One Thing I Noticed When Doing This Research Is That The Top One Really Share Their Upvote Around With As Many As 700 Unique Authors Per Month. If You could consistently for a period of time average over 20 SBD upvote per post I think you could get on many of these peoples lists and earn even more. They appear to be looking for consistent high payout low competition Posts for curation.
If you are looking for a list of people to follow that are doing great with curation here is the TOP 25 Curators on Steemit.com for the last 30 days. This list is perfect to copy and use along with your list of SteemThat.com members and your Auto Curation Tool.
The Ultimate Steemit.com Curation List. Follow These Accounts And Vote Like They Do For Mega Rewards!