Most influential? Moi?

For the last week and a half, I’ve been getting emails and tweets saying “Congratulations!” Since I’ve been busy pulling together a talk I’m going to give in New York City this Thursday, I haven’t really paid much attention. Today, though, I decided to find out what was going on.

I asked several friends what they were congratulating me about. They all sent me the same link:

<a href=”http://www.mindtouch.com/blog/2012/01/06/techcomm-contentstrategy-400-knowledgebase/”>The 400 Most Influential in #Techcomm and #ContentStrategy</a>

Oh, my!

Now, I’m really nowhere near the top of the list—I’m #40—but this is still a surprise. There are many people with lower rankings that I consider mentors and role models.  There is an explanation of the process MindTouch used to calculate their rankings. Sort of.

“Previously, our team spent literally weeks pouring over a variety of data sources including, but not limited to, Klout, Google Pagerank, Technorati Authority and Twitter. This year we had the benefit of a phenomenal social media analysis tool that hasn’t launched yet.”

Whatever the reason, I’m extremely flattered to be included in this list, at any level.

Thank you, MindTouch!

About Kat

Cat lover, singer, early music addict, reads a lot. Former R&D chemist with an obsessive need for variety. Now active as a freelance technical writer and editor, web designer, photographer, computer coach, and trainer. Owner, MasterWork Consulting (http://www.masterworkconsulting.com/).
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