It should be pretty apparent by now: WordPress has an amazing community of people, developers and businesses all contributing to make the community and core of WordPress better and better.
There will be several people that you will want to follow and head the advice of. You might even want to hire them!
Check out this video of five of my favorite people to follow in the WordPress community (as of Dec. 12th, 2013… I’m always meeting and learning about new folks!):
Besides all the people mentioned in the video, WordCamps are a fantastic way to get to know people in the community. Find out if there’s a WordCamp near you using this link.
Who are you following already? What people have been helpful for you thus far in your WordPress journey?