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Inman’s 25 Most Influential Bloggers 2008

Several Agent Genius Writers Awarded

Today, released their 2008 version of the 25 Most Influential Bloggers List and features several Agent Genius writers:

Additional Category

We are also proud to announce that with the 25 Most Influential Bloggers list comes the Top 10 International Blogs which names Poppy Dinsey in London, UK. We look forward to the shenanigans of last year (see where I named myself the 26th Most Influential and people thought it was real and Kris made an “Inman Runner Up” badge for her and others to place on their site) and congratulate everyone on the list!

On a related note, Agent Genius announced this week the 127 Most Sphere’d in Real Estate, so check out who’s in the AG Sphere!

Lani is the COO and News Director at The American Genius, has co-authored a book, co-founded BASHH, Austin Digital Jobs, Remote Digital Jobs, and is a seasoned business writer and editorialist with a penchant for the irreverent.



  1. Nick Bastian

    October 30, 2008 at 9:22 am

    you all already know it but… AG rocks! Congrats to all of you for your hard work. Glad to be able to call you friends… I think! 🙂

  2. Brian Block

    October 30, 2008 at 9:34 am

    Congrats to all from AG who made the list and to everyone in the Top 25!

  3. Benn Rosales

    October 30, 2008 at 9:37 am

    Wow, what a sweet list and it’s about time for some, especially Lani – you’re amazing.

    I don’t know about that Poppy girl though… 😉

  4. Poppy Dinsey

    October 30, 2008 at 9:59 am

    What a super list, you’re all heroes!

    Personally, I’ll be celebrating with an enormous chocolate sundae when I get home from work. Teresa, Kris, Jay, Daniel…I suggest you too celebrate with some sort of fancy dessert.

    Lani, you can celebrate by hurting your husband on my behalf :-p

  5. Jay Thompson

    October 30, 2008 at 10:23 am

    @Poppy – can I substitute an enormous beer for the fancy desert?

  6. Elaine Hanson

    October 30, 2008 at 10:24 am

    Congratulations on consistently producing really high quality content. I’ve learned a lot from you guys! Thanks!

  7. Poppy Dinsey

    October 30, 2008 at 10:25 am

    @Jay – You have my express permission to drink yourself silly in light of your recent success.

  8. Ravi Shah

    October 30, 2008 at 10:42 am

    Nice job all, congrats! So who is buying the first round?

  9. Benn

    October 30, 2008 at 11:04 am

    Ravi, I heard you were!

    @poppyd you vixen…

  10. Jay Thompson

    October 30, 2008 at 11:13 am

    “Ravi, I heard you were!”

    Interesting. I heard exactly the same thing!

    @Poppy – Thank you. Consider it done.

    In all seriousness, congrats to all. Lest we not forget, much of any bloggers “success” comes from the support we get from readers, supporters, and folks like Benn and Lani that provide an additional platform and put up with our quirks.

  11. Rudy from Trulia

    October 30, 2008 at 11:22 am

    Congrats all!

    Social Media Guru at Trulia

  12. Gerry 'RealtyMan' Bourgeois

    October 30, 2008 at 12:41 pm

    Great Job All & Congratulations!

  13. Tim McDonald

    October 30, 2008 at 12:47 pm

    Congrats to all of you! You’ve all been a great resource and inspiration for me as I prepare to get going myself. Keep up the great work and giving me something to aim for.

  14. Teresa Boardman

    October 30, 2008 at 3:41 pm

    Congratulations to all of you. Laughed hard when I saw this post. Still laughing. Thank you Lani. Have I told you lately that I love you?

  15. Missy Caulk

    October 30, 2008 at 3:56 pm

    This is great!! Congratulations to everyone. (((clink, clink)))

  16. Missy Caulk

    October 30, 2008 at 3:57 pm

    Lani, how did you get that list? early? LOL
    I checked Inman today and it says release tomorrow. You got the scoop.

  17. Jay Thompson

    October 30, 2008 at 5:03 pm

    @Missy – it’s been available on Inman since midnight last night (Premium Members only, which is goofy).

    The blog post on Inman was made yesterday and never updated.

  18. Joseph Ferrara.sellsius

    October 30, 2008 at 7:36 pm

    Congratulations to all you geniuses. Beers on me at Inman NYC.

  19. Ben Roberts

    October 31, 2008 at 11:09 am

    AG seriously rocks. Being an avid beginner (is that a category?) I have subscribed to most of the sphere’d blogs in hopes of being one myself someday. Keep it up!

  20. Mack

    October 31, 2008 at 12:46 pm

    Congratulations to you all. Maybe if they would expand the list to the top 50,000 I could make it.

  21. Nickie Rothwell

    October 31, 2008 at 1:08 pm

    Congratulations Everybody!

    Enjoy those desserts and drinks-well deserved!

  22. Derek Overbey

    October 31, 2008 at 1:11 pm

    The list is awesome and I’m so happy to see all my AG buds on the list! Maybe I can make a list in the future if it only takes Twitter and Seesmic into consideration. I’m really happy for all of you!

  23. Lisa Sanderson

    October 31, 2008 at 6:59 pm

    A big thank you to all you trail-blazers who are leading the way for the rest of us. Congratulations on the recognition…but we *knew* this already!

  24. Paula Henry

    October 31, 2008 at 7:16 pm

    Congrats to all – well deseved!

  25. Paula Henry

    October 31, 2008 at 7:16 pm

    Okay – that is deserved and you should never type in the dark, from the light of your screen.

  26. Vicki Moore

    November 1, 2008 at 7:39 pm

    A list of 25 and 5 are on AG. Now that’s somethin’!

  27. Vicki Moore

    November 1, 2008 at 7:40 pm

    Oh WAIT! 6!!

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