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Review of Buffer

Nate Dunkerton

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Overall Experience
Ease of Use
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What does Buffer do well?
Buffer has completely refreshed the look of its user interface. In my opinion, Buffer always had a clear user interface, but they continue to make improvements. As a result, Buffer is super easy to set up an account and begin using immediately — and the easy, clean, straightforward user interface is what helps this experience. $15/month (monthly billing). In addition to this ease-of-use, Buffer also boasts an active development team which, in the last year, has released a completely new product called Reply, and is poised to release another, called Analyze.
What does Buffer not do well?
What you gain with ease-of-use, you often give up in feature set. This is true for Buffer. The scheduling, content recommendations and reporting and analytics functions have come a long way in Buffer. What you gain with ease-of-use, you often give up in feature set. This is true for Buffer. The scheduling, content recommendations and reporting and analytics functions have come a long way, but don't compare to competitors.
What do you wish you had known about Buffer before using?
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Have you used a competitor to Buffer? If so, how does it compare?
Hootsuite, Zapier, and Canva.