Solving Klout’s “Warren Buffett Problem”

Convince & Convert

Matt Thomson, Klout @daddymention. Matt Thomson , VP of Business Development at Klout , joins the Social Pros Podcast this week to discuss the “Warren Buffett problem” his company faces, those fancy analytics at work behind the Klout algorithms, and expanding to offer brands a whole new product. Matt begins the podcast by addressing Klout’s so-called “Warren Buffett problem.” via Klout.

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Klout, the Super Bowl, and Our Addiction to Shooting the Messenger

Convince & Convert

Two weeks ago, I received a Klout Perk to be part of the Social 46, a gathering of Indiana’s top social media influencers. According to the Indianapolis Super Bowl Host Committee , Klout was used to help identify the participants, and the list was augmented manually with known local bloggers, gadflies, and connectors. I do not know how many of the 46 were “found” by Klout versus already known by the committee, and it’s not particularly relevant.

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When Traackr Met MeasurePR

Waxing UnLyrical

I think next week’s chat is going to be quite interesting; Megan Berry of Klout (and y’all know how vocal I’ve been about Klout) is going to join us. I applaud her on her courage, and I’d love you to join, with one caveat; Klout raises strong emotions in many of us. The chat will be on June 21, 12-1 pm ET … and as usual, just log onto Twitter and follow the #measurePR hashtag to participate. What do you want to know about Klout?

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Herding Comments In The Digital Wind

Twist Image

Hashtagging the content won''t do it, so what will? This was good for bragging rights, it was good to build a platform, and it was good for clout (and Klout ). hashtag. klout. The ability to understand the community and engage in the discourse is hitting an all time low (and high) at the same time. Here''s a truth: I truly miss the power of the community in social media. It''s not that there isn''t a community.

Best Twitter Guides, Tips and Tools of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

And with that in mind, he lists more than three dozen types of items you can share on Twitter other that stuff from your RSS stream, such as a new app or tool (with a quick tweet review), an interesting hashtag or discussion, an interesting/relevant YouTube video or a link to a Twitter list you think is worth following. Somewhat surprisingly, Klout scores appear to have little correlation with retweet rates.

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Want to Identify Online Influencers? Try Traackr

Waxing UnLyrical

You can also include Twitter hashtags, and prioritize keywords. Yes, it will give you a list of people who use those keywords most frequently, and they will be ranked on your list based on that frequency, but it’s nothing like a Klout score. I do think that with Klout’s recent introduction of the +K feature , it (Klout) is trying to up its game. I first came across the folks at Traackr.

How to Use Twitter as a Professional Networking Tool

Idaconcpts

Use Hashtags to Archive Conversations. Using hashtags can put your post among those that are involved within specific conversations. Some best practices for using hashtags are: Don’t #spam #your #followers #with #hashtags; Use no more than two hashtags per tweet ; Keep hashtags relevant to the topic of your tweet. Twitter is more than just a method to share your thoughts regarding any particular subject.

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Know What’s Working on Social Media: 26 Free Social Media Analytics Tools

Buffer Social

Keyhole offers a free yet powerful preview of its hashtag, keyword, and account tracking service. For hashtag and keyword tracking, it provides a wealth of information such as reach, top posts, share of posts, and more. Klout. Working with your profiles and pages across the major social channels, Klout puts together a score from 0 to 100 on your influence on social media.

Giving Props to Propz via #propz

Waxing UnLyrical

Actually, it was just the day before yesterday, when Derek Skaletsky gave me props (aww) for saying I think Traackr is quite a bit more useful—at least as far as I’m concerned—than Klout , if one is trying to find “influencers.&#. You see, all you have to do is include the #propz hashtag in a tweet, and they (the person and your #propz props #propz props … sigh …) will show up on the Propz site. I came across something quite cool the other day.

