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Gaining Klout: How Your Social Media Score Can Help Build Your Business

Gaining Klout: How Your Social Media Score Can Help Build Your Business

Klout has become a valuable resource for major brands and businesses looking to maximize their influence through social platforms. Here are some reasons your business should consider using this free online service.

Did your Klout score go up recently? Thank Instagram and Bing.

Did your Klout score go up recently? Thank Instagram and Bing.

I keep an eye on my Klout score and watch for major shifts in score, one way or the other. They can sometimes indicate that I'm neglecting a network, or perhaps some of my recent activity is being better received. I recently noticed a 4 point uptick in my score and that is definitely out of the ordinary. I didn't see any major changes though in my online activity, nor did I find any evidence or announcements from Klout on algorithm changes, so the new score was a mystery. Until today.

Klout Brings Influence Measurement to Businesses

Klout Brings Influence Measurement to Businesses

In an official blog post, Klout has announced that it is open for business(es). According to the announcement, "Businesses will be able to look at an easy-to-read dashboard that tells you, at-a-glance, whether you are engaging your influencers on the networks where they are most actively exerting their influence and on which Klout Score ranges you could stand to amp up your efforts.

An Insight Into TrustCloud verses Klout to Measure ROI

An Insight Into TrustCloud verses Klout to Measure ROI

Klout (http://www.klout.com) gives people an opportunity to see a full list of their social network interactions—when other people engaged with their written or image content. We can see the results of how each interaction impacts our Klout Score.

Klout Scores Now Include Facebook Pages

Klout Scores Now Include Facebook Pages

Klout, the Social Media Measurement score and website, now factors Facebook Pages into each users score.

LinkedIn Takes a Page from Klout

LinkedIn Takes a Page from Klout

If you have a Klout account, you know that each day you are given a set number of K's which you can use to indicate topics other users are influential in. The giving and receiving of K's is an activity that generates a lot of user activity and keeps Klout users coming back daily. Now, LinkedIn is doing something along the same lines.

Klout for iPhone gets an update.

Klout for iPhone gets an update.

Klout released version 1.7 of their iOS mobile app today. This minor update allows users to edit their Klout bio, topics and influencers directly from the app. 

The Inside Scoop on Klout Score

The Inside Scoop on Klout Score

Klout, the online measurement of your social influence, attempts to analyze and aggregate activity from your social networks to determine how much influence you actually have in social media, and provide you with a Klout Score that may fluctuate daily. How accurate Klout is can be debated, but business owners and people who wish to be influential online can no longer disregard metrics like Klout Score. 

Klout Revises Metrics

Klout Revises Metrics

Klout, the Social Measurement service, has revised their algorithms again. In the past, this has resulting in widespread confusion and often disdain for the service. Klout purports to analyze a user's social activity and correlate that into a score that can then be compared with other Klout users. Changes to the algorthm have previously resulting in huge changes in a user's score, leaving one to wonder whether or not the score is, or was, accurate at all.

This time, however, things are a little different.

Klout, Foursquare and Yelp release app updates

Klout, Foursquare and Yelp release app updates

The social networks Klout, Foursquare and Yelp all released minor updates to their mobile apps. 

Klout for iPhone

Version 1.6

This update includes:

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