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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banannie

@banannie

I nominate @banannie for a Shorty Award in #wordpress because she is the oracle in such matters.

I nominate @banannie for a Shorty Award in #tech b/c she's delivered hugely helpful info on blog design and streaming video!

@shortyawards @banannie for a Shorty Award in #personal b/c she was one of the first I followed and 2 yrs ago and continues w/great Tweets.

52

ronniewilson

@ronniewilson

I nominate @ronniewilson for a Shorty Award in #health because he really cares about it and he asked for it.

@shortyawards #health@ronniewilson because he's not only healthy, he's wealthy with friends.

I nominate @ronniewilson for a Shorty Award in #personal because...he is one of twitterville's community member & he's kind.

53

sarad

@sarad

I nominate @sarad for a Shorty Award in #personal because of her rapier wit.

I nominate @sarad for a Shorty Award in #humor because I wake up everyday laughing with her... and her blog is funny too.

I nominate @sarad for a Shorty Award in #personal for her keen observations on life, the universe and everything.

54

bydls

@bydls

I vote for @bydls in the Shorty Awards Finals for #health because bydls is awesome

I vote for @bydls in the Shorty Awards Finals for #health because bydls is awesome

I vote for @bydls in the Shorty Awards Finals for #health because bydls is awesome

55

sarah_stuart

@sarah_stuart

I vote for @sarah_stuart who â«shouldâ« be a finalist in #personal because her tweets are warm, kind, genuine, bright, & fun

@sarah_stuart hm. well just tweet this then: @shortyawards I nominate @girlwithnoname for a shorty award in #sports because (fill in reason)

@sarah_stuart I am! Right now I'm trying to get about 30 @shortyawards nominations in #personal to make 5th place before tomorrow night!

56

Raincoaster

@Raincoaster

I nominate @Raincoaster for a Shorty Award in #nonprofits because she deserves it!

I nominate @Raincoaster for a Shorty Award in #nonprofits because...she cares...

I nominate @Raincoaster for a Shorty Award in #nonprofits because she's a hard worker with a big heart!

57

mattdetrick

@mattdetrick

I nominate @mattdetrick for a Shorty Award in #personal because his commitment to being a helpful and funny guy - makes me LOL

I nominate @mattdetrick for a Shorty Award in #personal because he is always there for me & has a huge heart for helping p

I nominate @mattdetrick for a #personal award because of his giving spirit and his encouraging nature

58

emperornorton

@emperornorton

I nominate @emperornorton for a Shorty Award in #personal Because he is the Emperor and treats his subjects with kindness .

I nominate @emperornorton for a Shorty Award in #personal because he's caring and makes me LOL!

I nominate @emperornorton for a Shorty Award in #personal because i enjoy his tweets - i appreciate his perspective

59

documentally

@documentally

I vote for @documentally in the Shorty Awards Finals for #socialmedia because of an excellent use of the medium.

I nominate @documentally for a Shorty Award in #socialmedia because...he IS social media.

@documentally nominated me for a Shorty in #podcast category. anyone wanna join him? :) http://shortyawards.com/

60

mustbebenhughes

@mustbebenhughes

I nominate @mustbebenhughes for a Shorty Award in #personal because he's SO COOL!

I nominate @mustbebenhughes for a Shorty Award in #personal because he's SO COOL!â

I nominate @mustbebenhughes for a Shorty Award in #personal because he's SO COOL!

61

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

62

cocoancream

@cocoancream

I recommend @cocoancream in the Shorty Award category #humor because she is mah home slice

I nominate @cocoancream for a Shorty Award in #personal because she's absolutely the best!

I nominate @cocoancream for a Shorty Award in #personal because she's the BEST tweep EVAR!!! SRSLY!

63

SingleMomClaire

@SingleMomClaire

I nominate @SingleMomClaire for #bravery - I honestly think single moms have the toughest job in the world. Esp at holidays

PLEASE RE TWEET! @shortyawards I nominate @SingleMomClaire for #personal because... Thank you!

I nominate @SingleMomClaire in the #personal catefory because she is one of the most giving women on the planet.

