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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 find the best social media scheduling tool for your business.

Check these alternatives to Sprout Social and choose the social media management tool that ticks all the boxes.

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

 

With Planable, you can schedule social media posts for 7 social profiles compared to Sprout Social’s 5.
And if you’re looking for Sprout Social alternatives that offer social media approval
and a content calendar with a feed view, you can find these (and more) in Planable.
All that for $11/month at Planable vs. $99/month at Sprout Social. Bang for the buck, as they say.

Planable vs Sprout Social for content workflow

 

Need a better Sprout Social alternative for smooth content management?
Here’s how Sprout Social compares to Planable in terms of social media management features, ratings and pricing.

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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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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

A Sprout Social alternative 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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Clean, intuitive UI

Planable’s mantra: easy to learn, easy to master. Clean interface. Intuitive UI. Manage multiple social media platforms seamlessly. Schedule posts, manage multiple clients, and collaborate with stakeholders in a single platform. Planable is a social media management tool built for busy Social Media Marketers, to make post scheduling on major social networks 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 social media collaboration

With Planable, collaboration is the name of the game. Real-time collaboration, to be more specific. Tired of using Docs while paying for a social media tool? No need to do that with this Sprout Social alternative. Social Media Managers, rejoice! Every comment, reply, emoji, and attached file is displayed in real-time, right next to the post in question. Same goes for Planable’s social media calendar. Watch your social posts come to life as you’re completing them.

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TikTok content creation

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 it is to understand and use Planable. Gone are the days of long onboarding sessions and hours of reading help articles.

Ease of use

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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 working on multiple social media tasks at once. That probably includes up 10 social media posts for various social media channels. With Planable, you can tweak content for multiple posts at the same time. No duplicating. 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 schedule Instagram stories without ever having to open 15 tabs? That place is called Planable. Save precious time by managing everything Instagram related in one tool.

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Instagram posts arranged in grid view in Planable app
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Adjust your Instagram grid in Planable

The most visual social media platform asks for extra attention to detail. Use Planable as an Instagram grid maker to fully customize your grid view. Plan the layout 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.

Filter social media posts by date, 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.

Here’s how teams work with Planable

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Planable never keeps you waiting 😉

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

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