Is Klout On The Way Out?

Unspoken

This morning, Klout launched a new algorithm, which has affected the scoring of Social Media users “Online Success Scores.” Klout scores have dropped on average, ten points. Klout, we have questions and we want answers. Klout Score Total: 79.36

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Have you been put in Klout timeout?

Unspoken

I asked Klout why my Network Influence Score was dropping down every Wednesday for 3 – 4 points. The answer I received from Klout is shocking. Interestingly, spending your time supporting and mentoring our new friends might land you in Klout Time Out.

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Trending Sources

Is Klout Really Accessing Your Protected Tweets?

Unspoken

Last week I wrote, “Klout Story Part 1 – Are you reading between the lines? ” , which concentrated on some of Klout’s privacy issues. Klout’s Marketing Manager, Ms. Are Klout’s statements accurate? Widikidiw – Klout.

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Once Upon a Time With Klout….The Final Chapters

Unspoken

Beware of the Pied Piper on Social Media. That we rocked the world of social media. The Pied Piper of Social Media had revealed himself. I, like many have decided to opt out of the Klout scoring and marketing game. KLOUT AND SPAM ACCOUNTS.

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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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Why Klout Doesn’t Measure True Influence

Waxing UnLyrical

I’ll admit that it’s fun to bash Klout. I have the belief that, despite what Klout says, it ties a large part of how “influential” you are directly to how much you tweet. That’s my Klout score over the past several weeks.

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Bing and Instagram – How will they affect Klout scores?

Janet Fouts

Klout recently announced the addition of Instagram interaction and Bing searches to their algorithm. I see that my Klout score did jump a bit when they made this change, though Bing is not showing up yet in my score. It’s about Klout’s new additions.

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Why Klout Should Not Be A Synonym For Influence

Waxing UnLyrical

The tool that’s making the most rounds these days, it seems to me, is Klout. There have been blog posts ad nauseam by online influencers (and I don’t mean to use that term in a belittling way, so please don’t anyone take it that way) on online tools such as Klout.

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Why You Should Care About Klout

Ari Herzog

The recent addition of LinkedIn to the mix of social media considered when calculating a Klout score has left many wondering about Klout, how to raise your score, and whether it matters after all. Have you heard of Klout ? What is Klout? Is Klout a game?

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Klout Adds WordPress But Not For Self Hosted Blogs?

Jason Yormark

A few weeks ago I noticed that Klout had added the WordPress button to the available channels to connect to which was encouraging. Quite frankly I think those that write successful blogs carry more influence then just about anyone in the social media sphere, so a welcome addition.

Klout’s Effect On The Classroom, Your Career & More

Firebelly

A Klout score, while controversial to many, is becoming more mainstream and carrying more weight in the real world. Get the latest scoop in today’s must-reads: Klout in the Classroom: Grading Students on Social Media Use. Do Klout Perks carry any real-world weight?

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Do You Pout About Klout? What’s The Point?

SocMed Sean

Do you know he has a Klout influence score of 86? He has a Klout influence score of 88. According to their Klout scores, Robert Scoble would be considered more influential than President Obama because Scoble has a higher Klout score than President Obama.

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Klout – What’s it all About?

Akamai Marketing

Over the last year most of the social mediari have been obsessed with finding influencers for their clients (you). Influencers Social Media Club small business social media advice Hawaii influencers Klout TrendsSeveral services have popped up to help companies cut through the.

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Coping with the Klout Reality

Geoff Livingston

Marketers and individuals will have to deal with social scoring in the form of Klout and its sister technologies. I haven’t written about Klout outside of general discussions on social scoring for a good long while. 1) Klout Integration into Bing.

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The Klout Drama Kontinues

Waxing UnLyrical

I cannot believe how much drama there is around Klout’s most recent changes. You see, Klout had decided I was (am) influential on bacon. Mark Schaefer made an excellent point when he said things like Klout scores and follower numbers do matter from the point of social proof.

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When #measurePR met Klout

Waxing UnLyrical

Last week, the special guest on #measurePR was Megan Berry of Klout. Given how vocal I’ve been about how problematic I find many elements of Klout , it was pretty decent of her to be willing to participate. Why should we take Klout seriously?

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How 1 Blog Post Increased My Klout Score

Jason Yormark

So I went on a blog hiatus for a few weeks, and it certainly made a significant impact on my Klout score. I certainly don’t lose any sleep over my Klout score. Many businesses are using Klout as a measuring stick for influence and not just for their perks program.

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Ford Launches Fiesta With Young, Social Media-Savvy Influencers

The Realtime Report

Social media was an essential tool for this campaign, allowing potential consumers to “opt in” if they were interested in learning about the newer model. However, social media allowed people to self-select.

Why Critics of Klout Are Missing the Big Picture

Convince & Convert

Other than signing book deals, the favorite sport of the social media punditry these days seems to be bashing Klout. The most recent example was from B2B social media thinker Paul Gillin who wrote a post unveiling the flaws in Klout’s ranking scheme.

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Social Media Clout: Klout them up – don’t you know who I am?

Laurel Papworth

To “To Klout Them Up” As in “ to hit them up” or ask for something. Klout is the social media ranking tool – tells companies how influential a twitterer or blogger or Pinterester is in influencing others to find, filter and forward their stuff.

