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Introducing Referrals

By PeopleBrowsr, January 6, 2016

You asked, we listened! Over the last 6 months a number of you have asked how you could be rewarded for bringing your friends along to the dotKred domain.   How to earn +Kred from referrals: Tell your friends about #dotKred and send them to Claim.Kred to start the process The last step in their Claim […]


Influencer of the Month: Elinor Stutz

By PeopleBrowsr, December 17, 2015

Click here to join Elinor on the Home of Influence Online Elinor Stutz, CEO of Smooth Sale, delivers inspirational keynotes at conferences and authored three books:  The International Best-Selling book, “Nice Girls DO Get the Sale: Relationship Building That Gets Results”, and community service led to the writing of her second best-selling book, “HIRED!”  Recently […]


How to Update your dotKred Page Background

By PeopleBrowsr, December 14, 2015

Your Influencer Address is the face of your Online Identity. Optimize your page with a great Image and boost your chances of Shareability. More tips and tricks on how to increase your Influence Online Visit your dotKred page (ex: Katie.Kred) DO NOT visit and attempt to login on Claim.Kred as you’ve already claimed Click the Menu Icon in the upper right-hand corner […]

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Influencer of the Month: Jason Falls

By PeopleBrowsr, November 9, 2015

Jason Falls is a leading digital strategist, author, speaker and thinker in the digital and social media marketing industry, with over 97,000 followers on twitter. He leads strategy for Elasticity, an innovative digital agency that helps brands excel and adjust in an ever-changing marketing landscape. Noted as a top influencer in the marketing space by […]

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Best of HubSpot INBOUND15

By PeopleBrowsr, September 13, 2015

  I spent 4 days in Boston last week at HubSpot INBOUND15 with PeopleBrowsr Team buddy Cameron Bale. This post was inspired by Julie Hogan, HubSpot’s VP Global Customer Success.   Headline News   Inbound Marketing Automation is hot emerging tech and HubSpot are leading with attitude, commitment, great UI, support and an integrated end to end […]

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Kred Media Release

By PeopleBrowsr, September 11, 2015

MEDIA RELEASE   PeopleBrowsr releases the Kred Platform   Domain Identity, Influencer Network and Gamification   San Francisco Following over two years of development, PeopleBrowsr Inc. has released a significant upgrade to Kred. In Feb 2012, PeopleBrowsr lodged an application with the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) to obtain the Top Level […]

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What is a Top-Level Domain (TLD) Slideshare

By PeopleBrowsr, August 30, 2015

Imagine it! An internet filled with contextually named websites such as,, or instead of websites all having boring old .com at the end. Will the new TLDs be a boon for free-speech and self-expression, or a hopelessly confusing mess that’s doomed to fail? We think the former, with PeopleBrowsr’s dotCEO, dotKRED and dotBEST TLDs leading […]

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Infographic: Klout VS. Kred

By PeopleBrowsr, July 30, 2015

This article was originally posted by Social Media Delivered Kred goes head to head in the ring with Klout for a dose of healthy competition. Who comes out on top? That’s your call.      


Measure your Social Media Infleunce

By PeopleBrowsr, June 30, 2015

This following article was originally posted on Global Social Media Coaching by Keith Listen to ‘Crack the Twitter Code’ Part 8 about the power of Kred and how you can manage your Twitter contacts. Social media is all about creating engagement. My biggest Twitter tip for newbies is this: Don’t get obsessed with how many followers […]

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Kred Influencers: Justin Matthew

By PeopleBrowsr, June 23, 2015

By Shawn Roberts Justin Matthew Partner at IBOOM Media is a Social Media Specialist and viral video maker for popular YouTube networkHouseholdHacker, which has over 1.2 million subscribers and 167 million views for fun science education videos like “Defying Gravity” and “Boil Water With Ice!” Follow Justin at @JMHHacker or read his social media tips […]

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Top Level Domains are about to change everything

By PeopleBrowsr, May 30, 2015

Heads up – the Internet is about to completely change. There are now over 250 million domain addresses. In the next five years there will be over one Billion. Top Level Domains are about to change everything. A Top Level Domain (TLD) is the bit at the very end of a web address. (dotCom, dotBiz, […]


