POSTOPLAN — an effective alternative to the Zoho service

Social networks are an effective tool for modern internet marketing. For the competent implementation of SMM strategies and for the convenient management of social media, quite a few services have been developed, thanks to which specialists successfully optimize work in this area.

Are you running social media using Zoho Social and don’t know that this service has a great alternative — POSTOPLAN? Today we will review these automatic posting systems and compare their features so that you can make an objective decision.

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Zoho or POSTOPLAN: what's the cost?

The main criteria by which services are usually chosen are their functionality and cost. First, let's see how much it will cost you to use Zoho Social. For unregistered users, the service offers a 15-day trial version of Trial Premium without having to pay. In the free plan, you will have access to 1 user, 1 brand and 7 social networks.

The minimum paid plan for Zoho is $10 per month, but if you want to use the service to the maximum, be prepared to pay $460 per month.

The POSTOPLAN alternative gives you the ability to manage your social platforms for free without any time constraints. Users are offered 6 social networks with an unlimited number of accounts. POSTOPLAN also has a 7-day trial period for using PRO or AGENCY plans. In the paid plan, you will have access to 2 more social networks and 1 messenger. If you do not need advanced features of the service, you can use POSTOPLAN for free.

Zoho Features and Alternatives

Now let's move on to the functionality of Zoho and its alternatives. As for the list of supported platforms, Zoho has Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google My Business, YouTube. As you can see, there is not a single messenger among them, which are currently considered by marketers as full-fledged advertising channels.

POSTOPLAN works with all the listed resources (with the exception of YouTube), but in addition to this, such popular platforms are added as:

  • WhatsApp
  • Telegram
  • WordPress
  • Slack

No doubt that the number of supported platforms is impressive! As for the possibility of posting in the WhatsApp messenger, POSTOPLAN is currently the only service in the world that offers such a service. This is a pretty significant advantage for those users who want to use all the popular social networks and instant messengers to the maximum. And of course, this moment will be decisive when choosing a service for those types of businesses whose target audience is concentrated in this messenger.

Zoho has platforms in 13 languages: English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, French, Arabic, Dutch, Indonesian, Thai, Vietnamese, Italian, Chinese, and Japanese. In this direction, POSTOPLAN is a more advanced alternative to Zoho. It offers 16 languages: English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Dutch, Polish, Portuguese, Serbian, Russian, Ukrainian, Czech, Mexican Spanish, Indonesian, Filipino, and Hindi. This significantly expands the geography of the service and, consequently, increases the target audience of your business.

Other criteria for comparing the service Zoho and its alternative POSTOPLAN:


Service/functionality Zoho POSTOPLAN
  Number of users (min pricing plan–max pricing plan)
Number of users (min pricing plan–max pricing plan)
1 - 5 ($11.50–1 additional user)
Unlimited for all types of accounts
  Scalability in buying social media accounts (restrictions: min pricing plan–max pricing plan)
Scalability in buying social media accounts (restrictions: min pricing plan–max pricing plan)
7–160 ($17–$23 - 7 (8) additional accounts, 1 per social network)
Yes. The ability to buy any number of accounts in automatic mode
  Service design customization
Service design customization
Yes. There are 9 ready-made themes

In working with social networks, sooner or later, there comes a point when it seems that all topics for posts have dried up. And while the specialists working with Zoho will spend precious time searching for ideas, their colleagues who have chosen the Zoho alternative — POSTOPLAN, can safely publish up to 2 posts a day without disrupting the posting schedule.

Such a significant advantage is given to them by another POSTOPLAN "trick": the service calendar provides more than 700 ideas for posts, and all this is free! A real gift for both novice content managers and SMM specialists, as well as experienced professionals.

Drawing conclusions

After conducting a comparative analysis, we can conclude that using Zoho for work is less profitable than its alternative — POSTOPLAN. In this case, by profit, we mean not only the value in money (although this, too), but also the broader functionality of POSTOPLAN. This is a very convenient service, where all the nuances are carefully thought out for effective promotion in SMM.