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Tech Leaders - The Shorty Awards - The best producers of real-time, short form content on Twitter(You can still submit a vote for fun, but the actual contest is over)

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Winner

The Real-Time Academy of Short Form Arts & Sciences will use a combination of criteria to select the winner from among the finalists, including the number of votes, the reasons given in nominations, answers to the Shorty Interview (which you can still take here) and the content of the finalists' tweets.

1st

SoldierKnowsBest

SoldierKnowsBest
Finalist

Proud Soldier, YouTuber and Geek. http://soldierknowsbest.com
matt menniss
matt menniss I recommend @SoldierKnowBest in the Shorty Award category #tech because... hes a soldier and he knows best
Jade
Jade I recommend @SoldierKnowBest in the Shorty Award category #tech because...
Wahid
Wahid I recommend @SoldierKnowBest in the Shorty Award category #tech because...
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553 votes in tech
2 votes in health
1 vote in food
1 vote in 1tech
1 vote in entertainment

2nd

Jon Rettinger

Jon Rettinger
Finalist

Co-founder of www.technobuffalo.com
Keli Smith
Keli Smith I recommend @Jon4Lakers in the Shorty Award category #tech because his video was the most helpful.
Piva Pipe Saeng
Piva Pipe Saeng I recommend @Jon4Lakers in the Shorty Award category #tech because...his vids are very informative and fun to watch
Sarah Clemens
Sarah Clemens I recommend @Jon4Lakers in the Shorty Award category #tech because I love his youtube videos! VERY HELPFUL!!!
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423 votes in tech
2 votes in technology
2 votes in customerservice
1 vote in techcategory
1 vote in category

3rd

MakeUseOf

MakeUseOf
Finalist

Cool Websites, Software & Internet Tips
diptychal
diptychal I recommend @MakeUseOf in the Shorty Award category #tech because I'm always discovering great apps through their site
Jody Willing
Jody Willing I vote for @MakeUseOf for a Shorty Award in #tech because...their tweets are useful.
spinmonkey
spinmonkey I vote for @MakeUseOf for a Shorty Award in #tech because...they always have fresh content!
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232 votes in tech
1 vote in egocentric
1 vote in techit
1 vote in 1
1 vote in heal

4th

Itsmemorphious

Itsmemorphious
Finalist

Tech, Giveaways, Reviews, and more. Don't forget to check out my other YouTube Channel: TheTechQuorum.
sam
sam I recommend @itsmemorphious in the Shorty Award category #tech because... he is the best
Ravi Singh
Ravi Singh I recommend @itsmemorphious in the Shorty Award category #tech because...
Wordpress Hosts
Wordpress Hosts I recommend @itsmemorphious in the Shorty Award category #tech because... he is awesome
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133 votes in tech
1 vote in egocentric
1 vote in music
1 vote in technology

5th

Thorsten Zoerner

Thorsten Zoerner
Finalist

Pilot, IBMer, Metropolist, Initiator, Gadget Junkee, Paramedic, Traveller, VATSIM Controller, Kiva supporter, Podcast consumer
Christoph Fellinger
Christoph Fellinger I recommend @zoernert in the Shorty Award category #tech because #RSSFriends following followers easy
Olesya Tarasenko
Olesya Tarasenko RT @Stefan63atIBM: I nominate @zoernert for a Shorty Award in #tech because... he is the ultimate Cyber-Junkie
Elchie
Elchie I vote for @zoernert for a Shorty Award in #tech because RSSFriends is easy, simple and helpful.
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91 votes in tech
1 vote in category

6th

Mite Nishio

Mite Nishio
Finalist

Dominican-Japanese. Father of two. Technology Evangelist. Guitar player. Fantasy Baseball Fan. Founder of Rock.com.do
Amandysha® Tech Diva
Amandysha® Tech Diva I recommend @Mite_Nishio in the Shorty Award category #tech because...his continuous effort in DR
Franklin Polanco
Franklin Polanco I vote for @Mite_Nishio for a Shorty Award in #tech because...he's willing to help and be supportive
cmarine
cmarine I vote for @Mite_Nishio for a Shorty Award in #tech because he's a valuable resource to follow for tech updates in Twit
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87 votes in tech
1 vote in innovation

