The Blog Elite: Very High Authority Blogs

In his October 2006 State Of The Blogosphere report, Technorati's David Sifry gives an overview of the grouping of blogs by authority. Blogs that have...

Piers Fawkes, PSFK
Piers Fawkes, PSFK on November 9, 2006. @piers_fawkes

Sifry’s Alerts: State of the Blogosphere, October, 2006

Where do cool / design / trend blogs sit? A random sample:

Very High Authority Group : 2362 blogs link

The Cool Hunter : 2308

Core77 : 1377

PSFK : 920

Josh Spear : 516

High Authority Group

NotCot : 377

Trendhunter : 321

Influx Insights : 194

Marktd : 164

…which probably indicates that trend sites are not only reporting on culture but shaping it too.