HootSuite, the Vancouver-based social media management system, yesterday announced that it has secured an additional $165 million in Series B financing, in a deal that is being cited as the largest ever seen in Canadian venture capital history for a software company.
Twitter Clients & Apps
Digital DIY is all the rage, evidenced by everything from craft bloggers’ crazy-popular Pinterest boards to the raging rise in interest for CodeAcademy – not to mention the growth in awareness of the potential in 3D printing.
Now Nieman Journalism Lab is enabling you to channel your DIY skills with regard to Twitter. The lab has released OpenFuego, an open-source version of Fuego, its popular Twitter robot. So now you can create your own.
Buffer, the popular social media optimising app that lets you easily share content on Twitter (and other social platforms) throughout the day, continues to roll out new updates at an impressive pace. This year we’ve already had native retweeting, Echofon functionality and Buffer business plans, and today the company unveils its latest feature: custom scheduling.
Skillful social listening is all about tuning into your audience and adjusting your social strategy according to your followers’ and prospects’ interests, affinities, and demographics.
Demographics Pro, by the folks at Schmap, offers deep insight into your Twitter following that can have a major impact on the effectiveness of your social marketing efforts.
Do you use Buffer, the popular social media optimising app that lets you easily share content (including, uniquely, native retweets) on Twitter (and other social platforms) throughout the day? How about Echofon, the simple yet elegant iPhone/Android Twitter client?
Good news. The two have joined forces to create one of the smartest Twitter clients yet – Echofon users will now be able to share directly to Buffer via the app, allowing them to easily schedule all types of tweets and retweets, grab analytics on their click data, and more.