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Founder of We Wire People, Martijn has 15 years experience in the field of Integration, as an Architect working in and for Enterprises. He mainly advises in case of mergers, application rationalization and Cloud / Social Media back-office integration Martijn blogs at

4 responses to “Klout’s True Reach? Simply your follower count”

  1. Andy Fields

    I’m looking forward to seeing more of your writeups on this subject. I thought you may be interested in my recent post:

  2. Martijn Linssen

    Interesting Andy, how did you get to retrieve 4,000 Klout scores?

    I’m working on more Klout analysis but that’s low priority at the moment, I’m trying to figure out how the three combine into one score but that’s fluffy to say the least – the +K is invisible and probably affects it in such a way that this is a task that can’t be done unless within a fairly big bandwidth

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