As per the organizers the criteria for judging included the following:
"... a person, company or other organization that has made a meaningful and lasting impact on the North American small business market. Impact may mean (i) providing products widely used by significant numbers of small businesses, or (ii) influencing significant numbers of small businesses by being a thought leader, or (iii) providing information or services of note to significant numbers of small businesses."
GOOD NEWS : I am very honored to be in the list of THE 100 SMALL BUSINESS INFLUENCER 2011 CHAMPIONS and want to thank the community , Small Business Trends , Smallbiztechnology.com , all the judges and Network Solutions for the support.
For the complete list go to the announcement page at SmallBiztrends.com and the list of Honorable Mentions