Marshall Sponder (@webmetricsguru) explains how to identify social media influencers.
How to Indentify Influencers
How to Indentify InfluencersMarshall SponderWebMetricsGuru.comSocialMediaAnalyticsBook.comFeb 28, 2011 London
Measuring Social InfluenceNot new, 1898 Gabriel Tarte L'opinion et la foule
Tarde believed conversations between people about things they read in the media can complete the full cycle of news as people read information, talk about it with others and sway or influence public opinion.
Conversations between people using Social Media can also be analyzed for Influence Does Influence add up to a score?
Care of MetricsManUsing Analytics to Find InfluencersKloutTRAACKRMPACTEcairnPeekYouSocial Media Monitoring Platforms TweepSearch / FollowerWonkPushKartHybrid approaches
Klout who is the most influential web analyst?
Traackr who is the most influential PR individual?
mPACT who is the most influential writer about Google?
Use Ecairn find influentials
Use PeekYou to find Influencers
Radian6, Sysomos, Alterian SM2 also measure influence
PushKart measures how influential followers of an individual are
Hybrid approaches to Influence Detection
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