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  1. Manage the new foursquare pages from Hootsuite

    Foursquare has recently launched their pages for business, would be great to be able to manage them from hootsuite

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      7 comments  ·  Social Networks  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Export Followers to Excel

      Hello,

      I work for a large travel agency and my company has been using enterprise version of your software for quite some time. In addition, we have also been using CoTweet to fill in some gaps that we encountered with HootSuite, both browser and mobile versions. However, and due to my almost personal connection to HootSuite as I also use it for my private account, I wanted to share with you, in this private manner some of the things that would greatly rise value of HootSuite in the eyes of my company's leads, and I will be the first one…

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        4 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

        This is a great idea. We’ll continue to monitor this feature request to gauge support amongst other HootSuite users.

      • add a filter to block foursquare and gowalla.

        or indeed any custom filter. This could be achieved easily by allowing operators such as '-term' or 'NOT term' to the existing filter system.

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          3 comments  ·  Streams & Assignments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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          • Allow private messages for Facebook profile account

            Although available for facebook pages, it would make my life a lot easier if I had this option on my profile account too.

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              5 comments  ·  Streams & Assignments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Lower the price for new analytics. $50/ per report is very high

              The reports look great, but at 10x the monthly cost of a pro membership, they seem very overpriced, considering most of the data you can get for free from their respective networks.

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                7 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Ability to export lists and other (user selected) data to Microsoft Excel

                I use lists extensively to organize the streams that I monitor and target. I would like to be able to export All of my community (lists members, friends, followers, etc.) to excel so that I could conduct ad hoc analysis (e.g. sort by no. of followers), and add ad hoc columns per tweeter for notes, scores, etc.

                Ideally I would be able to create a table where each community member is a row, and default columns would include twitter account follower, friend, listnames (up to 20 per account), number of followers and friends (people they follow), for each member. Any…

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                  5 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • add email notifications

                  My client currently uses CoTweet and I use Hootsuite. I am trying to convince them to switch to Hootsuite and upgrade to an Enterprise plan but they absolutely need the ability to receive email notifications when they are mentioned in a post or someone replies to a post. Is this a functionality you are considering?

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                  • Allow pic.twitter.com integration for Hootsuite Free users

                    Having used Hootsuite Pro in the past myself, I completely understand the need to have different pricing options. However, I feel that a basic Twitter feature as being able to use the pic.twitter.com upload service and have your photos display inline in the Twitter stream should be available to everyone, not just Pro and Enterprise users.

                    Thank you

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                      4 comments  ·  Publisher & Scheduling  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                      • include Facebook "likes" and "comments" in stats, just like bit.ly

                        In bit.ly it shows the total number of Facebook "likes" and "comments" for a shortened link. It would be really helpful to have that same functionality in stats for Hootsuite.

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                        • Schedule Facebook post for scheduled, but yet unpublished blog post

                          It's great that we can schedule facebook posts with the image, but the blog post has to be live to do this. I would love the ability to enter my blog admin credentials so when I schedule a week's worth of blog posts to auto post in the future I can also pre-schedule the facbook posts before the blog post has gone live. We need a way for hootsuite to get into the blog and pull the info. Or whichever way is best; the bottom line is: it doesn't do any good to schedule a facebook post for a blog…

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                            7 comments  ·  Social Networks  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Audio/visual notifications as seperate and 'per stream' setting please

                            Please make it possible to separately enable or disable audio and/or visual notifications from Stream => Preferences. Default to preference from general settings.

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                            • Posting to LinkedIn Showcase pages

                              LinkedIn is creating showcase pages that are separate from the main company pages. I'd like to use HootSuite to post to those as well as company pages so I don't have to do this process manually for my client.

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                                4 comments  ·  Social Networks  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • goo.gl integration

                                Support goo.gl as a URL shorter and tracking option. It also offers statistics and is frequently used by posters.

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                                • Press ESCAPE key to clear and close the entry box when you dont want to sub

                                  Like Gtalk, Msn, OCS, or other instant messenger, when you press the ESCape key, it closes the current window. For the browser hootsuite I would like to have a similiar aproach. Sometimes im writting a tweet, suddenly I give up that idea and dont want to submit it. I'd like to, when i press the ESCape key, have the box that i was typing getting cleared and closed.

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                                  • Add a way to delete, edit and otherwise refine streams shared with a team.

                                    I often share streams with my team, but they are not always useful for forever. I'd like to be able to delete, edit or otherwise be able to control and refine these shared streams.
                                    This would reduce clutter and make it easier for team members to find new shared streams.

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                                      under review  ·  SarahSarah responded

                                      Thanks for your feedback! We’ll look at the possibility of this in the future.

                                    • allow us to add FaceBook Interests as a stream on my dashboard

                                      I would like to be able to view my 'Interests' on Facebook as a stream on my Dashboard. For instance, I do marketing and pr for a number of hotels. The hotels are grouped on my Interest list and I'd like to be able to see when each hotel posts something that i might want to share with my various social networks.
                                      thanks,
                                      J

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                                        under review  ·  SarahSarah responded

                                        We’ll look at the ability to do something like this from Facebook’s API. Thank you for your suggestion!

                                      • Google+ Pages - Allow +1 and Reshares

                                        Allow for doing a +1 on posts in our Google+ Page stream (like the Facebook stream allows a Like) and also the ability to do a reshare of someone's post in the stream (like the Twitter stream allows a retweet). t is too cumbersome to open each post in a browser window every time you want to perform these functions. The ability to comment on a post in the stream does work well already.

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                                        • Add "near:" search operator

                                          Twitter now supports the search operator "near:", followed by the name of a place, e.g. near:"Brisbane, Australia". There are other sites now offering this functionality under a "local search" banner (see monitter) and that's a super useful targeting tool for small business.

                                          Please add support for this operator and allow geo search.

                                          Thank you,
                                          Gal

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                                            planned  ·  Chris from HootSuiteChris from HootSuite responded

                                            Currently, you can do geocode specific searches. For example: “geocode:49.2846165,-123.0954835,25km”

                                            We do not yet offer functionality for the “near:” operator. However, this is on our road map.

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