SmarterQueue

Smarter social media scheduling with awesome analytics

5.0/5
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Wish you could spend less time planning social media posts and still get loads of traffic?

SmarterQueue combines Content Categories with Evergreen Recycling, working like a true Virtual Assistant, which gives you hours back to re-invest in your business.

SmarterQueue has everything you need to manage all your accounts in one place.

Would you recommend this product?
37 Reviews5.0/5

I've tried most all of the top schedulers and came back to SmarterQueue. I run three businesses so it helps me to organise my content, make sure I am posting to all of my profiles, easily see gaps in the schedule and keep my best stuff on repeat. It is one of the essentials of my business tool box.

Pros:

Evergreen content, categories, posting plan, RSS feeds, multiple platforms, great interface. See the gaps in schedule, browser extension

Cons:

Instagram isn't auto posting (yet)

MakerHiring
Hi Angela, thanks for the kind review and being a loyal customer! Really helpful to see what's most useful for you 😺

I switched to SQ over a year ago and couldn't be without it now. It's saved me hours and hours in scheduling and is so easy to make sure I get a good mix of content. It prompts when things run low and now that seasonal categories and copy/image variations are possible, it answers every single one of my needs.

Pros:

Calendar view, auto-recycling, copy and image variations, content curation, categories and just all round awesomeness!

Cons:

Cost, maybe. Nothing else really for me

MakerHiring
Hi Socially Bonded (love the name!), Thanks for so much love! Wow! I don't know if you've seen the Wall of Love on smarterqueue.com, but we'd just love to include this review on there - would that be okay with you? Sarah 😺

Great product at a fair price - cheaper than most but with better features and far more advanced that Buffer for example

Pros:

Great time saver, loads of amazing features

Cons:

Not found any yet

MakerHiring
Hi Rich, Thanks for your review. Great to see how you've found us compared to Buffer 😺

Been using for a few months and had great results, minimal effort to maintain a steady social presence across our brands.

Pros:

Autopilot social, while able to keep control to maintain quality and interest

Cons:

None

MakerHiring
Hi Mark, thanks for the great review. Wonderful to see you're making the most of our smart scheduling features 😺

Very useful tool to create a calendar of content across multiple social channels, quickly and easily. Saves a lot of time every week. Could do with some more tagging functionality to make posts more viral/shareable, but that's a small point.

great product, recommended.

Pros:

easy to use, great time saver

Cons:

reporting could be better

MakerHiring
Hi James, Thanks so much for your fantastic and detailed review. We'd love to hear more detail about your tagging and reporting requests. Would you have time to get in touch with your thoughts on what you'd like to see via https://smarterqueue.com/contact? Thanks, Sarah 😺

It's so good to see my socials alive and well every day. Get ready for some hard setup work (partic if you have only limited graphics, ideas and marketing resources) - but SQ looks after my socials admirably. Txs Team

Pros:

Easy re-cycles my best content, easy posting interface, handles files and uploads well.

Cons:

Not automatic posting to IG. Categories and how they work on the posting plan to me a while to get used to.

MakerHiring
Hi @mike_haines 👋 Thanks so much for your positive SmarterQueue review - so happy to have you onboard with us! It means a lot to us that you're finding our tool easy to use 💕 That's such helpful feedback, thanks! We are waiting for Instagram/Facebook to start accepting Marketing Partners again - until then, we cannot offer auto-publishing to Instagram business profiles. We currently offer Instagram publishing via our mobile apps (iOS and Android). I've also shared your comments on Categories with our Customer Success Team so they can improve our Knowledge Base, thanks so much for sharing!

Honestly love this scheduling tool; use it everyday for all my different clients and recommend it regularly.

Pros:

Categories to help spread similar eg "self-promotion" or "blog" content out. Posting same copy with different images. Easy to use.

Cons:

Can't give clients access to see the content I've made for them, because they would then have access to all other clients accounts.

MakerHiring
Hi @vickyhunter24 Thanks so much for your great review, much appreciated! So happy to have you with us 🎉 Our Tech Team is working its way through all Customer feature requests - Teams is definitely on our radar 👀, we're also looking at a client solution for you - stay tuned for more updates... Thanks again!

