Meltwater

Who Uses Meltwater?

SaaS solution that helps communication professionals across all industries create digital marketing strategies to monitor media on social networks and manage influencer marketing.

What Is Meltwater?

What is Meltwater?

Meltwater, a pioneer of media intelligence, gives businesses the information advantage they need to stay ahead. More than 30,000 companies use Meltwaters media intelligence to stay on top of billions of online conversations and extract relevant insights to strategically manage their brands. With nearly 20 years of experience analyzing data, Meltwater is dedicated to personal, global service built on the local expertise of 60 offices across six continents.

Meltwater Details

Meltwater

http://www.meltwater.com

Founded 2001

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Meltwater pricing overview

Meltwater offers a free trial.


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Free Trial

Yes

Meltwater deployment and support

Support

  • Email/Help Desk
  • FAQs/Forum
  • Knowledge Base
  • Phone Support
  • 24/7 (Live rep)
  • Chat

Deployment

  • Cloud, SaaS, Web-based
  • Android (Mobile)
  • iPhone (Mobile)
  • iPad (Mobile)

Training

  • Live Online
  • Webinars
  • Documentation
  • Videos

Meltwater Features

  • A/B Testing
  • API
  • Activity Dashboard
  • Activity Tracking
  • Analytics/ROI Tracking
  • Automated Scheduling
  • Behavior Analytics
  • CRM
  • Campaign Analytics
  • Campaign Management
  • Campaign Planning
  • Campaign Scheduling
  • Campaign Segmentation
  • Content Management
  • Conversion Rate Optimisation
  • Conversion Tracking
  • Customer Journey Mapping
  • Customer Segmentation
  • Customisable Branding
  • Customisable Forms
  • Customisable Templates
  • Customization
  • Drag & Drop
  • Drip Campaigns
  • Dynamic Content
  • Email Marketing
  • Email Templates
  • Engagement Analytics
  • Landing Pages/Web Forms
  • Lead Capture
  • Lead Generation
  • Lead Management
  • Lead Nurturing
  • List Management
  • Live Chat
  • Marketing Automation
  • Mass Texting
  • Monitoring
  • Multi-Channel Marketing
  • Real Time Analytics
  • Real Time Data
  • Real Time Reporting
  • Reporting & Statistics
  • Social Marketing
  • Social Media Integration
  • Social Media Monitoring
  • Social Promotion
  • Third Party Integrations
  • Website Analytics
  • Workflow Management

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  • Access Controls/Permissions
  • Activity Dashboard
  • Activity Tracking
  • Alerts/Notifications
  • Approval Process Control
  • Artwork Management
  • Brand Guidelines
  • CRM
  • Campaign Management
  • Change Management
  • Collaboration Tools
  • Commenting/Notes
  • Content Library
  • Content Management
  • Customisable Branding
  • Customisable Reports
  • Customisable Templates
  • Data Import/Export
  • Digital Asset Management
  • Document Storage
  • Drag & Drop
  • Engagement Analytics
  • File Management
  • Filtering
  • Fulfillment Distribution
  • Image Editing
  • Image Library
  • Metadata Management
  • Monitoring
  • Multi-Channel Management
  • Multi-Channel Marketing
  • Multiple Output Formats
  • Project Management
  • Real Time Analytics
  • Real Time Reporting
  • Reporting & Statistics
  • Role-Based Permissions
  • Search/Filter
  • Single Sign On
  • Social Media Integration
  • Social Media Monitoring
  • Social Performance Management
  • Social Promotion
  • Tagging
  • Template Management
  • Third Party Integrations
  • Version Control
  • Visual Analytics
  • Workflow Management

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  • Contact Database
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  • Conversion Rate Optimisation
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  • Customer Segmentation
  • Customisable Branding
  • Customisable Forms
  • Customisable Reports
  • Customisable Templates
  • Customizable Fields
  • Data Import/Export
  • Drag & Drop
  • Drip Campaigns
  • Email Management
  • Email Marketing
  • Email Templates
  • Engagement Analytics
  • Event Triggered Actions
  • Lead Capture
  • Lead Generation
  • Lead Management
  • Monitoring
  • Multi-Campaign
  • Multi-Channel Marketing
  • Real Time Analytics
  • Real Time Data
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  • Email Alerts
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  • Forecasting
  • Keyword Tracking
  • Mobile Alerts
  • Monitoring
  • Multi-Channel Management
  • Performance Metrics
  • Price / Margin Management
  • Purchasing & Receiving
  • Real Time Analytics
  • Real Time Comparisons
  • Real Time Data
  • Real Time Monitoring
  • Real Time Notifications
  • Real Time Reporting
  • Reporting & Statistics
  • Reporting/Analytics
  • SEO Management
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  • Sentiment Analysis
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  • Tagging
  • Third Party Integrations
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  • Customisable Branding
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  • Dashboard
  • Dashboard Creation
  • Data Import/Export
  • Data Visualisation
  • Drag & Drop
  • Email Marketing
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  • Keyword Tracking
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  • Multi-Campaign
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  • Performance Metrics
  • Predictive Analytics
  • Real Time Analytics
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  • Newsletter Management
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Meltwater Reviews for UK Users

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Overall rating

3.9/5

Average score

Ease of Use 3.9
Customer Service 3.7
Features 4
Value for Money 3.4

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Javier victor marian B.
Network Security Auditor
Public Relations & Communications, 11-50 Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
  • Overall Rating
    5 /5
  • Ease of Use
    5 /5
  • Features & Functionality
    5 /5
  • Customer Support
    1 /5
  • Value for Money
    2 /5
  • Likelihood to Recommend
    8/10
  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 21/07/2019

"best monitoring media software"

Comments: best tool for monitoring media outlets in latin america!

