I am asked all the time what the criteria is for the Microsoft MVP Award. So I thought I'd add my thoughts on online so that there would be more places to go to find the answer.
"The Microsoft MVP Award recognizes exceptional technical community leaders from around the world who voluntarily share their high quality, real world expertise with others. Microsoft MVPs are a highly select group of experts representing technology's best and brightest who share a deep commitment to community and a willingness to help others. Worldwide, there are over 100 million participants in technical communities; of these participants, there are fewer than 4,000 active Microsoft MVPs."
Q3: How does Microsoft select its MVPs[...]
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