8th Annual Shorty Award Categories

Archived from the 6th Annual Shorty Awards Business Influencer


The Business Influencer Award, in partnership with Cox BLUE (@coxbusiness), honors individuals who have contributed thought-provoking content to the business community. The winner will be selected based on the total number of nominations received, the impact and creativity of the nominee's tweets, and innovation in the use of social media. The types of business authors that are eligible include authors, writers, columnists, bloggers and speakers who focus on business, small business, B2B, finance, economics, social media, and marketing.

In this category the 7 nominees with the most nominations will become finalists.

Finalists

winner
Guy Kawasaki
Guy Kawasaki is a Silicon Valley author, speaker, investor and business advisor. He was one of the Apple employees originally responsible for marketing the Macintosh in 1984. He was also a co-founder of Garage Technology Ventures and a news aggregation site called Alltop.
finalist
Gemma Godfrey
Voted the most popular businesswoman on Twitter and the City of London’s “Commentator of the Year", Gemma Godfrey was named among the “savviest" on Wall Street by the Wall Street Journal. Head of Investment Strategy at Brooks Macdonald, her firm manages in excess of £5.9 billion, across 11 offices. Godfrey directs the Asset Allocation and Invest...
finalist
Marsha Collier
Marsha Collier's name crops up a lot in the same breath as e-commerce and customer service. No surprise there. She’s the author of the eBay For Dummies series, eBay Business All-In-One Desk Reference for Dummies plus many other related, best-selling titles. She's sold over a million books, been on many Best Seller lists and has published more th...
finalist
Lolly Daskal
Lolly Daskal is dedicated to helping cultivate the right values, vision and culture for individuals and organizations. She is the Founder of Lead from Within, a global consultancy, clients range from heads of state and CEOs of large multinational companies to budding entrepreneurs. Daskal’s coaching, consulting and speaking uses a HEART BASED le...
finalist
Renee Blodgett
Renee Blodgett is founder and CEO of Magic Sauce Media, a consultancy dedicated to personal branding, product launches, social media, communications, events and marketing and works with clients from around the globe. She is also founder We Blog the World, an online luxury travel magazine that provides high quality content on travel, culture and ...
finalist
Ted Coiné
Ted Coiné is co-founder/CEO of http://switchandshift.com, where he is host of Switch and Shift TV, weekly interviews with extraordinary thinkers focusing on The Human Side of Business. One of the most influential business experts on the Web, Ted has been top-ranked by Forbes, SAP Business Innovation, and Huffington Post for his leadership, custo...
finalist
Scott Levy
CEO of Fuel - Social Media & SEO since '97 - Best Selling Author of Tweet Naked, Investor, Speaker, Mad Scientist? As seen in CNN, Forbes, Entrepreneur Magazine, etc. Huge NFL FAN! Very proud to have my book Tweet Naked used as a course book at LSU & other universities. 100% Passionate and in Love with what I do & the people it effects. Love wha...

8th Annual Shorty Award Categories

About the Shorty Awards

The Shorty Awards honor the best of social media.

Millions of people participate in The Shortys to recognize individuals and organizations producing great content on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, YouTube, Snapchat, Instagram, Vine and the rest of the social web.

The 8th Annual Shorty Awards were held April 11th, 2016 in NYC and can be streamed on youtube.