Buffer vs Sprout Social

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Buffer vs Sprout Social: What are the differences?

Buffer: The easiest way to schedule tweets, Facebook posts and more. Buffer helps you manage multiple social media accounts at once. Quickly schedule content from anywhere on the web, collaborate with team members, and analyze rich statistics on how your posts perform; Sprout Social: *A social media management and optimization platform *. It is a social media management tool created to help businesses grow their social media presence. You can understand and reach your audience, engage your community and measure performance with the only all-in-one social media management platform built for connection.

Buffer and Sprout Social can be primarily classified as "Social Media" tools.

Some of the features offered by Buffer are:

  • Using Feedly and Buffer: Keep your Buffer full with amazing content at all times
  • Schedule retweets: Use Buffer to share other people’s tweets anytime
  • Followerwonk and Buffer: send your Tweets at the best time

On the other hand, Sprout Social provides the following key features:

  • centralizes publishing, monitoring, engagement and analytics
  • social media management platform built for connection
  • Social Analytics
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Pros of Buffer
Pros of Sprout Social
  • 50
    Super simple to schedule tweets
  • 24
    Buffer from my browser; integrates with my work flow
  • 9
    Awesome UI
  • 6
    Fair pricing
  • 4
    Weekly analytics report email
  • 3
    Re-buffer posts
  • 2
    Mobile App
  • 1
    Schedule tweets via API
  • 1
    Pablo for images
  • 1
    Easy to visualise time line
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    Cons of Buffer
    Cons of Sprout Social
    • 1
      Re-buffering a lot of tweets is pretty painful
    • 1
      Mobile app could use some work
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      What is Buffer?

      Buffer helps you manage multiple social media accounts at once. Quickly schedule content from anywhere on the web, collaborate with team members, and analyze rich statistics on how your posts perform.

      What is Sprout Social?

      It is a social media management tool created to help businesses grow their social media presence. You can understand and reach your audience, engage your community and measure performance with the only all-in-one social media management platform built for connection.

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      What are some alternatives to Buffer and Sprout Social?
      Hootsuite
      It manages all your social media in one place. From finding prospects to serving customers, it helps you do more with your social media. The system's user interface takes the form of a dashboard, and supports social network integrations.
      Stream
      Stream allows you to build scalable feeds, activity streams, and chat. Stream’s simple, yet powerful API’s and SDKs are used by some of the largest and most popular applications for feeds and chat. SDKs available for most popular languages.
      AddThis
      It provide tools that make it easier to share content across the social web, and provides publishers with increased traffic and in-depth analytics.
      Tweetdeck
      The most powerful Twitter tool for real-time tracking, organizing, and engagement. Reach your audiences and discover the best of Twitter.From breaking news and entertainment to sports and politics, get the full story with all the live commentary.
      HumHub
      It is an expandable social network platform that can be hosted on its own servers. This not only gives you complete control over your data but also the flexibility to adjust it at any given time to your needs and workflow.
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