7th

Wired

Wired

The official Twitter feed for Wired magazine & Wired.com. Your host today: Wired.com Marketing Guy, @HopkinsonReport.
amol sarva
amol sarva I recommend @wired in the Shorty Award category #tech because...the other finalists seem horrible
Hosting Coupons
Hosting Coupons I nominate @wired for a Shorty Award in #tech because I wore a shirt for them last year and soon again in February!
Jason Sadler
Jason Sadler I nominate @wired for a Shorty Award in #tech because I wore a shirt for them last year and soon again in February!
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55 votes in tech
2 votes in news
1 vote in design
1 vote in egocentric

8th

Blacknight Solutions

Blacknight Solutions

Blacknight hosting & domain registration - offers / news. Use support@blacknight.com for urgent issues
Ruairi Browne
Ruairi Browne I nominate @blacknight for a Shorty Award in #tech because their product and their service simply work.
Web Hosting
Web Hosting I nominate @blacknight for a Shorty Award in #tech because...the lady loves... Blacknight Domain Hosting
Dedicated Server
Dedicated Server I nominate @blacknight for a Shorty Award in #tech because the lady loves... Blacknight Domain Hosting
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47 votes in tech

9th

Elijah Manor

Elijah Manor

Christian w/ beautiful family and develop @ Sommet Group using ASP.NET MVC & jQuery. Also ASP.NET MVP, ASPInsider, & co-host of Official jQuery Podcast
Ed Cy--'
Ed Cy--' I vote for @elijahmanor for a Shorty Award in #tech because... he is cool(?)
Mark Evans
Mark Evans I nominate @elijahmanor for a Shorty Award in #tech because... he keeps me on my jQuery toes and I appreciate it!
Web Hosting
Web Hosting I nominate @elijahmanor for a Shorty Award in #tech because...I always learn something new from his posts.
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45 votes in tech

10th

T-Rave

T-Rave

Owner of a digital multimedia content provider and consultant startup, vlogger and over all one cool guy... and a huge geek
Josh Looney
Josh Looney I nominate @t_rave for a Shorty Award in #tech because...
Charles Rice
Charles Rice I nominate @t_rave for a Shorty Award in #tech because... he is the awesome sauce others wish they had
Chloie Asbury
Chloie Asbury I nominate @t_rave for a Shorty Award in #tech because without him I would not even have a computer to vote.
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42 votes in tech
1 vote in egocentric
1 vote in smckc

11th

Copilotowbonner

Copilotowbonner

VOTE NO TIO BONNER NA CATEGORIA MELHOR JORNALISTA NO LINK ACIMA E NO COPILOTO http://shortyawards.com/copilotowbonner #TECH
Cristina Rux
Cristina Rux I vote for @copilotowbonner for a Shorty Award in #tech because... the best
vitor hakme
vitor hakme I vote for @copilotowbonner for a Shorty Award in #tech because...
Anna Simmons
Anna Simmons I nominate @copilotowbonner for a Shorty Award in #tech because... is the best!!!
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46 votes in tech
12 votes in journalist
5 votes in lazy
2 votes in humor
1 vote in egocentric

12th

Steve Kondik

Steve Kondik

Android hacker, coder, snowboarder, trancer, traveller, bacon connoisseur.
Dave Ducharme
Dave Ducharme I nominate @cyanogen for a Shorty Award in #tech because... well... he's #Cyanogen after all! 'nuff said.
Virdi
Virdi I nominate @cyanogen for a Shorty Award in #tech because he wear shades
hetaldp
hetaldp I nominate @cyanogen for a Shorty Award in #tech because...
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41 votes in tech
1 vote in innovation
1 vote in technology
1 vote in apps

13th

Leo Laporte

Leo Laporte

I've experiments to run, there is research to be done, on the people who are watching TWiT Live.
Craig Piercy
Craig Piercy I vote for @leolaporte for a Shorty Award in #tech he provides very informative programs on tech.
Shadi Hijazi
Shadi Hijazi I nominate @leolaporte for a Shorty Award in #tech because of his unbiased, informative and humorous role in Tech world
Anjali Benawra
Anjali Benawra I nominate @leolaporte for a Shorty Award in #tech because he tells it how it is and keeps me updated. axx
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35 votes in tech
3 votes in smallbusiness
1 vote in entertainment

