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Follower Management

TweetLevel – see someones importance (authority) on Twitter

TweetLevel is the kind of application we need with Twitter lists forming and the questions now surrounding them.  How reliable, or seen as an authority, is someone?

TweetLevel looks at a few categories about an individual including Influence, Popularity,  Engagement and Trust.  Each is given a ranking score from 1 to 100.  I like the idea of breaking down the different areas someone might be seen by the community.

 

what are the numbers?
Each score is rated out of 100 – in other words, the higher your score, the more important you are. There are four result metrics:

* Influence – what you say is interesting and many people listen to it. This is the primary ranking metric.
* Popularity – how many people follow you
* Engagement – you actively participate within your community
* Trust – people believe what you say

I went ahead and used myself as the test victim, as normal.  You can narrow your calculation using some built in drop-down choices about your job and location.  our avatar, score and rating in each category is then displayed.  No need to log in if you have a public stream.  What I did like it is tells you why get the score assigned.  So as not to spoil the surprise, check yourself out and see what it tells you.  Go ahead, you can trust me (according to them)  🙂

The main page shows the top Twitter users by influence, for a quick snapshot of who you should trust.  Interestingly, I wish they had an autmated script that could make a Twitter list out of this so I could follow the list and always have trusted, recent content.  Humorously Chris Brogan is right next to the new York Times.  Good for him!

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About IdoNotes

Professional bio: Chris Miller, known as IdoNotes across the web is based in St Louis, MO as the Director of Messaging & Collaboration for Connectria and the Founder of Spiked Studio Productions.. Connectria is one of the largest IBM hosting and remote management partners. Chris speaks globally at conferences and events including: View Admin 2003-2009 View Admin Europe 2003-2008 Domino 7 Upgrade Seminar (globally) Domino 8 Upgrade Seminar (globally) Real-Time Collaboration Seminar Lotusphere 2003-2012 ILUG 2008, 2010 ULUG 2009, 2011, 2012 Collaboration University 2006-2010Domino Optimization Tour 2010 BLUG 2011, 2012 NLLUG 2010 AusLUG 2011, 2012 Other awards, events and information: Founder of IamLUG - the North American Lotus User Group event held annually. 2009-present Chris, via Connectria, is a Lotus Award winner 3 times and a finalist 5 times since 2000. Winner of the Gary Guthrie Award for Technical Writing in 2002 Previous board member of the St Louis Domino and Notes User Group Previous board member of VALU (the predecessor to LotusUserGroup) Advisory Board member to LotusUserGroup.org Chris is the founder of Spiked Studio Productions which produces industry related podcasts, webcasts and more. Shows include: IdoNotes - one of the longest running Lotus related technical podcasts BlackBerry Today - a video podcast on the hottest device, application and BlackBerry/Playbook news Consultant In Your Pocket - deep technical webcast training delivered free and subscription IdoSphere - a two day online technical event TheSocialGeeks - a leading social media roundtable podcast Sametime Guide - a video training tutorial on installing and administrating IBM Sametime TheSocialNetworker - a social media site review webcast and interview series now including Social Stalking content on social media security and privacy Certifications: PCLP since Domino R4 in administration and in Development through R5 Workplace Collaboration Services 2.5 - Team Collab and Messaging Domino 7 and 8 Certified Security Administrator Sametime Administration 7.5.x-8.5 CLP Collaboration (retired certification Aug 2006) CLI for numerous administration areas including Domino, Sametime, Quickr and Connections Yes I write some of those dreaded admin cert exams you take. I won't say which ones so you don't come looking for me, but I will say they are the real good recent ones that have been coming out. Animals: One dog, a Puggle. He has been on this world before and seems to understand slippers and a fine cigar. Mind you that is him in the chair and not me. A ninja death cat. I only see her when she strikes Music: Non-stop. At my desk, in my car, walking to work and back to my car downtown. In the house there is a crazy zoned set-up for you home automation geeks. I am a self-proclaimed MP3 fiend, to which I have tried rehab 4 billion times to no avail. Now what kind of music you ask? I will never tell.

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