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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maricrisg

@maricrisg

I nominate @maricrisg for a Shorty Award in #personal because she rocks as a designer and seller of jewelry.

I nominate @maricrisg for a Shorty Award in #personal because she's my wife.

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kk

@kk

I vote for @kk in the Shorty Awards Finals for #photography because...he takes great photos

I vote for @kk in the Shorty Awards Finals for #photography because...he takes great photos

I vote for @kk in the Shorty Awards Finals for #photography because @kk rocks a camera like no one else

78

JaniceLaing

@JaniceLaing

And on the same note... @JaniceLaing for a @shortyawards on the #personal category?

I nominate @JaniceLaing for a Shorty Award in #personal because she is an amazing person & was a pioneer of the #tweetupheatup

79

JuliaGoolia

@JuliaGoolia

I nominate @JuliaGoolia in category #personal because she engages with everyone and makes interesting conversation.

I nominate @JuliaGoolia for the #photoknitter award!

I nominate @JuliaGoolia for a Shorty Award in #design because she is the avatar-making queen!

80

dreaminaction

@dreaminaction

Nominating @dreaminaction for @shortyawards for #inspirational use of social media

I nominate @dreaminaction for a Shorty Award in #humor because she uses a great sense of humor to get her point across.

I nominate @dreaminaction for a Shorty Award in #personal because her blog shows empathy for anyone with a disability.

81

artbyskym

@artbyskym

I nominate @artbyskym for a Shorty Award in #art because she does the kind of art I can't begin to do

I nominate @artbyskym for a Shorty Award in #chatterbox because anyone that can tweet 5K per month is a chatterbox!!

I nominate @artbyskym for a Shorty Award in #personal because she is a sweet, caring person.

82

HeatherSolos

@HeatherSolos

w00t ;) RT @shortyawards: @HeatherSolos, you were nominated by @JennFowler for a #personal Shorty Award http://bit.ly/nAAb

I nominate @HeatherSolos for a Shorty Award in #personal because she rocks @ teaching us what our mamas never taught us.

83

realestatechick

@realestatechick

@shortyawards nominate @realestatechick for a Shorty Award in #business because she has it all down pat Extraordinary by tweet standards

I nominate @realestatechick for a Shorty Award in #personal because she's selfless & supportive! Could not agree more!

I nominate @realestatechick for a Shorty Award in #personal because she's selfless and supportive

84

jerseymomma

@jerseymomma

I nominate @jerseymomma for a Shorty Award in #personal because she makes me laugh. And that should be enough!

I nominate @jerseymomma for #personal for being fun, sharp and an authentic voice of twitterverse.

85

GusF

@GusF

I nominate @GusF in category #personal because he got our comapny into using Twitter

I nominate @GusF for a Shorty Award in #personal because he writes from the heart!

86

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

87

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!

88

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/

89

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 &

90

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

91

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.

92

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!

93

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

94

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

95

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.

96

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.

97

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

98

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!!

99

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.

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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.

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