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Accounting Top 100 Social Media Leaderboard – Nov. 9, 2022

The Accounting Top 100 social media leaderboard scores and ranks users based on five separate metrics, each of which is weighted according to its perceived value.

“If you could not work in this industry, what profession would you pursue?,” was the question we posed to our network of accounting professionals. We found the answers to be both entertaining and enlightening, giving us the opportunity to learn more about this dynamic cohort. Be sure to check out some of the reactions below.

Here are some highlights from the latest Top 100…

A tip of the hat to Katie Thomas, CPA (@katiethomasCPA on Twitter). Katie is the owner of Leaders Online, a consulting firm dedicated to developing thought-leaders in the industry. Adept at educating her online audience of accountants, which makes up part of her impressive reach on social, Thomas can boast a following of 42,000 LinkedIn, 22,000 Facebook, 9,500 Instagram, 1,800 Twitter, and 1,600 YouTube!

This week, Katie was named as one of CPA Practice Advisor’s 40 under 40 Award Winners. The awards recognize “40 professionals who are under 40, and have emerged as future leaders in the profession, and 20 who are leading the development of technology, education or services that enhance the profession.”

In addition to the 40 under 40 award, it is Katie’s impressive leap of 281 spots this week on the leaderboard that took her from #370 to land in the Top 100 at #86 that made us sit up take notice.

Keep up the momentum, Katie! We are honored to have your continued participation in the Top 100 Leaderboard!

Leading the pack: Charles Kroll, CPA @charlespkroll had the largest advance this Leaderboard release of 369 spots, from #407 to land at #38!

Newest to the Leaderboard: Joining the Leaderboard in October 2022, Luke Templin (@luke_templin on Twitter) is the Founder, Virtual CFO, and Coach at A2 Advisors. Welcome, Luke!

Check out this week’s Leaderboard here:

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How the leaderboard works: The Accounting Top 100 social media leaderboard uses an algorithm that scores and ranks users based on five separate metrics, each of which is weighted according to its perceived value. These five metrics are calculated every two weeks and combined to form a Power Score: a 1-100 value based on Rise.Global’s Relative Scoring Method. This Power Score determines a user’s rank on each new leaderboard release.

Want to see yourself rank even higher?

Remember, a new leaderboard with updated rankings is generated every two weeks, so keep up the great work on social media and watch your ranking climb.

Think you’ve got what it takes to make the Top 100? Join for free today!