HootSuite Monetizes Twitter

Posted by Victoria Revay

Less than a month after they debuted a new name, HootSuite says they've now managed to monetize Twitter.

We’ve integrated AdSense into Hootsuite, and allowed you to add your AdSense code.  This will not detract from your Twitter experience. You will not see obnoxious ads in your Twitter feed. We’ve allowed you to insert your own ads into your ow.ly-shortened links. You do this by pasting in AdSense code for a 234 x 60 Half-Banner ad. These ads will be seen after an ow.ly link is clicked, and not before. Ads are housed in a discreet bar at the top of the page, which can be closed at any point with a single click.

Now only that but you can see in real-time how many people click on your URLs.

Ever wonder how Twitter’s getting monetized? We’ve just shown you. It’s easy to configure, it’s easy to share, and it easily integrates with Twitter. Note: So that we can keep HootSuite as a free service for our users, there is a 50% chance that your ad will appear in a link, and a 50% chance that one of our ads will appear.


HootSuite Media, Inc.
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

HootSuite is a social relationship platform for businesses and organizations to collaboratively execute social media strategies across multiple social networks from one secure, web-based dashboard. Launch marketing campaigns, identify and grow audience, and distribute targeted messages using HootSuite’s unique social media dashboard. Streamline team workflow with scheduling and assignment tools and reach audiences... more

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Victoria Revay

Victoria Revay

Like many, freelance journalist, Victoria Revay is ambitious and adventurous by nature.  Since leaving television news, Victoria has worked for Nowpublic.com, she has been published in Western Living Magazine, Blackbook Magazine’s Jet Set Travel Guide, Western Living Condo and Travelmuse.com, and she’s hosted an online entertainment show. She recently returned from her travels, blogging across... more

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