12th Annual Shorty Awards Categories


The early deadline is on December 5th, 2019!

The Shorty Awards honor the talented agencies, brands, and industry leaders behind the best and most innovative work on social media channels, campaigns, websites and applications.

From the 7th Annual Shorty Awards Business Blogger presented by Cox BLUE

The Business Blogger Award, presented by Cox BLUE, 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 bloggers that are eligible include authors, writers, columnists, vloggers 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.

If you’re a brand looking for recognition for your use of social media in this space, enter the Best in B2B Shorty Award.

Finalists

finalist
Amy Vernon
A 20-year veteran of newspaper journalism and top female submitter of all time on the late Digg.com, Amy Vernon is sought-after for advice on how to navigate the social web. Amy is an inaugural inductee of the New Jersey Social Media Hall of Fame. Amy has consulted for a wide variety of clients, ranging from tech startups to international me...
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Ann Smarty
Ann Smarty is the blogger and recognized influencer coming from Ukraine. She's been blogging for more than 7 years and her previous roles include Editor-in-Chief at Search Engine Journal and Masjable Contributor. Currently Ann resides in Clifton Park, NY working for Internet Marketing Ninjas as Brand and Community Manager. Ann contributes to...
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Hilary JM Topper
I'm CEO of HJMT Public Relations Inc. I'm also an avid blogger - HilaryTopper.com (lifestyle/business/tech blog) and ATriathletesDiary.com (Anything about swim/bike/run). I have a radio show on Blogtalk Radio and also host two tech shows - Wearable On Air (interviews with CEO of Wearable Tech Co's) and Tech News Now (review tech products). I am ...
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Kerry Butters
Kerry Butters is a prolific writer covering the business and technology niche. She writes across a wide range of subjects such as corporate intranets, social media, company culture, web design and development, digital marketing and much, much more. Kerry started writing full time whilst completing her degree in English with Creative writing f...
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Pauline Cabrera
Pauline is a 24-year-old savvy digital strategist based in Ontario, Canada. She specializes in content strategy, web design, SEO and social media marketing. You can find her at TwelveSkip.com where she blogs about internet marketing. She mainly teach bloggers and small business owners how to blog, how to create a bangin' content, how to get the...
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Tim Fargo
Tim Fargo is the father of triplets, an author, keynote speaker, angel investor and entrepreneur. He is the author of Alphabet Success. Fargo is best known for founding insurance fraud investigative company, Omega Insurance Services in 1996, that became the second largest insurance fraud investigative company in the United States, and was acquir...

Nominees

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, YouTube, Instagram, Twitch, TikTok, and the rest of the social web.

the early deadline to enter the shorty awards is on thursday, DECEMBER 5TH.