How We Calculate Kred Influence

By PeopleBrowsr, January 30, 2015

One of our goals with Kred is to always be transparent. A great place to start is assuring that everyone can understand their score, how it got to be what it is, and what actions will increase it. In this post, we’ll reveal how actions produce Influence Points and how those points are assembled to […]


10 Social Media Predictions for 2015 from 10 Social Media CEOs

By PeopleBrowsr, November 20, 2014

NOVEMBER 20, 2014 BY NEAL SCHAFFER   I began this year by publishing my social media predictions for 2014 focusing on six key trends that I saw (and continue to see) evolving: Employee Advocacy, Google Plus, Paid Social, Content, The Visual, and Mobile Personal. With the year coming to a close, it’s time to look ahead into […]


Top 19 Social Business Leaders with new dotCEO Domains

By PeopleBrowsr, May 26, 2014

When these CEOs tweet, the world pays attention. The 19 influential CEOs profiled in our infographic lead the way on Social Media.   You can view the complete list here: www.SocialMedia.CEO If you would like to join this influential community, we invite you to register your dotCEO Domain and Identity. All members of the Social Media […]


Join PeopleBrowsr in Durban at ICANN 47 to talk about building a social media network around your gTLD

By Andrew Grill, July 11, 2013

Next week in Durban, South Africa, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) is holding their next public meeting. ICANN holds 3 public meetings a year where variety of sessions such as workshops, open forums, and working meetings on the development and implementation of Internet policies. PeopleBrowsr will be in attendance, represented by […]


Brands can now build their own Social Network with SocialOS from PeopleBrowsr

By Andrew Grill, June 18, 2013

At PeopleBrowsr, we are delighted to announce the launch of a brand new type of social network – one you can build and maintain yourself. With public platforms such as Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook, brands and consumers are increasingly being encouraged to use them exclusively to connect and communicate. Now that these networks have combined […]


PeopleBrowsr and Twitter settle Firehose dispute

By Andrew Grill, April 25, 2013

PeopleBrowsr is today pleased to announce it has resolved its dispute with Twitter, and that it can have continued Firehose access through the end of the year, after which it will transition to data access from an authorized Twitter Data Reseller. Almost 2000 Days of Twitter Firehose Data PeopleBrowsr has been receiving, analyzing and indexing […]


PeopleBrowsr v. Twitter: PeopleBrowsr Wins in Federal Court and is Awarded Costs Including Attorney Fees

By PeopleBrowsr, March 6, 2013

Today, Federal District Court Judge Edward Chen ruled in favor of PeopleBrowsr and returned Peoplebrowsr’s case against Twitter to the San Francisco Superior Court. PeopleBrowsr wins a TRO compelling Twitter to continue firehose access In November 2012, PeopleBrowsr won a temporary restraining order compelling Twitter to continue providing full Firehose access. The court rejected Twitter’s contention that the application was without merit. […]


PEOPLEBROWSR ACQUIRES SWAYLO – Influence Measure, Kred, Now Scores Over 500 Million Profiles

By PeopleBrowsr, February 8, 2013

(SAN FRANCISCO, CA) – February 7, 2013 – PeopleBrowsr becomes the strongest influence and social data analytics company with today’s announcement of Swaylo acquisition. PeopleBrowsr, the leader in social analytics and the creator of the community influence measure Kred, announced the acquisition of Swaylo, the provider of Facebook influence analytics and marketing campaigns. With the addition of Swaylo, PeopleBrowsr becomes the […]


#EscapetoNorthTahoe Weekend Getaway with Top San Francisco Kred Influencers

By PeopleBrowsr, January 11, 2013

San Francisco’s top social media influencers will be enjoying the fresh powder in North Lake Tahoe this weekend for a getaway vacation. This special weekend event is hosted by the North Lake Tahoe Visitor’s Bureau. We’re looking forward to a weekend of skiing and snowboarding at Tahoe’s top resorts – from NorthStar to Squaw and every […]

Twitter Changes Position On Eve of Discovery Battle in Firehose Restraining Order Case with PeopleBrowsr

