The year's best producers of short* awesome content

*140 characters or less, on Twitter

The Shorty Awards honors the year's best content producers on Twitter.

The first annual Shorty Awards Ceremony was held on February 11, 2009. Read what the press had to say about it and watch video from the night. Get news about next year's awards and who to follow on Twitter by joining the email list, subscribing to the blog, or following @ShortyNews on Twitter.

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Top nominees in awesome

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TranquilMammoth

@TranquilMammoth

I vote for @TranquilMammoth in the Shorty Awards Finals for #music because... he is the best bass player that ever bassed.

I vote for @TranquilMammoth in the Shorty Awards Finals for #music because he runs fast.

I vote for @TranquilMammoth in the Shorty Awards Finals for #music because he's legit.

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AutoAwesomeOn

@AutoAwesomeOn

I too nominate @AutoAwesomeOn in #awesome. to quote her: being awesome is serious business. and business is good

I second that emotion to nominate @AutoAwesomeOn in #awesome 'cause her "Awesome" wrist tatt shows the world how it is

I nominate @AutoAwesomeOn for a Shorty Award in #awesome because she has the Eye of the Tiger.

3

AlohaArleen

@AlohaArleen

I vote for @AlohaArleen in the Shorty Awards Finals for #personal because she keeps Twitter FUN and REAL!

I vote for @AlohaArleen in the Shorty Awards Finals for #personal because she is akamai and `olu `olu! {wink}

I vote for @AlohaArleen in the Shorty Awards Finals for #personal because she keeps Twitter FUN and REAL!

4

zeldman

@zeldman

I vote for @zeldman in the Shorty Awards Finals for #design because he's an O.W., Original Webstah.

I vote for @zeldman in the Shorty Awards Finals for #design because Zeldman is one of the best

I vote for @zeldman in the Shorty Awards Finals for #design because... blue beanies ROCK!

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TheDudeDean

@TheDudeDean

I vote for @TheDudeDean in the Shorty Awards Finals for #tech because I am a bad mofo wallet owner and I didn't buy any tweets

I vote for @TheDudeDean in the Shorty Awards Finals for #tech because he's amazing at SEO

I vote for @TheDudeDean in #tech because he asked. And asked.

6

rockson

@rockson

I nominate @rockson in category #awesome because he is always willing to help his fellow Tweeps!

I nominate @rockson for a Shorty Award in #personal because he's rockin the central Ohio Network and making things happen.

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noradsanta

@noradsanta

I nominate @noradsanta for a Shorty Award in #travel because...Santa travels entire whole world in 1 night and makes us happy.

@shortyawards #awesome @noradsanta because he's tracking the impossible

I nominate @noradsanta for a Shorty Award in #news because Bitz is always updating about where Santa is! Great Job Bitz!!

8

tikkers

@tikkers

I nominate @tikkers for a Shorty Award in #awesome because she is awesome.

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shanselman

@shanselman

I nominate @shanselman for shorty awards in category #tech because he is an awesome technician.

I nominate @shanselman in category #tech because he always posts very timely bits of insight instead of old retweets or blogs

I nominate @shanselman in category #tech because he consistently provides interesting tech content

10

brunsvold

@brunsvold

I nominate @brunsvold for a Shorty Award in #WangChunging because everybody will wang chung tonight.

i am happy to say @brunsvold is still #1 in the shorty awards for awesomeness http://shortyawards.com/category/awesomeness

I nominate @brunsvold in category #badassery because he's a bad ass!

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charlestrippy

@charlestrippy

I vote for @charlestrippy in the Shorty Awards Finals for #humor because... i love him

I vote for @charlestrippy in the Shorty Awards Finals for #humor because...he is awesomely hilarious =]

I vote for @charlestrippy in the Shorty Awards Finals for #humor because... he smells like poop

12

kfjelsted

@kfjelsted

I nominate @kfjelsted for a Shorty Award in #awesome because...he's kind, amazing, and encourages others.

13

RandiMason

@RandiMason

@RandiMason, @ShortyAwards, #Awesome: would like to engage her in conversation bemoaning the fate of the card catalogue. No. Really.

14

mondaynight

@mondaynight

I nominate @mondaynight for a Shorty Award in #awesome because they are, in fact, awesome.

15

joshchandler

@joshchandler

OK, right here is my little social experiment for the @shortyawards nominate @joshchandler for #awesome

16

sscraft

@sscraft

I nominate @sscraft in category #awesome because she's awesome (and also my wife)!

17

coyotesqrl

@coyotesqrl

I nominate @coyotesqrl for Shorty Award in #snark because he just does it SO well :-)

I nominate @coyotesqrl for #awesome because he is :D

I nominate @coyotesqrl for a Shorty Award in #humor because i appreciate his dry, witty humor.

18

ST_Rachel

@ST_Rachel

I nominate @ST_Rachel for a Shorty Award in #education because...she has taught my family to communicate in a fun way.

I nominate @ST_Rachel for a Shorty Award in #Awesome because shes a amazing Mom & friend & much more that wont fit in a tweet

I nominate @ST_Rachel for a Shorty Award category#nonprofits because her foundation has changed lives for the better

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LizScherer

@LizScherer

I nominate @LizScherer for a Shorty Award in #awesome because she is!

I nominate @LizScherer for a Shorty Award in #personal because she is so wonderful to everyone

20

wilw

@wilw

I nominate @wilw for a shorty award in #geek because he rules us all with his witty repartee.

I nominate @wilw in category #celebritytweet.

I nominate @wilw for a shorty award in #geek because he's consistantly filled with awesome!

21

supergreek

@supergreek

I nominate @supergreek in the category of #awesome because she's the official Twitter opera singer

I nominate @supergreek for a Shorty Award in #actress because she is the real deal.

22

marykw

@marykw

I nominate @marykw for a Shorty Award in #awesome for truly awesome tweets that are informative/inspiring/intellectual/funny!

23

chucknorrisjoke

@chucknorrisjoke

I nominate @chucknorrisjoke for a Shorty Award in #awesome because he'll roundhouse kick my face if I don't.

24

DamienBasile

@DamienBasile

I nominate @DamienBasile for a Shorty Award in #socialmedia because he excels at providing the best information and advice.

Instead of nominating ppl for meaningless @shortyawards,why not just intro your network to interesting ppl w/ @DamienBasile's #valueadd tag.

I nominate @DamienBasile for a Shorty Award in #awesome because of his #valueadd tweets!

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nwjerseyliz

@nwjerseyliz

I nominate @nwjerseyliz in category #writers.

I nominate @nwjerseyliz in #personal for always being available (and chipper) in the wee hours of the morning

Wow. @nwjerseyliz nominated me for a #algoreaward Shorty Award? http://shortyawards.com/user/sanford

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