Author: Olivier Raiman

7 Tips to boost your influence

Tip#1 – Be Social

Pay attention to your peers and what they have to say. How can you find them in the haystack of the sources active on social media? One way is to check them out on Agilience. You will find the 12 most influential sources by topic.

Tip#2 – Be Relevant

Sharing stories is good and show that you are active. Sharing relevant stories is better. You can find relevant stories on many social media, blogs, and newspapers. If you find this time consuming, try Agilience that filters for you stories pushed by the most influential people in their field.

Tip#3 – Be Respectful

Reacting, retweeting, commenting, liking others people stories is fine. Mentioning your sources in your messages, recognizing their contribution is better and more respectful. It’s a social etiquette that shows you’re really interested in what they say and not “borrowing” their content to add a few posts to your timelines.

Tip#4 – Be on Top

Check regularly what’s happening in your field. You can find a wealth of top stories on social media. Now again if you find this time consuming, you can find a digest on Agilience of the latest top stories shared by the most influential people in your field.

Tip#5 – Be Focused

Be clear on your realm of influence. Potentially you can envision interacting with a broad audience on any topic. But you may want to consider staying focused on a few topics. It’s the difference between being a generalist versus a specialist. To grow your influence, start focused on a few topics to get recognition from your peers.

Tip#6 – Be Curious

Your topic may be at the crossroad of several others. Consider exploring related topics to quickly access insights from different perspectives. If you’re interested in a product for example, try exploring its territories of usage or aspirations.

Tip#7 – Be Genuine

Being part of the conversation is good, contributing to the conversation is better. There are different roles you can play in the conversation. Play your role and be genuine, it’s likely to best contribute to the overall conversation and increase your authority on your topics.

New release of Agilience

AgilienceHome : your influence matters.
We are pleased to announce the new release of Agilience free service powered by 2 million topic authorities providing you with live coverage on 10 000 topics. Authority powered search is a disruptive service in the advent of social media as Google has been in the early days of the web. Agilience is a game changer putting people rather than documents at the center. AuthorityRank is a people centric ranking mechanism of results in the same way as “PageRank” is document centric ranking mechanism.  AuthorityRank sets Agilience apart in terms of quality and transparency of the results.Takeaways:

  • Authority powered stands for quality: all results are curated by top authorities in their field.
  • Authority based search stands for transparency: each result is backed by a topic authority.

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Medincell, a drug delivery startup in the top 100 authorities

Medincell Drug Delivery Authority Badge
Medincell Drug Delivery Authority Badge

Medincell, the French biotech company on a mission to make drug delivery has entered the anchor quadrant of Agilience Mindshare matrix for Drug Delivery.  This means that Medincell is now deeply rooted in the drug delivery community. Medincell raising authority show cases what’s authority is about: Medincell contributes to the community by sharing relevant content and by engaging the conversation with it’s peers: .


  • Beyond self promotion, engaging peers matter
  • Beyond activity for its own sake, sharing relevant content matters

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Discover top Tennis Authorities


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Tennis Authorities family Portrait

Over 1300 Tennis Authorities compete for mindshare and attention. forming  a rich ecosystem, mixing Tennis events, organisations, players, coaches, magazines and reporters.

Here is the family portrait of the top Tennis Authorities, ranked according to Agilience Authority index, and classified as Maven, Gurus, Anchors, and Icons, according to Agilience Mindshare Matrix.

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How does Agilience ranking works and why it matters?

AuthorityRank combines topic relevancy and peer recognition.
Agilience AuthorityRank takes advantage of the advantage of Agilience A3S combining Semantic, Social and Statistics analytics layers.

  • A3S exploits social analytics for peer recognition
  • A3S exploits powerful semantics for topicality.

Topic authority must be above a 10%, in order to be included in Agilience part of the corresponding ecosystem of sources. Topic Authority is updated on a monthly basis, ecosystem sizes varies from a couple of hundred to a couple of thousand members, depending on the broadness of the topic.

Agilience  serves content from the top authorities of each ecosystem. Agilience covers today nearly 10 000 topics ranging from all kind of sports, medical disciplines, hobbies, industries to countries, cities and musical genres.

Discover top Golf Authorities

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Top Golf Authorities

Over 1800 golf authorities competing for mindshare and attention.  A large ecosystem dominated by Golf organisations and magazines, including also freelance reporters and coaches.  Discover the happy few top Golf authorities according to Agilience Authority Index, a tribute to  distinguished golf mavens, gurus, icons and anchors  according to Agilience Mindshare matrix.

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eGull: the Golf Anchor that keeps an eye on the ball for you

eGull Golf Authority
eGull Golf Authority

eGull is a new and noteworthy anchor in the realm of Golf. eGull actively curates golf related topics and events. eGull keeps an eye on the ball for you, and that’s exactly the anchor’s role. Today’s anchors are tomorrows mavens, gurus and icons.  Anchors, like eGull, are pillars contributing to a rich and diverse community wide conversation about Golf. Anchor’s magic lies in their dedication, their commitment, to relentlessly report about their community of interest. eGull plays the insider’s role, so you can enjoy the game.

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2016: The year to boost your brand and your business

Is Agilience yet another social media?

Agilience is not a social media.  People are already hyperlinked in well-established social media services. We think there is a more useful job to do than adding a new service of this kind. Agilience helps you find easily top stories from top sources, to that extent it acts as a social media aggregator, explorer and search engine.  You can share the great stories you have found with your friends directly from Agilience using your favorite social media accounts. You can add the sources you have found to your list of friends in Twitter.