I've used a number of social media schedulers in the past, and this is hands-down the most useful for the price. The nicest thing to me is how responsive the development team is to customer feedback; it's baked into everything they do, and it shows with the transparent product roadmap that is always kept updated (and an always updated board that allows customers to upvote features they would use.) The co-creation aspect has made the product exceptionally powerful for even the most entry level price point, and the flexible pricing allows one to focus on what they need most from the tool rather than one-size-fits-all.

Pros:

This is the perfect combination of set-it-and-forget-it ease and powerful analytics and content discovery.

Cons:

Can't wait for even more functionality that is on the roadmap, but not yet baked in.

MakerHiring
@rebecca_cooper_lowe Thanks so much for sharing the ❤️!

I love SmarterQueue. It's really intuitive and does the boring work for me

Pros:

beautiful and intuitive

Cons:

can be pricey for a tiny startup but totally worth it!

MakerHiring
@agagajownik thanks for reviewing us and glad you like it. It's great to hear you find SmarterQueue intuitive 😺

I just love this platform and the people behind it. They respond, the fix stuff if you ask, and the platform is super powerful. I love it already, but then when I passed the number of queued posts for the pricing plan I was on I was blown away when they let me individually change limits within the pricing plan for small increments in price rather than having to jump to a higher plan with other limits I didn't need so high. Simple things like that make this better than all the others.

Pros:

Easy interface, useful posting features, incredibly flexible pricing, best Pinterest posting ever. I LOVE THIS APP

Cons:

Had to wait for Pinterest capability but now it's here...so no real cons.

MakerHiring
@9010nutrition Hi Ryan, Thanks for lovely and super-detailed review. It's great to hear you find the custom plans work well for you. We're sorry you had to wait for Pinterest - glad to hear it's working well for you now it's here though 😺
MakerHiring
@9010nutrition we were also waiting for Pinterest's approval with bated breath! It was worth the wait to become an official marketing partner, as they shut down Boardbooster this summer for breaking the rules :S Glad the custom plans are working well for you - we may bring that across to profiles in the future too!

Creating a publishing plan with smarterqueue has never been easier.

Pros:

Saves time, increasing sells

Cons:

Nothing

MakerHiring
@stanka_dvoran great to hear that SmarterQueue is saving you time AND increasing your sales - exactly why I created it for my own needs! Thanks for the review! ❤️

Love Smarterqueue! Great platform to schedule content for marketing material. Love that you can easily integrate multiple sites (Facebook, Instagram) and even post to multiple business pages as well. Great resource!

Pros:

Visual platform, step by step setup, color coded, customizable to individual needs

Cons:

Learning curve to set up (though they walk you through it); Hoping for auto-post to IG soon, too.

MakerHiring
@mk_cranford thanks for the feedback and the review! Great to hear what you appreciate about SmarterQueue!

The solution SmarterQueue provided to create evergreen posts and categorizing with time slots was life saving for my team and I. I'm able to focus on the content and copywriting for the posts rather than thinking of when to schedule it all.

Pros:

Having categories and the ability to pre-schedule time slots for our content calendar helped reduce the time spent on scheduling.

Cons:

Some features are still coming.

MakerHiring
@jennlo_ thanks so much for that feedback and sharing the love! ❤️

I was a customer of SmarterQueue before I joined the team as a developer.

I tried Hootsuite and Buffer before, but neither was as nice to use or as powerful as SmarterQueue. I didn't really need a social media management tool for my Facebook group, but when I read my friend's review of SmarterQueue, I just knew I had to try it.

Pros:

Categories and content recycling keep my posts varied and interesting!

Cons:

No real cons - many features that I haven't had time to try / implement yet

MakerHiring
Thanks @jenny_chan1 - I guess that's the best testimonial when a customer likes a product so much they decide to join the company! ❤️

I've been using SmarterQueue for a while and love that it's easy to set up and use, plus they always seem to be adding new features and keeping on top of making all of their users happy. It's my favorite scheduling tool that I've tried!

