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MavSocial makes visual content marketing easier by centrally storing, managing & publishing images & videos to 6 social networks + visual analytics.

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MavSocial review by Jennifer H.
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"Best bang for your buck"

What do you like best?

MavSocial offers a wide variety of features that you don't get with other services at a lower price point. I love the campaign planner and calendar. The ability to move post around by dragging on the calendar is very helpful. Reporting features are robust and the ease of exporting client ready PDFs and Excel reports makes metric reporting to clients a breeze. I don't use it with my current clients but the ability to create evergreen posts is also a nice feature.

What do you dislike?

The reporting features are great but I have had issues with the reports being up to date. Every time I have had an issue their customer service is very pleasant and quick to respond and fix the problem.

Recommendations to others considering the product

MavSocial is coming out with new features all the time. I'm excited to see what is next!

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Post planning and professional reporting PDF at a click of a button. The best part of MavSocial is that I don't have to work with it every day. It allows me to plan my posts, upload, preview, and walk away until I need a report.

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MavSocial review by Lizelle B.
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"Great platform and easy to use"

What do you like best?

Our business has multiple brands and MavSocial have allowed us to manage all their social activity from one place. The platform is easy to use and although we have had many questions, they have always been taken care of very quickly.

What do you dislike?

We are moving into using more UGC on our instagram feeds an once you have received permission to repost through the platform it is very time consuming to search for the original post you wanted to repost, we have suggested to the MavSocial team that a search by profile name would make this process easier and they have added this to their 'to do' list. It is great to work with a company that listens to the needs of their customers.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

With the amount of brands that our team manages, posting to individual networks is very time consuming. With MavSocial we can schedule our posts for each of the brands on multiple networks as well as being able to utilise their platform to obtain the correct permissions to reuse UGC.

What Social Media Management solution do you use?

Thanks for letting us know!
MavSocial review by Barbara W.
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"Getting started with MavSocial is easy!"

What do you like best?

Everything. For months I had been wondering how our group could have a stronger, more consistent presence on different social media platforms. Mavsocial was the answer, at an affordable price.The platform is easy to use and the customer support is good too. When i started with MavSocial i had many questions, all of which were answered promptly.

What do you dislike?

Instagram bulk post upload is not yet online, but the Co-founder of MavSocial told me that after my request, its now on their 'to do' list. As a small company, they are listening to our needs, which is awesome.

Recommendations to others considering the product

We are using the cheapest pricing option from mavSocial and its features are quite impressive for the price. As we are a startup, price is a major concern when choosing a product.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

My organisation finds and connects with customers purely through social media. Before MavSocial, we had to post everything three times, once to FB, once to twitter and once to Instagram. As i spend a lot of time in the field, being able to schedule posts in advance across multiple platforms, without having to access each platform individually, is a huge relief.

MavSocial review by Emma S.
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"Th answer to all my problems"

What do you like best?

I have a team managing multiple social media accounts and we needed a way to be able to schedule posts and evaluate performance, plus reduce the amount of internal emails sent discussing single accounts. MavSocial has been a great solution! We can categorise by team, upload all of our digital assets into one place for all to access without having to log in to a drop box or send large email, keep RSS feeds in one place to reduce time spent searching the web, easily track each others campaigns and loads more. I've been really impressed with the amount of time MavSocial has saved me and my team - we are now able to perform more efficiently and improve productivity.

What do you dislike?

To be honest, there's not a huge amount I dislike. Anything that I have struggled with has been dealt with by their support team leaving me with little to discuss here!

Recommendations to others considering the product

Definitely give it a go. You can get a free trial and it's so easy to use - you won't spend your entire trial trying to work out what to do and you'll actually be able to try it out properly!

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Some of our more complex campaigns require team members to work together who are not necessarily in the same location - with the approvals process and MavChat we are able to do this much easier right from inside the platform. The repeater campaigns are saving us huge amounts of time that we used to spend repeating campaign posts manually. Our productivity is much higher than before which has allowed us to review some of our processes and take on more clients.

MavSocial review by Sharon G.
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"Personal service and features beyond our expectations"

What do you like best?

MAVSOCIAL is a platform that continues to expand and be enhanced by a team of very forward thinking developers and company owners and we benefit from that daily.

What do you dislike?

