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Hearsay Social Announces Explosive Customer Growth and Accelerating Market Validation
Dec 14, 2011 (03:12 PM EST)
Leading Social Media Platform Powers Five Million Customer Interactions, Over 16,000 Social Pages Across Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+
Hearsay Social CEO Clara Shih Appointed to Starbucks Board of Directors
SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hearsay Social, provider of the leading enterprise social marketing platform, today announced several key milestones, including record customer growth, massive scale of social media interactions across millions of consumers, strategic expansion of its executive team, and comprehensive integration with all major social networks. Additionally, Hearsay Social CEO Clara Shih has been appointed to the Starbucks Board of Directors.
"With a billion consumers on Facebook, it has never been more important for businesses to be on social, and there has never been a better time for Hearsay Social," said Ms. Shih. "Our customers' success has inspired us to expand into new industries and integrate onto new networks, as well as continue building our leadership team. I am humbled and excited to be joining the Starbucks Board and can think of no greater validation to the social business imperative Hearsay Social introduced to the market."
Hearsay Social's award-winning platform is the only comprehensive social media solution for the enterprise, delivering brand and regulatory protection as well as business results across every major social network at every level of the organization, from the corporate brand to regional managers to local representatives. Today, tens of thousands of company brand ambassadors use Hearsay Social to deepen customer relationships across Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Google+.
"Since our company launch in February, we have seen customers on Hearsay Social unleash the transformational power of social media to drive sales, loyalty, and referrals," said Hearsay Social co-founder and Chief Technology Officer Steve Garrity. "We could not be more excited about our customers' tremendous success."
Today, Hearsay Social is announcing record momentum:
About the Hearsay Social Platform
The Hearsay Social platform delivers enterprise-class scale, reliability, security, and compliance for enterprises on social media. Today, tens of thousands of agents, local representatives, and franchisees rely on the Hearsay Social platform to engage in brand-compliant social conversations with over five million customers. The Hearsay Social platform is the only comprehensive platform that both protects and empowers on every social network and at every level of the organization, from firm to business unit to individual employee:
About Hearsay Social
The world's largest brands, including State Farm, Farmers Group, and 24 Hour Fitness, use Hearsay Social's award-winning technology platform to achieve regulatory compliance, build stronger customer relationships, and bolster their brand across all the major social networks, including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Google+. Hearsay Social has raised $21M from Sequoia Capital, NEA, and top executives from Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Google, and YouTube, and is headquartered in Silicon Valley with offices in New York and Ohio.
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