Pros:

Recycling posts, great price, easy to use

Cons:

Would love to be able to add pins faster

MakerHiring
@jeanette_nyberg thanks for the review, and sharing what you love about it! We're still working with Pinterest to improve our Pinterest offering, while making sure to stay on board with their policies - we'll have more Pinterest improvements coming in 2019!

I tried Hootsuite and Buffer and my last one was MeetEdgar, an expensive option and while it was cute it just didn't meet my needs. Then I found SmarterQueue. It's easy, visual, logical, and it works. Set up is a breeze and support are responsive. Social media has become so much easier as a result and way more effective.

Pros:

Fabulous platform! I've been using it for most of this year. Repost, queue, put on autopilot once set up, what's not to like

Cons:

I'm not aware of any.

MakerHiring
@elizabetharper thanks for the great review! It's always helpful to hear what people like about the tool, and especially to hear that it's made a difference to your social media! ❤️

This is all I use to schedule for social media. I switched from a competitor after Twitter changed some rules and the competitor had no idea what to do. SQ had a valid, rule-following solution within a day or two. I feel like the people behind it really know what they're doing. Support is quick and helpful. They keep adding new features.

Pros:

Awesome developers, excellent support, keeps evergreen content recycling

Cons:

Learning curve

MakerHiring
@blogaliving that's great to hear that we're all you need! We're going to keep adding and improving even more (and adjusting to the ever-changing rules!) Thanks for sharing the ❤️

I have been using SmarterQueue since they were in Beta and have written about it numerous times on my blog. I love what they have built and I moved over to using them from Edgar early on because I was frustrated with Edgars pricing vs the features they didn't develop. I like that SmarterQueue has added variations and I am playing with them currently (which helps to comply with Twitter's repeat content rules).

However what I would love to see is even more control over variations so we can create even more of them at once. If you could insert more than one text snippet type + a category for hashtags + a caetgory for emojis then that, combined with the current option for text + images will give you infinite combinations! I hope that this can come soon as I can still see that I will have to spend a bit of time checking them and changing them once they hit a repeat in the cycle. Emojis and hashtags would give me way more scope! But so far it's a great tool and I am sure it will continue to improve. Well worth ditching Edgar and going with this tool - you'll be able to achieve more and have more $$$ in your pocket.

Pros:

Awesome content recycyling and variations. Great analytics. Easy to find content to share or migrate content. Always adding features.

Cons:

Emojis for variations doesn't include search and favourites. Can't add hashtags or emojis as a variation set or extra text snippets.

MakerHiring
@sociallysorted Hi Donna, Thanks so much for leaving this great review. It's really helpful to see all your thoughts on the new variations feature which I've shared with the rest of the team. We're always trying to improve, so do keep sharing your feedback. Thanks for ditching Edgar for SmarterQueue 😺
MakerHiring
@sociallysorted Hi Donna, thanks for the review, and especially the feedback about how you think Variations could be improved. I'll follow up with you to get a better picture of how you would want it to work, but I think what you're asking for is do-able, and would be very helpful! Only caveat is that simply changing hashtags/emojis between variations may not be enough to avoid being seen as duplicate content by Twitter's algorithms

Well you know. Try it.

Pros:

Incredibly powerful publisher & rescheduler, interesting (raw!) stats.

Cons:

Ugly UI, but features compensate it wonderfully.

MakerHiring
Hi Anthony, Thanks for the detailed review and being such a loyal customer. We'd love to hear exactly what improvements you'd like to see with the UI as this is currently something we're working on. Would you have time to get in touch with your thoughts on what you'd like to see via https://smarterqueue.com/contact? Thanks, Sarah 😺
MakerHiring
@anthonybosschem glad you find it powerful and the stats are useful. As a photographer myself, I've always wanted to make SmarterQueue even better-looking, and I've hired two new UX/UI designers last month just for that - as @slw57 said, drop us a message with feedback about what you think needs improving, and we'll take all your thoughts on board!

I love this service. I recommend it highly and often, because after using several other services, I've found no others to compare with their price, features, and reports. You need this!

Pros:

I tell everyone about SmarterQueue. It has the best features and the best price!

Cons:

Haven't found any yet

MakerHiring
@mikayla_kayne Thanks for the kind words, Mikayla! And for sharing the love with others 😺