The year's best producers of short* yourcategory 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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charlestrippy

@charlestrippy

I vote for @charlestrippy in the Shorty Awards Finals for #humor because... i love him

I vote for @charlestrippy in the Shorty Awards Finals for #humor because...he is awesomely hilarious =]

I vote for @charlestrippy in the Shorty Awards Finals for #humor because... he smells like poop

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cxi

@cxi

I nominate @cxi for a Shorty Award in #AnnoyingTweeters because he Tweets too often about hunger, eating, and more hunger. ;)

I nominate @cxi for a Shorty Award in #AnnoyingTweeters because he's really annoying :-p

I nominate @cxi for a Shorty Award in #AnnoyingTweeters because he told me to! How #AnnoyingTweeters can one guy be? :)

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bydls

@bydls

I vote for @bydls in the Shorty Awards Finals for #health because bydls is awesome

I vote for @bydls in the Shorty Awards Finals for #health because bydls is awesome

I vote for @bydls in the Shorty Awards Finals for #health because bydls is awesome

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Colten420

@Colten420

I nominate @Colten420 for a Shorty Award in #programming because...He is Ze bestest.

I nominate @Colten420 for a Shorty Award in #videogames because...he pwns all

I nominate @Colten420 for a Shorty Award in #egocentric because... he's good with tech, and is willing to help everyone he ...

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AlohaArleen

@AlohaArleen

I vote for @AlohaArleen in the Shorty Awards Finals for #personal because she keeps Twitter FUN and REAL!

I vote for @AlohaArleen in the Shorty Awards Finals for #personal because she is akamai and `olu `olu! {wink}

I vote for @AlohaArleen in the Shorty Awards Finals for #personal because she keeps Twitter FUN and REAL!

6

tvjames

@tvjames

I nominate @tvjames for a Shorty Award in #yourcategory because it's an honor just to be nominated.

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heligypsy

@heligypsy

I nominate @heligypsy for a Shorty Award in #travel, he sees the world from a different view than those of us on the ground

I nominate @heligypsy for a Shorty Award in #yourcategory, he sees the world from a different view than those of us on the ...

8

thatgirlonline

@thatgirlonline

I nominate @thatgirlonline for a Shorty Award in #business because... kicks down the doors of CEOs

I nominate @thatgirlonline for a Shorty Award in #yourcategory because... her blog is always witty and entertaining!

9

ohmydamnkelsey

@ohmydamnkelsey

I nominate @ohmydamnkelsey for a Shorty Award in #yourcategory because... she is a bad ass

10

blueorchid

@blueorchid

I nominate @blueorchid for a Shorty Award in #yourcategory (wedding) because she offers a great tweets for the industry.

11

ccseed

@ccseed

@shortyawards I'm nominating @ccseed in the #philosophy category for a Shorty Award b/c he shares knowledge w/ newbies & is inspiring

I nominate @ccseed for a Shorty Award in #yourcategory caring for others because... of http://tinyurl.com/4ps222

I nominate @ccseed for a Shorty Award in #philosophy because...his posts are always philosophical relevant & thought-provo

12

joshunfried

@joshunfried

I nominate @joshunfried for a Shorty Award in #inthezone because he's magical and productive.

I nominate @joshunfried for a Shorty Award in #yourcategory-O-N-E because he's magical and productive.

13

VDog

@VDog

I nominate @VDog for #humor cuz MOST of her tweets are the best drunk tweets ever. ;)

I nominate @VDog for a Shorty Award in #yourcategory because http://tinyurl.com/6s287s was the best drunk tweet ever.

14

shaviro

@shaviro

I nominate @shaviro for a Shorty Award in #humanism because he's insightful.

I nominate @shaviro for a Shorty Award in #yourcategory because he's insightful.

15

SherylLoch

@SherylLoch

I nominate @SherylLoch for a Shorty Award in #yourcategory because...she's the best Pole Dancing Momma.

16

LesileyBohn

@LesileyBohn

I nominate @LesileyBohn for a Shorty Award in #yourcategory because...of her wonderful Family.

17

shannonpaul

@shannonpaul

I nominate @shannonpaul for a 2nd Shorty Award in #hockey because she's never told me to puck off.

I nominate @shannonpaul for a 2nd Shorty Award in #yourcategory because she's never told me to puck off.

I nominate @shannonpaul for a Shorty Award in #alpacinolookalike because accidents happen...ask @IrisinNC

18

grammargirl

@grammargirl

I recommend @grammargirl in the Shorty Award category #education because i should have voted for her way earlier

I nominate @grammargirl for a Shorty Award in #education because she is THE educational Twitterer.

I nominate @grammargirl for a Shorty Award in #yourcategory because... she is well mannered as well as useful

19

peggyolson

@peggyolson

I vote for @peggyolson in the Shorty Awards Finals for #advertising because she puts the sterling in Sterling Cooper.

I vote for @peggyolson in the Shorty Awards Finals for #advertising because meow, meow, meow, meow, etc.

I vote for @peggyolson in the Shorty Awards Finals for #advertising because Peggy Rocks, Dammit!

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lilpecan

@lilpecan

I nominate @lilpecan for a Shorty Award for #mostaccomplishedguineapig for her mastery of a computer keyboard.

I nominate @lilpecan for a Shorty Award in #skatsinging because every time she breaks out into song it makes me smile widely!

I nominate @lilpecan for a Shorty Award in #skatsinging because every time she breaks out into song it makes me smile widely!

21

waworld

@waworld

I nominate @waworld for a Shorty Award in #yourcategory (web analytics) because this account Rocks! on analytics

22

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

23

MarsPhoenix

@MarsPhoenix

I vote for @MarsPhoenix in the Shorty Awards Finals for #science because I dig Mars!!!!

I vote for @MarsPhoenix in the Shorty Awards Finals for #science because it's quite useful for those w/out money 4 sci magzs.

I vote for @MarsPhoenix in the Shorty Awards Finals for #science because... of it's photographs and discoveries in space

24

pop17

@pop17

I nominate @pop17 for a Shorty Award in #brand because...she is 1. :)

I nominate @pop17 for a Shorty Award in #brand because i can

I nominate @pop17 for a Shorty Award in #brand because... She is building and empire

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janetsuesue

@janetsuesue

I nominate @janetsuesue for a Shorty Award in #yourcategory because...she is in an 'other' world.

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