Tag Archives: klout

Klout Just Became OverBlog. Should @OverBlog Be Concerned?

I’m no fan of aggregators, but Fred Montagnon -the Founder of OverBlog- and I shared some good times when he visited the States recently, and so by default, I like his company as well. For those who don’t know, OverBlog aggregates your social media activity in one spot, timeline style. This means that it will display all [...]

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What Is Klout’s Klout Score?

Klout’s Klout score is 89. But let’s take a closer look and see what we can find out about Klout, from Klout. Also, make sure you read the entire post, because somewhere in there, I will reveal how I boosted my score by more than 10 points the easy way. Klout Style According to Klout, [...]

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Who Are The Influencers and How DO We Find Them?

In my last blog, “Clout vs. Klout – Or the Real Meaning of Social Influence,” I pulled together information which concluded that the most visible people are not necessarily correlated with influence, and word-of-mouth recognition can only be harnessed by targeting large numbers of ordinary influencers. That naturally raises the question, “Who are these influencers [...]

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Clout vs. Klout And the Real Meaning of Social Influence

I’ve done some reading lately which has brought together and focused my theory of marketing through online influencers. Awareness Networks published a white paper entitled “3 Keys to Influence: Understanding and Leveraging Influence.” They report several strong reasons why marketers should seek social media influence: 90% of purchases are subject to social influence 90% of [...]

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How Guest Posting Destroyed My Klout Score by @rdempsey

This post you’re reading just lowered my Klout score. How is that possible you ask? Why Do We Guest Post?  There are only few reasons why bloggers guest post on other blogs. Here is why I do it: To extend my online influence (Klout) To rank better in search results (google) To tap into the [...]

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Klout Discovers a Renowned Sheep Expert in Mr. Danny Brown

Mr. Danny Brown, a renowned sheep expert (according to Klout) visits me on the set of Talk is Sheep and discusses two different fur types sheep have in Scotland, best ways to avoid rash in the undercarriage area and more importantly, avoid domestic disturbances with the female partner. He also issues a threat to Shepard [...]

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You Shoot, Klout Scores! But Are They Scoring It Right?

I sit down with Megan Berry, the Marketing Manager at Klout to ask her questions that are on everyone’s mind. Is Social Influence going to soon replace the need to check people’s credit scores? Don’t dismiss it too fast, not too long ago, there was no FICA and your Social Standing was the only clout [...]

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