How to Get Your Profile and Data Completely Disconnected from Klout

Unspoken

November, 1 2011: As of today you can request complete opt-out of your Klout account! Login your Klout account —> profile settings —> if you would like to delete your account press here! It is recommended that you still revoke all access of Klout as well.

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What’s Your Score? How Klout and PeerIndex Affect Social Engagement

Idaconcpts

Klout and PeerIndex, the two major players in measuring social influence, have only been around for a few years but have already made a mark on digital engagement. Klout. For instance, big companies may woo someone with a high Klout score in order to help extend their brand reach.

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Trending Sources

Klout and Peerindex – social network loyalty cards?

The Way of the Web

Like a lot of people, I’m registered on both Klout and Peerindex , which both attempt to track my online influence in slightly different ways to give one overall score which can be compared to others in my areas of interest. So are you on Klout, Peerindex and Empire Avenue?

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Guess Who is Back on Foursquare

Ari Herzog

Citing privacy concerns and not wanting strangers to know where I was every moment I checked in to a location, I deleted my Foursquare account 14 months ago. Forrester Research recently surveyed 37,000 mobile users and in its report issued this month, a mere 2% of those users had Foursquare accounts. To what extent do geography and demography play a part in Foursquare users and companies? How are social influence sites such as Klout and PeerIndex involved?

Social Media News Ticker: Twitter Adds Photo Tagging, Facebook Acquires Oculus VR

The Realtime Report

Foursquare. Klout. Lithium Technologies acquires Klout–ties social media influence to brand sentiment – social influence measurement company Klout has been acquired by Lithium Technologies (WSJ).

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50 (of the) Best Social Media Guides, Tips and Insights of 2011 (So Far)

Webbiquity SMM

Pam Sahota provides helpful mini-reviews of 20 free social media monitoring tools worth checking out, from Twilerts and Backtype through Proxlet (which, among other features, helpfully filters out those annoying Foursquare checkin tweets) and Trendrr.

Klout Adds Moments

Small Business Mavericks

Klout bills itself as a social media influence metric, but until now it was largely limited in how it measured influence. Moments is something like the Facebook Timeline, but it takes “your most important content” from all of the networks Klout measures and adds it to your profile. Klout is careful to point out that not everyone has Moments yet. I like the addition of Wikipedia and +K to the mix, but Klout currently only monitors 11 networks.

#measurePR, Social Media Measurement & Klout

Waxing UnLyrical

Our guest last week was Klout’s Megan Berry , who returned for an encore performance to #measurepr since, you know, everyone’s krazy about Klout. And given how kontroversial Klout is, what better guest to address their questions?

Social Media Success is About the Wizard, Not the Wand

Convince & Convert

His example was his local watering hole, where he figures by the time he’s checked in 10 times, the offer they make on Foursquare should encourage his evangelism, not just offer a discount on an item he doesn’t order. Whose fault is it that Klout is widely misused?

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Top Ten Reasons You Know You’re a Social Media Expert [Humor]

PWB Marketing Blog

So we thought we’d compile the top ten reasons you know you’re a social media expert: You have more than 6 social profiles – Linkedin, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Google+, Flickr, FourSquare. You’ve checked-in to a business via Foursquare, Facebook, and Google+. You know your Klout score by heart. How do you know if you’re a social media expert? Unlike Google AdWords, there isn’t any certification for social media.

10 Tools for Measuring Your Social Media Influence

Pamorama

Here are a few tools to get you started with benchmarking: Klout. Klout measures influence based on your ability to drive action. Every time you create content or engage, you influence others, and your Klout Score measures that influence on a scale of 1 to 100.

Social Media Isn’t About The Numbers! Or Is It?

SocMed Sean

If you ask me what my Klout score is …I’ll likely vomit. They use numbers like “friends”, “followers” and…ewww…”Klout” to determine whether they are doing social right. I’ve said it once, I’ll say it again.

50 Top Tools for Social Media Monitoring, Analytics, and Management 2013

Pamorama

Klout (Free) | A tool that finds the influencers in your audience so you can target and empower them to become advocates for your brand. Shoutlet ($) | A community management and moderation platform for Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Foursquare, and YouTube.

BrainDump: 101+ Things You MUST Know About Social Media For Business

SocMed Sean

Twitter 27) Twitter is not just about people eating oatmeal and sharing where they checked in on FourSquare. FourSquare 70) Please don’t publish every check-in to Twitter and Facebook. 71) If you don’t know someone personally, don’t ask to follow them on FourSquare.

