The year's best producers of short* blogging 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 blogging

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problogger

@problogger

I nominate @problogger for a Shorty Award in #blogging because i like to read and RT most of his posts

I nominate @problogger for a Shorty Award in #socialmedia for creating TwiTip :)

I nominate @problogger for a Shorty Award in #blogging because...it is a source of really good and useful information.

2

remarkablogger

@remarkablogger

I nominate @remarkablogger for a Shorty Award in #socialmedia b/c he is fantastic about sharing his knowledge!

I nominate @remarkablogger for a Shorty Award in #blogging because he gives back far more than he takes from the blogosphere

I nominate @remarkablogger in #blogging because he is generous in sharing and helping new bloggers get started.

3

blogsquad

@blogsquad

I nominate @blogsquad for a Shorty Award in #blogging b/c they taught me their awesome CODA method to blogging!

I nominate @blogsquad for a Shorty Award in #socialmedia because of gr8 info all the time

I nominate @blogsquad 4 #blogging bc they've been doing it & teaching it before it was all the rage

4

blazingminds

@blazingminds

I nominate @blazingminds for a Shorty Award in #blogging because...she is awesome! :)

I nominate @blazingminds for a Shorty Award in #blogging because... Karen rocks! and the music she makes rocks too!

I nominate @blazingminds for a Shorty Award in #blogging because...she told me too ..... and I always do what I'm told .....

5

y2vonne

@y2vonne

I nominate @y2vonne for a Shorty Award in #blogging because...my cat loves her pet blog :)

@shortyawards Another try - I nominate @y2vonne in category #blogging because she's the tweetest blogger online!

I nominate @y2vonne for a Shorty Award in #blogging because she has an awesome blog on marketing to women

6

chrisbrogan

@chrisbrogan

I vote for @chrisbrogan in the Shorty Awards Finals for #socialmedia because 36,000 followers is what I define as 'social.'

I vote for @chrisbrogan in the Shorty Awards Finals for #socialmedia because there is no one better.

I vote for @chrisbrogan in the Shorty Awards Finals for #socialmedia b/c he is the social media KING (& a ridiculously nice)

7

mattrendo

@mattrendo

I nominate @mattrendo for a Shorty Award in #nonprofits because... he is trying to help the less fortunate

I need to introduce you to my man @mattrendo cause he's the most #awesomeness man ... Huuuiiii!

I nominate @mattrendo for a Shorty Award in #amazingness because... he is doing some amazing things

8

michelemmartin

@michelemmartin

I nominate @michelemmartin in category #blogging because her blog convinced me to start blogging!

9

JoselitoL

@JoselitoL

@JoselitoL Thx for @shortyaward nomination in #blogging. I'm honored & flattered. Blog on!

10

chrisgarrett

@chrisgarrett

I nominate @chrisgarrett in category #business

I nominate @chrisgarrett for a Shorty Award in #blogging for giving me important lessons on managing blogs

11

bendtheweb

@bendtheweb

I nominate @bendtheweb for #blogging because the FTR is freakn amazing

I nominate @bendtheweb for a Shorty Award in #socialmedia because he is the bomb

12

AmberCadabera

@AmberCadabera

I nominate @AmberCadabera in category #blogging.

13

kateblogs

@kateblogs

I nominate @kateblogs for a Shorty Award in #blogging because her writing is imaginative and exquisite

14

mastermaq

@mastermaq

I nominate @mastermaq for a Shorty Award in #blogging because his posts are always informative and entertaining

I nominate @mastermaq for a Shorty Award in #news because...he's one of the few "go-to" guys for Edmonton

I nominate @mastermaq for a Shorty Award in #news because... does a good job informing us about what's happening in Edmonton.

15

Patsiblogsquad

@Patsiblogsquad

I nominate @Patsiblogsquad 4 a ShortyAward in #blogging cuz she's been leading the charge 2 abolish boring biz blogs for 4 yrs

16

lizstrauss

@lizstrauss

@shortyawards #socialmedia @lizstrauss Already been learning a lot from her!

I nominate @lizstrauss for a Shorty Award in #business because she teaches bloggers to do business on the net.

I nominate @lizstrauss for a Shorty in #humor because she just made me LAUGH OUT LOUD with the word dastardly!

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AmberCadabra

@AmberCadabra

@AmberCadabra There are people recommending themselves for #followfriday? That's worst than the @shortyawards vote begging.

I nominate @AmberCadabra in category #blogging

I nominate @AmberCadabra for a Shorty Award in #socialmedia because she is very social indeed! http://altitudebranding.com

18

hrbartender

@hrbartender

I recommend @hrbartender in the Shorty Award category #brand because...you can still nominate after the deadline. Woo Hoo!

I recommend @hrbartender in the Shorty Award category #business because...you can still nominate after the deadline.

I nominate @hrbartender for a Shorty Award in #blogging because they've got a great Blog!

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thebrandbuilder

@thebrandbuilder

I nominate @thebrandbuilder for a Shorty Award in #brand because he's really that good.

I nominate @thebrandbuilder for a Shorty Award in #blogging because his blog just rocks out loud!

@shortyawards I'd like to nominate @thebrandbuilder for a shorty award in the category #MostFrenchShorty si vous plait

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KellyMullaney

@KellyMullaney

@KellyMullaney Thnks 4 nudge, Kelly. @shortyawards I nominate @y2vonne for a Shorty Award in #blogging - she's the tweetest blogger online!