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Social Influence and the Impact of Klout API

Laurel Papworth

Klout is the social media measurement tool that measures influence – how many followers, how much interaction and the style of interaction that a person has in their personal or business social network. Klout integrated into the Browser. Thanks Klout!

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Does Size Really Matter When it Comes to Klout?

Shift Digital

I remember the moment I learned about Klout. To be honest, I didn’t even know what the coveted word “klout” meant. I kept track of my Klout score for awhile and noticed what affected my score. What is klout? How can you improve your Klout score?

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35 Great Social Media Infographics

Pamorama

pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact 35 Great Social Media Infographics by Pam Dyer on March 3, 2010 Share Here’s a collection of terrific social media infographics that might come in handy. Social Web Involvement 9.

Wasting Time on Klout and Influence Metrics

Geoff Livingston

Klout only gives President Barack Obama an Influence Score of 48. It’s been an interesting week with all the news and ensuing hub bub about Klout’s new formula. See, people that waste their time on Klout, determining influence on it, debating its merits , etc.,

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

Idaconcpts

Social media is the driving force behind much of the World Wide Web. A recent Pew Internet report found that two-thirds of adult Internet users are using a social networking site; other studies have noted the growing use of social media for marketing purposes.

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Klout for Enterprise 2.0 Networks is a Bad Idea

Social Media Strategery

I then read " Enterprise Social Networks, Performance Reviews, and Company Culture ," on the Social Media Club DC blog that rightfully (and thankfully!) Enterprise social networks don’t work like that. Bringing Klout to the Enterprise?

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25 Social Media Pet Peeves – How Many Are You Doing?

SocMed Sean

A while back, I asked a fairly straight-forward question on my Facebook page : What is your social media pet peeve? The value, here, is to help each of us understand what irritates other people in the realm of social media. 25 social media pet peeves.

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

Pamorama

Use these platforms to manage, measure, and analyze your social media marketing initiatives. Over the last decade, social media monitoring has become a primary form of business intelligence, used to identify, predict, and respond to consumer behavior.

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

Buffer Social

We’ve refreshed this post for 2017, check out the latest and greatest social media analytics tools below. Where do you turn for meaningful stats on your social media marketing ? Chapter 1: 19 Free Social Media Analytics Tools. Klout.

9 of the Best Free Social Media Analytics Tools

Pamorama

Want to know what’s working on social media? S ocial media analytics tools can help you make sense of how well your social media marketing efforts are paying off and identify areas that need improvement. Word-of-mouth advertising is very powerful.

Klout and the Reality of Return on Influence

Convince & Convert

There was a reason why nobody in social media has written a book about the nature of influence. I noticed that anytime someone wrote a blog post about Klout there would be this foaming at the mouth. I think in many ways the social web really amplifies personality.

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48 Ways to Measure Social Media Success

Webbiquity SMM

Ultimately, as Olivier Blanchard has pointed out repeatedly , social media marketing has to demonstrate an ROI (though he acknowledges the questions have to be made more specific). But it’s crucial to the social media ROI debate to recognize that “R” is an end-of-the-process measure. These metrics don’t represent the goals of social media marketing in and of themselves, but are critical measures to help optimize processes to achieve the ultimate objectives.

2011 NBA Playoffs: Head-to-Head Twitter Matchups by Klout Score

Adam Sherk

Since I like looking at the social media presence of NBA teams I thought I’d run the 2011 playoff teams through the beta version of the new Klout to see how the fare against each other. Boston had a much tougher matchup against the Knicks on Klout than they did on the court.

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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. Too many folks get caught up in the numbers game when it comes to social media. Heaven knows that it doesn’t tell you whether you’re engaging in social media properly.

10 Tools for Measuring Your Social Media Influence

Pamorama

Meaningful exchanges constantly take place all over the social Web on a variety of platforms, connecting people and enabling them to share, critique, and interact with content and with each other. In the world of social media marketing, influence is currency. Sprout Social.

38+ Cool Social Media and Web Tools and Reviews

Webbiquity SMM

Manage all of your social media accounts from a single login on your iPhone? Make more productive use of your time on social networking sites? Find tools to do all of the above and much more in this collection of helpful business, online and social media tools, apps and reviews.

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Klouchebag Let’s You REALLY Know What Your Klout Score Means

SocMed Sean

I can’t stand Klout. I have wrote several articles on this angst, and even created one of my social media cartoons about those who “ Pout about Klout “ And up until today, I was pretty much over Klout. Okay…I’ll confess.

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Why I Can’t Trust Klout Anymore

Bill Hartzer

Klout is a site that measures your influence on the web, using social media sites. Essentially, the more influential you are on social media websites, the higher your Klout score is. The score goes from 1 to 100, and I would say that it’s pretty easy to get a Klout score of 30 or higher. Currently, my Klout score is 66 , which is really not that bad if you ask me. Klout thinks it’s so good that you should share it, too.

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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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Klout and Kred – Social Influence Comparison

Akamai Marketing

Social influence measurement has been a hot topic again recently. I’ve been fairly vocal on this blog, in my training and with my clients about my wariness of measuring social influence. In particular, I’ve aimed my arrows at Klout. Social Influence?