra
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Jacinta Dempsey

We would be lost without ContentCal

2018-11-15

As a team, we would be lost without it. It has helped communication, ​productivity and efficiency.

Pros

For us this helps us check that we have our right hooks in the right place, if not we simply drag and drop to another day.

Cons

Scheduling directly to Instagram! I know it is coming soon so it's not really​ that big of a con.

Rating breakdown

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Ease of use
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Customer support

Time used: 6-12 months

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

10/10
Source: Capterra
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Rachel Extance

Visually plan your social media content

2019-07-04

Pros

Great visual planner. You can see what posts you have scheduled and easily move them around to create a visually appealing feed.

Cons

It would be useful to bring in RSS feeds so it's easy to share content from others.

Rating breakdown

Ease of use
Features

Time used: Free Trial

Frequency of use: Weekly

Likelihood to recommend

7/10
Source: Capterra
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Kate Cox

Review of ContentCal

2018-10-12

ContentCal has enabled my virtual team to work together seamlessly across a number of clients and the agency has grown because of it.

Pros

No problem - just drag and drop it to another day

Cons

The occaisional glitch with the new release but nothing that hasn't been sorted quickly by the customer service team.

Rating breakdown

Value for money
Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: 6-12 months

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

10/10
Source: Capterra
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Jennifer Gilmour

Thank you for saving me time

2019-10-16

I love the ease of use of Content Cal and it has saved me hours of time each month in switching over from Hootsuite.

Pros

It’s saved me hours each month to have the pinboard as with other providers I had to copy and paste all the content.

Cons

That there isn’t a mobile app that uses all areas of the desktop site.

Rating breakdown

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Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: Less than 6 months

Frequency of use: Weekly

Likelihood to recommend

10/10
Source: Capterra
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Kerry Dougal

ContentCal - content planning and scheduling in one

2019-07-01

I have always struggled to find a visually appealing content calendar that also schedules and auto posts and can be shared with clients for sign-off.

Pros

I love the visual layout of the software, works as a great content planner as well as scheduling tool.

Cons

I would love an app through which to save content directly rather than having to do everything on desktop.

Rating breakdown

Value for money
Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: 6-12 months

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

9/10
Source: Capterra
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Ruth Gilbey

Why I love ContentCal

2019-07-01

I don't like scheduling! ContentCal makes it a more pleasurable experience it's really satisfying seeing everything and it's great for planning and really have a good visual view of what you have planned for your channels.

Pros

. ✅ You can work as a team or use it for client approvals (NB extra users do incur a charge) ✅You can repeat posts easily - even on Twitter where some 3rd party tools won't let you.

Cons

Sometimes link previews don't come across and I've had a few posts go out by mistake multiple times. Also, the changeover from one version to another was tricky but then it was a busy time when I was making the move.

Rating breakdown

Value for money
Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: 1-2 years

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

10/10
Source: Capterra
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Kelly Bateson

Great product!

2018-10-12

Love it!

Pros

I love how easy it is and that my clients have their own login to preview content. It’s a fabulous tool and the team at ContentCal make all the difference.

Cons

It can be a bit slow at times and I do wish there was an option to “un-approve” to stop a post from going out without deleting or cancelling it

Rating breakdown

Value for money
Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: 6-12 months

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

10/10
Source: Capterra
Helpful?   Yes   No
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