We have a few needs related to reporting that our day to day Social Media team is working through with the MAVSOCIAL team. I cannot call it a dislike because they have been very responsive to our requests during our evaluation and our launch.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

MAVSOCIAL has a single site platform that encompasses all the aspects of social media program management together which is a huge advantage to not need multiple tools and platforms

MavSocial review by Christopher B.
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"Super Social Media Organizer"

What do you like best?

I love that I can pre-schedule posts that contain images to my social media accounts. I love that I can retrieve stats/reports on social media accounts I've linked to MavSocial but I'm not even using MavSocial to post to. I love that I can link Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Tumblr, YouTube, AND LinkedIn to this ONE platform. And all this under the freemium model! Where else? I ask you! I love the significant, new improvements: a fresh new look to the interface and a more robust, stable platform. I also love the customer service. This platform is all in one and keeps your social media campaigns uber organized.

What do you dislike?

At this point, I don't have anything I dislike about MavSocial. That may because my use is narrow (I'm currently only scheduling posts to Twitter and using some reports) and not very demanding.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Give it a chance. It's free. You have nothing to lose and you will learn a ton; about the product, of course, but also about what works and doesn't work for you in terms of the social media outreach you want to do and what it gains you. MavSocial makes it so easy, not to mention risk-free, to experiment with posting. It is an organizer's dream.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

My wife started a food blog in August 2015. She posts recipes faithfully three times a week, which involves planning, cooking, photographing, photo editing, writing, and website administration using WordPress. We consider her photos to be one of the blog's best assets, but neither of us has the time to be tweeting or otherwise posting social media content all day every day. As it is, Elaine is personally active on FB and IG in addition to everything else she juggles single-handedly. MavSocial allows me to schedule, in advance and on weekends when I have free time, a week's worth of Twitter posts to feature my wife's great photos (excellent standalone Twitter content) with a link back to the blog for driving traffic. Since we have no revenue stream at this early stage, MavSocial's free platform allows us to execute on a limited social media strategy that promotes the blog, engages our followers, and generates social capital for us. We feel confident that MavSocial has made a significant contribution to the increase in our Twitter followers and our growing blog page views. Our social media presence would be far less robust and consistent (i.e., less professional) if we could not use MavSocial.

MavSocial review by Jake N.
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"MAVSOCIAL UPDATE"

What do you like best?

The power of the freemium option that they have kept all this time. The ability to connect multiple facebook personal accounts, pages and groups and schedule a great amount of content blows the competition (Bufferapp, Hootsuite) out of the water. MavSocial team is God sent!

What do you dislike?

The fact that they don't have a mobile version or mobile app. It's the only thing missing to make this a nuclear weapon in social media marketing!

Recommendations to others considering the product

Use MavSocial as your superweapon. It's a tool with a nuclear warhead. It will cost you zero pesos/dollars to use and earn you millions if you know how to use it. For our real estate tech startup in the Philippines, MavSocial have worked wonders!

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Problem/s being solved? Social media marketing on a budget. Unlike investor-backed startups, we at Lyst.ph are doing everything out of our own pockets, from marketing to development. Having Mavsocial as our power tool in spreading our name across different channels is helping us achieve critical mass. Ever since I used Mavsocial, my team and I haven't spent a single centavo! What's more amazing is because of Mavsocial, Philippine-based brokers, agents and leasing professionals are able to find properties they are looking for and are closing multi-million peso deals! PHP 0.00 Mavsocial investment, PHP 100M in matched transactions. These guys are seriously the next facebook of social media management.

MavSocial review by Julie Anne G.
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"I love the convenience of storing my visual assets in one place!"

What do you like best?

I love the convenience of being able to organize and store all my images and videos all in one place. This makes for creating and organizing posts MUCH easier.

What do you dislike?

My only suggestion to improve MavSocial would be the ability to link with Google Drive to easily upload photos, images, etc as this is where we currently store all our content.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

I’ve only been using MavSocial for a few months, but I immediately fell in love with it. I highly recommend MavSocial to any business owner and blogger who is looking for a time-saving solution to managing social media!

MavSocial review by Erin R. W.
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"Soon to be the leading social media management platform"

What do you like best?

I like MavSocial's branding/the look of their platform

What do you dislike?

Some features are still a work in progress

Recommendations to others considering the product

In addition to using their platform, take advantage of the content that MavSocial offers on their social media and blog — it's good stuff!

