The year's best producers of short* publishing 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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Top nominees in publishing

1

vivianzabel

@vivianzabel

I nominate @vivianzabel for a Shorty Award in #publishing because...she works tirelessly for her authors to be successful.

I nominate @vivianzabel for a Shorty Award in #publishing because of her support of emerging authors.

I nominate @vivianzabel for a Shorty Award in #publishing because...she promotes others tirelessly.

2

themediaisdying

@themediaisdying

I vote for @themediaisdying in the Shorty Awards Finals for #news because they rock the house

I vote for @themediaisdying in the Shorty Awards Finals for #news because they offer a valuable service!

I vote for @themediaisdying in the Shorty Awards for #news cos I think they're a valuable resource that provide useful content

3

jafurtado

@jafurtado

I vote for @jafurtado in the Shorty Awards Finals for #news because...i like good work

I vote for @jafurtado in the Shorty Awards Finals for #news because he is an excelent source of information.

I vote for @jafurtado in the Shorty Awards Finals for #news because... he does a good work!

4

publishingcoach

@publishingcoach

I would like to nominate @publishingcoach in the category #publishing

I nominate @publishingcoach a #publishing Short Award bc her editorial skills and her willingness to constantly teach others.

5

MaudNewton

@MaudNewton

I nominate @MaudNewton for #publishing because she supplies a constant stream of great links about writing, the industry, etc.

I nominate @MaudNewton in #socialmedia because she is committed to promoting literature and good writing on Twitter.

6

timoreilly

@timoreilly

I nominate @timoreilly in category #publishing because that is what he does!

I nominate @timoreilly for a Shorty Award in #tech because...his tweets on technology are really worth reading. Always.

I nominate @timoreilly for a Shorty Award in #news because the informative tweets.

7

terrywhalin

@terrywhalin

@ShortyAward I nominate @terrywhalin in the #publishing category bc he ALWAYS gives timely, useful, important content for authors.