64

Marvel

@Marvel

I vote for @Marvel in the Shorty Awards Finals for #Brand because of Ironman Nuff Said

I vote for @Marvel in the Shorty Awards Finals for #brand because...Make Mine Marvel, that's why.

I vote for @Marvel in the Shorty Awards Finals for #brand because it's the awesomest brand that ever was

65

KellyOlexa

@KellyOlexa

I nominate @KellyOlexa for a Shorty Award in #sports because she's not fake or superficila like some people

I nominate @KellyOlexa for a Shorty Award in #sports because she rocks socks motivating people to be healthy and fit!

I nominate @KellyOlexa for a Shorty Award in #sports because she posts good fitnes and nutrition blogs

66

redeyechicago

@redeyechicago

I nominate @redeyechicago for a Shorty Award in #news because they've got their finger on the pulse of Chicago.

I nominate @redeyechicago for a Shorty Award in #socialmedia because the Twitter coverage is the best in Chicago.

I nominate @redeyechicago for a Shorty Award in #news because of the spot on reporting they do

67

daNanner

@daNanner

@shortyaward I nominate @daNanner for a Shorty Award in #personal because she has the greatest smile in twitterland.

I nominate @daNanner for a Shorty Award in #milt because...she's cute and she's fun and she talks to me late at night!

I nominate @daNanner for a Shorty Award in #socialmedia because she keeps me entertained daily!

68

marismith

@marismith

I vote for @marismith in the Shorty Awards Finals for #socialmedia because she's the only real choice and the tierra :)

I vote for @marismith in the Shorty Awards Finals for #socialmedia because she is the most upbeat peep in the Twitterverse!

I vote for @marismith in the Shorty Awards Finals for #socialmedia because she is a wealth of knowledge & friendliness!

69

chrisbrogan

@chrisbrogan

I vote for @chrisbrogan in the Shorty Awards Finals for #socialmedia because 36,000 followers is what I define as 'social.'

I vote for @chrisbrogan in the Shorty Awards Finals for #socialmedia because there is no one better.

I vote for @chrisbrogan in the Shorty Awards Finals for #socialmedia b/c he is the social media KING (& a ridiculously nice)

70

nancymk

@nancymk

@shortyawards #personal @nancymk because once you know her you feel like you've known her all your life.

I nominate @nancymk for a Shorty Award in #personal because I love her quotations and her energy :)

I nominate @nancymk for a Shorty Award in #personal because shes awesome

71

KatjaPresnal

@KatjaPresnal

I nominate @KatjaPresnal for a Shorty Award in #socialmedia because she really gets it when it comes to social media.

I nominate @KatjaPresnal for a Shorty Award in #personal because she's authentic

I nominate @KatjaPresnal for a Shorty Award in #milt b/c she's a momfia assassin. I mean that in a good way. Don't kill me.

72

Peppery

@Peppery

@ shortyawards I nominate @Peppery for a Shorty Award in the #photography category because he is a talented, insightful young photographer

I nominate @Peppery for a Shorty Award in #personal because...He got the best shades on this planet.

I nominate @Peppery in category #photography because he snaps the greatest photos around! Breath-taking, inspiring and all!

73

extralife

@extralife

I nominate @extralife for a Shorty Award in #humor for the wonderful ExtraLife Radio, and Extra Life comic.

@shortyawards #entertainment @extralife One of the best podcasters out there, not to mention a great webcomic artist and helluva guy.

I nominate @extralife for a Shorty Award in #humor because... the ExtraLifeRadio podcast is AWESOME!

74

Alonis

@Alonis

I nominate @Alonis for a Shorty Award in #news because...she is the best source for breaking news......period...end of sub ...

I nominate @Alonis for a shorty award in #friend because she is an AMAZING friend

Btw: @Alonis & @AlBoeBNO are in the running for the Shorty Awards in #randomjunk . http://shortyawards.com/

75

sarahnewton

@sarahnewton

I nominate @sarahnewton for a Shorty Award in #personal because she is making an impact on the world and Gen-Y

I nominate @sarahnewton for a Shorty Award in #personal because she's a real expert and genuine with her advice

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