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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mia

@mia

I nominate @mia and @sh3n3rd for an award in #requestingtwitterstonominatethemforawards.

I nominate @mia for a Shorty Award in #evil because... she rocks ;o)

I nominate @mia for a Shorty Award in #evil because...Grrrr She is so evil!!

77

jeremytoback

@jeremytoback

I nominate @jeremytoback for a Shorty Award in #personal because...his Twitter Poetry always makes us smile.

I nominate @jeremytoback for a Shorty Award in #personal because...he makes poetic magic with 140 characters every day.

78

tapps

@tapps

I nominate @tapps for a Shorty Award in #heart because her kindness knows no boundaries

I nominate @tapps in #personal because she's a blog maniac and is a nice person.

I nominate @tapps in #design because she's so creative.

79

tkpleslie

@tkpleslie

I nominate @tkpleslie for a Shorty Award in #design because...she awesome and non-stop info!

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

I nominate @tkpleslie for a Shorty Award in #personal because she is one of the kindest people on Twitter!

80

avflox

@avflox

I nominate @avflox in category #poetry because she understands the power of words.

I nominate @avflox for a Shorty Award for #soulbaring for writing the naked truth, however painful it is.

I nominate @avflox for a Shorty Award in #muse because... she blends sexual politics and social consciousness. Not easy.

81

ATG

@ATG

I nominate @ATG for a Shorty Award in #personal because @ATG is always available for encouragement, kindness and a (((hug))).

I nominate @ATG for a Shorty Award in #health because he has helped my mental health no end

I nominate @ATG for a Shorty Award in #education because he has educated me on so many things

82

showmesecrets

@showmesecrets

I nominate @showmesecrets for the #personal award. An amazingly open writer. I can't get enough.

I nominate @showmesecrets for a Shorty Award in #personal because the writing on his blog is always fun, funny, and hot!

83

lizwebpage

@lizwebpage

I nominate @lizwebpage for a #bestflower Shorty Award because she ALWAYS has the flower.

I nominate @lizwebpage for a #blip shorty award for blipping more flipping songs than ANYONE

I nominate @lizwebpage for a #flowerwearing Shorty Award cuz she wears hair flowers better'n ANYONE. Just saying.

84

HawaiiRealty

@HawaiiRealty

@shortyawards .. i nominate @HawaiiRealty for an award in #personal because whenever she speaks , she speaks from the heart.

I nominate @HawaiiRealty for a Shorty Award in #bestrealtor because She Can Help YOu Fine a Great Home

@shortyaward I nominate @HawaiiRealty in category #personal because the words "Forever" and "Lover" are in her bio.

85

Havi

@Havi

I nominate @Havi for a #bestduck Shorty Award for best collaboration with a waterfowl on Twitter.

I nominate @Havi for a Shorty Award in #personal because she writes about clarity with compassion for the benefit of others.

I nominate @Havi for a Shorty Award in #personal because of her great tweets on destuckification, life, and ducks.

86

charlesjorlando

@charlesjorlando

I nominate @charlesjorlando for a Shorty Award in #personal because...it's good, insightful, funny stuff.

I nominate @charlesjorlando for #personal for his new revolutionary book about relationships.

87

shawnelliott

@shawnelliott

I recommend @shawnelliott in the Shorty Award category #education because I am crazy enough to think that this is "education".

I recommend @shawnelliott in the Shorty Award category #random because he makes me think, scream, ponder and laugh.

I recommend @shawnelliott in the Shorty Award category #random because... he's got some damn good links

88

lotusamy

@lotusamy

@lotusamy thx for @shortyawards nomination for #business. You are awesome :-)

I nominate @lotusamy for a Shorty Award in #personal because she's an amazing connector.

I nominate @lotusamy for a Shorty Award in #personal 'cuz I ⥠her warm, personal, friendly, upbeat tweets!

89

Twistedcat

@Twistedcat

I nominate @Twistedcat for a Shorty Award in #personal because her twitters are always entertaining with good insight/links!

I nominate @Twistedcat for a Shorty Award in #personal because her twitters are always entertaining with good insight/links!

90

funkybrownchick

@funkybrownchick

I nominate @funkybrownchick for a Shorty Award in #flirting because... no one flirts around NYTown like the Funky Brown!!

I nominate @funkybrownchick for a Shorty Award in #flirting because I've been the object of her flirts before ;-)

I nominate @funkybrownchick for a Shorty Award in #personal because you rock!

91

the_real_shaq

@the_real_shaq

I vote for @the_real_shaq in the Shorty Awards Finals for #sports because he is the Big Twitt and is very quotatious!

@shortyawards #humor @the_real_shaq -- shacula? hillarious!

@shortyawards recommend @the_real_shaq in the Shorty Award category #sports because he is by far the most SHAQulous of anyone in sports.

92

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.

93

hummingbird604

@hummingbird604

@hummingbird604 for a Shorty Award in #personal @shortyawards

I nominate @hummingbird604 for a Shorty Award in #personal because you are forever looking out for my best interests.

I nominate @hummingbird604 for a Shorty Award in #socialmedia because he's pointed me in the right direction on more than ...

94

busydad

@busydad

I also nominate @busydad for a Shorty Award in #personal because he chose tweeting over blogging.

I nominate @busydad for a Shorty Award in #personal because he he quit his blog for Twitter. THAT'S devotion.

95

LaurenBan624

@LaurenBan624

I nominate @LaurenBan624 for a Shorty Award in #personal because she helps fellow Twitizens by sharing great PR links.

I nominate @LaurenBan624 for a Shorty Award in #personal because she's a great twitizen.

96

Tojosan

@Tojosan

I nominate @Tojosan for a Shorty Award in #kindness because...he sincerely reaches out and cares about others.

I nominate @Tojosan for a Shorty Award in #personal because this guy has a heart as big as Missouri. And Kansas. Combined. :-)

I nominate @Tojosan for a Shorty Award in #friendliness for being, well, friendly!

97

GoodVibeCoach

@GoodVibeCoach

I nominate @GoodVibeCoach for a Shorty Award in #personal bec...she gives inspiring, helpful, interesting, connecting tweets!

I nominate @GoodVibeCoach for a Shorty Award in #business as she is inspirational, compassionate, and simply brilliant.

I nominate @GoodVibeCoach for a Shorty Award in #business because she thinks everything is possible, business and miracles

98

daddyclaxton

@daddyclaxton

I nominate @daddyclaxton for a Shorty Award in #personal because how can I not?

I nominate @daddyclaxton for a Shorty Award in #personal because if I had a dad like him I wouldn't be this nuts!

99

amoyal

@amoyal

I nominate @amoyal for a Shorty Award in #personal because...he is very willing to help

I nominate @amoyal for a Shorty Award in #personal because he is a great Twitterer to tweet with.

100

sockington

@sockington

I vote for @sockington in the Shorty Awards Finals for #humor because...Ana Marie Cox told me to.

I vote for @sockington in the Shorty Awards Finals for #humor because he's a CAT!

I vote for @sockington in the Shorty Awards Finals for #humor because... His postings make me smile :-)

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