Blog Herald announces their list of The Top 10 Interesting People in the Blogosphere in 2005, and guess who is at the top of the list as number one?
1. Matt Mullenweg, WordPress
The rising star of the blogosphere took a few blows from supposedly friendly folk this year, and yet bounced right back with the launch of a new company, and took the mantle of the blogosphere’s most popular DIY blogging script WordPress. He’s making friends with the likes of Scoble and Winer (although I’m not sure that this is particularly a good thing) and others are starting to listen.
Now, why they don’t think that I’m one of the interesting people in the blogosphere must say something about the judges, but then I know that you all love me anyway.
Which begs the question. Who do you think are the most interesting bloggers on the blogosphere in 2005? The concept of “interesting” is certainly based upon opinion, exposure, and need.
For me, Weather Underground’s Jeff Masters and Steve Gregory were critically interesting to me as I watched a record breaking 26 named hurricanes form, with at least five of them hitting the area where I temporarily live on the Gulf Coast of the US at hurricane or tropical storm force. As a fan of WordPress and blogging, there are many blogs dedicated to those topics that I find interesting including ProBlogger and Weblog Tools Collection. For keeping up with some inside news about WordPress, I also enjoy Owen Winkler’s Asymptomatic.
So who do you think are the most interesting bloggers on the blogosphere to you? Who would be your top 10? And tell us why since we all have our reasons for what interests us.