1,000,000 Users ~ HootSuite Announces Sign-up Milestone

By Ashley Jane Brookes | 5 years ago | 35 Comments

1 Million HootSuite Users

Count down to a million HootSuite users

HootSuite is celebrating a momentus occassion — we’re pleased to annouce that we have officially passed the one million user mark.

We want to thank all one million of you who signed up for our beloved dashboard. It’s true, we enjoy getting your comments, gathering your feedback, seeing your tweets and even receiving the postcards and treats you’ve sent us by postal mail.

The World is Social

So much has happened in such a short while. To illustrate the trends and patterns of social web users, we’ve put together this info graphic to show how one million HootSuite fans are using the dashboard across networks, platforms and countries.

Infographic showing HootSuite usage
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Feel free to share this with your friends and colleagues on your blog, in presentations, etc.

We’re Owl Grown Up

Since December 2008, we’ve grown from a modest dashboard born out of a digital agency, to a vast community of industry professionals, agencies and enthusiasts from around the world. In addition to our one millionth user, we’ve also reached the following milestones:

  • Created an HTML 5 version of HootSuite to utilize the latest browser technology
  • Launched freemium plans designed for different types of users — from free to enterprise
  • Released free mobile apps for iPhone, Android, iPad and BlackBerry
  • Partnered with Twitter to be the first to syndicate Promoted Tweets
  • Certified hundreds of social media professionals who’ve graduated from HootSuite University
  • Localized HootSuite web and mobile apps for international languages starting with Japanese
  • Started a crowd-sourced translation project to create even more localizations

We Have a Winner

To celebrate this achievement, we launched a spontaneous Twitter contest to try to guess the to exact day and time that HootSuite passed the mark. We examined the data and happily announced @kelkel926 from Charlottesville, VA via NOLA as the winner of a brand new iPad.

Her twitter bio says she’s a “Music-lovin’ sorta hippie, moved 1/2 way across country to discover how lost I’d truly become. NOLA girl, finding self again & in hot pursuit of my soul/passions”

Incidentally, the one millionth person to sign up is from A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, and came on board at 11:24:15:42:21. Gracias.

A Million Thanks

Thank you for your continued support of HootSuite. We’re happy you’re with us, and we’ll continue to work to make your experience even better. There’s lots on the road-map ahead, so continue to send us your feedback, comments and tweets.

Written by

Diane Bourque
Diane Bourque 5pts

I am such a fan of HootSuite. I do recommend it to all and it does surpass Tweetdeck and Seesmic in many ways.

You serve us well with regular new features that are relevant and useful.

I love HootSuite and want to Thank You and say Congratulations and Keep up the good work!

Dave Olson
Dave Olson 5pts

Thanks Diane - we enjoy feedback like this for sure!

Rachel 5pts

Are you guys shotgunning a celebratory beer behind the computer monitor in the top picture?! HAHAHAHA

Peter Richards
Peter Richards 5pts

That is some accomplishment in today's economy. It's inspiring to hear of companies growing for a change, keep up the good work

JD Thomas
JD Thomas 5pts

Congrats! I have been telling people about HootSuite forever!

EContent Magazine Blog
EContent Magazine Blog 5pts

HootSuite Hits One Million Users!...

Since December 2008, HootSuite has grown from a modest in house tool into a global community of social media savvy professionals, agencies and enthusiasts. Incidentally, the one millionth person to sign up is from A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, and came on ...

Chris O
Chris O 5pts

KelKel and HootSuite are a great combination! Congrats to both of you!