Loomly Software


 

Loomly is a cloud-based marketing solution that helps freelancers, influencers and social media managers manage content on their social media platforms. Key features include marketing analytics, automated publishing, keyword filtering, multi-account management and post scheduling.

Supported social media platforms include Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, Google Plus and LinkedIn. Loomly provides users with a master calendar that helps them manage multiple social media calendars, calendar views and post overviews. It also allows users to store, access and share various content types in their libraries such as photos, videos, post templates, notes and links.

Additionally, Loomly features automated scheduling and publishing functionality and an analytics engine which helps users measure their posts' performance. Mobile apps for iOS and Android devices are offered.

Services are offered on a monthly or annual subscription basis.

 

Loomly - Account overview
 
  • Loomly - Account overview
    Account overview
  • Loomly - Social media stats
    Social media stats
  • Loomly - Post builder
    Post builder
  • Loomly - Resources archives
    Resources archives
Supported Operating System(s):
Web browser (OS agnostic)

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Theodore from Cairn Homes PLC
Number of employees: 51-200 employees Employees number: 51-200 employees

December 2018

December 2018

Amazing alternative to Buffer

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Love it! Does the job :)

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It is so easy to use! It syncs all the info on all the platforms needed.

Cons

The limitation of account numbers and maybe the integration to instagram

Review Source: Capterra
 

Sam from Capital Brewing Co
Number of employees: 2-10 employees Employees number: 2-10 employees

December 2018

December 2018

The Game Changing social software

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I have 3 clients who all use the tool to approve messaging and collaborate with me managing there entire online presence. It works really, really well. What else is there to know.

Pros

Simple, easy, and designed for the work I do. Not as online salesman like all the others. I manage 5 different small businesses social media. what I need is not to be able to spam people with unless sh** but to craft valuable engaging content and deliver it to hard earned audiences. Love the builder, love the client collaboration, love the calendar, LOVE the library. and most of all I love the way they are constantly developing and innovating, that for me is infinitely more important then any specific feature.

Cons

It's new and run by what feels like a very small team. This isn't a block buster summer movie but a tiny little cult classic. Loved deeply by some but not enough. The design is a little rough, the functionality a little finicky. I heard that initially it was designed by a husband for his wife.

Review Source: Capterra

  Response: Loomly, Loomly

Date: December 2018

December 2018

 

Hi Sam, thank you very much for your review and your kinds words. A brand-new UI is coming soon, so we can say good bye to this early, a-little-rough interface. Sincerely, Thibaud, CEO of Loomly.

 

Alexandra from Fratantoni Luxury Estates
Number of employees: 11-50 employees Employees number: 11-50 employees

December 2018

December 2018

I love Loomly

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I truly love it, we orginally statrted out with a trial, because we were using Hootsuite, but I found the loomly is easier to use and we liek the lauout and system better for our comapnyt.

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This is such a user-friendly website to use for all of my social media platforms. I love the way it is laid out because it is very easy to navigate and use. We really enjoy using it for our company and all of out social media posting

Cons

I wish it was easier to get instangram set up with out the additional buffer app, since we do not use that. So once instagram can connect automatically it will be perfect for our use.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Jodine from Business Hawke's Bay
Number of employees: 1 employee Employees number: 1 employee

November 2018

November 2018

Save so much time with Loomly!

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It was so simple to use and had a very simple interface. I really liked the approval workflow.

Cons

The price. When you're starting out with a new business it is hard to justify spending extra $$. Would be great if it had a basic free plan.

Review Source: Capterra
 


November 2018

November 2018

Excellent product that saves me a lot of time

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They've dealt with all my queries in a timely fashion.

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The approval system with clients is excellent.

Cons

The ability to push out Instagram posts would be a great addition.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Laura from Public Relations

November 2018

November 2018

A Game Changer for this Solo PR Pro

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As a solo public relations practitioner who used another scheduler for close to 10 years, I am in love with Loomly! It has absolutely changed the social media game for me. I manage social media for multiple clients as well as some personal projects and love being able to see what everything will look like before posts are published. Being able to collaborate with clients on posts using the comments and approval system has removed a lot of clutter from my email inbox. The Loomly team is constantly making improvements and customer service has been top notch!