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Being able to easily view and analyze reports on my social media performance so that I can figure out where and how to improve.

MavSocial review by Jake Nasol L.
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"Best alternative to Bufferapp and Hootsuite"

What do you like best?

Took me 30 days before I could write this review (had to check it first, top to bottom). This is by far the best alternative to Bufferapp & Hootsuite. The ability to post on numerous social media accounts and unlimited scheduling makes it my #1 tool for marketing. I've tried paid hootsuite account and bufferapp extensions so I basically can vouch for the effectiveness of MavSocial.

Sarah of the Support Team did an outstanding job helping me get everything sorted out (Had an issue where I was not able to connect to my Facebook profiles).

Overall, I believe MavSocial will breakout and outpace the two big wigs I mentioned.

What do you dislike?

Nothing major. It's just sad that MavSocial doesn't have a firefox or chrome extension YET. I do social media marketing 24/7 and having an extension would be a life saver!

Also, if the team would allow us (users/admins) to have the ability to change the thumbnail photo of our link posts, that would be awesome!

Lastly, it does not yet support Pinterest and Instagram. Please dev team, make this happen.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Use it for a month to get the hang of it. Play with it. It's an amazing free product! Powerful enough for me to spend one day working inside it and not work in the remaining days of the month.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Real estate marketing is my main function and my work spans from Edmonton Canada to The Philippines. Creating an efficient way to promote property listings is one of the main problems I am solving. As for the benefits, the most outstanding one that I have realised is the effectivity of the automation system. Combined with apps like IFTTT, MavSocial elevates my marketing game to a whole new level!

MavSocial review by Gail G.
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"MavSocial: What I personally use daily and recommend as easiest to use"

What do you like best?

Because MavSocial is organized around visual media (images, videos) it is more appealing to use regularly. They are the easiest place for anyone to obtain images. You don't have to know which size to choose or which license applies. You just search, select, put in shopping cart, and when you check out the image is automatically moved to your personal digital library. Even the free images available are visually compelling.

There is a very small learning curve compared to any other social media solution I've seen. Just click on tabs to edit for each social network. Then schedule or publish. The main reason I use and recommend MavSocial to small businesses and bloggers is the ease of use. It is also easy on the eyes which is important for those who are older or spend hours on the computer.

I wrote a review of MavSocial at http://growmap.com/amazing-visuals/ which will include a video walkthrough of how to use it.

What do you dislike?

Currently to push content to any or all the attached networks more than once requires creating a separate post. I understand they are working on making it possible to schedule multiple posts within one post. I wish I could use it to push visuals to Pinterest. (They haven't incorporated Pinterest or Google Plus yet.)

Recommendations to others considering the product

By using MavSocial we can push more traffic from social media to our sites. They are the easiest platform to learn and to use. If you only need Twitter and a personal Facebook they have a free account. The first tier of pro account is a reasonable $30/month (and you could easily save more than that on buying images elsewhere). It is easy to teach assistants or small business owners and managers how to use it. If you need more social accounts than the versions on their site you can contact them and explain what you need. Bloggers should consider using MavSocial to offer social media management services to small businesses. There are visual reports you can provide to show your work. Be aware that MavSocial does not focus on providing advanced analytics which makes it simpler to use, but not the right choice if you must have more analytics. While MavSocial doesn't support Pinterest or Google Plus yet, they do support three Chinese social networks: Youku, Weibo, and Renren.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

MavSocial makes it easy to find and use compelling images to push content to social networks. They have so many free images that even if you have no budget you can add something relevant to all your content.

The built-in stats make it is easy to see which visuals get the most interaction. I can promote one piece of content using separate posts. For example, I create a post using an image, another using a video, and a third using a SlideShare. They can use the same text or different. In this way I can test the visuals and the wording to determine what increases interactions.

MavSocial review by Kevin E.
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"Great, Powerful Social Media Management Tools"

What do you like best?

Social media campaign planning and scheduling capabilities. Also pretty easy to manage account messaging monitoring.

What do you dislike?

Lackluster interface- very basic, almost cumbersome in certain regards.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Give the boring, dated interface a chance... I was pleasantly surprised when I did.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Social media management and monitoring on the agency level.

MavSocial review by Deborah A.
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"Great team behind the MavSocial brand!"

