SocialBee vs Hootsuite

Looking for a Hootsuite Alternative?

See how SocialBee can save you time over Hootsuite 💪

HootSuite makes you work for them – constantly having to add new posts 🙁

While SocialBee works for you – just set it and forget it 🙂

While both SocialBee and HootSuite are tools for scheduling your content for your Social Media platforms, there are quite a few differences.

We believe SocialBee can help you save a few hours each week when planning and scheduling your content thanks to our category-based content posting and recycling.

Evergreen Posting – Content Reposting/Recycling

With HootSuite, you can schedule each post only once. If you want to repost something, you’ll have to go through a series of steps to reschedule that particular post or recreate the post entirely.

With SocialBee, however, this process can be done automatically when you set a category to be Evergreen.

Your queue will never run dry, as your content will be recycled and posted again as long as you want it, or up to the moment you want it. This is perfect for content that is not time sensitive.

Content Categories (Aka Content Library)

You’ll have different needs for different types of content.

With Hootsuite, you cannot categorize your content according to your needs. Ah, but you can do so with SocialBee.

Using our category system, you’ll be able to choose which posts you only share once and which ones you want to share over and over again (hint, it’s the good ones, you’ll have to share more). 

Powerful RSS and Pocket Configuration

Both HootSuite and SocialBee allow you to import RSS feeds, add a Pocket feed or CSV Files to fill up your queue faster.

However, HootSuite will only publish your content as it comes.

With SocialBee you can add RSS feeds directly into your categories, Import links or CSV files, use your Pocket account to share different tags to multiple content categories. Talk about a time-saver! 

Extra – did I tell you about our very own Social Media Team?

Beside our powerful Social Media Management Platform, we have a Team of Social Media Specialists – or Social Media Bees, as we like to call them – that provide a suite of Concierge Services which will help you with Social Media Posting.

Find out more about our Concierge Services here.









How is SocialBee different from HootSuite?


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So Should I use Hootsuite or SocialBee?

We’d love it if you used SocialBee, but we’ll help you make the decision yourself:

Hootsuite might be right for you if

  • You want to manually create each and every post that goes out
  • You want a free account with limited features
  • You’re working for a corporation that has preferred suppliers

SocialBee might be right for you if

  • You want to automate your posts more and save time to deal with the really important stuff
  • You want to be able to categorize and reuse your content

Having the content categories, and being able to recycle content makes it possible to post more often, even if you don’t have a VA or you’re not working on it full time.

Zachary Kyra-Derksen

Founder & Curator at Elon Musk News, Elon Musk Quotes

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