HootSuite Hoots About Its First Quarter

Social media management system HootSuite did some hooting about its accomplishments in the first quarter of 2013, reporting a 272 percent increase in corporate sales (companies valued at less than $10 billion) compared with the year-earlier period, along with a 900 percent jump in international strategic sales (companies valued at more than $10 billion).

HootSuite also mentioned that it:

  • Topped the 6 million-user mark, after passing 5 million users last October.
  • Launched integration with Twitter Promoted Products.
  • Moved into new office space in the Mount Pleasant neighborhood of Vancouver, British Columbia.
  • Hired an average of 10 new people each week, bringing its total head count to 300, including 30 in Europe.
  • Added eight new applications to its HootSuite App Directory.
  • Brought its total of supported languages to 13 with the addition of Korean and Russian.
  • Added enterprise clients including the National Hockey League’s Buffalo Sabres, Expedia, and the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum.

Readers: Have you ever used any of HootSuite’s products to help manage your Facebook pages?

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