What do you like best?

I think one of the aspects that is sometimes missed, when evaluating tools, is the people element. True, a tool may "technically" work with even a "bad" team, but it is my belief that those exceptional tools are ahead of the rest because of the people behind the tool. MavSocial is no exception. CEO/Founder Matthew Holden is the "real deal." So are other team members, like Chris Hodgeman. In interviewing Mr. Holden for our show(s), I was struck by how personable he is and how approachable. With my psychology background, I can easily see that that is a key factor in success for any company and MavSocial is getting it right! Simply put, if the people on the team are listening to feedback and engaging with their fans, the tool will only get better with time. That is the case with MavSocial. Already, the tool is unique in 3-5 areas, offering key functionality that is not offered elsewhere. Add to that the team behind the tool, and the only direction that MavSocial has to go is up (and up and up).

What do you dislike?

I really can't say that there is anything that I dislike about MavSocial. I realize that this is a requirement for a proper review, but MavSocial is really so easy-to-use and addresses the pain points that I have. (Ironically, that was the same terminology that Mr. Holden used in the interview, was addressing those "pain points" of the customers.) Also, "dislike" is a strong term. If I were to make a suggestion, maybe adding additional available stock video content?

Recommendations to others considering the product

You do not have to conquer it in a day. Even though the tool is very easy, take your baby steps and pretty soon, it will become habit and your results will be evident.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Time savings! For anyone participating in social media marketing (even part time), they know that time is something that we all need and something that the social media marketer never has enough of, in their daily tasks! MavSocial not only saves time, but makes repurposing content even easier. And, just tonight, through the use of the tool and the interview, I am overflowing with ideas. So, the tool helps me to create new content (idea generating) and it provides me with content (image libraries) to augment my social sharing with prepared images, helping me to keep my quiver full and save me time!

MavSocial review by Chantal B.
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"MavSocial is one of the most comprehensive social media management tools available. "

What do you like best?

My favorite MavSocial feature is the ability to purchase high quality stock photos (at very reasonable prices and access to over 35 million photos) and use them instantaneously in my posts without leaving the application. I also love the ability to save all my photos with their cloud storage, and not having to search everywhere for them. I can access them anywhere, from any device.

With MavSocial you also have the capability to upload all those miscellaneous images that you have saved all over the place. The free account provides 1 GB of visual content storage while the Pro+ plan offers 100GB. For a lot of people 1 GB is adequate for storing photos. You can gather all the images you use for your blogs and social media posts and save them in one location. Plus you can access them through the application anywhere you go. No need to worry if you have an image saved at home but are creating a blog post on the road. You can upload various image types (jpg, png, gif), audio files (mp3, mov, wav) and videos (mov, mp4, m4v). The maximum file size is 1GB. You may add metadata such as title, description and tags, to make your visual content easier to find later on. After you upload content, you can then create a new gallery or add it to an existing one.

With MavSocial, you can also create social media campaigns. You can use a list or calendar view to create and edit campaigns within the ‘Campaign Planner’. Once you create a campaign, you can go into it and add new posts or edit posts that you pre-scheduled. What’s great is that you have access to analytical reports on the campaigns you create. I am using this feature for my old blog posts. Now they are no longer dormant on my blog but brought back to life again.

What do you dislike?

There is nothing that I dislike but I would love the ability to use MavSocial to schedule posts to Pinterest. That particular feature is needed with my social media campaigns and daily use. There is nothing wrong with MavSocial - I would like to see more added to it. It is one of the best social media management softwares that I have tried.

Recommendations to others considering the product

MavSocial's support is amazing! There have great video tutorials and will respond back to any questions that you have. For anyone who manages social media campaigns, this software is ideal!

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

I have been able to recycle old blog posts with new visual content purchased within MavSocial, which keeps traffic flowing to my blog. I have seen an increase in blog traffic and engagement of 34%. That is huge. The ability to generate reports and have analytics readily available has also been extremely helpful. I work with brands as an influencer and my ability to prove my influence and reach is paramount when working in the social media space. I can provide concrete metrics to clients which helps me get new business.

MavSocial review by Ryan J.
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"The Streamlined Solution I was Looking For"

What do you like best?

The ease of use, and the range and flexibility of content that allows us to maintain our brand while saving sooooo much time and resources.