By PeopleBrowsr, December 4, 2012

(San Francisco, CA) – December 4, 2012 On November 28, PeopleBrowsr won a temporary restraining order compelling Twitter to continue providing full Firehose access. PeopleBrowsr was due to file in San Francisco Superior Court today for preliminary discovery with a hearing to take place on Wednesday, December 4. Twitter filed a ‘Notice of Removal’ to […]

PeopleBrowsr Wins Temporary Restraining Order Compelling Twitter to Provide Firehose Access

By PeopleBrowsr, November 28, 2012

San Francisco, CA (November 28, 2012) PeopleBrowsr and Twitter appeared in San Francisco Superior Court today. PeopleBrowsr won a restraining order compelling Twitter to provide full Firehose access. The court rejected Twitter’s contention that the application was without merit. A hearing date for a preliminary injunction has been set for January 8th, 2013. “Today’s decision […]


Media Coverage

By Shawn Roberts, October 23, 2012

2012 October Kred Joins Salesforce Marketing Cloud VentureBeat, Infoworld, ComputerWorld UK, IT World, ComputerWorld Australia, B2B Magazine, Adweek, ZDNet, Vator, International Business Times, Information Week, Destination CRM, Digital Media Wire, Search CRM, eWeek, AllFacebook, CRN Social Times Kred Boosts Its Own Influence Score with Salesforce Marketing Cloud Insights Partnership Business Week Finding Social Media’s Most Influential  Influencers September Upstart Business Journal Would you rather tweet or invest in Twitter? Social Times […]

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UX Agency Foolproof Utilizes Peoplebrowsr Datamine to Measure Its Social Marketing Effectiveness

By Shawn Roberts, October 23, 2012

Foolproof is a UK-based user experience design consultancy that focuses on utilizing consumer insights to aid in business decision making. Since many of their product decisions are driven by consumer data, they understand the value of adopting a solid social media strategy that fosters conversation and increases engagement. Foolproof needed a way to measure the […]


Kred Joins Expanding Salesforce Marketing Cloud Social Insights Ecosystem

By Shawn Roberts, October 19, 2012

Kred Influence Measurement helps customers derive deeper meaning from billions of social conversations and connect with customers in new and meaningful ways Insights ecosystem taps into social data from leading social analytics vendors like Kred SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 19, 2012 – Kred, the Community Influence and Outreach measure based on over 1,400 days of social […]


Kred Partners With To Showcase Social Influence

By Shawn Roberts, October 3, 2012

Kred Story app displays social media influence and interactions on personal profile pages SAN FRANCISCO, CA – October 3, 2012 – Kred, the community influence and outreach measure, and, a service that enables users to build personal and dynamic home pages, today announced that Kred Story is now available as an app. The […]


Kred Names Most Influential Venture Capitalists in Social Media

By Shawn Roberts, September 26, 2012

Al Gore Tops the List for Influencers; Shervin Pishevar is #1 Outreacher SAN FRANCISCO, CA – September 26, 2012 – Kred, the community influence and outreach measure from social analytics leader PeopleBrowsr, today released its list of Most Influential Venture Capitalists in Social Media ( Kred’s list is segmented into Top Influencers, which measures how […]

Kred Launches Kred for CRM™ Bringing Social Media Influence To Sales, Marketing and Customer Service Platforms

By Shawn Roberts, September 5, 2012

Kred for CRM combines the world’s leading social media influence scoring system with the world’s leading cloud-based CRM application SAN FRANCISCO – September 5, 2012 – Kred in partnership with Cadalys, Inc. today announced the launch of Kred for CRM™.  The application integrates Kred social media influence and outreach scoring, enabling its users to: Find […]


Brandwatch Announces Kred Integration; Enables Marketers to Identify Influencers From Its Social Media Monitoring Platform

By Shawn Roberts, August 23, 2012

Brandwatch is making social influence a key part of their social media monitoring tool with Kred.  Kred will now be integrated into the Brandwatch platform so social media analysts can quickly and easily pinpoint key influencers. Drawn to the accuracy and transparency of Kred’s influence measurement, Brandwatch partnered with Kred to help social media teams using their […]


Brandwatch and Kred Partner To Deliver “Social Influence Identification As Standard”

