About seven million social media managers, marketers, and ordinary average people share content from the web to their personal and corporate social media account with HootSuite’s tools.
In 2011, Chrysler tweeted that “no one in Detroit knows how to f*cking drive.” The same year, New York congressman Anthony Weiner accidentally tweeted a picture of his crotch to all of his followers. And last year, KitchenAid insulted Barack Obama and, incredibly, mocked the death of the president’s grandmother.
Hearsay Social, the startup that helps sales people avoid those dreaded cold calls, just raised $30 million in its third round of funding.
The updates help make TweetDeck something startling close to what social media management tools such as HootSuite offered when starting out.
Guest Post It’s going to take a lot more than money to transform a historically small and medium-size business-focused software product into something that will fit the needs of the enterprise.
The four-year-old social media management startup just raised $165 million for strategic acquisitions, marketing and international expansion.
Social media management utility HootSuite added the most popular online survey tool, SurveyMonkey, to its app directory today, along with real-time visual traffic analysis tool Chartbeat.
And, almost as an aside, the company stated that it has now passed seven million users.
In perhaps the clearest sign yet that enterprise social media management tool HootSuite has major global ambitions, the company announced this morning that it is adding support for managing China’s most popular microblogging platform, Tencent Weibo, and Russia’s most popular social media network, VK.com.
Enterprise social media protection and compliance startup Nexgate has raised $3.5 million in its first round to protect businesses’ social media accounts from spam and hijacking.
Salesforce says it has the world’s only unified social marketing suite. Adobe says its marketing cloud is a single service that includes everything digital marketers need to get ahead.
Shift begs to differ.
Dogs, stumps, pup tents and bikes, the new HootSuite offices in Vancouver has them all. And then some.
Social media management startup Sprinklr has raised $15 million in second-round funding to help it continue to dominate in the social management space and keep an edge over services like Radian6, Wildfire, and Involver.
Offerpop is taking a page from Dropbox. Or Salesforce.com. Or, if you want to go old-school, the personal computer itself.
Salesforce has added a wider array of services to its Marketing Cloud toolset, including Klout, Kred, Kanjoya, and PeekAnalytics, to help businesses not only listen to customers but also better understand them.
Most two-year-olds are growing fast. But few are growing as quickly as social media management service SproutSocial, which is riding the wave of social media escaping the marketing department and penetrating the entire enterprise.
HootSuite announced today that it has acquired social media tool maker Seesmic.
In one of the biggest venture deals Canada has seen in the last decade, Omers Ventures has led a $20 million round in Hootsuite, a social media management service that counts blue chip companies like Pepsi, Fox, and the NBA among its clients.