Looking for an alternative to M360? Quintype offers a suite of products for news media organizations to create, curate, publish, and monetize content with ease.
Moving to a better content management system is often necessary to scale your digital publishing business. We’ve been asked how Quintype’s CMS (Bold) and monetization solutions compare to M360.
We’ve put together a quick overview of the differences between Bold CMS and M360.
M360 is a fairly new SaaS-based platform that has its limitations with the features. It is designed to integrate comprehensive publishing capabilities with a seamless experience. It is available at a competitive price along with a cost-efficient ad revenue share.
Bold has been lauded for its ability to support multiple concurrent users, faster search, and better front-end support for multiple screens and screenless devices.
Other comparisons of Bold CMS vs. M360 include:
Content for all devices - PWA, Mobile App, Smart speakers
Optimized for search engine optimization - Sitemaps, schema, canonicals, AMP, Social tags
Integrate with any 3rd party tools tailored to your business needs including Copyscape, push notifications, email subscriptions, and more
Story templates and multiple story types including photos, videos, and live blogging.
In-built Analytics to analyze the performance of stories, authors, and topics.
Live preview of the story on multiple devices.
On pricing, while M360 has competitive prices they follow the ad revenue share model. That has advantages and disadvantages.
Quintype’s pricing is all-inclusive of the Bold CMS, hosting, front-end infrastructure, security, and front-end framework - Ahead. With economies of scale, Quintype democratizes technologies used by the largest media companies to empower growing publishers to focus on content while leaving the technology-heavy lifting to us.
The additional advantage of not having to hire and maintain technology teams reduces the total cost of ownership when compared with WordPress. Our monthly costs start at just $50/mo for up to 50k visitors/month.
Here’s a breakup of our cost based on traffic.
Key similarities between m360 and Bold
Auto publish on social channels
Facebook Instant Articles
AMP story support
Automatic maintenance updates and security patches
Get in touch with us to schedule a demo of Quintype’s suite of publishing tools.