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How to Interpret Your Klout Score

The essence of Klout is the Klout Score, which is a measure of your online influence. When you connect a network such as Twitter, Facebook, or Google+ to Klout, your interactions are immediately included [more…]

How to Endorse Other Klout Influencers

You can use your influencer list to make endorsements,which is an action Klout describes as giving +K. A portion of your Klout Score comes from the number of endorsements you receive from others. Klout [more…]

How to Invite Friends to Join Klout

Klout is only as good as the networks you provide. This is why Klout continually improves its service by offering more networks to connect and ways to interact with your influencers, such as giving +K [more…]

How to Analyze Your Social Media Engagement with Klout

Your Klout profile page highlights some of your most influential Moments from your social media accounts. You can display all of the highlighted Moments on your page at once or show only those from a specific [more…]

How to Create an Influencer List on Klout

In the sidebar on the left side of your Klout Friends screen, you see an orange Create a New List button. When you click this button, a pop-up window appears. In this box, you can add people to the list [more…]

How to Add and Remove Influencers from Your Existing Klout Lists

Updating your influencer lists on Klout is very easy. After you’ve created a list, you can add or remove people at any time. All you need is their Twitter name. [more…]

How to Share Your Klout List on Facebook

Sharing your Klout list via Facebook is easy. When you share in this way, Klout creates a Facebook Wall (Timeline) post that’s visible to anyone who views your Facebook Timeline or your News Feed. From [more…]

How to Share Your Klout List on LinkedIn

One of the driving forces behind Klout is to gain exposure to increase your Score. Among other social media, LinkedIn provides a way to share your Klout list. Just follow these easy steps: [more…]

How to Manage Your Klout Topics

To view and manage your Klout topics, point your browser to and select Profile from the drop-down that appears when you click your name in the upper-right corner of the screen. [more…]

How to Connect Social Networks to Klout

Making the most of your social networks improves your Klout Score only if your networks are connected to Klout. The Klout Score is currently based on activity within Facebook, Google+, Twitter, Klout, [more…]

How to View Klout Moments in Your Dashboard to Identify Popular Trends

To get an idea of the types of posts that get the most interactions, take a look at your Klout Moments. You can view your Moments either in your Klout Dashboard or your profile page. For the best engagement [more…]

Become a Resource to Your Readers to Increase Your Klout Score

Authenticity will take you far in the world of social media, and thus your Klout Score. Most experts say that although it’s important to get your message out there and create buzz about your blog or business [more…]

How to Give +K to Another Influencer on Klout

To give +K to another influencer, you must be logged in to Klout via your computer or mobile device. You can endorse another influencer in a couple different places within the Klout website. You can endorse [more…]

How to Receive +K from Another Influencer on Klout

Remember that when you give +K to other influencers, they are likely to return the favor! When you receive +K, it’s calculated into your overall Klout Score. Endorsements also provide a way for anyone [more…]

How to Find Your Klout Perks

Finding your Perks on the Klout website is a pretty simple process. Because eligibility is based on your Klout Score, geographic location, and topics of influence, you never know what may pop up. [more…]

How to Get E-Mail Notifications for Your Klout Perks

If you aren’t in the habit of visiting Klout on a regular basis, you can create an e-mail alert for Perks. It can be difficult to keep track of everything you have going on in the social media world; this [more…]

How to Claim Your Klout Perks

Congratulations! When you’re eligible for a Klout Perk, all you need to do is claim it and you’re on your way to enjoying a special treat. If you see a Klout Perk you want, claim it right away! Perks are [more…]

How to Leave Feedback about a Klout Perk

After you’ve had a chance to try out your Klout Perk, you may want to assign a rating and leave some feedback about the Perk you received. Klout will request your feedback a few weeks after you claim a [more…]

How to Locate Programs on Klout for Good

The amount of need in the world is truly overwhelming, and it’s easy to feel small and helpless. The Klout for Good approach is appealing due to its simplicity and integration with social media. Knowing [more…]

How to Donate Influence on Klout for Good

You can donate your social influence via Klout for Good in a few ways. Sharing information through your social networks (Twitter and Facebook) is certainly the easiest and quickest way to help. However [more…]

How to View Your Klout Privacy Settings

Klout has some built-in restrictions for you already in place. For instance, although you can look at your profile and see your highlights of both private and public information, when someone else looks [more…]

How to Remove Moments from Your Klout Profile

You can remove Moments from your Klout profile completely if you are concerned about your privacy. Your most influential public Moments appear on your profile page unless you indicate otherwise. You can [more…]

How to Block Users on Klout

Occasionally, you may have the need to block an influencer. When you block an influencer in Klout, he or she can't view your profile. Instead, when the blocked user clicks your name, a screen appears saying [more…]

How to Disconnect Social Networks on Klout

You have the option of connecting many of your social networks to Klout, but you can also remove them if necessary. While adding social networks is a way to improve your Klout Score, you may want to remove [more…]

How to Delete Your Klout Account

If you decide that you no longer wish to participate in Klout, you can opt out completely by visiting the opt-out page on Because Klout uses public information pulled from the Internet, it may [more…]