The latest Perk is a partnership with American Airlines that Klout announced earlier today on their blog. Starting today, anyone with a Klout score of 55 or higher has access to American Airlines’ Admirals Clubs. American Airlines operates these private lounges in close to 40 locations worldwide.
Klout announced on their blog today that they are now integrating foursquare into their scoring system for users that have linked their foursquare account.
USA Today reports some very interesting facts about Twitter usage. According to Yahoo Research, only 20,000 of the 190 million Twitter users in the world (.05 percent) create close to half of the tweets. In the report, these Twitter ‘elites’ are described as “media, celebrities, organizations and bloggers.” Siliconrepublic.com explores this research further and brings […]
Last month, Billboard launched a new way to measure music popularity- a chart based on social media activity. The Social 50‘s rankings reflect social media statistics like new weekly artist page likes and views, new followers, song streaming, etc. on Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, MySpace and iLike. The Social 50‘s formula and data are provided to […]
To be a true Social Media Influencer, you need to be engaging while offering something of perceived value to your followers. Twitter is the best example of how you need to balance sharing and responding to build a loyal following. To do this, you need to calculate your Tweet Equation. Your Tweet Equation is the […]
On this election eve, I figured I would have some fun with Hubspots’s Twitter Grader and score each NH Candidate’s Twitter influence. It will be interesting to see how these results match up with tomorrow night’s results…. NH Senate: Kelly Ayotte: 97.8 Paul Hodes: 97.2 NH Governor: John Stephen: 90 John Lynch: 84 NH CD1: […]
In the early days of social media (just a few years ago), the amount of followers, friends or fans someone had was the only way to measure their influence over their social media network. Over time, those who were not inclined to embrace the ‘social’ part of social media found ways to boost their counts without really putting in the hard work that it takes to grow a loyal and attentive following. The practice of ‘hoarding’ or ‘collecting’ quickly made follower counts relatively meaningless. So the question became- How do you truly measure your social media influence?