Pros: sysomos is a great combination of automated software that look into media outlets news in digital and keep a look into social media. Also, they have a robust database of latin america. Before wans't so great but they keep updating it. Now, it is hard to find adicional news outside sysomos.

Cons: i have problems sharing my monitors and querys with other users and customer suppport couldn't help me. Also time to timee they have a breach or something working wrong and you dont receive and alert by email and they are very slow to solve it. I have issues in the past with my clients because of this.

  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 21/07/2019
Dede C.
Communications Manager
Utilities, 51-200 Employees
Used the Software for: 1+ year
  • Overall Rating
    4 /5
  • Ease of Use
    5 /5
  • Features & Functionality
    5 /5
  • Customer Support
    5 /5
  • Value for Money
    3 /5
  • Likelihood to Recommend
    8/10
  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 30/10/2020

"One tool that does almost everything we need"

Comments: We've been using it in this office for about 2 years now, and I used them previously at another job, as well. They're very responsive when you need help with something. I like the tool. It's intuitive and does just about everything we'd want it to. I do think their sales tactics were a little heavy-handed sometimes, putting deadlines on offers and whatnot, but when I talked to them about it, they lightened up a lot.

Pros: The dashboard for easy monitoring of our media and social coverage.

Cons: They charge separate pricing for everything, and it seems that every time I turn around they're rolling out a cool new feature they want to share, but it's always extra.

Vendor Response

by Meltwater on 02/11/2020

Dede, reviews like this give us motivation and help us ensure we continue to provide high-quality care. Thank you very much for your feedback and are glad you have continued to find value in Meltwater.

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  • Reviewed on 30/10/2020
Jo B.
Development Manager
Nonprofit Organization Management, 2-10 Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
  • Overall Rating
    5 /5
  • Ease of Use
    5 /5
  • Features & Functionality
    4 /5
  • Customer Support
    5 /5
  • Value for Money
    5 /5
  • Likelihood to Recommend
    10/10
  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 25/03/2021

"Incredibly Intuitive"

Comments: The team are available on hand if needed, and very helpful and supportive of training, very much solution led in all areas. It's always been a positive experience working with them.

Pros: It's a great, easy to set up and easy to use platform, even if you're only using some of the features occasionally. In a small team it's really important to be able to utilise time effectively and this is a great tool to achieve that and cost effective too.

Cons: Nothing really - it's easy to use and great for what our organisation currently needs.

  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 25/03/2021
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Vice President Board Of Directors
Computer Hardware, 51-200 Employees
Used the Software for: 6-12 months
  • Overall Rating
    3 /5
  • Ease of Use
    3 /5
  • Features & Functionality
    3 /5
  • Customer Support
    3 /5
  • Value for Money
    2 /5
  • Likelihood to Recommend
    4/10
  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 06/08/2019

"An acceptable tool that allows us to track our Media impact"

Comments: An OK tool to use if you've been used to the platform. Recommend looking elsewhere to see if another tool can help solve your specific needs and problems.

Pros: A fairly robust way of gathering all the news about our industry, company, and competitors all in one place. Quick setup after a couple of calls with our representative.

Cons: the boolean logic strings are difficult to configure at first. We had issues with languages/news that had nothing to do with our industry. Not easily possible to laser-in on the information that we would find relevant for mass distribution. They need to make some enhancements as the UI seems dated, and at times difficult to navigate.

  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 06/08/2019
David C.
Director
Education Management, 11-50 Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
  • Overall Rating
    4 /5
  • Ease of Use
    3 /5
  • Features & Functionality
    3 /5
  • Customer Support
    1 /5
  • Value for Money
    1 /5
  • Likelihood to Recommend
    0/10
  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 06/01/2021

"Deceptive business practices and horrible customer service"

Comments: Avoid this company at all costs. They have unethical and deceptive business practices.

Pros: It's easy to use and offers a robust contact list for reporters and media outlets. The daily reports are also helpful in seeing media mentions and areas of interest.

Cons: The customer service and their business practices are just unethical and deceptive. I caution anyone who is considering meltwater to understand that they will be automatically renewed for the next year if they don't give 90 days notice. Where is this listed? In a URL you have to click on that's buried in your agreement they send you. They don't separate it out, highlight it, or tell you anywhere else. Their customer service and management couldn't care less that they dupe you into another year at thousands of dollars. I wouldn't give this company the time of day, let alone my business ever again. Avoid at all costs.

Vendor Response

by Meltwater on 03/02/2021

Hi David, we appreciate your honest review. We set a high standard for ourselves, so we are disappointed to hear that your experience with us was not a positive one. We will use this as an opportunity to improve.

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  • Reviewed on 06/01/2021