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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arjunbasu

@arjunbasu

I nominate @arjunbasu for a Shorty Award in #entertainment because his tweets are quirky and entertaining.

I nominate @arjunbasu for a Shorty Award in #entertainment because... He has made Twitter even MORE relevant.

I nominate @arjunbasu for a Shorty Award in #entertainment because he writes incredible short stories in 140 characters &

77

erikapearson

@erikapearson

I nominate @erikapearson for a Shorty Award in #personal because of her ability to rock the Twitter...

I nominate @erikapearson for a Shorty Award in #personal because of her elaborate gesticulation inside 140 characters.

78

JuliaRosien

@JuliaRosien

@shortyaward I nominate @JuliaRosien for a Shorty Award in #personal because her morning coffee is awesome.

I nominate @JuliaRosien for a Shorty Award in #personal because... she has a great personality!

I nominate @JuliaRosien for a Shorty Award in #green because... shecommunicates Natural, Green and Organic!

79

SarahJL

@SarahJL

I nominate @SarahJL for @ShortyAwards in #personal for helping her friend Jo get Christmas cards to wall paper her room via Twitter & more.

I nominate @SarahJL for a Shorty Award in #personal because she is the most friendly, welcoming and helpful person I know here

80

whitneyhess

@whitneyhess

I recommend @whitneyhess in the Shorty Award category #design because she is a user experience rockstar

@shortyawards nominate @whitneyhess for co-founding outer-borough eating and being a great community leader #food #community #socialmedia

I nominate @whitneyhess for a Shorty Award in #food because of the outerborough eating club

81

mels_world

@mels_world

I nominate @mels_world for a Shorty Award in #personal because you are an absolutely wonderful woman!!

I nominate @mels_world for a #religion Shorty Award. Please vote for her! http://shortyawards.com/category/religion

I nominate @mels_world for a Shorty Award in #amazingwoman because she is a thoughtful and generous friend

82

suzhoutch

@suzhoutch

I nominate @suzhoutch for a Shorty Award in #advertising because...she's super great & helpful!

I nominate @suzhoutch for a Shorty Award in #business because...she is in business.

I nominate @suzhoutch for a Shorty Award in #persoanl because...well, it's personal.

83

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

84

Agent_M

@Agent_M

I nominate @Agent_M for a Shorty Award in #personal because he kinda makes mine Marvel...

I nominate @Agent_M for a Shorty Award in #entertainment because you do a great job keeping us updated on all things Marvel.

I nominate @Agent_M for a Shorty Award in #entertainment because his life seems more interesting than mine.

85

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!!

86

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.

87

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.

88

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.

89

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!

90

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!

91

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.

92

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

93

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.

94

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.

95

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

96

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.

97

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!

98

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!

99

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.

100

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!

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