Klout is starting to roll out a set of complimentary tools today for businesses that will help them identify key influencers engaging with their brands in social media. Klout helps measure influence based on the ability to drive action on social media sites like Facebook, Twitter and Google+. Klout for Business will help you tap… Continue reading Klout Launches New Tools for Businesses Including Klout Perks and Audience Insights
The Madness has finally arrived folks. Monster upsets and heartbreaking buzzer-beaters are on the way! But who’s going to win it all? As a basketball fan, March Madness always brings a certain level of excitement unlike any other sport. I love filling out brackets and predicting winners, despite never being right. Well, today LinkedIn is… Continue reading Who’s Going To Win The NCAA Basketball Tournament? Find Out Using LinkedIn Profile Data
Google caused quite the uproar yesterday when they announced Google Reader will be shut down in the beginning of July. If you’re a content curator or just an avid Reader fan, this could pose a really big blow to your productivity and the discovery system you’ve spent all that time constructing. So what is the… Continue reading How to Transition From Google Reader to Feedly [Plus Other RSS Reader Alternatives]
LinkedIn will acquire Pulse, the popular newsreader app, in a deal worth a reported $50 to $100 million. The Pulse app, made by San Francisco-based Alphonso Labs, has 20 million users who read more than 10 million stories per day! Previously Alphonso Labs was able to raise about $10 million from venture capital firms like… Continue reading LinkedIn to Buy Pulse Newsreader App for Over $50 Million
What is Klout? Klout, established in December 2008, measures your social media activities by using analytics tools. The purpose of the San Francisco-based company is to score the influence of any individual through his or her social networks: Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus, LinkedIn, Foursquare and even Klout itself. An individual’s score is calculated everyday from… Continue reading The Ultimate Guide to Klout
Are you one of the 58 million professionals that have been recognized on LinkedIn for their exceptional skills and expertise? Recently LinkedIn introduced skill Endorsements, which are a great way to help build your professional brand and areas of expertise. It’s also an effective means to recognize the strengths of your colleagues and peers who… Continue reading REPORT: LinkedIn Announces 1 Billion Skills and Expertise Endorsements Given
If your impression of social media is limited to your friends posting cat videos and teenagers glued to their iPhones – think again. Social media possesses incredible influential power, and since the advent of the Internet it’s evolved from a simple way for people to keep in touch into a massive global network connecting organizations,… Continue reading INFOGRAPHIC: What Makes Social Media so Influential?