Cons

Manual publishing to Instagram can be a hassle when timing of posts is critical. In ability to see Instagram tags in the editing process.

Review Source: GetApp
 

Jeanie from Sweet Jean Photography
Number of employees: 2-10 employees Employees number: 2-10 employees

November 2018

November 2018

Game changer for scheduling social media posts

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This software has been an incredible timesaver for me. I love being able to sit down at the beginning of the week and schedule my social media posts I also love the feature that allows you to invite collaborators if you work with other businesses. The pricing is very competitive with other similar platforms.

Pros

I love the ease of scheduling my social media posts, the grid view for instagram is helpful designing a cohesive feed. With Buffer everything posts automatically.

Cons

I would love to see a wordpress plugin to push out blog posts.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Chris from Alliance Data card services - Know More Sell More
Number of employees: 11-50 employees Employees number: 11-50 employees

November 2018

November 2018

A great product, with a bright future

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Overall love it! Excited to see how it grows

Pros

I can collaborate with my group easily and make sure our post are out on time

Cons

Wish there was more customization in settings (turn off some features like face book targeting

Review Source: Capterra
 

Greg from office infrastructure

November 2018

November 2018

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Saves me time and enables me to organise my posts as required. Like the duplicate feature. Also the calendar, gives me a picture of my posts.

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No Instagram. Overall layout could be updated with more features making it even easier to plan and implement your social media program

Review Source: GetApp
 

Elizabeth from Green Labyrinth Training
Number of employees: 11-50 employees Employees number: 11-50 employees

November 2018

November 2018

A Refreshing Way to Manage Our Social Media!

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After many years of using a different management tool for my social media it is refreshing and has actually inspired me to do more again with our social media. I also teach strategic social media management for our training company and have changed my recommendation to our learners!

Pros

The best feature for me is the ability to create a master message however personalise it to each individual platform and ensure that it is optimised for each platform I am using! for example there are different requirements for Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Pinterest however I am able to quickly and simply ensure each message is 100% perfect for the targeted audience on that platform.

Cons

I love the desktop version however I would like to see more development of the mobile app to enable me to fully utilise the features of Loomly when on the move.
I would also like to be able to manage more than one group/page for each platform in the same calendar. For example we have several company Facebook pages and groups and it would be helpful to post at the same time to them rather than duplicate the post to another calendar.

Review Source: Capterra

  Response: Loomly, Loomly

Date: November 2018

November 2018

 

Dear Elizabeth, thank you very much for your review. I hear you about our mobile app and I can let you in a little secret: we are in the process of build a brand-new version. As far as managing multiple accounts from the same platform in one calendar, this is something we are working on: in the meantime, the Master Calendar feature will help you manage multiple accounts through multiple calendars and see all your posts in one shared view. Please feel free to reach out to our support team in the chat or over email if we can assist you with this or anything else. Sincerely, Thibaud ¿ CEO of Loomly.

 

Matt from SimpleRent.com.au
Number of employees: 201-500 employees Employees number: 201-500 employees

November 2018

November 2018

Most remarkable product

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By far the most remarkable pro i.e. I tell more people about Loomly than anyother product. This is a must in everyone's business owner's tool kit.

Pros

No cost
Speed of posting online
Ability to edit video

Cons

the only feature I look forward to is being able to upload videos already created OR be able to add a music backing track.

Review Source: Capterra
 


November 2018

November 2018

Simple, effective, scheduling software.

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So far, so good! I'm really happy with it and am enjoying the freedom from scheduling anxiety!

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I really like how simple Loomly is to use, and I love the fact that I can see my posts spread out on a calendar. I tag my posts with things like 'blog post', 'news', etc too so that I can get a good idea of how diverse my content is. I also like the post preview function - in fact it's the reason I went with Loomly over competitors. It stops me having to worry about how things look when I draft content, and it saves me time checking it all afterwards. Customer service is second to none.

