Hootsuite Vs Salesforce CRM (Jan 2021)

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / Jan 05, 2021

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Bottom Line: Which is Better - Hootsuite or Salesforce CRM?

Salesforce CRM is more expensive to implement (TCO) than Hootsuite, Salesforce CRM is rated higher (98/100) than Hootsuite (93/100). Salesforce CRM offers more features (21) to their users than Hootsuite (15).

Looking for the right Social Media solution for your business? buyers like you are primarily concerned about the real total implementation cost (TCO), full list of features, vendor reliability, user reviews, pros and cons. In this article we compare between the 2 software products:

How Hootsuite compares with Salesforce.com?

Hootsuite: Hootsuite is a social media management system for businesses and organizations to collaboratively execute campaigns across multiple social networks from one secure, web-based dashboard. Launch marketing campaigns, identify and grow audiences, and distribute targeted messages using Hootsuite’s unique social media dashboard. Streamline team workfl...

Salesforce.com: Salesforce.com Inc. is a global enterprise software company headquartered in San Francisco, California, United States. Best known for its customer relationship management (CRM) product, through acquisitions Salesforce has expanded into the "social enterprise arena". It was ranked number 27 in Fortune's 100 Best Companies to Work For in ...

Who's more expensive? Hootsuite or Salesforce?

The real total cost of ownership (TCO) of Social Media software includes the software license, subscription fees, software training, customizations, hardware (if needed), maintenance & support and other related services. When calculating the TCO it's important to add all of these "hidden cost" as well. We prepared a TCO calculator for Hootsuite and Salesforce.

Hootsuite price starts at $19 per user/month , on a scale between 1 to 10 Hootsuite is rated 2, which is much lower than the average cost of Social Media software. Salesforce price starts at $25 per user/month , when comparing Salesforce to their competitors, the software is rated 2 - much lower than the average Social Media software cost.

Bottom line: Hootsuite cost is around the same cost of Salesforce.

Which software includes more/better features?

As with any business software solutions, it’s important to consider the features & functionality. The tool should support the processes, workflows, reports and needs that matter to your team. To help you evaluate this, we've compared Hootsuite Vs. Salesforce CRM based on some of the most important and required Social Media features. Hootsuite: this software is considered "feature-rich" with more than 10 important features, here is a partial list: Blogger Integration, Business Content Sharing, Facebook Integration, Flickr Integration, Foursquare Integration, Global Content Library, Google Plus, Instagram Integration. Salesforce: Campaign Dashboard, Campaign Management, Case Management, Contact Management, Customer Database.

Target customer size

Hootsuite is perfect for companies of all shapes and sizes. Salesforce is ideal for individuals as well as companies.

Hootsuite

ITQlick rating
(4.4/5)

starts at $19 per user/month

Hootsuite is the world’s most widely used social media relationship platform with more than 10 million users, including 744 of the Fortune 1000 companies that trust Hootsuite to manage their social media prog...

Categories: Financial reporting, Data Analysis Tools, Content Management, Customer Loyalty.

Salesforce CRM

ITQlick rating
(4.4/5)

starts at $25 per user/month

Salesforce is a cloud-hosted customer relationship management (CRM) software suite that offer solutions for small, mid-level and enterprise organizations focusing mainly on sales and support. The software offer...

Categories: Data Analysis Tools, Computer Telephony Integration (CTI), Mobile, Case Management, Social Media.

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Hootsuite: 15 Features

Blogger Integration
Business Content Sharing
Facebook Integration
Flickr Integration
Foursquare Integration
Global Content Library
Google Plus
Instagram Integration
LinkedIn Integration
Publishing Social Content
Social Analytics
Social Customer Care
Social Promotions
Twitter Integration
WYSIWYG App Builder

Salesforce: 21 Features

Campaign Dashboard
Campaign Management
Case Management
Contact Management
Customer Database
Customer Self Service Portal
Customer Service
Customer Support Tracking
Dashboards
Email Marketing
Knowledge Base
Lead Management
Marketing Automation
Multi-Channel Marketing
Multi-Language
Sales Automation
Sales Reports
Social Advertising
Workflow Rules & Management
Collaboration Center
Report Viewing
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
ITQlick score ITQlick Score is a 1 to 100, the calculation is based on pricing, and functionality Vs. alternative solutions
Pricing score pricing Score is a 1 to 10 (10 is high cost), based on the TCO (cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
Functionality score
Software review
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Hootsuite
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score
93/100
Pricing Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
2/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$19 per user/month
Functionality
31
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Salesforce
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score
98/100
Pricing Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
3/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$25 per user/month
Functionality
28
DrumUp
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score
89/100
Pricing Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
5.8/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$15 per month
Functionality
3
Review
e-Performance
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score
82/100
Pricing Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
5.8/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$75,000 per license
Functionality
3
Statusbrew
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score
81/100
Pricing Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
6/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$99 per month
Functionality
13
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Shlomi holds a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Information System Engineering from Ben Gurion University in Israel. Shlomi brings 15 years of global IT and IS management experience as a consultant, and implementation expert for small, medium and large size (global) companies.