There has been a lot of excitement in the Hootsuite community lately as Hootsuite recently reached a milestone of – 1000 Ambassadors across 62 different countries!
The Hootsuite ambassador Program has been running since 2012 and relaunched in 2014 with a big bang. Here are some fun facts:
- 199 Hootups hosted by Ambassadors in 2014
- #Hootamb hashtag has been used to date over 20k
- 18405+ challenges completed
- 2 x Ambassador trivia’s were hosted on Twitter #HootambTrivia
Some of the Highlights so far from the Hootsuite ambassador program:
The Hootsuite ambassador video featuring ambassadors from all over the world:
Winning a BAMMIES Award for Best Social Engagement
Launch of the Hootsuite Ambassador Hub:
To wrap up 2014 was the Hootsuite Ambassador Yearbook:
Hosting HootUp’s are one of the most favourite activities that ambassadors like to take part in and organise. A HootUp is a social or informative event hosted by ambassadors to meet or teach their local community and meet fellow Hootsuite fans.
George Iacovacci was the 1000th ambassador to join the #Hootamb family, I asked him a few questions:
Why did you decide to become a Hootsuite ambassador?
Top 1% Leader, Entrepreneur and Consultant
George has over 20 years experience in senior management having served as Director of Marketing, Vice President and as a Division President in the tech industry and has served as Executive Director of the south's leading health and wellness company. Mr. Iacovacci also co-founded a number of startups and brings success in multiple areas. Corporations, leaders and local businesses look to George when they are seeking creative ways to grow and expand their brand. He has successfully put together multi-million dollar marketing deals and/or strategic partnerships with companies such as Yahoo, Disney, AOL, Microsoft, and many others. Mr. Iacovacci currently resides in the suburbs of Atlanta, Georgia and enjoys serving on multiple boards and advisory committees including corporate and non-profit.
I received an invite from Matt at Hootsuite and thought what an honor- I then messaged HootAmb Adel De Meyer to learn more and after talking with Adel I felt it would be a great decision and opportunity to become a Brand Ambassador 🙂 Being an ambassador now what are you looking forward to the most?
I am looking forward to hosting local hootups and introducing Hootsuite to the many entrepreneurs and business owners in and around Metro Atlanta. I am also very interested in meeting and learning from other hoot evangelists. What are your favourite feature/s about Hootsuite?
My most used feature is scheduling. I feel Geotargeted Keyword Search for listening can be an extremely valuable tool and I’ve been using this in Hootsuite for a while now. What social media tip can you share with others wanting to use social media to grow their business or customer relationships?
My best advice for others is to engage at first on all of the key networks and find the three platforms that best work for you to increase engagement. Once you increase engagement and create raving fans your community will grow and you will increase your business. George was recently listed in the Top 100 Twitter Users-Atlanta and he is currently ranked in the Top 5% Social Media Users – Definately a great ambassador to have onboard.
You can join the Hootsuite Ambassadors on Pinterest and share pins: Follow Hootsuite’s board Hootsuite Ambassadors on Pinterest.
You can follow Hootsuite Ambassador Adel’s Google+ Hootsuite Collection for all things Hootsuite: Click here to go to the Hootsuite Collection
Join in on the #HootAmb conversations on Twitter:
If you want to join the #HootAmb family, use Hootsuite and have a passion for Social Media you can apply to be a Hootsuite Ambassador here:
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Adel de Meyer is a New Media Specialist, Brand Influencer, Author and Mentor based in Brisbane Australia. Adel is listed as a Top Digital blog, Top 20 Social Media coach and Top 100 Marketing Influencer of 2017 and has worked with many global brands some including Hootsuite, Pitney Bowes, Adobe, Brand24 and Huawei as a Brand Influencer. Adel regularly writes articles on analytics, influencer marketing, technology and personal branding with some of her work seen on The Next Web (TNW) and Business 2 Community.Adel works closely with global SMB enterprises, Entrepreneurs and Personal Brands by using Social Media and Technology to captivate their audiences. Adel is recognized as a leading Instagram and Twitter Influencer on Social Media and Business in Australia. She loves coffee and creative minds!