What do you dislike?

Can't say that we have any complaints, really.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Absolutely give it a go. It will eliminate all the headaches of your social media campaigns. Takes new employees 5 minutes to learn.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

We used to think that our social media campaigns were somewhat well-organized, but MavSocial helped us really shore things up in terms of consistency, and has saved us a massive amount of time and energy in centralizing the process and making it simple. We were wasting a lot of time training various employees to stay on message and learn our cataloguing system, but were still ultimately frustrated by the results. MavSocial gave us an easy and effective solution to manage our social media campaigns, and we can pretty much just show new employees to our MavSocial account and they get it without needing their hands held. Our campaigns are not only easier, but much more effective now.

MavSocial review by Bob T.
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"I've barely scratched the surface but I already know I need it!"

What do you like best?

One of the best features of MavSocial is that plenty of thought has gone in to it. Instead of having to use multiple platforms for posting, tracking and finding images, it's already there. Even when posting to different networks with the same basic update, it will tell you how many words you have left to use for each one. Scheduling is there, huge image library and I'm sure there's plenty more. I shall enjoy discovering them all!

What do you dislike?

So far, I haven't found anything out of place or a pointless feature. I'm sure after extended use I will find something but at the moment - more than happy...

Recommendations to others considering the product

If you managing multiple sites and social media accounts then you will need an all in one product. Otherwise you will be wasting time and not maximising the benefits that can be had.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

I manage multiple sites and multiple social media accounts. I've been looking around for something to manage them, either a single service or a workflow of a few. MavSocial looks as though it's going to do that for me...

MavSocial review by Richard D.
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"Absolutely Unbelievable!"

What do you like best?

Amazing in-depth metrics and analytics. You can see who, what, where, when! And for so many social accounts too. I also love the fact you can store and manage your photo and video digital assets.

What do you dislike?

Slightly confusing posting procedure, but you'll get the hang of it. Just takes a bit of patience. Watch the intro vids and you'll be fine. Perhaps they should include an auto-scheduling mode too?

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Great social media management platform. This can handle almost all my needs through one interface!

MavSocial review by Lilach B.
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"MavSocial should be part of every marketers toolkit"

What do you like best?

MavSocial has so many great features. I particularly loved that everything is under one roof, you can store, organise and manage all your visual and audio content in one place.

The fact that you can add audio to Twitter as well as schedule videos to Facebook are great advantages too. In fact I'm pretty sure there are no other tools that allow you to do this?

Their Campaign Planning and Management feature is pretty cool, the calendar layout makes it super easy to be organised and efficient.

Found it useful to be able to see what our update would actually look like on each of the social networks with their handy viewer.

Overall was very impressed with MavSocial. A very valuable tool that is perfect for those creating visual content.

What do you dislike?

It's very hard to list as was so impressed with them. It would be great to see the ability to link Instagram and Pinterest to them.

Recommendations to others considering the product

I would strongly recommend brands, agencies and entrepreneurs who are creating visual content to use MavSocial. It’s so much more than a place to store and find visual content. If you’re creating visual content and wanting to get (and be able to measure) an ROI then MavSocial should be part of your toolkit.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

MavSocial makes it easier to have everything in one easy to access place. Being able to analyse and see which of your images are performing the best is very helpful.

Being able to edit images as well as access their library was very useful.

MavSocial review by Ian Anderson G.
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"Powerful social media management tool with digital assets management"

What do you like best?

I really love the way MavSocial stores all your digital assets (videos and images). With other social media management tools such as Hootsuite or SproutSocial you have to store your videos and images elsewhere, and this becomes very difficult to manage. It's my view that most people just don't bother. With MavSocial, it's just really easy to reuse previously shared images and videos. I love the way you can purchase high quality stock images directly through MavSocial. I also like the way it integrates with a wide variety of social networks. They don't support as many as Hootsuite, but they do support Chinese and Japanese networks (with full character support). Not that I've had the chance to play with that yet as I'm not targeting users in China or Japan (yet!).

What do you dislike?

There's not much to dislike at the moment, but perhaps the user interface could do with some improvements. It feels a little clunky and not as intuitive as it could be. There's always going to be a learning curve with any app, and I think that's definitely the case with MavSocial.