14th

Josh Mings

Josh Mings

I dominate at Boggle and falling awkwardly. Also, I write about Tech, 3D CAD and Design on SolidSmack.com
idlehands
idlehands I nominate @SolidSmack for a Shorty Award in #tech because he gives useful info AND "inspirational" goodmorning notes.
Noah Kutaka
Noah Kutaka I nominate @SolidSmack for a Shorty Award in #tech because he encourages combining butter and bacon. blog's cool, too.
Joris Peels
Joris Peels I nominate @SolidSmack for a Shorty Award in #tech because...he makes me smile wide and think hard.
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28 votes in tech

15th

Digitizor

Digitizor

Your Guide to Everything Technology.
atul choudhary
atul choudhary I nominate @digitizor for a Shorty Award in #tech because...it posts frequent and interesting articles.
Gajanan N. Sapate
Gajanan N. Sapate I nominate @digitizor for a Shorty Award in #tech because... I liked the website.... content posted over there is amazi
dk3v
dk3v I nominate @digitizor for a Shorty Award in #tech because in simple words I LOVE IT!!!!
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28 votes in tech

16th

sharetronix

sharetronix

Sharetronix is a free opensource microblogger, the world's first private micro-social platform.
Dizanje.Net
Dizanje.Net I recommend @sharetronix in the Shorty Award category #tech because...
Revaz Eristavi
Revaz Eristavi I recommend @sharetronix in the Shorty Award category #tech because...
Party
Party I recommend @sharetronix in the Shorty Award category #tech because... is the best and most similar script to Twitter
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25 votes in tech
3 votes in opensource
1 vote in egocentric

17th

Captionfish

Captionfish

National captioned movies search engine. Find OC, RWC, Foreign/Subtitled & Descriptive showtimes. Captioned trailers, theater locations, map/directions, & more!
Dedicated Hosting
Dedicated Hosting RT @lowroller36: I nominate @captionfish for a Shorty Award in #tech because they make it easier to find #captioned #subtitled movies ht ...
Glenn Escudero
Glenn Escudero I nominate @captionfish for a Shorty Award in #tech because they make it easier to find #captioned #subtitled movies
Dedicated Server
Dedicated Server I nominate @captionfish 4 ShortyAward #tech because of their amazing work bringing captioned films + foreign films 2 De
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24 votes in tech
2 votes in egocentric

18th

Alison Driscoll

Alison Driscoll

Boston interactive copywriter, social media fashionista and internet marketing blogger. Shopping-obsessed Facebook fanatic and advertising junkie.
Roman B. Romaniuk
Roman B. Romaniuk I nominate @alisond for a shorty award in #tech because we need to get some ladies on this list! (please RT)
Colin Lindsay
Colin Lindsay I nominate @alisond for a shorty award in #tech because @danzarrella has been campaigning tirelessly so I feel I have to lol (please RT)
Stephanie Skordas
Stephanie Skordas RT @BostonKate: I nominate @alisond for a shorty award in #tech because we need to get some ladies on this list! (please RT)
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26 votes in tech
1 vote in innovation
1 vote in egocentric
1 vote in finance

19th

midlife gamer

midlife gamer

A website and podcast dedicated to all things gaming.
Dedicated Server
Dedicated Server I nominate @midlifegamernet for a Shorty Award in #tech because they deliver the best entertainment in a tech podcast
Benedict Morgan
Benedict Morgan I nominate @midlifegamernet for a Shorty Award in #tech because they deliver the best entertainment in a tech podcast
DPAD Dependency
DPAD Dependency I nominate @midlifegamernet for a Shorty Award in #tech because they are cyborgs who will kill john conner if i dont
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20 votes in tech
20 votes in gaming
1 vote in food
1 vote in humor
1 vote in gameing

20th

TVCatchup.com

TVCatchup.com

TVCatchup - Watch Live TV On Your PC or iPhone
Richard Gailey
Richard Gailey I nominate @TVCatchup for a Shorty Award in #tech because its free and easy to use and crystal clear internet TV for UK
Lee Barnes
Lee Barnes I nominate @TVCatchup for a Shorty Award in #tech because... its free and easy to use
Jack Hayward
Jack Hayward I nominate @TVCatchup for a Shorty Award in #tech because of there fantastic service. Now, I never need to watch a TV.
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19 votes in tech
6 votes in tv
1 vote in egocentric
1 vote in apps