I think anyone who posts actively in the various on-line forums for Microsoft products (such as SSC.com) hopes one day to be named a Microsoft MVP, myself included. However, obtaining that MVP status isn't easy, as there are tons of very knowledgeable folks producing excellent content, whether it be answers to questions, articles, books, or presentations. Here's an interview with Sean O’Driscoll, Senior Director of the Customer Service and Support Community and the MVP Program, discussing a bit about how the selection process works.
What Is an MVP, anyway?
BTW, I was directed to this article from Jason Haley's blog.
Once a twice a day he puts up a blog post with links he has found of
interest. I have yet to see one of his postings on "Interesting Finds"
where I didn't click on at least a couple of the links.
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