Recommendations to others considering the product

MavSocial is a powerful social media management tool with some enterprise features for a much lower cost. It doesn't integrate with as many social networks as Hootsuite, but it does integrate some international networks too. It also integrates with stock image and video libraries so you can design your images and content all through one dashboard.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

I'm using content marketing to build up my brand and awareness of the services we offer. I've been frustrated by how difficult it can be to manage content and posting to our social channels- particularly when we're short of time and resources. MavSocial allows us to keep on top of our digital assets and it helps us be much more productive in quickly posting to our networks.

MavSocial review by Ann S.
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"Alsmost unbelievable that it is free"

What do you like best?

The quite uncommon selection of supported social media networks. I can use it to manage Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, Instagram, Tumblr and Youtube from one dashboard!

What do you dislike?

I think it took me some time to figure all the features out but I've heard the usability update is planned...

Recommendations to others considering the product

It's free: there's no risk! Try it and you'll love it!

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

It's managing my favorite marketing type: Visuals. It sends visuals and publishes them as visual updates which ensures they get more visibility.

MavSocial review by Bob M.
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"Wonderful app which allows us in very short time to get our message out there"

What do you like best?

The ease of filling up a calendar with weekly updates is awesome. Links to other social media are accomplished with one easy motion.

What do you dislike?

I wish I could simply enter one post after another, without having to go 'back to campaign'

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

We needed a social media system that worked. We tried on our own, but this allows us to do it all at once.

MavSocial review by User in Health, Wellness and Fitness
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"Basically in love with Mav Social"

What do you like best?

- It's super user friendly

- The free version gives me everything I need

- It allows me to organize each of the accounts I manage separately and easily

- There are tons of free photos to use and edit

- The photo editor is great

- I can schedule anything and everything I want whenever I want

What do you dislike?

- Scheduling for Instagram doesn't exist here (yet) - although they promised me it's on the way :)

- When you are scheduling something and you copy and paste a link, it shows up as just the link - you have to upload a picture separately

Recommendations to others considering the product

Do it.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Mav Social has saved me tons of time. I can sit down for a few hours and schedule out the entire month on any or all social media platforms.

MavSocial review by Internal Consultant in Construction
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"Mav Social Review"

What do you like best?

I like the ability to to post to multiple pages within the same social network that I manage. For Instance I can schedule separate posts to two different facebook pages through you platform. That is very useful.

What do you dislike?

Other than not being able to edit the email address associated with my account, so far, there isn't anything that I have found that I dislike about this platform.

Recommendations to others considering the product

This platform is great if you are managing multiple social media accounts. Particularly if your company has different pages for different brands that you carry.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Our big problem was not being able to easily manage our social media pages. This platform is a great, cost effective tool to be able to do that.

MavSocial review by User in Apparel & Fashion
User in Apparel & Fashion
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"MavSocial - a useful, time saving platform for the one man band or the global enterprise."

What do you like best?

MavSocial is the only platform that I have come across that allows us to manage all our videos, images etc in one location and then easily publish to multiple social networks. This is a huge time saver for us and means that we are ensuring that we have a consistent brand message all the time.

In addition the ability to publish videos directly to Facebook is so handy, instead of having to upload a video every time we want to publish it, we upload it once to the library and just schedule it from there.

What do you dislike?

I would like to have better twitter publishing ability i.e. Upload a spreadsheet of tweets, post 1 tweet multiple times etc - I have been told that this is something they are working on.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

It allows us to easily plan and schedule visually focused social media campaigns across multiple pages and networks and see the results. Overall it is just saving us a lot of time and making our job easier!

MavSocial review by Jeffrey L.
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"Very effective, helpful and good value for money - brilliant for images"

What do you like best?

Mavsocial majors on digital assets - it is the best suite for easy sourcing, tagging, storing and managing images and video for your social campaigns. The simple editing tool allows you to do all the editing you need, while avoiding the complexity of Photoshop.

It has all the functionality of writing once and posting to many social sites with one click. It also has access to large social media sites in the Far East. The social dashboard allows instant visibility and response to all social conversations in once place.

Uniquely, Mavsocial allows you to post and manage social activity by campaign, rather than just by social network.

What do you dislike?

No social media tool covers all the bases - Mavsocial included. Like any tool, it takes a bit of exploration to master it, but it is surprisingly intuitive overall.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Definitely worth a look, especially as the needs to use more images and video escalate.

