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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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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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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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

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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!

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waworld

@waworld

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

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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

10

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

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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

12

janetsuesue

@janetsuesue

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

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sugarrae

@sugarrae

I nominate @sugarrae for a Shorty Award in #ranting because she is the queen of 18 tweet rants

I nominate @sugarrae for a Shorty Award in #socialmedia because following her gives you quality tips and information

I nominate @sugarrae for a Shorty Award in #tech for http://tweetwasters.com/

14

davecorbin

@davecorbin

I nominate @davecorbin for a Shorty Award in #yourcategory because I don't tweet as much as I should.

15

VacationHmQueen

I nominate @VacationHmQueen for a Shorty Award in #yourcategory because... she is smart, innovative and gets "it"

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jaybushman

@jaybushman

I recommend @jaybushman in the Shorty Award category #fiction because everyone needs someone to keep them movin' and groovin'.

I recommend @jaybushman in the Shorty Award category #fiction because everyone needs someone to keep them movin' and groovin'.

I nominate @jaybushman for a Shorty Award in #fiction because... Good Captain kept me gripped and I miss their updates

17

GrantThomson

@GrantThomson

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

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mspro

@mspro

I nominate @mspro for a Shorty Award in #yourcategory because... Na Ihr wisst schon...!

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ShoeSmitten

@ShoeSmitten

I nominate @ShoeSmitten for category #shoes because she is all about shoes and I love that!!!

I nominate @ShoeSmitten for a Shorty Award in #shoes because she knows all about shoes & her site is fabulous:)

I nominate @ShoeSmitten for a Shorty Award in #shoes because of her fantastic taste in footwear.

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juliaallison

@juliaallison

I nominate @juliaallison for a Shorty Award in #life because she doesn't want to miss a minute of it. Not a single minute.

I nominate @juliaallison for a Shorty Award in #personal because she is unapologetically herself.

I nominate @juliaallison for a Shorty Award in #entertainment because her stuff helps take a break from my own life

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aflyonthewall

@aflyonthewall

I nominate @aflyonthewall for a Shorty Award in #Metal because she creates awesome metal jewelry with her gemmies!

I nominate @aflyonthewall in category #Gemmies because she is a gem of a person and she works w/ beautiful gems!

I nominate @aflyonthewall for a Shorty Award in #Metal Chasers for all the fun textures and flush mounted diamonds!

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madguy000

@madguy000

I nominate @madguy000 for a Shorty Award in #yourcategory because... he cannot be slotted anywhere else :)

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artmacguffin

@artmacguffin

I nominate @artmacguffin for a Shorty Award in #yourcategory #arts because its a great place to find new and inspiring art!

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momonherun

@momonherun

I nominate @momonherun for a Shorty Award in #yourcategory because... she knows her stuff and is fun to read!

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paul_kinsey

@paul_kinsey

I nominate @paul_kinsey for a Shorty Award in #handsomeness because...he's such a charming, good-looking gentleman.

I nominate @paul_kinsey for a Shorty Award in #yourcategory because...he's such a charming, good looking and decent man.

I nominate @paul_kinsey for a Shorty Award in #beards because his is the hippest this side of the North Pole.

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