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10 Hottest Social Media Solution Companies 2017

The unprecedented proliferation of social media across different walks of life can be attributed to universal internet access and social networking sites that have evolved to become an indispensable part of modern culture. The educational industry today is leaving no stone unturned to build strategies around them to improve their online outreach for engaging prospective students, and enhancing learning.

Catering to the need for collaborative workspaces, conferencing solutions, and a wide range of digital experiences in the education sector, the social media solution companies are bringing innovative tools and services to the market. With social media marketing campaigns, and live-streaming figuring prominently in the lot, it has become easier for educational professionals and their establishments to collaborate and share new ideas. The e-learning and educational solutions are just the tip of the iceberg as the scope of social media in education extends to K-12 communications solutions and location-based social media discovery. The option of curating and sharing online resources through interactive eLearning portals allows educational institutions to engage their students more effectively. Additionally, the social media platforms available in the market today help institutions with their student recruitment, admission, and retention efforts.

In this edition of Education Technology Insights, we present to you the “10 Hottest Social Media Solution Companies 2017”, featuring the outstanding social media solution providers in the education sector. In the last few months, a distinguished panel comprising of CEOs, CIOs, VCs, and analysts including the Education Technology Insights’ editorial board reviewed the top companies. The shortlisted firms are at the forefront of tackling the challenges associated with launching successful online student outreach initiatives and campus engagement.

We present to you the 10 Hottest Social Media Solution Companies 2017.

Company Logo Company Name Company Description
Act On Software Provider of social media tools to help track, identify top candidates, ensure high engagement, and manage communication across multiple channels
Blackboard Allows to integrate social media in school, and connect students, parents, and community members with the information they need
Digimind A global social media monitoring and competitive intelligence company
Enterprise Hive Delivers solutions to help institutions create better engagement and customer service for their students, leading to better outcomes
GoBabl Reduces the clutter of social media monitoring and add location- based, sentiment and engagement analysis information to basic already available data
Hootsuite Empowers educational institutions to execute social media strategies across their schools, colleges, and students for better engagement
Mention Provides solutions for getting live updates about client brand from the web and social media
NUVI Provides a real-time analytics platform focused on social media listening, engagement, and reporting for the education industry
Swizly A cloud-based social media aggregation platform provider, organizing all the content from different platforms into one social media hub, making sure all the information is properly accumulated and accessible at all times
TargetX Assists education institutions in student recruitment, admission, retention, and so forth using social media platforms