Twitter Analytics Company Followerwonk Acquired By SEOmoz
The exact acquisition cost was not disclosed but Rand Fishkin, SEOmoz CEO, stated that the total deal value is:the total deal value is:
“in the low 7 figures (between 1mm and 4mm) and that it includes three items – cash upfront, ongoing cash incentives for the years the Wonk crew stay at Moz, and SEOmoz stock.”
Followerwonk allows users to search for, compare, analyze, track and sort followers. In the official announcement, it was also hinted that expansion may include other networks such as Google+ or Pinterest in the coming months. SEOmoz PRO members will now have access to the full featured version of Followerwonk.
For the next 6-9 months, Followerwonk will continue to be its own product. However, the Followerwonk site now states that it is “an SEOmoz app” and users can link their SEOmoz account directly:
For more information see the official SEOmoz blog post.
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