Cons

It's a shame that their cheapest plan doesn't include better analytics. Nothing too fancy needed, but it would be good to have something other than 'Likes' and 'Retweets'. The next level up plan isn't too expensive, but it has a lot of features I'd not use as a solo, so it's not worth the extra dollars really.

Review Source: Capterra

  Response: Loomly, Loomly

Date: November 2018

November 2018

 

Thank you very much for your review!

 

Jeff from NetCloudIT
Number of employees: 2-10 employees Employees number: 2-10 employees

November 2018

November 2018

Great

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easy to use automated

Cons

none that I know of be nice to have a few templates

Review Source: GetApp
 


November 2018

November 2018

A very easy to use application for a reasonable price

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A very easy to use application as well on desktop or smartphone.
Reasonable price and good customer service.

Cons

For extra basic features (ex. statistics) you have to upgrade and pay more.
As a small company you also like to see the statistics without paying more.

Review Source: GetApp
 

Rod

October 2018

October 2018

Easy to use and effective

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I really like Loomly - it's helped us manage and make more effective use of our social media channels. Simple to set up, simple to use - it's a great tool.

Cons

Not so much a con, and not sure if this is possible, but I'd love to be able to schedule sharing other people's postings through Loomly as well as creating new ones.

Review Source: GetApp
 

Chantelle from Fin Fun
Number of employees: 51-200 employees Employees number: 51-200 employees

October 2018

October 2018

Simple Social Media Scheduler

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As the social media manager for a company who posts frequently on several social media channels, I use Loomly daily. I love the simplicity of creating and scheduling posts, as well as the ability to make edits to a post in a matter of seconds. The step-by-step process helps to keep all the information together, and the calendar layout makes it easy to see what is scheduled and what has already been published for later reference.

Our workflow has improved with the ability to easily assign posts to specific people for approval before posts publish. I manage several brand calendars and find that the post ideas found within the content calendar help generate ideas for unique posts. I also find the Advanced Analytics very useful when creating my monthly brand analysis reports.

Cons

I'd like to have the option to hide Step 5, the Target Audience tab, as it is a screen I don't utilize much, if ever. I'm still waiting for the YouTube channel to be added to the list of options.

Review Source: GetApp
 

adnan from pixrip
Number of employees: 2-10 employees Employees number: 2-10 employees

October 2018

October 2018

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still new

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actully i still new memaber to loomly and i don't know yet all the postives

Cons

that i can mange multipule account from one dash board

Review Source: Capterra
 


October 2018

October 2018

Where has this been all my life?

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It does it all! Let's you plan out the basic copy and then tweak the posts for each social channel. Gives you tips and tricks for creating the perfect post. Including holidays, post suggestions, and letting you know that the time or copy doesn't work.

Cons

I don't like that I have to post to instagram manually, but I understand that instant posting is coming.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Kristi from Emens Auditorium, Ball State University
Number of employees: 2-10 employees Employees number: 2-10 employees

October 2018

October 2018

Affrtable and Productive

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Loomly has increased our social media efficacy significantly compared to other social media management software. The post suggestions have been incredibly helpful and the creation of a content calendar automatically has saved us so much time. Overall, we are very pleased with the software.

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Loomly helps our organization manage our social media pages with ease. Multiple employees can schedule posts and submit for approval, while Loomly gives us intuitive post suggestions and fills out our content calendar so everything appears at a glance. Love being able to manage our accounts with such ease and organization.

Cons

The base package is affordable and allows us to use most of Loomly's functionality, however, you are limited on the number of users you can add without increasing your subscription package significantly.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Jessi from Jessi Healey, LLC
Number of employees: 1 employee Employees number: 1 employee

October 2018

October 2018

Such a great tool!

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Very pleased, it has made my business easier and more efficient.

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I love that I can do everything for social media in one place, even push content to buffer to be auto posted to Instagram. Plus being able to target my Facebook audience and boost posts from Loomly is awesome. I manage many accounts for clients and having everything I need in one place, including a place to draft and allow clients to come tribute and approve is awesome.

Cons

I wish you could drag posts to different time slots in all views it just calendar view and that you could move posts that have custom times for each platform. But that’s minor compared to all the awesome stuff in Loomly.

Review Source: Capterra