Epictions Transmedia

EpicBeat

4.5 / 5 11 reviews

Who Uses This Software?

Digital marketers with a focus on data-driven marketing in the areas of content strategy, creation, curation, distribution, influencer marketing, and marketing analytics.


Average Ratings

11 Reviews
  • 4.5 / 5
    Overall
  • 4.5 / 5
    Ease of Use
  • 5 / 5
    Customer Service

Product Details

  • Starting Price
    $0.01
  • Pricing Details
    EpicBeat is free for unlimited searches.
  • Free Version
    Yes
  • Deployment
    Cloud, SaaS, Web
  • Training
    Documentation
    Live Online
  • Support
    Business Hours

Vendor Details

  • Epictions Transmedia
  • www.epictions.com
  • Founded 2012
  • United States

About EpicBeat

EpicBeat works for digital marketers, content strategists, writers and curators, journalists, and researchers to surface trends in content, audience and influencers in the most relevant and attractive way possible. Start with insights into the popularity of content, behavior of the community and the influencer type that is ideal for your audience. Dive into the details with charts and graphs that are not just beautiful but also make the most sense. Run unlimited searches to be inspired.


EpicBeat Features

  • Audience Targeting
  • Brand Management
  • Campaign Management
  • Categorization / Grouping
  • Conversion Tracking
  • Distribution Management
  • Editorial Calendar
  • Multi-Channel Publishing
  • Publish Scheduling
  • SEO Management
  • Social Media Management
  • Video Management

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So sad they are closing the shop!

Sep 13, 2018
4/5
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2 / 5
Ease of Use
3 / 5
Features & Functionality
Likelihood to Recommend: 6.0/10 Not
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Pros: I really liked the complexity of the whole thing. Been using this for little over a year now and I am really sad it is going away.

Cons: It is a bit hard to use. Once you get to know the platform, it becomes easier, but for the first month it was a real pain making you feel like you do not get what you paid for.

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My Favorite Tool For Content Curation

Apr 17, 2018
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
Likelihood to Recommend: 8.0/10 Not
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Pros: This is my go to tool for curating content for social media. You can search my keyword or category and get a list of the top articles in that niche as well as a list of the influencers in that category. Perfect tool for curating content as well as finding the influencers in any niche. If you use Wordpress, you can use the plugin to create curated content posts. Also has a Buffer and Pocket integration.

Cons: While it pulls a comprehensive list of articles by niche, I routinely find great articles that it failed to find and curate.

Overall: Perfect tool for curating content and doing influencer outreach

Easy to use tool to find popular content - Good alternative to BuzzSumo

Jun 11, 2018
3/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
3 / 5
Features & Functionality
3 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money
Likelihood to Recommend: 7.0/10 Not
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Pros: This tool allows me to gather intelligence on the most popular content in my niche - helps identify most shared content by influencers and identify their type as well as engagement. The tool provides additional content metadata such as word count, article sentiment, reading level, time to read. EpicBeat also provides powerful filtering options that help narrow down content based on my criteria.

Cons: No real cons as such. The tool works alright for the most part - however there are times it misses out on popular articles.

Overall: Time savings, Ideas, Identification of influencers

Phenomenal content curation software platform. Recommend highly to any business or person.

Apr 17, 2018
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Outside the fact that this is an amazing content curation platform, the UI and UX is beautiful. The ability to find and schedule what you want in a short amount of time is outstanding. I wish I could give this platform 6 stars. They also have a Wordpress plugin for direct integration.

Cons: Honestly don't think I have any, maybe integrating with Spin Re-writers, but other than that I can't say anything I don't like about EpicBeat.

Overall: Content curation at a high-production level, giving us the ability to produce content to our audience that they wanted to see.

Vendor Response

by Epictions Transmedia on April 18, 2018

Thanks for your kind words. Please let us know who you are so we can appropriately thank you for your review.

A poor substitute for Buzzsumo

Mar 18, 2018
3/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: When I'm doing content research, EpicBeat's competitive advantage is that it offers insights that you don't find in similar tools. For example: sentiment analysis, popular themes per competitive domain, and breakdown of content types (e.g., quiz, listicle, etc.) by competitor.

Cons: When it comes down to it, EpicBeat in my experience just doesn't compete with Buzzsumo in terms of the comprehensiveness of its data. I often find that EpicBeat doesn't have data for content that I'm researching, whereas Buzzsumo does.

Blows Buzzsumo out of the waters

Jul 16, 2015
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Customer Support

Comments: If you're looking for a replacement to Buzzsumo, you've found it--and much more.

Epicbeat's data offers much deeper insight that goes beyond just "which topic gets shared". It dives right into the makeup of the content (word count, reading level, sentiment, etc.), the sharing behaviours of the community and channels you are after, as well as the influencers you should target (and what THEIR social behaviour is like).

Extremely friendly user interface: everything (including the content itself) is displayed within the platform, making it easy to explore the different insights from a higher overview level down to the nitty-gritty data.

The free version offers much, much more than anything else available today. I'm genuinely excited to see the upcoming version for enterprise!

This has got to be the best curation tool out there

Jul 08, 2015
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Customer Support

Comments: Content curation is a great way to get in front of your audience with meaningful insights about your industry and build a brand image. After having looked around a bit for places to find great content such as BuzzSumo, SocialMention, Feedly and Topsy I came across Epicbeat. I was completely blown away by the insights on the content available to share. You'll immediately know what works and what doesn't. You'll even get instant insights on which social platforms the content works on and what kind of engagement you can expect out of it. I can hardly believe something this powerful is free.

As soon as I saw the dashboard it all made sense. I can't thank the team enough for putting this together. Did I mention its FREE? Wow!

Excellent service, superb analysis

Jun 26, 2015
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Customer Support

Comments: I found EpicBeat while looking for a replacement for BuzzZumo -- which was excessively expensive -- and I couldn't be more pleased with what I've seen.

A standard key word search doesn't just allow you to see what's trending in a particular topic, it also gives intelligence on what types of content is posted, who posts it, and how top (and bottom) posters behave.

In addition to this, I've also received customized reports on content and influencers pertaining to my business, as well as personal support to answer any questions I've had.

I wholeheartedly recommend EpicBeat.

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Excellent resources, while a bit messy in feel, has all you need for media research

Jun 30, 2018
4/5
Overall
3 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: The depth that EpicBeat can go to is quite impressive and the social shares and spread is good to know in terms of the popularity of the articles. A very robust feeling product with excellent support.

Cons: It can feel a little messy but once you know where you're going it becomes second nature. The colour scheme can also be a little 'beige' sometimes.

Overall: Excellent research resource for articles and other media

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Great content intelligence tool that needs some polishing

Mar 14, 2018
4/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
3 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
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Pros: I love the ability to export top links

I love the content intelligence features - who posts when, what works for them etc.

Cons: Needs more features to level up on the content marketing side - the ability to do topic research based on what people are asking on forums.

Great software, on the right path to become a leader in its industry

Jun 29, 2015
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Customer Support

Comments: I'm using it multiple times a week to research popular subjects in my niche, find people who share content in my niche and reach out to them.

LOVE the design and can't wait for all the new functionalities that are coming out in the next weeks/months!