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PeerIndex’s Perks only for the UK

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PeerIndex’s Perks only for the UK

Lately I’ve been noticing that many of the perks that PeerIndex is offering only valid based in the UK, even if you are eligible for a perk you are unable to get it. The same is true for Klout, its perks are primarily available in the US.

A marketing company will start up in the EU, China who will use Klout and PeerIndex scores to give out perks to influencers. Perhaps that marketing company is you…

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Written by Daniël W. Crompton (webhat)

July 6, 2012 at 3:33 pm

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Kred.ly the new Klout? #influence #authority

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Recently there was some discussion on Klout, their influence calculation is unclear. Many people were unhappy with the fact that their Klout Score is a moving target. People who actually use the numbers generated by Klout to find the influencers they want to contact also have the issue that they don’t see what the results are of their contacts.

There are other options like Kred.ly or PeerIndex although they have not yet got the klout of Klout.

Kred.ly is an interesting option as the scoring is extremely transparent, with this transparency the system could be gamed. This would need collusion on quite a large scale.

PeerIndex is less transparent, although it gives more statistics and information on the date it uses to calculate authority and score. Roughly your PeerIndex is an average of your Authority + Activity + Audience. Unlike Kred.ly it doesn’t give numbers on individual social actions, although it does give more direct feedback it can’t be used to directly game the system.

What all of them suffer from is that they see authority stemming from one account, and neglect to see that power users – who use different channels to curate content for different audiences – may have their klout spread thinly over places that aren’t included like multiple Twitter, Google+ or FaceBook pages.

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Written by Daniël W. Crompton (webhat)

January 17, 2012 at 4:29 pm

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