Social Media Lessons from a Two-Year Old

Social Media Strategery

Tumblr, Pinterest, Twitter Facebook, Vine, Foursquare, Klout – you name it, they want it. What a difference a few years can make. For the last few months, I think I’ve spent more time talking people out of using social media than talking them into it.

It’s Time to Stop Focusing on New Technologies

Unspoken

ComScore recently released a report which revealed that iOS, Android and RIM smartphone subscribers over the age of 18 spent over seven hours on Facebook, and over two hours on Twitter and Foursquare. Related posts: Once upon a time, I Believed in the Fairytale of Klout. Once Upon a Time With Klout… The Final Chapters. This post was originally written for and published on Huffington Post.

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It’s Time to Stop Focusing on New Technologies

Unspoken

ComScore recently released a report which revealed that iOS, Android and RIM smartphone subscribers over the age of 18 spent over seven hours on Facebook, and over two hours on Twitter and Foursquare. Related posts: Once upon a time, I Believed in the Fairytale of Klout. Once Upon a Time With Klout… The Final Chapters. This post was originally written for and published on Huffington Post.

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33 (of the) Best Social Media Guides, Tips and Resoures of 2012 So Far

Webbiquity SMM

Raymond Morin presents both Klout’s 12-type matrix of social influencer types as well as Lisa Barone’s simpler model of five types, including the networker (“one who has the biggest contact list and found on all platforms.

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Interview with Social Media Influencer: Gianfranco Cuzziol

Social Media Citizens

So not just the number of Twitter followers, ’Likes’ or Klout Score, but also what the first page of a Google search on them looks like, to see how else they are influencing people by speaking or sharing their thoughts.

50+ Social Media Comics And Cartoons For Use Your Presentations

SocMed Sean

Getting Your Social Media Strategy From A Book Facebook Is Just Out For Our Money Checking In Everywhere On FourSquare Making Content “Go Viral” STOP Sending Auto-Direct Messages Through Twitter! Do You Even Know What Your Klout Score Means?

Interview with Social Media Influencer: Tamara Littleton

Social Media Citizens

Programmes such as Klout and Peerindex can give you an insight into influence but shouldn’t be taken too literally.

Interview with Social Media Influencer: Trey Pennington

Social Media Citizens

On the other hand, I am impressed with Klout. He’s repeated the keyword catchphrase often enough that it’s become true: Klout is the standard of influence. Eventually I’ll probably need to explore Places, but for now Foursquare satisfies all my geolocation curiosity. ­ Trey Pennington is a marketing pro, business connector, and storyteller for business who’s passion is helping people uncover their hidden treasures and put them to work.

HOW TO: Gain Twitter Influence

mashable.com

Home Social Media Business Entertainment Tech Web Video Dev & Design Apple Mobile Social Good Jobs Social Media News Twitter Facebook Foursquare YouTube MySpace Google Microsoft Humor & Culture Now Trending : iPhone Versus Android: Nielsen Delivers the Numbers [STATS] November 2, 2010 Sarah Kessler View Comments HOW TO: Gain Twitter Influence email share email share Do you like this story? Megan Berry Marketing Manager, Klout DungDeets Amazing, Tweet is just cool like that.

10 Free Social Media Tools Every PR Pro Should Master In 2010

www.commscorner.com

Klout Although its dangerous to get too caught up in the influencer debate, this tool is probably as close as youll get to getting an idea of who is driving which conversations. Not every single social media user has signed up to Klout so you may miss a few people, but chances are youll get a decent picture of the scene youre interested in. Pages. Home About Connect Got something?

10 Free Social Media Tools Every PR Pro Should Master In 2010

www.commscorner.com

Klout Although its dangerous to get too caught up in the influencer debate, this tool is probably as close as youll get to getting an idea of who is driving which conversations. Not every single social media user has signed up to Klout so you may miss a few people, but chances are youll get a decent picture of the scene youre interested in. Pages. Home About Connect Got something?

Are Keywords Still Necessary?

Small Business Mavericks

You could promote your content through Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Klout, Foursquare, YouTube, and every other social media giant out there and do just fine. A very prominent SEO and veteran Internet marketer recently said that keywords are no longer necessary. Just write content, he says. The search engines will rank you. Is there wisdom in that or is it a bit misguided? I certainly believe that social media has changed the stakes of the game.

Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2010

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Growing Your Business: 5 Tips from the Founder of Foursquare (Mashable): Dennis Crowley knows his stuff, and he’s given some good and creative tips to build visibility to his business. Hey, Foursquare was pretty small once!

Measuring Social Influence

Jeff Esposito

Klout and Edelman believe it can be. Since Klout first launched in measurement tool in 2009, they have analyzed influence based on a user’s ability to “drive action.” The Klout Score uses data from Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Foursquare in order to.

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The Gamification of Social Media

Social Media Marketing

By rewarding people with positive reinforcement for actions taken - much like Foursquare has become synonymous with - Empire Avenue uses a system of Achievements to recognize your progress. Empire Avenue is the new game in town.

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Making Data Relevant: The New Metrics for Social Marketing

mashable.com

influencer score, Klout score), and Metrics that help in measuring holistic impact of social media activities on the business.

6 Ways to Show You Give a Damn in a Job Interview

Convince & Convert

Check out their Foursquare activities to see if you frequent the same places. Use free tools to draw a rich contextual picture, such as Watch that Page, Topsy, Backtype, Klout, Twitalyzer and LinkedIn Signal. Guest post by Elizabeth Sosnow , Managing Director of BlissPR , a New York City based public relations firm.

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How PR Pros Are Using Social Media for Real Results

mashable.com

Home Social Media Business Entertainment Tech Web Video Dev & Design Apple Mobile Social Good Jobs Social Media News Twitter Facebook Foursquare YouTube MySpace Google Microsoft Humor & Culture Now Trending : HOW TO: Score a Job Through Facebook March 16, 2010 Christina Warren View Comments How PR Pros Are Using Social Media for Real Results email share email share Do you like this story?

Will You Abandon Your Friends to Seek Real Relevance

Convince & Convert

Now your Google+, your Foursquare. There’s a lot of conversation these days about influence or outreach and Klout , with Klout’s new algorithm change recently. (video production by my friends at Candidio. Fast, inexpensive video editing and production.

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Here are 10 Utah Entrepreneurs You Need to Know

Stay N' Alive

He wrote TwiKlout , an extension that shows a person's Klout score next to their profile on Twitter.com. iActionable provides Foursquare-like reward badges and other items that you can integrate into your own platforms to engage and entice users to stick around. Every year vSpring Capital releases the Utah v|100 list, a list of 100 aspiring entrepreneurs and tech professionals who are likely to have success in the next 5 years within the technology industry.

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Your Favorite Networking Site Is

Ari Herzog

Inclusive of YouTube, Orkut, Bebo, Yammer, Plurk, Plaxo, Digg, Reddit, StumbleUpon, Quora, Google+, MySpace, Pinterest, Foursquare, Instagram, Vimeo, SlideShare, Tumblr, Klout, Spotify, and Mixx, what do you like the most beyond the big three?

Breaking Out of Social Disclosure Jail With CMP.LY

Convince & Convert

has become the standard for URL shortening; Klout has become the standard for influence measuring; and Creative Commons has become the standard for digital copyrights, CMP.LY

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“Reclaim Blogging”: Why I’m giving up Twitter and Facebook

gapingvoid.com

Instead or writing about something that’s ACTUALLY important to them, they’re telling al their zillions of Foursquare friends what food trucks they just visited. much easier for ordinary people: Twitter, Facebook, Foursquare etc.

Why Curation Is Just as Important as Creation [OPINION]

mashable.com

Klout for Pinterest’ Scores Your Influence and Popularity. foursquare. Top Stories Photo & Video Galleries Top Lists Trending Topics Twitter YouTube Facebook iPhone Google Video More Topics. People Recommended Mashable Staff More people.

What a difference 10 (work) days makes

Jeff Esposito

Sure I Tweeted or checked in on foursquare or Facebook here or there, but for the most part, I was an inactive member of the social grid. Sure my Klout score may have dropped a notch or two and I was attacked by a scary mom troll for a conversation I had with my friend Stephanie Wonderlin , none of this was really that impactful. On April 12, I called out of work because my wife went into labor. Over the 13 days that followed I was out of the office.

12 Social Media Marketing Myths

Pamorama

Foursquare’s New “Special Nearby” Feature =-. Foursquare’s New “Special Nearby” Feature =-. pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact 12 Social Media Marketing Myths by Pam Dyer on January 19, 2010 Share For brands, resistance to social media is futile. Millions of people create content for the social Web on a daily basis. Your customers have been using it for a long time. Your competitors have embraced it.