The year's best producers of short* startups content

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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 Startups Winners and Finalists

There were 6 finalists in this category.

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Top nominees in startups

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luckystartups

@luckystartups

I vote for @luckystartups in the Shorty Awards Finals for #startups because...they gve everyone a fair shot

I vote for @luckystartups in the Shorty Awards Finals for #startups because they have helped many in the biz!

I vote for @luckystartups in the Shorty Awards Finals for #startups because they are experts in the business.

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1datarecovery

@1datarecovery

I vote for @1datarecovery in the Shorty Awards Finals for #startups because because he started Twitter Groups.

I vote for @1datarecovery in the Shorty Awards Finals for #startups because of the TwittGroups.com website.

I vote for @1datarecovery in the Shorty Awards Finals for #startups because of the TwittGroups.com website.

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mikeprasad

@mikeprasad

I vote for @mikeprasad in the Shorty Awards Finals for #startups because... he's into anime! kawaii!

I vote for @mikeprasad in the Shorty Awards Finals for #startups because... I'm bored, but I like girls.

I vote for @mikeprasad in #startups because this guy knows how to start things up!

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pitchengine

@pitchengine

I vote for @pitchengine in the Shorty Awards Finals for #startups because they are doing a great job helping small biz.

I vote for @pitchengine in the Shorty Awards Finals for #startups because...the idea is outstanding!

I vote for @pitchengine in the Shorty Awards Finals for #startups because i like it

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orgsync

@orgsync

I vote for @orgsync in the Shorty Awards Finals for #startups because...my org needs synching!

I vote for @orgsync in the Shorty Awards Finals for #startups

I vote for @orgsync in the Shorty Awards Finals for #startups because...Jeff asked me to

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hanniversary

@hanniversary

I vote for @hanniversary in the Shorty Awards Finals for #startups because i like it

I vote for @hanniversary in the Shorty Awards Finals for #startups because they followed me back!

I vote for @hanniversary in the Shorty Awards Finals for #startups because i like it

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rootclip

@rootclip

I nominate @rootclip for a Shorty Award in #startups because they are the best new idea to hit filmmaking in my lifetime.

I nominate @rootclip for a Shorty Award in #startups because...

I nominate @rootclip for a Shorty Award in #startups because...it's freakin' awesome to add to the story!

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Viscape

@Viscape

I nominate @Viscape for a Shorty Award in #startups because @JessNunemaker seems pretty excited about it.

I nominate @Viscape for a Shorty Award in #humor because they have the rare ability to truly have fun while building a company

I nominate @Viscape for a Shorty Award in #startups because they have taken the leap of faith to start a cool company.

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otherinbox

@otherinbox

I nominate @otherinbox for a Shorty Award in #startups because they are another great Austin startup.

I nominate @otherinbox for a Shorty Award in #startups because... it is AWESOME

I nominate @otherinbox for a Shorty Award in #startups because the solution has changed my email life & their ideas rocks.

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refreshmiami

@refreshmiami

I recommend @refreshmiami in the Shorty Award category #nonprofits because... it rocks!

I nominate @refreshmiami for #startups because it's where all the cool people hang out in Miami!

I nominate @refreshmiami for #startups because it's a place where great minds coming together with fresh ideas

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bloggersmosaic

@bloggersmosaic

I nominate @bloggersmosaic in #startup b/c I'm all about spreadin' the love today.

I want @bloggersmosaic to win on Shorty Award in #startups because 4808 trees they will plant

I nominate @bloggersmosaic for a Shorty Award in #startups because that site = SHORT (1 page, 4808 pictures, 1000s of words).

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girlinyourshirt

@girlinyourshirt

I vote for @girlinyourshirt in the Shorty Awards Finals for #advertising because she's creative and original.

I vote for @girlinyourshirt in the Shorty Awards Finals for #advertising because...she has such a simple yet great idea

I vote for @girlinyourshirt in the Shorty Awards Finals for #advertising because... maybe someday she will wear my shirt :)

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tatango

@tatango

I nominate @tatango for a Shorty Award in #business because...the whole Tatango team kicks ass + it's an awesome service!!!

