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The Sprout Social Alternative for collaborative teams

Maybe Sprout Social is out of your budget. Maybe it doesn’t have the platforms you need. Or maybe you just want to choose the best tool for your business.

Check these alternatives to Sprout Social and choose one that ticks all the boxes.

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Spending more than you want to admit?
Planable starts at a comfy $11/month

 

7 social profiles vs 5. Approval workflow vs no approval workflow. And a content calendar with
a Feed view built for the professional who always wants to triple-check their posts ‘til they’re
pristine. All that at $11/month vs. $99. Bang for the buck, as they say.

Planable vs Sprout Social for content workflow

 

If you’re here, it’s safe to assume you’re looking to switch to a Sprout Social alternative.
Check below how Sprout Social compares to Planable in terms of features, rating, pricing, and all.

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Platforms

Creating

Calendar with drag & drop

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In-app Instagram story creator and editor

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Tweaking grouped posts

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GIPHY integration

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Video trimming

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Image editing

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Tweaking content for multiple posts at the same time

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Planning

Multiple views for managing content (feed, list, calendar, grid)

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Instagram grid on desktop & mobile app

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Labels / Tags

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Workspaces / Folders

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Mockup pages

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Collaboration

Internal vs. external collaboration flow

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Multiple levels of approval

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Resolve internal comments

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Version control for posts

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Share posts with guests

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Publishing

Approval status

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Facebook Groups

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Scheduling Instagram Reels

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Cost/User

$11/month

$99/month

Delightful experience for a 10th of the cost

With Planable, 1 user is as low as $11/month.
You’re now paying at least $99/month with Sprout Social.

Free plan

Test anything and everything in your first 50 posts. No credit card required.

Easy pricing

You know exactly what you’re paying for and what your next invoice will be.

$11/month

7 social media pages starting at $11/month. Cheaper than gas.

Why Planable is your next

Sprout Social alternative to consider

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Save precious time with a clean, intuitive UI

Planable’s mantra: easy to learn, easy to master. Clean interface. Intuitive UI. No clutter and useless buttons. No sifting through hundreds of articles on learning portals. Planable is a tool built by social media people for social media people, to make their lives easier. Say goodbye to “Where can I find…” and “how did you get to that screen…” questions shouted over your desk plants. Everything is in one place.

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Real-time team collaboration

With Planable, collaboration is the name of the game. Real-time collaboration, to be more specific. Tired of refreshing your page to see updates? Or using Docs while paying for a social media tool? No need to do that with Planable. Every comment, reply, emoji, and attached file is displayed in real-time, right next to the post in question. Same goes for Planable’s calendar. Watch your hard work come to life as you’re doing it.

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Need to plan & publish TikTok content?

We got you! Good TikTok marketing requires finesse. Days worth of work for a 30-second video. Looking for the perfect sound bite. Playing with the length until it’s just right. You know what it also requires? Tight team collaboration. Schedule, approve, and collaborate on your TikTok videos using Planable’s integration.

Need more reasons to switch
from Sprout to Planable?

5 minutes to hit the ground running

That’s how easy to understand and use Planable is. Gone are the days of long onboarding sessions and hours of reading help articles.

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From 🤌 to 👌

In just a few minutes. That’s how smooth the setup process is with Planable. No need to look up tutorials on YouTube.

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One-click approval policy

Set up your own approval workflow on one or multiple levels. You’ll love it. Your clients will love it. Everyone will love it.

Approval workflow

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Drag and drop until perfection

Plan your content months ahead without losing track of the big picture. No buttons or tabs to confuse you.

Content calendar

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We love doing business with people like you

Transparency has always been one of our business principles. You should know what you’re paying for. And with Planable, there’s no ballpark figure.

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Social Media teams switch to Planable

“I LOVE Planable. It’s a game-changer for my social media management & graphic design business. Thankful for such a fantastic product — it saves me SO much time!”

Brittni C

Small business owner

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Collaborate

Collaborate in context, right next to the post

Get everybody on the same page in Planable. We treat each social media post as a stand-alone asset ready to be tweaked and fine-tuned to perfection.

Add internal notes for SOME team members only. Present the final approver with a polished, final version.

Keep all feedback in one place. Start threads. Tag your teammates. Attach files. All in the comment section.

After you implemented the feedback, resolve comments to keep your workspace clean.

When you’re done, get the final approval. Which by the way, can work the same way as you do: multi-leveled, required, optional, or none.

Creating

Edit images with the

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Your social media presence has to be pristine. Make sure that’s the case with Planable’s in-app image editing. No need for an external tool. It’s made even easier by Planable’s collaborative features.

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Crop, flip, and rotate images freely until they’re perfect.

Adjust the brightness, contrast, saturation, and more of the image.

Spice your images up with one of 13 filters.

Annotate pictures with comments for the creative team.

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Creating

Tweak content for multiple posts, without duplicating

As a social media person, you’re used to work on multiple things at once. That probably includes touchin up 10 posts for 7 different platforms. With Planable, you can tweak content for multiple posts at the same time. No duplicating. No queuing-up posts. All in the same place, pure efficiency. Become the Jack-of-all-Social that you always wanted to be.

“I enjoy the synced publishing across the boards.
This saves a great deal of time across the whole team!”

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Marketing Manager

Creating

Create, edit and publish

Instagram Stories

What if there was a place where you could create, edit, and publish Instagram stories without ever having to open 15 tabs? That place is called Planable. Save up precious time by managing everything Instagram-stories related in one tool.

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Adjust your Instagram grid in Planable

The most visual social media platform asks for extra attention to details. In Planable you have a fully customizable grid view. Accurately visualize your grid, plan in advance, and rearrange posts ‘til they come together into a cohesive story.

Work that is organized

Spend less time looking for things and more time on getting things done. Basically the peak of WYSIWYG. No useless buttons and menus. Everything in one place.

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Add labels by topic, campaign, brand, favorite color, or anything you can think of.

Use the filters to sort through content. Filter posts chronologically, by timeframe, status, file type, and labels.

Choose the right views for your content, with no limits.

Use our Media Library to store your files and keep track of where they’ve been used before.

“What I like most about using the Planable app is that I can have
quite a few workspaces and create teams with each workspace.
This is perhaps the most significant upside to Planable. I love being
able to manage five accounts within one place.”

Raqim S

Founder & Customs Broker

Planable never keeps you waiting 😉

Our customer support is stellar. 4.7-stars-on-Capterra stellar.

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