Very good value for money.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Mavsocial massively speeds up posting to multiple social networks. It allows easy sharing and standardization of assets across different offices in different time zones, and easy scheduling of posts across time zones.

We save time on editing images and in reporting social activity to clients.

The incorporation of media sources like Getty and the Mavsocial special rates mean that we save time and money on buying images and video.

MavSocial review by Federica M.
Federica M.
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"MavSocial is fantastic"

What do you like best?

The software is very visual and intuitive, saves me a lot of time when scheduling and allows me to keep together all schedules and campaigns.

What do you dislike?

G+ is not there, as well as Pinterest, and since they are both quite important networks, I would love to see them added. It would be good to be able to add a logo in the effects when managing an image, although I understand this feature will be released soon. The reports do not go very deep, it would be good to see some detail.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

This software is saving me a lot of time, and it makes scheduling a walk in the park. Since I have most of my networks in one place, I have less windows open all the time and can focus more. Reports are automated and exportable, which saves me even more time.

MavSocial review by Carol Lynn R.
Carol Lynn R.
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"A real time saver with unique features at the right price point"

What do you like best?

As a marketer who manages multiple accounts for multiple clients and is constantly frustrated by the lack of features of social management tools, I was thrilled to discover MavSocial. The tie-in with stock photo providers makes it really easy to pull imagery into social status updates without the long string of steps usually involved. You can find, edit and schedule photos as social updates in one place and that cuts out a huge amount of time and the need for multiple accounts and tools. PLus being able to upload/store photos in one place makes is easy to find and repurpose those photos when you want to.

The other thing that I love is how you can enter one status update into the box and then edit/schedule it across all your networks. This makes it super easy to take one status update and tweak it to fit into character lengths and to be specific for the various networks then schedule all at the same time. Another huge time saver. I don't know of any other tool that makes cross posting this easy.

Finally, one of the things that really sealed the deal for me was the ability to swap out the image in a status update when I'm pre-scheduling a blog post that hasn't yet been published. Typically, when I'm scheduling a blog post that isn't yet published, I get the "page not found" preview. But because I like to plan and schedule ahead, this is incredibly frustrating. Enter MavSocial where I can get rid of that default "not found" preview and upload my own image. That means I can schedule ahead and work the way I want to instead of working within the limitations of a tool.

The price point is right for small businesses like mine, too. There are some decent social management tools out there but they're priced out of reach and seem to be focused only on big brands. MavSocial is a really useful tool that actually works for a small business budget and has helpful features you don't see anywhere else.

What do you dislike?

As of yet there isn't any Google Plus integration. I would like to see this at least for business page. I've also found that the interface takes some getting used to. It was not as intuitive as would have liked so I did click around a bunch to find things. As of yet there aren't really any tutorials but on the plus side the help and support is great when you contact the MavSocial folks. I found the scheduling glitchy from time to time but this could also be user error because I didn't quite understand how the tool worked when I first started. A starter guide would be really helpful.

Recommendations to others considering the product

This can do everything Hootsuite does and then some. It makes social management easier and faster. The interface is nicer and the functionality better.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Save time with multiple steps of the social process integrated in one tool, ability to plan ahead and edit social posts as needed.

MavSocial review by Ashley F.
Ashley F.
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"Comprehensive social media with a twist"

What do you like best?

MavSocial has all the bases covered when it comes to social media management, but unlike most of the tools out there they have a slight twist. Images (actually all media to be exact).

If you are looking for a social media management tool that does all of the social media channels, campaigns, analysis, scheduling and loads more. They have you covered. But on top of that, they have a focus on images. So they have media storage, for easy re-use and retrieval of images/video etc. And also a few tools to help (edit etc). This is quite an addition to social media tools because the focus in 2014 and onwards is images and video (with audio coming onto the scene with Twitter's recent addition of Audio cards).

What do you dislike?

There is a bit of a learning curve to using the tool, but like anything that has a lot of features and therefore power, you always have to invest a bit of time. So although not simple to use, it is worth the time investment. And if you get stuck, the team is always there to help you get started.

Recommendations to others considering the product

If you are thinking about a social media tool for your business, when tools like Hootsuite or Sprout Social are the types of things you are considering, then this might be a great alternative.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

For me this tools helps with running social media campaigns for my business and clients, and is really great for a one stop shop for social media (with an image focus!).

