HootSuite

6 Free and Low Cost Business Management Tools

Every small business needs an arsenal of online tools to achieve business success without breaking the bank. In today’s “freemium” world, many …

Small Business

Does your company need a Director of Getting Sh*t Done?

Share<p>Tweet<p>Share<p>+1<p>Shares 0<p>This is the story of a $200 t-shirt … and company systems gone terribly wrong. Earlier this year, an employee wanted to send …

Entrepreneurship

14 Essential Tools to Being a Successful Entrepreneur

Entrepreneurs have limited resources - regardless of how successful they are. When just starting out, your money supply may be low. Even after …

Freelancing

Dashboards on Hootsuite for monitoring social media at a glance

Before you start to use Hootsuite for monitoring, have a Twitter account and get accustomed to creating and using Twitter lists.<p>Then get a bit of …

Internet Marketing

Companies need top-down approach to social media: Hootsuite CEO

Last December, a single tweet from then-President-elect Donald Trump led aerospace firm Lockheed Martin to briefly lose about $4 billion in market …

Social Media Marketing

How bad can a tweet be for business? Hootsuite CEO Ryan Holmes should know

What happens if Donald Trump comes after your company on Twitter?<p>A $US4 billion loss if you're Lockheed Martin. An opportunity to promote your …

How to Be More Productive on Social Media

Save time and money by using these tools to discover and manage social media content.<p>Anyone who has invested time managing and growing a social media following knows that it can turn into a time vacuum. Open up Instagram and suddenly you find yourself scrolling through beautiful photos from your …

Social Media Marketing

Hootsuite buys Snapchat analytics platform from Naritiv

Naritiv itself will remain intact but members of its product team will join Hootsuite's newly opened Los Angeles office.<p>Social media management …

Snapchat

Hootsuite acquires Snapchat analytics tool from Naritiv

Hootsuite, a platform that helps enterprises and brands manage their presence on social media, has made an acquisition to help those customers track their activities on the social platform of the moment, Snapchat. It has acquired a Snapchat analytics solution from Naritiv, a startup based out of …

Snapchat

The Top 5 Social Media Scheduling Tools

If you’re managing your business and handling your online marketing at the same time, you’ll need good social media scheduling tools to keep your …

Social Media Marketing

How to automate social media sharing to save time and effort

Promoting websites, blogs, companies, products and services across social media takes a lot of time and effort. Cut it to a minimum by automating …

Social Media Marketing

The Power of Social Media to Hospitality Businesses

Social media management platform Hootsuite has released research highlighting the ability of social media engagement to drive purchasing decisions …

Social Media Marketing

Why This CEO Appointed An Employee To Change Dumb Company Rules

Hootsuite’s “Czar of Bad Systems” has the authority to fix processes that aren’t working–anywhere in the company.<p>Earlier this year, an employee wanted to send a customer a T-shirt with our logo as a gift. There was nothing special about this particular shirt. It was an ordinary, 100% cotton crew …

Leadership

Let Me Check My Schedule: Which Social Scheduling Tool Reigns Supreme?

<i>You finally relented.</i><p>With the sheer volume of people begging you to use social media marketing – your friends, your family, <i>your mailman –</i> you didn’t …

Social Media Marketing

Instagram users in Australia tag a restaurant, bar or hotel every 28 seconds, according to Hootsuite

Australian hospitality and tourism brands are potentially missing out on growing audiences tenfold by not engaging consumers on social media, …

Social Media Marketing

We are so deeply sorry – Bloomberg Technology – Medium

The tech apology tour<p>By Brad Stone<p>Last week was as rare as a solar eclipse here at Bloomberg Technology headquarters. It was a three-apology week.<p>In …

Silicon Valley

Hootsuite CEO Apologizes for Telling a Reporter to Call a Sex Hotline

<i>This story has been updated; see below.</i><p>If you're still not convinced that tech has a culture problem, consider the case of the CEO who directed a …

Startups

Hootsuite CEO posts lewd tweet to reporter | Metro Vancouver

It appears Vancouver’s tech sweetheart Hootsuite has become the centre of a social media gaffe when its founder and CEO responded to an interview …

Lower Mainland

Hootsuite CEO tricks reporter into calling a sex line

Hootsuite CEO Ryan Holmes apologized Tuesday night for pranking a business reporter into dialing a sex line.<p>In a story published Tuesday, Bloomberg …

Tech CEO Tweets Sex Hotline Number at Reporter

Hootsuite's chief told the writer questioning his company's value to call 1-800-EAT-DICK.<p>Hootsuite CEO Ryan Holmes didn't like <i>Bloomberg</i>'s report questioning his company's $1 billion valuation. He disliked it so much that he told its writer to call 1-800-328-3425 -- or 1-800-EAT-DICK. <i>Bloomberg's</i> …

Silicon Valley

As the age of the unicorn draws to a close, it turns out Hootsuite never was one

For more than two years, it has been widely accepted that Hootsuite is one of Canada’s very few unicorns — startups worth at least $1 billion. Turns …

Venture Capital

Hootsuite never really was a Canadian unicorn after all

For more than two years, it has been widely accepted that Hootsuite is one of Canada’s very few unicorns – startups worth at least $1-billion (U.S.). Turns out it was never worth that much.<p>Hootsuite Media Inc., whose software helps businesses manage their social media accounts and advertising …

Venture Capital

Hootsuite CEO 'Apologizes' After Telling Reporter to Call 1-800-EAT-DICK

If we’ve said it once, we’ve said it a thousand times: never tweet. This is a lesson you would think the CEO of a company that makes software for …

Social Media Marketing

Hootsuite: The Unicorn That Never Was - Bloomberg

For more than two years, it has been widely accepted that Hootsuite is one of Canada’s very few unicorns -- startups worth at least $1 billion. Turns …

We can’t call Hootsuite a unicorn anymore

That's because the Canadian startup probably never reached a $1 billion valuation. Citing unnamed sources, <i>Bloomberg</i> reports that <b>Hootsuite was worth between $700 million and $750 million in 2014</b> when it raised $60 million at a reported $1 billion valuation. The social media management platform, …

Startups

Hootsuite CEO Directs Comment-Seeking Reporter To Phone Sex Line

Hootsuite CEO Ryan Holmes, responding to a story published by Bloomberg Business today, publicly asked the reporter call him at a number that’s actually a paid sex hotline.<p>The CEO of Hootsuite — a Canadian social media management startup — responded to a Bloomberg reporter’s request for comment on …

Technology

5 Paid Facebook Campaign Ideas to Increase Lead Conversion

Are you looking for new ways to increase lead conversion? Why not turn to the largest network of individuals in the world? With 1.79 billion users, …

Viral Marketing

HootSuite: Social Media Dashboard Affiliate Program

Commission Rates<p>100.00% Percentage Sale<p>Countries Accepted<p>Global<p>Domain<p>Program Approval<p>Open<p>About VigLink<p>By identifying commercial products mentioned …

Social Media Marketing

Hootsuite acquires New York based Lifemetrix to help customers measure social marketing ROI

Vancouver-based Hootsuite has announced that it has acquired New York-based LiftMetrix, which offers a tool to measure the return on investments on …

Social Marketing

Hootsuite Acquires Leading Social Analytics Company LiftMetrix

<b>VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Feb. 22, 2017) -</b> Hootsuite, the most widely used platform for social media management, today announced …

Social Media Marketing