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Free webinar on Twitter for Australian Teachers – PIL Microsoft Teachers

Laurel Papworth

So tell your colleagues, tell your friends and become part of our online social revolution, who knows, you might even get your own #Hashtag. Using appropriate #Hashtag and @name. The importance of Klout score to school leavers and graduate . I’m teaching a free webinar on Twitter for Australian Teachers – it’s on the PIL network for teachers and sponsored by Microsoft. **.

28 (of the) Best Twitter Tips, Tools and Tactics of 2012 (So Far)

Webbiquity SMM

Catherine Lockey helpfully walks new Twitterers through the process of getting started and building a following on Twitter, from opening an account and creating lists through DMs, retweets, hashtags, post frequency, following back and more. It’s easier to promote hashtags, Twitter chats and special promotions specific to the brand.” How To Optimize Twitter: Be Real, Profiles, RT, Hashtags & More by Search Engine Watch. The original hashtag wiki.

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Tool Tuesday: Twitter curation tools

Akamai Marketing

For those who track this sort of thing, I’ve noticed that in some cases using a curation service can increase the Klout Score. Y0u can also add keywords from Facebook or specific hashtags to your Paper.li. I find Storify works best with specific hashtags and is a fantastic way to curate conversation surrounding an event. I really wanted to publish a KeepStream for a particular hashtag, but it won’t let me do that.

Social Media Lessons from a Two-Year Old

Social Media Strategery

Tumblr, Pinterest, Twitter Facebook, Vine, Foursquare, Klout – you name it, they want it. As I was sitting at home the other night looking over a proposed Instagram initiative focused on encouraging users to take pictures of the company’s products and use a special hashtag , I received some advice from a social media expert I had never consulted before. What a difference a few years can make.

11 of the Best Influencer Marketing Tools

Hootsuite

TrendSpottr for Instagram app : Find trending topics, hashtags, and powerful Instagram influencers to partner with. You can monitor for locations and hashtags, or combine search terms for advanced listening. You can use metrics like retweet ratio, engagement ratio, klout score, and social platform presence. Finding the right influencers and building relationships is hugely important for your brand.

How Nonprofit Pros Use Twitter

SocialFish

Master hashtags. Tweets with hashtags usually get more engagement. Monitor your key hashtags to help you find new people and engage in relevant conversations. And hashtags aren’t just for Twitter – think event signage, emails, advertisements. – Kerri Karvetski . Always, always research hashtags before you use them – something that may seem benign may be used by people with whom you shouldn’t associate your brand. Use Klout score to prioritize influencers.

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Top 13 Social Media Monitoring Tools

Buzzlogix

You can track keywords, hashtags , URLs, and much more. You can look at keywords, hashtags, URLs, and usernames. Klout. Klout is social media monitoring software that must be mentioned. Overall, Klout is a great Twitter tool for measuring influence through engagement. The way to make social media truly work for you is by monitoring audience behavior and seeing what they have to say about you, your products and services, and even your competitors.

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How to Find Micro-Influencers for Your Brand

Pixlee

With regards to reach, you’ll want to gauge their klout, and how active they are – not just with their own followers, but other brands and influencers on the platform. Hello, Hashtags. Hashtags exist for the sole purpose of making content on social networks searchable and accessible. When choosing a hashtag to research, make sure it’s specific enough to reveal actionable results.

11 of the Best Influencer Marketing Tools

Hootsuite

TrendSpottr for Instagram app : Find trending topics, hashtags, and powerful Instagram influencers to partner with. You can monitor for locations and hashtags, or combine search terms for advanced listening. You can use metrics like retweet ratio, engagement ratio, klout score, and social platform presence. Finding the right influencers and building relationships is hugely important for your brand.

A Conversation About Social Media Influence #SMSHI

Bare Feet Studios

Please add your opinions/question in the comments or on Twitter; we are using the hashtag #SMSHI. Would you rather have a high Klout score or be on page 1-2 for a first-name-only SERP on Google? Klout – What’s it all about by Tara Coomans.

