The year's best producers of short* community 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 community

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cbensen

@cbensen

I nominate @cbensen for a Shorty Award in #community because she's a nice person.

I nominate @cbensen for a Shorty Award in #community because a) she asked. b) She knew where to ask. c) she teaches community.

I nominate @cbensen for a Shorty Award in #community because she is amazing at building online communities! She's inspiring!

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steveandrews

@steveandrews

I nominate @steveandrews for a Shorty Award in #programming because of his cool new @DevEvents site

I nominate @steveandrews for a Shorty Award in #community because his enthusiasm for community is really infectious

I nominate @steveandrews for a Shorty Award in #community because he did 48 presentations at 32 community events in 2008. WOW!

3

perrybelcher

@perrybelcher

I nominate @perrybelcher for a Shorty Award in #socialmedia because he's an animal... so much so, FB couldn't handle him ;-)

I nominate @perrybelcher for a Shorty Award in #socialmedia because he is friendly and has good information.

I nominate @perrybelcher for a Shorty Award in #socialmedia because he's the coolest guy on Twitter & a Social Marketing Guru

4

ceonyc

@ceonyc

Funny. Even tho LArm is a shmuck. RT @ceonyc: @shortyawards I vote for @lancearmstrong in #sports: if we run out of oil, we'll hook his ...

I nominate @ceonyc in category #community.

I nominate @ceonyc for a Shorty Award in #tech & I second his campaign for a well deserved nomination in #baldness

5

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!

6

miss604

@miss604

I nominate @miss604 for a Shorty Award in #community because she contributes to the better good!

I nominate @miss604 for a Shorty Award in #community because Rebecca rocks the community blogging!

I nominate @miss604 for a Shorty Award in #community for everything you do for all us Van City cats.

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CarrissaRogers

@CarrissaRogers

I nominate @CarrissaRogers for a Shorty Award in #community because she is a giver too

[-O] 2nd Twitterversary wish is: everyone RT @shortyawards I nominate @CarrissaRogers N category #community .. http://tinyurl.com/3pontn

2nd Twitterversary wish is: everyone RT @shortyawards I nominate @CarrissaRogers N category #community cause she is a giver!

8

LostinSweden

@LostinSweden

I nominate @LostinSweden for a Shorty Award in #community because he brings together such a diverse group of artists and fans.

I nominate @LostinSweden for a Shorty Award in #community because he brings together such a diverse group of artists and fans.

9

epodcaster

@epodcaster

profile image @epodcaster @shortyawards I nominate @whurley 4 a Shorty Award in #cookiemonster b/c I want to see if I can hack the awards.

profile image @epodcaster @shortyawards I nominate @whurley for a Shorty Award in #tech because he makes good coffee...

@shortyawards I'll second that nomination of @epodcaster for the #community award because she's awesome. That's all you need to know.

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CarissaRogers

@CarissaRogers

I nominate @CarissaRogers for a Shorty Award in #nonprofits because...I love GNO (Girls Night Out)

I nominate @CarissaRogers for #GNO cause she rawks

I nominate @CarissaRogers for an award in #community

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DanielShipton

@DanielShipton

I nominate @DanielShipton for a Shorty Award in #startups for Impromptu Studio, it's awesome!

I nominate @DanielShipton a Shorty Award in #community for making #DMTweetup one of the closest knit communities on Twitter

12

tyamdm

@tyamdm

@tyamdm thanks for nominating me for a #business shorty award at http://shortyawards.com/category/business

I nominate @tyamdm for a Shorty Award in #community because he organized tweetupheatup, saved some lives.

I nominate @tyamdm for a Shorty Award in #personal because he contributes to his community

13

sm4sc

@sm4sc

I nominate @sm4sc for a Shorty Award in #nonprofits because they have great taste in coffee AND they good Tw http://is.gd/ee6f

@shortyawards we nominate @sm4sc for a Shorty Award in #nonprofits because making a difference matters. http://is.gd/ee5w

I nominate @sm4sc for a Shorty Award in #nonprofits because making a difference matters. http://is.gd/ee2H

14

pl0gbar

@pl0gbar

I nominate @pl0gbar for a Shorty Award in #community because they are.

15

barefoot_exec

@barefoot_exec

I vote for @barefoot_exec in the Shorty Awards Finals for #business because...she is a Business leader, nice person and humble

I vote for @barefoot_exec in the Shorty Awards Finals for #business cause it clearly delights her to help others succeed.

I vote for @barefoot_exec in the Shorty Awards Finals for #business cause she's committed to her vision, & to helping others.

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RachelAppel

@RachelAppel

I nominate @RachelAppel for a Shorty Award in #geekette because she is an AWESOME computer chick!

I nominate @RachelAppel for a Shorty Award in #community because she's spoken almost as much as me!

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warrenwhitlock

@warrenwhitlock

I nominate @warrenwhitlock for a shorty award in #giver because he endlessly gives value to this community (please RT)

I nominate @warrenwhitlock for a shorty award in #giver because he shares and inspires from a place of love not fear

I nominate @warrenwhitlock in #giver because he's all about helping other people connect

18

Shawn_Workman

@Shawn_Workman

I nominate @Shawn_Workman for a Shorty in category #community because he's all about helping other people.

19

mknell

@mknell

I nominate @mknell for a Shorty Award in #awesomeness because seriously, who else could it go to?

I nominate @mknell for a Shorty Award in #awesomeness because he's awesome at Rockband Drums, and he's got my back :)

I nominate @mknell for a Shorty Award in #awesomeness because his awesomeness is legendary.

20

familyeden

@familyeden

I nominate @familyeden for a Shorty Award in #community because she really cares about bringing families together online.

21

jbaird_pa

@jbaird_pa

I nominate @jbaird_pa for a Shorty Award in #community for his tireless efforts in the developer community.

22

miketrue1

@miketrue1

@miketrue1 Thank you for nominating me for #health @shortyawards I appreciate you.

@miketrue1 2nd wish is somply a tweet 4 shorty " @shortyaward I nominate @CarissaRogers in category #community because she's a giver! &

23

RockDaMullet

@RockDaMullet

I nominate @RockDaMullet for a Shorty Award in #community because he's outstanding at "Making People Happy"

24

sisterstalk

@sisterstalk

I nominate @sisterstalk for a Shorty Award in #community b/c she successfully uses Twitter to organize lgbt community online.

I nominate @sisterstalk for a Shorty Award in #politics for consistently interesting political opinion.

@sisterstalk yea. @ShortyAwards is nice on the surface, but quickly turns into a #Spamularity contest. no. please, im not jonesin 4 votes

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kulpreetsingh

@kulpreetsingh

@kulpreetsingh Wow! Thank you for the nomination for #vegan @shortyawards! I'm so honored:)

I nominate @kulpreetsingh for a Shorty Award in #leadership because...I thought I'd done that already?

I nominate @kulpreetsingh in #community because he is a true leader, leading from the heart.

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