This piece was written by Michael Q Todd and it's one of the best articles I've seen written about Klout in recent days.
I personally feel that your focus should be on consistently posting great content aimed at the right audience building community around your contribution and participation.
Whether we like it or not, Klout is not going away anytime soon and Michael has some good suggestions about how to build and maintain your Klout score. It will be interesting to see how Kred, (Klout's competitor) measures your online influence but for now, that remains to be seen.
"It seems that your Klout score is now determined by your level of activity and attraction across all 12 of the networks they score.
**My own score did not get “hit” nearly as hard as many did last week and I firmly believe that this is because I spend time and effort on places other than Facebook and Twitter.
I also believe Klout have it right here and that a multitude of places should be taken into account.
They have gone out on something of a limb here and staked their reputation on this highly different algorithm becoming more popular and meaningful.
I believe it will become so. I also believe that more and more networks will be added.
As something of a student of “influence online” my advice would be to get involved as much as you can in some of the “secondary networks” as they may not all be secondary forever and obviously Klout does not see them as secondary.
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