Send a tweet like this: I nominate @username for a Shorty Award in #category
because... [add reason here].
Some categories honor the best photos, videos or links, rather than people. For those
categories, use a URL instead of a Twitter name, like this: I nominate
http://instagram.com/example for a Shorty Award in #category because... [add reason
Be creative with the reason. A tweet without a reason for the nomination will not be
You can make up your own categories by changing the hashtag.
Certain categories have special rules or different ways of voting. Check each category page
Tyler Graham is the author of The Happiness Diet, which was nominated for the award Books For A Better Life by the MS society. His health journalism has been nominated for two National Magazine Awards. He has served as the Health and Environment Editor at O, The Oprah Magazine, Nutrition Editor at Prevention, Environmental Editor of Best Life, and the Health Editor at Men’s Journal. He was recruited by Conde Nast to launch their first health section for men at Details. He’s worked with many of today’s health experts, including Dr. Oz, Timothy Ferriss, Gary Taubes, and David Katz. Graham loves using Twitter for its immediacy and power to spread worthwhile messages, disrupting the traditional media channels of health and fitness.