By Shawn Roberts, August 23, 2012

Discovery of key social media targets and prioritization of customer service responses now easier than ever LONDON, August 23, 2012 – Brandwatch, the social media monitoring provider, today announced the integration of influence measurement solution Kred into its platform. Users can now access Kred directly from within the Brandwatch dashboard, allowing for quick and easy identification of […]

Kred Launches Kred Story, Visual Stream For Exploring Social Media Influence

By Andrew Grill, August 20, 2012

Kred Story creates rich personal visual histories from social media posts, interactions, links, and photos SAN FRANCISCO, CA – August 21, 2012 – Kred, the community influence and outreach measure from social analytics leader PeopleBrowsr, today launched Kred Story, an innovative new way to view social media activity as a visual stream.   Kred Story delivers […]


Arktan and Kred Partner To Identify Influencers In Real Time Conversation

By Shawn Roberts, July 24, 2012

Kred influence scores integrated with SocialStream to rank and sort live social streams on websites, mobile apps and TV SAN FRANCISCO, CA –  July 24, 2012 – Kred, the community influence and outreach measure, and Arktan, a leading provider of social curation and conversation experiences for television networks, music companies and brands, today announced the […]

Geoff Farris Appointed Advisor To Kred

By mia, July 12, 2012

SAN FRANCISCO – July 12, 2012 –  Kred, the community influence and outreach measure, today announced that social media executive Geoff Farris has been named to its team as an Advisor. From 2008 to 2012, Mr. Farris was Executive Vice President, Sales and Strategic Agency Relations for Visible Technologies, a leading provider of Social Intelligence […]


Kred Rewards Debuts With Five Strategic Partners

By mia, June 26, 2012

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: KRED REWARDS DEBUTS INTERNATIONALLY WITH FIVE STRATEGIC PARTNERS OFFERING A TRANSPARENT SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORM TO TARGET INFLUENTIAL PEOPLE AND THEIR CONNECTIONS Launches with Brands Including SOL Republic, popchips, AVG Technologies, .CO Internet and Zinio Networks          SAN FRANCISCO – June 26, 2012 –  Kred, the leader in Community Influence and Outreach analytics, […]

Inaugural Kred Leaders Conference Defines Future Of Influence

By Shawn Roberts, May 29, 2012

Social media leaders gather to examine how personal networks can create positive social change SAN FRANCISCO, May 29, 2012 – Kred, the Community Influence and Outreach measure, today announced the first-ever Kred Leaders Conference will take place at San Francisco’s PeopleBrowsr Labs on May 29-30, 2012.  Top social media influencers will meet with prominent figures […]

PeopleBrowsr Launches Social Media API For Identifying Influencers

By Shawn Roberts, May 15, 2012

PeopleBrowsr Kred API Enables Development of Web Apps and Tools for Influence Marketing from 1,200 Days of Social Data SAN FRANCISCO, CA – May 15, 2012 – PeopleBrowsr, the creator of community influence measure Kred and the global leader in social analytics, today announced the launch of the PeopleBrowsr Kred API for enabling marketers to […]

Introducing the PeopleBrowsr Kred API; Find influencers in 1,200 days of social data

By Shawn Roberts, May 15, 2012

Today we are announcing a new API offering that gives developers and social media the ability to find influencers on any keyword or subject based on deep, public social data. The PeopleBrowsr Kred API grants access to PeopleBrowsr’s filtered and indexed Datamine of hundreds of billions of social media conversations from the full Twitter firehose […]


Facebook Activity Drives Influence Scores Via Kred Integration

By Shawn Roberts, April 12, 2012

Personal Activity Statements Show Effect Of Likes, Shares and Comments On Influence and Outreach SAN FRANCISCO – April 12, 2012 –  Kred, the Community Influence and Outreach measure from PeopleBrowsr, announced today that actions on Facebook now add Influence and Outreach Points to its scores. People who connect their Facebook account to their Kred profile […]


Kred Doubles The Klout Love For Valentine’s Day

By Shawn Roberts, February 13, 2012

+Kred launches to let anyone award influence to people in their communities SAN FRANCISCO – February 13, 2012 – Kred, the measure of Community Influence and Outreach, today announced ‘Double The Love,’ a special Valentine’s Day promotion in celebration of the launch of +Kred.  Tweeted +K’s from Klout will trigger the award of Double +Kred. […]