I nominate @tatango for a Shorty Award in #startups because they are awesome!!!

I nominate @tatango for a Shorty Award in #startups because they are awesome!!!

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bidmycleaning

@bidmycleaning

I nominate @bidmycleaning for a Shorty Award in #startups because...they hire Moms as Evangelists!

I nominate @bidmycleaning for a Shorty Award in #startups because.. they R innovative! Get a housekeeper online! I luv it.

I nominate @bidmycleaning for a Shorty Award in #startups because...they have changed the way services can by scheduled an ...

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IACEZ

@IACEZ

I nominate @IACEZ for a Shorty Award in #finance because...owners can focus more on their business rather than accounting!

@shortyawards #apps @IACEZ it is a new and easier was for accounting!

I nominate @IACEZ for a Shorty Award in #startups because...the CEO is always thinking and has an amazing business model.

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couchtycoon

@couchtycoon

I nominate @couchtycoon for a Shorty Award in #startups and #weird

I nominate @couchtycoon for a Shorty Award in #startups and #weird

I nominate @couchtycoon for a Shorty Award in #startups and #weird

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digidave

@digidave

I nominate @digidave in category #citizenjournalism.

I nominate @digidave in category #journalism for his work.

I nominated @digidave for a @shortyawards in #startups because without him I am an empty twitter account ;)

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teachstreet

@teachstreet

I nominate @teachstreet for a Shorty Award in #startups because it's a free site where people can find just about any class

I nominate @teachstreet for a Shorty Award in #startups because it's a free site where people can find just about any class

I nominate @teachstreet for a Shorty Award in #education because they make it easy to learn and teach. Fun too!

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liveforfame

@liveforfame

I recommend @liveforfame in the Shorty Award category #startups because they are AWESOME!

I nominate @liveforfame for a Shorty Award in #startups because they're so hellamega

I nominate @liveforfame for a Shorty Award in #startups because they're so hellamega

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liubinskas

@liubinskas

I nominate @liubinskas in category #startups because of his great contribution to the startup community! Yeah!

I nominate @liubinskas in category #startups for doing more than anyone else in AU to forge a vibrant startup community

@shortyawards @liubinskas #startups for maintaining focus on encouraging #3eep to maintain focus in 2008

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troyapeterson

@troyapeterson

I nominate @troyapeterson for a Shorty Award in #startups because...he's an amazing thinker and nipipedia is smart and nec ...

I nominate @troyapeterson in category #startups because a mash between (wikipedia+youtube)=AwesomeSquared!

shortyawards @troyapeterson, you were nominated by @lisisilveira for a #best Shorty Award http://bit.ly/15jnaH

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Simonvw

@Simonvw

@shortyawards #startups @Simonvw I nominate Simon for a Shorty Award because... he knows and loves Regional Australia and is the only pe ...

I nominate @Simonvw for a Shorty Award in #startups because of the initiative he has shown involving Regional Australia

I nominate @Simonvw in category #startups for his efforts to support social media in the regions.

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Aronado

@Aronado

I nominate @Aronado in the #lucky category...it is quite clear why. :)

I nominate @Aronado for the #WERD award!

I nominate @Aronado for a Shorty Award in #startups because...he knows all of them and pimps them out. wErd.

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AQDN

@AQDN

I nominate @AQDN for a Shorty Award in #startups for introducing domaining to Twitter.

I nominate @AQDN for a Shorty Award in #startups for introducing domaining to Twitter.

I nominate @AQDN for a Shorty Award in #startups for introducing domaining to Twitter.

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TinaMc

@TinaMc

I nominate @TinaMc for a Shorty Award in #startups because she is extremely business savvy. Plus, she's friggin awesome. :)

I nominate @TinaMc for a Shorty Award in #startups because...she's the best in the biz!!! You rock!

I nominate @TinaMc for a Shorty Award in #startups b/c who else can turn around PR, slogans and Sales Letters in under 72hrs?

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