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Posts Tagged ‘Klout’

How To Find Your Top Twitter Influencers – For Free

We all love free stuff, right? And we particularly love when that ‘free something’ offers valuable info about our brands’ top social influencers.

Sound too good to be true? Well, it isn’t. But don’t take our word for it – check it out.
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Finding Influencers On Twitter Just Became Eerily Accurate

Imagine your company, the Widgetry Factory, just realized a potential new niche. Widgetry would need to act quickly and would want to find influencers on Twitter to help dominate the market (assuming Widgetry’s marketing team was worth its salt, of course).

And imagine that this very specific niche would appeal to males who were physically active, fond of high-end footwear and living in the Southeast part of the United States and other comparable climates. How would Widgetry ever find these folks?

Well, if they understood a thing or two about Twitter’s firehose and who has access to it, the folks at Widgetry would know to check out the new PeopleBrowsr and Kred social data APIs (just released today) – because the folks at PeopleBrowsr not only have access to Twitter’s firehose, they’re kinda setting the standard for how to delve into it.
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Klout Gives You VIP Access At SFO

This will be a tough one for the Klout naysayers to dismiss.

Starting today, San Francisco International Airport (SFO) visitors using the Klout for iPhone app show a Klout Score of 40 or higher will gain entry to the Cathay Pacific First and Business Class Lounge.

And what a lounge it is.
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Are You A Klouchebag? New Site Meaures How Much Of An Asshat You Are On Twitter

Fans of Klout, prepare to be mortified. There’s a new site making the rounds on Twitter today and it’s poking fun at Klout – in a big way. It’s called Klouchebag and it’s pretty funny. Even loyal Klout participants will get a chuckle, because no matter how important Klout says you are, it’s always good to be able to laugh at yourself . . . right?
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Tawkify Uses Klout Score To Find You A Date

You knew it was inevitable, right? You expected that someone would find a way to use your “online influence” as dating criteria, didn’t you? No? Neither did we. But it’s here now and this is probably just the beginning of this phenomenon, so get busy tweeting (to increase your Klout score) if you hope to land a like-minded mate!
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Klout Launches Brand Squad Pages

Klout is taking another go at measuring influence – this time for brand pages, with a focus on how users interact with the page. “Brand squads,” according to the announcement on the Official Klout Blog, are “currently in beta, [and] are Klout’s way of giving influencers a place to be recognized and have a direct impact on the brands they care about most.”
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Why It Isn’t Totally Lame To Like Klout

jumping high fiveTry as it might to give us a more accurate and transparent scoring algorithm, most of us find Klout’s model inherently flawed – mainly because we know “that guy’s score doesn’t make any sense.” It doesn’t matter ‘which guy’ or which girl for that matter, but what does matter is the fact that we’ve all seen this phenomenon one too many times to think Klout is an accurate way to measure influence.

But don’t give up on it yet! Klout’s +K’s have been around for a while, but these virtual high fives could possibly lead us down the right path . . . or at least make those of use receiving them feel good.
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Google+ Now Affects Your Klout Score

The big players on Google+ might have noticed a rather pleasant bump in their Klout score today. That’s because Klout has officially integrated the new network into its influence calculations.
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Vitrue Social Marketing Platform Is Betting On Klout With New Twitter Moderation Product

Vitrue, one of the leading social marketing platforms, has just launched its new Twitter Moderation product for its customers. And they’re hoping that Klout’s social media clout will come in handy – and will continue to hold the top spot despite a recent shakeup.
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A Klout Score Of 75 Or More Will Give You A Tweet Half-Life 70 Times Longer Than Others [STATS]

If you’ve hit Twitter superstardom, you will likely have a high Klout score. And if it’s high enough, your tweets might even be seeing a 70 times longer lifespan compared to those poor plebs with lower scores.
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