Hi!

I decided to try something new today and share how I got to where I am today in social media.  Anyone who is willing to learn, put in the long hours, and do the hard work can achieve this too.  In this post I will show you all my social networks as they are today and what my goals are for 2013.  In Part 2 I will go over my 2013 goals for multiple revenue streams related to this.  This is the start of a series that I will update at least monthly so stay tuned!

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My journey started 1 year ago (Fall of 2011).

I had 9 Twitter followers and about 50 Facebook friends (mostly from high school and college days – sound familiar?).  Pinterest was new, Instagram just a fluke, Google+ (huh?).  What is this “FourSquare” thingy?

And my blog, PeterTrapasso.com was a nice piece of prime but undeveloped online real estate.

Fast forward to today; Now I have 20,000 Twitter Followers, 100% REAL (98% Active), engaged people too!

20000 Twitter REAL Followers PeterTrapasso.com

I am #194 Most Followed in San Francisco and #314,555 globally.

 

My recent TweetReach stats:  Reach 238,045, Exposure 868,234 Impressions, 13 Retweets, and 6 @Replies

Tweet Reach Peter Trapasso 11.12.12

I have 0 FAKE ACCOUNTS out 20,000!  All real people and 98% are active.

My 2013 GOAL: 100,000 Followers

Follow Me on Twitter

My Social Scores are very high!

Klout 

My klout score 73, I am a Thought Leader, and #113 Klout Influencer!

#113 Influencer on Klout and 73 Klout Score Peter Trapasso 11.12.12

Kred

Kred is a competitor to Klout and probably #2 in social scoring.  I just received an email from CEO Andrew Grill today.  As you can see below, I am now a Kred Social Media VIP.  I am not exactly sure what that means, but it sounds good.  I assume that it puts me somewhere below Community Leader and Top Influencer.  My score is 773 (out of 1000) for Influence.  So far, so good.

Kred Social Media VIP email from CEO for Peter Trapasso 11.15.12

 

PeerIndex

PeerIndex rounds out the top 3 in social scoring.  My score of 73 (out of 100) matches my Klout score and that makes sense to me.

PeerIndex Peter Trapasso 73 Score 11.16.12

TrustCloud

Trustcloud is a beta service that I just joined.    I believe that it is a measure of my trustworthiness based upon a scale of 1 to 1000.  All I am waiting on is my Trustcloud postcard now.

Trustcloud Peter Trapasso 806 Score 11.16.12Naymz

89 out of 100 on Naymz = Elite Status!

Naymz Peter Trapasso 89 Score Elite Status

1,600+ Facebook Friends

My 2013 GOAL: 5,000 Friends (Account Max)

Friend Me on Facebook

1,500 Pinterest Followers

Pinterest Peter Trapasso 11.12.12

My 2013 GOAL: 10,000 Followers

Follow Me on Pinterest

500+ Instagram Followers  (11.16.12)

Instagram Peer Trapasso 11.12.12

My 2013 GOAL: 75,000 Followers

FOLLOW Me On Instagram NOW!

1,500 Google+ Followers

Google+ Peter Trapasso 11.12.12

My 2013 GOAL: 20,000 Followers

Join Me on Google+ Today!

415 LinkedIn Contacts

LinkedIn Peter Trapasso 11.12.12

My 2013 GOAL: 500+ Followers

Are We LinkedIn?

125 Foursquare Friends

My 2013 GOAL: 1,000 Friends

Are We Foursquare Friends?

My blog PeterTrapasso.com today.:

Blog traffic:

11.16.12 500 uniques/ month

My 2013 GOAL: 10,000 Unique Visitors per day

 

How did I do all this you ask???

 

Hard work.

 

I built each network up by hand and continue to do so daily.

 

Follow my blog and Follow me on all of my social networks to learn how!

 

MY PERSONAL RECOMMENDATIONS (from LinkedIn):

Eric T. Tung  (Top Social Media Influencer)

EricTTung LinkedIn Recommendation for Peter Trapasso

Jim Dougherty (Top Social Media Blogger and Influencer)

Jim Dougherty LinkedIn Recommendation for Peter Trapasso

BONUS TIPS:

Empire Avenue

On Empire Avenue you can meet great people and learn a ton.

 Empire Avenue Peter Trapasso 11.12.12

Meet great people including many of the TOP social media gurus.  Learn a lot and make new friends.

FOLLOW ME on Empire Avenue Today!

Triberr

I can share content on Triberr that can potentially reach 11 MILLION people.  Now that is power!

Triberr Peter Trapasso 11,000,000 Reach 11.12.12

Get invited to join powerful tribes and share your blog content far and wide on Twitter.

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About Peter Trapasso

Peter Trapasso is a writer and social media marketing expert who blogs at PeterTrapasso.com. He is based in San Francisco, Ca. For many years he worked for Fortune 500 and startup companies in high technology. Currently he is one of the Top 65 most followed people on Twitter in San Francisco, a Top 1% Kred Social Media VIP, Klout Influencer, and Socialbakers Ambassador. He is dedicated to social good and making the world a better place for all of us. Social media marketing, Bitcoin, alternative currencies, and litecoin.

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