1001Fontaines wins Google Impact Challenge


Agilience is pleased to announce that 1001fontaines have won the Google Impact Challenge, thru the Audience Award, after the votes of hundreds of thousands of Internet users. Agilience, 1001fontaines partner, is delighted to have contributed to this success, enabling them to strengthen their goal of producing drinking water to one million people by 2020. Agilience reveal, profile and engage in real time the digital top authorities of your ecosystem to grow your own authority and your sales –

Agilience clients collaborations

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Agilience is pleased to announce new clients/collaborations – L’Oréal, Danone, Wilkinson, Atos, Roche, Medincell… Agilience map the social web, reveal and profile the key authorities of your ecosystem to grow your own authority and your sales

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Why Agilience in the first place?

There are billions of web pages, hundred of millions of blogs or social media sources on the internet. If you are interested in a specific topic such as a sport, a hobby, a city, a cause to stand for, a business of any kind, etc., what are the most relevant sources you should read to have a trustworthy and up-to-date account of what’s going on? A few of them are popular and easy to find. Others − and certainly not the less interesting − are really difficult to spot and known only to specialists. If you plan to find them by yourself, be prepared for painful hours of web search sorting out genuinely interesting content from the vast majority of noise and commercially biased content that is easily accessible!

That’s precisely to avoid this pain and make the best of the web easily accessible that we have created Agilience.

When using Agilience search services you’ll not only find top content but fantastic people as well. You will discover topic experts. Beyond popular icons, you will discover mavens and gurus. That’s another reason that triggered us to invent Agilience and probably the most profound: help the people who do a great job in their field shine and get recognized.

Social Icons magic touch

Social icons stand out as rallying points.  When it comes to beauty and life style, a happy few icons, like Bethany Mota reach out to the beauty sphere.

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Bethany attracts massive audience, she is a,rallying points for a whole generation, with more fans than hollywood stars.


What’s is there magic touch?  It’s not hollywood that made Bethany a social icon. She like many other social icons did it on their own. Starting as the main character of their show, as all in one Youtuber, both actor and producer, with the help of a web cam.  Initially, Bethany covered mainly beauty;  beauty is only one of the may facets she covers today.  Bethany reaches now  to millions, she is a generation icon extending her coverage to breath of topics including life style, fashion, movies, travel.  Today Bethany reaches out to millions, and is a generation icon. What have widened their coverage and moved from topic experts to inspirational guides.

What’s social icons magic touch? Bethany is among the happy few social icons. Bethany has this magic touch to transcend topics, and to become the topic herself. Social icons have this magic touch to stay in touch with a whole generation and to cover a broad set of topics that reflect and inspire a whole  generation. That’s the Magic  touch.


What’s Agilience topic coverage

Agilience uses the semantic lattice of Wikipedia as its primary source of topics semantic definition.
We are very grateful to the excellent work done by the Wikipedia community. If you like the content provided by Agilience, please consider donating to Wikipedia!

What’s Agilience contribution?

Agilience contributes to find the most relevant sources talking about your topic of interest and gives you access in real time to top content. No more need to spend hours searching the web, blogs or web sites to stay on top: with Agilience you’re never more that a click away from relevant  and up-to-date information on your topic of interest.

What is the problem Agilience is tackling?

Library_-_the_original_search_engine_(4993073773)Imagine you go to a library and ask for the most relevant books on a topic you are interested in. You may be asking for books on a country or a city you plan to visit, a technical subject related to your work, a hobby, a political issue, etc. The librarian usually listens to your needs, disappears for a couple of minutes and comes back recommending  a pile of books, reviews and newspapers selected by the authority of their authors, the relevancy and the freshness of their content.

Today people search the web rather than ask a librarian. The problem is that the web is big, way too big… very noisy and biased at that! What deserves your attention out of the billions of web pages and the hundreds of millions of blogs or social media sources out there?

Search engines used to be the answer back in the early 90s when Altavista, Yahoo! and others were providing manually curated directories of web sites. Now they have become the main gateways for a world-wide $1.5 trillion e-commerce market, their focus has changed a bit.

Screen Shot 2016-04-05 at 6.03.08 PMIf we keep the library metaphor, imagine the librarian answering your needs with a list of books ranked by an obscure and unpublished algorithm, placing a sponsored book on the top of the pile and adding to it a couple of coupons for products related to your search… It would certainly help finance the running costs of the library, but what can you trust in the answer you get?

That’s precisely the problem Agilience is tackling by giving you access to the most relevant content from the top authorities on the topic you are interested in.

Is Agilience an independent rating service?

Unlike other rating services, Agilience is totally independent. Agilience rates sources based on public information available on the open internet. The rating process is entirely computer-based and we are rather stringent on keeping its independence and objectivity.

We use today the social graph of Twitter as it is one of the largest open social graph available. Besides, Twitter is often used as a notification agent of web sites and blogs and therefore provides a good starting point to discover interesting sources. We use Agilience 3S technology to explore the graph semantically and socially.

What’s in for me?

If you are an authority on a topic, you will find content to stay on top and Agilience will help  you shine. Agilience‘s rating aims to become the  most reliable and objective rating on the internet. Being in Agilience is a recognition of the relevancy and recognition of the job you do. We are designing a badge for  top authorities in Agilience so that you can use it on your blog or site as a way of showing your topic authority. By using it you can help the internet be a better place, a place where trust is earned; the rest can be bought and is probably already!