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Seesmic sheds staff, drops CRM, re-focuses on social

As a followup to my post earlier this week, Seesmic has laid off just more than half of its team as it struggles to find a business model. Before acquiring Ping.fm, Seesmic tried its hand as a CRM vendor, Twitter client and video platform.

AllThingsD reports that Seesmic is buckling down to focus on its social tools, which presumably includes its Seesmic Ping product, so it might yet find a winner that it can run with.

My hope is that they seize this new focus and use it as an opportunity to revitalize their customer relationships, start communicating and work with its loyal and passionate users so that we are part of the solution.