MavSocial review by Laura R.
Laura R.
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"Masterful Visual Content Collaboration "

What do you like best?

MavSocial offers organizations a streamlined way to collaborate on, analyze, and organize their visual content. I love that it offers internationally popular network publishing platforms as well. One of the best features is image editing within the platform. You can make a different version for each network. You can also split test image results. It's such a great tool for driving traffic to blog posts. They are continually upgrading the system and enhancing user interface. It keeps getting better and more user friendly. They listen to customer input.

What do you dislike?

There is a little bit of a learning curve to use it optimally. With a little time invested and the incredible customer support, any organization can maximize their use of MavSocial.

Recommendations to others considering the product

If you have a team or clients that are committed to sharing visually based content online, this is the best tool for managing and tracking visual content publishing.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

MavSocial is the best way to discover the effectiveness of visual campaigns. It then offers a great solution to re-purposing that high producing content across a variety of social networks.

MavSocial review by Michael D.
Michael D.
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"Great software! "

What do you like best?

The software is easy to use their campaign planner helps you keep campaigns controlled! Their reporting gives a lot of information to my clients and makes it easy for them to see progress.

What do you dislike?

There is nothing I dislike the software is awesome!

Recommendations to others considering the product

I would highly recommend MavSocial

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Keeping my clients posting up to date!

MavSocial review by Internal Consultant
Internal Consultant
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"Not just social media management - digital asset management! "

What do you like best?

Very intuitive, is a great solution for managing and even editing all your visual assets that you'll be using for social media marketing.

What do you dislike?

Almost nothing! It does have a bit of a learning curve, but anyone familiar with other social media management and basic image editing tools like Canva should be more than capable of figuring it out.

Recommendations to others considering the product

If you need a digital asset management program and do a lot of social media work as well, this might be your best bet.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Managing a high volume of images across various social platforms.

MavSocial review by Brandon S.
Brandon S.
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"Be on the Lookout for MavSocial in 2015"

What do you like best?

I like how MavSocial keeps all my content in one, central repository. There's never any confusion when looking for images that we've marked up.

What do you dislike?

I don't see any shortfalls with MavSocial at this point. It's all benefits for me thus far.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Give MavSocial a try for a few weeks. It's literally so powerful, that if you don't take a deeper dive, you may well miss out on a lot of the best features.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Managing our visual content from one place, as well as publishing all of our content from the same place.

MavSocial review by Nicky P.
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" Couldn't do without MavSocial"

What do you like best?

Being a small business and a visual marketing evangelist, I was overjoyed at discovering MavSocial. Using images to generate interest in my brand is absolutely essential in order to cut through all the social media noise and the ability to purchase an image as and when at a price which is incredibly cost-effective for a small biz is wonderful!

I'd highly recommend MavSocial to other business owners (although I'd love to keep them all to myself!)

What do you dislike?

I can't think of anything I dislike at the current time

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

I'm helping small businesses with content marketing: creating interest in their brands online and generating new business leads.

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"MavSocial - The only content management platform that creates a library of your images and videos"

What do you like best?

Categorising of images and videos

Save or Schedule feature that allows you to export to get client approval before posting - time saver

What do you dislike?

Image editing program is slow

Have to change posts from saved to publish individually, not as a whole campaign

As yet can't download individual campaigns - they all export

Recommendations to others considering the product

As with any platform, trial first - every tool has its positives and negs, and takes time to get used to

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Creating a library of client specific images that can be re-purposed

The ability to see which images create the best engagement

Analyise campaigns

MavSocial review by Agency in Marketing and Advertising
Agency in Marketing and Advertising
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"Mavsocial"

What do you like best?

The programme is easy to use and navigate, the support is fantastic

What do you dislike?

Nothing the product is very easy to use,

Recommendations to others considering the product

Definitely worth using

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Social media is much easier to manage and monitor

MavSocial review by User in Information Technology and Services
User in Information Technology and Services
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"Works well but not much of a competitor "

What do you like best?

It links with a lot of social platforms and it can be using to do a couple posts through it.

What do you dislike?

For big scale agency companies it might not be the best choice. It works but it isn't very intuitive and doesn't come with added reporting features.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Save time when conducting social media posting for clients.

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