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More about @featsoftweet
20/07/2009, 21:47
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In just four days, @FeatsOfTweet has found over 400 followers, which is a staggering number given none of them know what the hell it’s all about.

There’s no website yet, but thanks to tweeps following @FeatsOfTweet and @twitchhiker, that process is already well under way. However from the tweets flying about, I appreciate there are plenty of people wondering what this project is. I didn’t want to go into detail until the website was ready, but then I don’t want people getting impatient and unfollowing – as you’ll soon realise, this project, like Twitchhiker, needs thousands of followers all over the world to deliver its full potential.

I’ve started working on the copy for the website, so I thought I’d share some from the FAQ page. I don’t want to cut and paste everything because I’m still tweaking, but I want you to know I’m sincere in all of us trying something that can genuinely make a difference. Here goes:

A Feat of Tweet is a goal, ambition, target or wish realised through the goodwill of the Twitter community.

Whose wishes and goals are we trying to fulfill? Yours. They may be personal in nature, or charitable. It may take the actions of dozens, even hundreds of tweeps to achieve a feat… or it it may take just one.

Some of these feats may be small, even trivial – others may be significant and bring about genuine change that affects many. The point is that when we come together we can make the world a little better, little brighter, and a little more fun and interesting.

Hopefully that gives you a taste for @FeatsOfTweet. And hopefully you’ll realise how important it is to spread the word and get people involved. Please, take a moment and ask your followers to read this post and follow @FeatsOfTweet – they need do nothing more than follow. That’s it. Because the greater the community we can pull together, the more we can achieve. It’s going to be fun.


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Hi Paul,

I sent you an e-mail with a request last week. I’m from a brazilian magazine and we would like to have an essay written by you. Please, get in touch with me.

All the best,

Tina Lombardi

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