Twitter-ups the future of events, sponsorship and event marketing

Akamai Marketing

Here’s a couple of interesting Twitter-Up resources: [link] / [link] Don’t forget: when you Twitter about this, use hashtag: #tweetup Share and Enjoy: Tags: event marketing , social media , Twitter Trackbacks / Pings Twitter ups the future of events sponsorship and event marketing | internet marketing tools Leave a Reply Cancel reply Subscribe via Email Meet Tara Coomans Recent Posts Klout – What’s it all About?

The Case for Active Users as Social Media Community Managers

Akamai Marketing

They can do things like pause auto-tweets, incorporate relevant hashtags as needed all without being told. Don’t rely on a Klout score exclusively. The Case For Active Users as Social Media Community Managers. I’ve really been thinking about this lately. I’m an advisor at Pacific New Media for a social media certificate program they are launching. They’ve had social media classes for several semesters and I’ve taught several classes.

How to Optimize Your Social Media Workflow

Sprout Social

Track Your Hashtags in One Place. Our Smart Inbox helps you consolidate your company’s hashtags across multiple social networks. If you aren’t able to use Smart Inbox, you can use a service like IFTTT to automatically put all the Tweets that have a certain hashtag into a spreadsheet for you to look at later. Alternatively, you could also save searches in Twitter or set up a calendar alert every week to remind yourself to check up on hashtags.

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Snapping at Synapses: Why Digital Death Sucks

Waxing UnLyrical

Someone’s Klout score is not necessarily reflective of that person’s “real&# (i.e. online + offline) influence (though, to be fair to Klout, they don’t claim that is so). To me, thats where all this hype around influence and Klout and the like fall short, because theyre not taking that into consideration. I just want to point out that if you search the #digitaldeath hashtag on Twitter you get as much, if not more, derogatory feedback as you do good.

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17 Digital Marketing Experts Share Their Top Tips, Tricks, and Tools

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Chaim’s Favorite Little Known Social Media Tools : In a world where everyone is abuzz over influencer measurement and engagement systems like Klout or PeerIndex, I’m going to give you two other tools that are a little under the radar and which we find to be pretty helpful when identifying influencers in different areas. Stephanie’s Favorite Little Known Social Media Tool : I’m currently advising a phenomenal Twitter hashtag tool, Hashtracking.

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How to Use Competitive Social Monitoring on Twitter

Convince & Convert

Note the use of the #marketingunited hashtag by Ann Handley. Klout (@klout) January 17, 2016. The power of competitive social media analysis is not the awareness of every tweet or post. Rather, the true power comes from the trends you find by aggregating data to extract patterns. Many, if not most, companies broadcast every initiative they’re executing. From whitepapers to webinars, from eBooks to events, if it is happening, it will show up on social media.

50 (of the) Best Twitter Guides, Stats, Tips and Tools of 2010 (So Far)

Webbiquity SMM

Secrets of Twitter Hashtags (For Those Still Unsure) by Interactive Insights Group. For those unsure of what hashtags are or unaware of their many uses on Twitter, Robin Broitman offers an extensive list of hashtag resources and guides. Chuckie Oliver reviews five key tools for measuring the effectiveness of Twitter activities including Twitter Analyzer , Klout and Tweet Stats.

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Best social media tools bringing conversions to your online store

SocialFish

We like this tool mainly because it lets you track topics, events and hashtags. Simply choose a relevant topic or hashtag and relate it to your products. Klout. Klout has a few advantages for improving the amount of conversions that go through social media to your online store. The main purpose of Klout is to track how much of an influencer you are in the social world, as it ranks you in terms of engagements, followers and other social metrics.

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A Smart Twitter Content Strategy You Need to Use

Rebekah Radice

Klout has even added Star Wars to your list of expert topics, and people are starting to ask you some specific questions. Quote images work well on Twitter, and as long as you remember to use a hashtag in your tweet, you can capture the prime real estate in Twitter search (if your picture is high quality). Now tweet these with a link to your blog and the #StarWars hashtag. Not sure how to make the most out of your Twitter content?

