http://selfmadesuccess.com – Buffer vs Hootsuite… Who is the best social media manager overall when it comes to posting, scheduling, organizing, sharing, and analyzing your social media activity? Watch the video to find out.
While Buffer and Hootsuite both offer a lot of social media accounts for management, Hootsuite has the edge with additions like Linkedin Groups, Foursquare, WordPress, Soundcloud, Youtube, Instagram and much more.
For most businesses, the next level up from the free account will be perfect for the daily social media management you need. For this level, Buffer and Hootsuite are tied at $10/month pricing. After that, for bigger companies, Buffer has more options and Hootsuite doesn’t list the price for its big plan. For big business, Buffer probably wins, but for small, it’s a tie.
Usability tends to be an opinion as to what works best for you, but as far as I’m concerned they’re both great. Both dashboards are very simple to use, but if I had to pick one that is better, it would be Hootsuite. Hootsuite looks better, flows better, and has more options. I love the setup of the Hootsuite back office… Watch to see the entire breakdown.