HeyOrca vs Hootsuite – get the best social media scheduler for your team

HeyOrca and Hootsuite are two Canadian social media schedulers that help social media managers coast to coast (and around the world!) be more efficient. Explore how HeyOrca’s unlimited users, customer service, and approval workflow make us the better choice for teams and agencies everywhere.

A close-up of HeyOrca’s social media calendar, approvals process, and reporting features. Clients are reacting happily to the changes being done on social.

Hootsuite’s starting monthly rates are 68% higher than HeyOrca’s

Add per-user pricing to the mix and it’s easy for Hootsuite’s monthly fees to climb.

HeyOrca

$ 59/month

Hootsuite

$ 99/month

Get free, unlimited users with every HeyOrca plan

HeyOrca
$59
/mo
Hootsuite
$149
/mo
Lowest pricing tier
Unlimited users
1 user
Most popular pricing tier
Unlimited users
3 users
Agency and enterprise pricing tier
Unlimited users
5 users

Hootsuite also limits their customer's abilities to add users once the limit is hit. Out of the three plans listed above, only enterprise-level Hootsuite customers are able to add users (which comes with extra fees).

“Previously we were using Hootsuite and were limited on how many users could gain access without spending a lot more money. Now, with HeyOrca, the whole team has access with so much more features.”

Jonathan C.
Social Media Manager

Compare HeyOrca's all-in-one social media scheduler with Hootsuite

Schedule and publish content across the major social media networks

HeyOrca
$59
/mo
Hootsuite
$149
/mo
Social platform integrations
Facebook
Instagram
LinkedIn
X (Twitter)
Google Business Profile
YouTube
Coming soon
TikTok
Pinterest
Threads

Report on your social media success with comprehensive analytics

HeyOrca
$59
/mo
Hootsuite
$149
/mo
Reporting
Facebook impressions
Facebook engagement rate
Facebook page likes
Facebook top posts
Instagram impressions (stories, posts, reels)
Instagram engagement rate
Instagram follower growth
Instagram top posts, stories, reels
LinkedIn impressions
LinkedIn engagement rate
LinkedIn audience growth
LinkedIn post clicks
LinkedIn top posts
X (Twitter) total engagement
X (Twitter) likes
X (Twitter) reposts
X (Twitter) follower count
X (Twitter) top posts
TikTok engagement rate
TikTok profile engagement
TikTok post engagement
TikTok top posts
TikTok audience growth
Competitor reports
Cross-channel reports
Date range comparison filtering
Automated scheduled reports

And get back to the more important things with these time-saving features

HeyOrca
$59
/mo
Hootsuite
$149
/mo
Efficiency features
AI social caption generator
AI alt text generator
Add-on
Hashtag suggestions
Best times to post
Canva integration
Link shortening
Approval workflow
Social inbox community management
Link in bio
Add-on

HeyOrca: the easiest way to collaborate with your team and clients

Tired of hitting a paywall every time your team grows?
With HeyOrca, every member of your team gets a seat at the table - for FREE!

Unlimited users

Collaborate without the extra fees. With HeyOrca, you can add every team member to your account for free, no matter which plan you choose.

Easy client approvals

Clients can review content without logging in! HeyOrca makes it easy to get client approvals (even if you need approval from multiple stakeholders).

Separate client calendars

Manage multiple clients? HeyOrca gives each client their own space complete with content calendar, unlimited media storage, robust reports, and more.

Kat, our customer care team lead, ready to lend a helping hand.

HeyOrca support is rated 9.8/10 by HeyOrca users

The HeyOrca customer care team is ready to jump in with personalized support within 4 minutes!

HeyOrca Agency Partners also have access to live training from a specialized team.

Dive into reviews from our customers

On G2, HeyOrca has 4.8 stars while Hootsuite has 4.2

“We were able to onboard all of our clients easily and all clients were impressed. Compared to other social media content scheduling and review tools I've used (Sprout Social, Agorapulse, Hootsuite) HeyOrca is by far my favorite.”

Gina S.

Gina S.

Social Media Manager

“Before using HeyOrca, an exhaustive investigation was made about the programs of this same category and we found that this is the easiest to use, better quality and with the most competitive price in the market.”

Walt S.

Walt S.

Marketing Specialist

“The prices are incredibly reasonable and there are features that other platforms don't have. You can also send content to internal and external users for approval and comments.”

Katy S.

Katy S.

Digital Content Manager

“I have gone through several popular (and expensive) social schedulers while being a digital strategist and HeyOrca by far has been the best experience. HeyOrca makes client approvals insanely easy (and it’s reasonably priced).”

Victoria T.

Victoria T.

Associate Digital Strategist

“Before HeyOrca we used Hootsuite and it was very costly and not a great interface. HeyOrca is incredibly cost-effective and very easy to share content with our clients for their approval, all without them needing to log in!”

Mike L.

Mike L.

Founder

“Having unlimited users is a real game changer for us. I love the approvals workflow which allows us to have full control over users being able to create, review and publish while also involving external stakeholders.”

Ruth C.

Ruth C.

Project Lead

Frequently asked questions

Is HeyOrca a better social media scheduler than Hootsuite?

HeyOrca is the best social media scheduler for social media teams that need to collaborate with stakeholders and clients. HeyOrca offers all the essential social media management tools, including content scheduling, approval workflows, comprehensive analytics, and more. And because every HeyOrca account comes with unlimited users, you can grow your team without worrying about extra fees.

How much does HeyOrca charge per user?

Nothing! You can add unlimited users to your HeyOrca account for FREE. HeyOrca's pricing is based on calendars, and you'll only pay for the calendars you need. We recommend setting up 1 calendar per client. So if your agency has 5 clients, you'll want 5 calendars.

Does HeyOrca offer robust reporting?

You bet! HeyOrca Reports are available for Facebook, Instagram, X (Twitter), LinkedIn, and TikTok. We also offer competitor reports, cross-channel reports, and date-range comparisons. You can generate a visual report in seconds and send it to your clients as a PDF.

Which social platforms does HeyOrca integrate with?

HeyOrca integrates with the following social media platforms: Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, TikTok, X (Twitter), Pinterest, Threads, and Google Business Profile. (YouTube is coming soon!)

How does HeyOrca help improve the team-client experience?

HeyOrca makes it easy for your team to build trust with clients. Because your clients are organized by calendars in HeyOrca, each client gets their own dedicated space for content, media, reports, community management, and notes. Your clients can approve posts without logging in (and you can wow them with custom branding and easy-to-read reports!).

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