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I've gone back and forth between CoTweet and Hootsuite for social business. I finally used them in tandem to see which one of them would be left standing in the end.
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By David Grober, Contributor on
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CoTweet main view integrates DMs and @ messages into a single stream.
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CoTweet "outbox" shows which user sends which tweet, for easy tracking.
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CoTweet searchpad allows for multiple search terms and actions on each search result.
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CoTweet email notification comes in generally a few minutes after the Twitter name is mentioned.
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CoTweet analytics sidebar is bare bones -- and refers users off-site to Bit.ly.
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HootSuite layout. In this screen shot, a customized tracking tab with search results and lists.
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HootSuite Twitter tab defaults to mentions, main feed and sent messages, as well as DMs and pending (not in view).
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HootSuite Facebook page management view.
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Example of HootSuite URL shortener analytics on-site.
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The HootSuite application and plugin gallery.
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