How to Grow Your Blog by Interviewing Influencers

ProBlogger

Keyhole enables you to track posts that include your keywords and hashtags. Klout. Klout was at the forefront of the trend to measure influencers with metrics. Klout utilizes advanced algorithms to score businesses and individuals based on how much influence they have on social media. . By ProBlogger Expert Jerry Low of Web Hosting Secrets Revealed.

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The Ultimate List of Social Media Definitions You Need to Know

Hootsuite

Captions can include text, hashtags, @ mentions, and emojis. Chat” can also be used to mean a moderated public conversation on social media, organized around a hashtag. Comments can include text, hashtags, @ mentions, and emojis. Follow Friday is a hashtag used to highlight some of your favorite Twitter accounts. Learn more : 40 Daily Hashtags Explained: What They Mean and How to Use Them. Hashtag. A hashtag is a word or phrase preceded by the “#” sign.

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Top Twitter Blog Marketing Tips

ProBlogger

Beware of using tools such as Klout, as users with significant social media influence have been routinely undervalued by the Klout algorithm. You can also search Twitter through hashtags (eg. This guest post is by Lior Levin. Twitter is one of the top three or four social media marketing tools today, with roughly 12% of online adults using Twitter according to this Pew Internet report.

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Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media.

Convince & Convert

To date, customers of RowFeeder have either been interested in monitoring social media campaigns (tracking hashtags, Twitter replies, etc.); I like the at-a-glance usefulness of this one that shows the people that have tweeted about your company, organized by Klout score (See my post about Klout and online influence mining here). Surprised to see my name is in that Klout chart!

A Smart Twitter Content Strategy You Need to Use

Rebekah Radice

Klout has even added Star Wars to your list of expert topics, and people are starting to ask you some specific questions. Quote images work well on Twitter, and as long as you remember to use a hashtag in your tweet, you can capture the prime real estate in Twitter search (if your picture is high quality). Now tweet these with a link to your blog and the #StarWars hashtag. Not sure how to make the most out of your Twitter content?

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The Ultimate Guide to More Social Media Shares

agora pulse

Best Tool: Klout helps me identify influencers within my niche and measures my own performance for the keywords I am interested in. Hashtags on promoted tweets get 122% higher engagement rates than those without. Whether you are using Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or any other social media platform one thing is true: social sharing matters! Social sharing creates awareness of your brand, increases ROI and multiplies your fan base.

Why Social Media Is Important for Content Marketing

agora pulse

Track Facebook brand mentions, tweets and hashtags in one easy place with Agorapulse – learn more here. Use a tool like Klout to measure influencer scores and connect with the influencers in your industry. You spend hours researching, writing, designing and publishing that awesome piece of content but are you getting the best results for all your hard work? Social media and content marketing go together like tea and digestive biscuits and one without the other just won’t work.

Social Pros 30 – Eric Schwartzman, Social Media Boot Camp

Convince & Convert

Another is sort of consumer-influenced analytics , obviously Klout being the only thing in that quadrant. Twitter hashtags are everywhere. This is Episode 30 of the Social Pros Podcast : Real People Doing Real Work in Social Media. This episode features Eric Schwartzman , online social media training provider, entrepreneur and the best-selling co-author of Social Marketing to the Business Customer.

32 Experts Share Their Best Blog Post Promotion Tips

Kikolani

Tools like LittleBird , Klout, Google Alerts and listening to Twitter conversation and hashtags can all be used to put your list together. In celebration of the launch of my first premium training course on how to promote your content , I asked some of the top blogging, content marketing, and online marketing experts to answer one important question. What’s your most successful method of promoting a blog post or other single piece of content?

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The Social Media Analytics Compass: What and How to Measure

Razor Social

Brand, Keywords and Hashtag monitoring – Get email alerts based on criteria you set. There is good configuration on the alerts, where you can set up options such as only delivering alerts based on someone having a high number of followers or Klout score. Are you using the right social media analytics tools to monitor, assess and improve your social media performance? What analytics are you measuring and what should you be measuring in your social media tracking ?