Zem Joaquin, Sean Gardner and Jessica Northey Are First Kred Leaders

By Shawn Roberts, February 7, 2012

Ecofabulous Editor-in-Chief, Social Media Consultant, and Country Music Chat Host join program SAN FRANCISCO – February 7, 2012 – Kred Lead Advisor Porter Gale and CEO Andrew Grill today announced the appointment of the first three Kred Leaders: Editor-in-Chief Zem Joaquin, Social Media Manager Sean Gardner and Country Music Chat Host Jessica Northey. The […]


Porter Gale Joins Kred

By Shawn Roberts, January 26, 2012

Former Virgin America VP Marketing to advise on Kred Stars and Kred Leaders programs SAN FRANCISCO – January 26, 2012 – Kred, a leader in influence measurement, announced today that Porter Gale has been named Lead Advisor of its Kred Stars and Kred Leaders programs.  Gale will be Kred’s chief evangelist to marketing executives and […]

Kred Wishes Influence Marketplace Launches

By Shawn Roberts, December 16, 2011

Kred Influence Application matches personal Wishes with Influence, Outreach and Giving San Francisco – December 16, 2011 – PeopleBrowsr, the creators of Kred Influence Measurement and a global leader in social analytics, today announced Kred Wishes, an Influence Marketplace for connecting people’s wishes with others on Twitter who can grant them.   Kred Wishes is the […]


TNW Names Playground & Kred ‘Most Useful of 2011′

By Shawn Roberts, December 12, 2011

A big thanks to The Next Web, which named Kred and PeopleBrowsr’s social analytics platform, Playground, as one of its ‘Most Useful Social Media Tools of 2011‘: [Playground] is a social media analytics tool which includes 1,000 days of Twitter data at your disposal. Kred, from the same team, is an influence measurement tool that is provides a very […]

Kred now integrated into Playground

By Shawn Roberts, November 30, 2011

This entry cross-posted at our Kred Blog Kred influence and outreach measurement is now integrated into Playground, PeopleBrowsr’s social analytics platform. Playground users can now instantly identify people with high influence within interest-based communities, by location and more. Playground is now the first end-to-end social analytics platform to build in influence measurement based on 1,000 […]

Kred Influence: The 50,000 Foot View

By Shawn Roberts, November 29, 2011

This entry is cross-posted on our Kred Blog. Transparency is one of Kred’s touchstones. We think its important that everybody be able to instantly understand how their scores are calculated and – more crucially – what they mean. In our post yesterday, we discussed how we arrive at an Influence score. Here we’ll discuss the […]


How We Calculate Kred Influence

By Shawn Roberts, November 28, 2011

This entry is cross-posted on our Kred Blog. One of our goals with Kred is to always be transparent. A great place to start is assuring that everyone can understand their score, how it got to be what it is, and what actions will increase it. In this post, we’ll reveal how actions produce Influence Points […]

Kred Preview – San Francisco Event and Early Reactions

By Shawn Roberts, September 30, 2011

[slideshare id=9465635&doc=kredslidedeckv15-110928212859-phpapp02] Last night we previewed Kred, our brand new scoring system for Influence and Outreach, to a packed house at our San Francisco headquarters. Kred invitations will start going out on Wednesday, October 6th; you can sign up for yours at The word is getting out fast.  As of this writing, our preview […]

PeopleBrowsr Launches Kred, Measurable Influence and Outreach

By Shawn Roberts, September 29, 2011

Social scoring system elevates credibility over celebrity on social networks San Francisco – September 29, 2011 – PeopleBrowsr, an industry leader in social analytics, today previewed Kred, a revolutionary new way to measure influence.  Kred is the first social scoring system to provide people with a comprehensive, contextual score for their Influence and Outreach within affinity-based […]

Kred Preview – Thoughts from UK Influencers

By Andrew Grill, September 27, 2011

by Andrew Grill, CEO, PeopleBrowsr UK Last Thursday PeopleBrowsr held a special preview of Kred in London ahead of its official launch later this week. It was literally ‘standing room only’ in the hall where people gathered to hear PeopleBrowsr CEO Jodee Rich (@wingdude) explain the thinking behind Kred. We managed to assemble one of […]