The year's best producers of short* personal 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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Shorty Awards Personal Winners and Finalists

There were 5 finalists in this category.

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Top nominees in personal

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tothink

@tothink

I nominate @tothink for a Shorty Award in #personal because... she is funny, sweet and helpful!

I nominate @tothink for a Shorty Award in #personal because...she's one of the most gracious + graceful folks on Twitter.

I nominate @tothink for a Shorty Award in #personal because of her winning attitude, love for friends

27

SashaKane

@SashaKane

I nominate @SashaKane for a Shorty Award in #kindness for her open, loving & generous attitude.

I nominate @SashaKane for a shorty award fo #encouragement because she's a bright spirit

I nominate @SashaKane for #personal because she shares what's going on with her, cares what's up with others, and doesn't sell

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zzap

@zzap

@shortyaward I nominate @zzap for a Shorty Award in #personal because he is awesome, funny and insightful.

@shortyaward I nominate @zzap for a Shorty Award in #personal because he is awesome, funny and insightful.

I nominate @zzap for a Shorty Award in #tech because he rocks and his tech news is actually interesting.

29

benspark

@benspark

I nominate @benspark for a Shorty Award in #photography because the photos in the blog are great..

I nominate @benspark for a Shorty Award in #photography because of his Photo A Day posts.

I nominate @benspark for a Shorty Award in #photography because of his Photo A Day posts.

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ilanadonna

@ilanadonna

I nominate @ilanadonna for a Shorty Award in #personal because she isn't afraid to get personal

@shortyawards: I nominate @ilanadonna for a shorty award in #entertainment because she's entertaining.

I nominate @ilanadonna for a Shorty Award in #humor because 80s music at a bar mitzvah in 2008 makes me laugh!

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mabeliam

@mabeliam

I nominate author @mabeliam#Manifest Mastermind: a Shorty Award in #socialmedia's RE: your perfect love blessing all lives ...

I nominate @mabeliam for a Shorty Award in #entertainment because she is full of love and fun!

Thanks to @mabeliam for shortyawards nomination in #education! Agree with her? Click here and spread the love! http://tinyurl.com/5qxw2e

32

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.

33

kabbenbock

@kabbenbock

I nominate @kabbenbock for a Shorty Award in #personal because he is funny and has good insights

I nominate @kabbenbock for a Shorty Award in #personal because...I'm his wife, and he's the one who got me Twittering anyway.

I nominate @kabbenbock for a Shorty Award in #personal because...my bro and sis did. I don't want to be left out of the will!

34

greeblemonkey

@greeblemonkey

I nominate @greeblemonkey in #personal because she's the shiz! And I luf her!

I nominate @greeblemonkey for #personal because she cracks me up and makes me realize we are all insane in our own ways.

I nominate @greeblemonkey for #personal because she is my wife and she rocks.

35

krzimmer

@krzimmer

I recommend @krzimmer in the Shorty Award category #personal because she got me into twitter!

I nominate @krzimmer for a Shorty Award in #personal because...we told you, it's all about personality! :)

I nominate @krzimmer for a Shorty Award in #personal because you never know what is going to happen at her work next!

36

Meryl333

@Meryl333

@shortyawards #personal @Meryl333 because she makes my day and does the Meryl name good.

I nominate @Meryl333 for a Shorty Award in #personal because... we look forward to each post from this generous being.

I nominate @Meryl333 for a Shorty Award in #compassion for her unfailing intelligence.

37

megfowler

@megfowler

I nominate @megfowler for a Shorty Award in #personal for her unique & comical view on the travails of life!

I nominate @megfowler for a Shorty Award in #love because, well, she'll figure it out.

I nominate @megfowler for a Shorty Award in #personal because no one has a more honest, personal blog http://www.megfowler.com

38

chefkeem

@chefkeem

I nominate @chefkeem for a Shorty Award in #personal because he gives more than he takes. Oh and he is very funny as well!

I nominate @chefkeem for a Shorty Award in #personal because he is a credit to chefs, business owners, squidooers everywhere!

I nominate @chefkeem for a Shorty Award in #personal because he's purely awesome to know. =]

39

popgloss

@popgloss

I nominate @popgloss for an #entertainment shorty because she's friendly, and very talented and shared her DMV photo

I nominate @popgloss for a Shorty Award in #personal because...she's funny, hot and totally obesessive about twittering.

I nom @popgloss for a Shorty Award in #personal because she is the funkiest,freshest,funnest,raddest,mostest awesomest EVER!

40

guykawasaki

@guykawasaki

I vote for @guykawasaki in the Shorty Awards Finals for #business because he's a good man to have in your social web corner ;)

I vote for @guykawasaki in the Shorty Awards Finals for #business because...he follows his followers back

I vote for @guykawasaki in the Shorty Awards Finals for #business

41

TheDailyBlonde

@TheDailyBlonde

I nominate @TheDailyBlonde for a Shorty Award in #humor because she has a great sense of humor and always makes me smile!

I nominate @TheDailyBlonde for a Shorty Award in #personal because she is a joy to read.

I nominate @TheDailyBlonde for a shorty award for #blonde cuz blondes have more fun

42

AlohaArlene

@AlohaArlene

I nominate @AlohaArlene for a Shorty Award in the #personal category!

I nominate @AlohaArlene for a Shorty Award in #personal because... I love her blonde jokes!

I nominate @AlohaArlene for a Shorty Award in #personal because...she is fair, solid and knows how to support a friend.

43

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!

44

crazeegeekchick

@crazeegeekchick

I nominate @crazeegeekchick for a Shorty Award in #geekette because I beat penton to it!

I nominate @crazeegeekchick for a Shorty Award in #programming because she's my favorite red headed developer!

I nominate @crazeegeekchick for a Shorty Award in #santahat because she offered to make a santahat for my big noggin!

45

Legere

@Legere

I nominate @Legere for a Shorty Award in #music because...we enjoy her tweets whether or not they are about music.

I nominate @Legere for a Shorty Award in #music because...her music is global & her voice is healing.

I nominate @Legere for a Shorty Award in #music because...Phoebe is awesome in every way and should be acknowledged.

46

AlexKaris

@AlexKaris

I nominate @AlexKaris for a Shorty Award in #personal b/c Alex's huge positive impact w/ Hurricane of Gratitude

I nominate @AlexKaris for a Shorty Award in #personal b/c he shares his huge heart with the world

I nominate @AlexKaris for a Shorty Award in #personal b/c Alex makes a huge positive impact with Hurricane of Gratitude!!

47

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!

48

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

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znatrainer

@znatrainer

I nominate @znatrainer for a Shorty Award in #health because of dedication to Healing the world with her Hurricane of O2

I nominate @znatrainer for a Shorty Award in #personal because...she dedicates her life to service and she rocks!

I nominate @znatrainer for a Shorty Award in #personal because she's genuinely, nice, and goes out of her way to be helpful.

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criji

@criji

I nominate @criji for a Shorty Award in #personal because he fucking rocks ykesaen :D

I nominate @criji for a Shorty Award in #humor because... me cae bien :D

I nominate @criji for a Shorty Award in #personal because he forced me to vote, oh, i'm so scared.

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