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 over 500 other blogs linking to it in the last 180 days are part of a 'blogging elite'. Where does your favorite blog sit?
Sifry’s Alerts: State of the Blogosphere, October, 2006
Where do cool / design / trend blogs sit? A random sample:
Very High Authority Group Coolhunting.com : 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.