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EasyContent vs. GatherKit: A comparison of content collection tools

EasyContent vs GatherKit

How many web agencies or freelancers would answer ‘yes’ if you were to ask them, ‘Have you found collecting content from clients to be easy?’ Typically, at the outset of a project, the web project manager will request content from the client. But that’s where things can get messy fast. Using the right platform to gather content can be one of the best ways to avoid unnecessary hassles. Two tools for collecting content are EasyContent and GatherKit, but what are the differences?

Collaborate on content
Task assignments
Task deadlines
Organize content hierarchy
Commenting on content
Share with anyone without account
Revision history
Site navigation builder
Collect assets
Save project links and notes
Free kit up to 2 users
File storage
1 GB
Up to 500MB
Starts at $99

A breakdown of the features

Content collaboration

Both GatherKit and EasyContent have a content collaboration feature. Invite your clients as well as your team to participate in the project. Your team and client can conveniently propose or comment on revisions if something needs updating. Both make it easy to keep track of content, discussions, and revisions in one, centralized place.

GatherKit discussion thread

Content workflow

In GatherKit and EasyContent, you can create approval statuses and select roles that will be responsible for these statuses. On the GatherKit’s dashboard, you can see the project insight, including the latest editing, project progress, project scope, and important notes. It allows you to receive a notification activity on the project.

GatherKit approval process

Align content with your website structure

In GatherKit, you can create hierarchical content trees replicating your website’s structure. It can interact directly with Pages, reducing your work as you start filling in content.

GatherKit navigation builder

Task assignment and deadline

Both GatherKit and EasyContent allow project managers to identify the roles their team members are assigned. Project managers can use these features to invite collaborations, assign work, and the platform will send notifications to in-demand contributors

GatherKit assign page

Revision history

With each step in the approvals, get unique versions to keep track of changes between you and your clients. Both online tools also have access to history logs so you can reset to an earlier stage. GatherKit offers 1-month archived projects for the free plan, so you can have plenty of time to back up and upgrade.

GatherKit version control

File storage

The file storage is available for both GatherKit and EasyContent. Get 500MB storage for Gatherkit free account and 2GB for the simple kit plan. While the Content Snare only provides a 14-day free trial, GatherKit offers the free kit so you can use our feature as long as you want.

GatherKit pricing plan

Ready to get started?

Although GatherKit and EasyContent has a similar feature, GatherKit has dedicated sections for the web project’s scope of work, project goals, codes, plugin snippets, and creative briefs to keep everyone on the same page. GatherKit is a free content management tool for agencies and freelancers, helping make web projects organized and stress-free. Create your account today!


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