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Drew Bartkiewicz

PO# 99
United States
United States
CEO of lettrs. The personalization of timeless words and inventor of social autographs. FanMail for the mobile generation.
March 30, 2017
New York, United States

Several years ago I read a book titled "The Shallows" by Nicholas Carr. The book suggested that the growing frequency of digital inputs to the young mind would create an addiction to the short, the temporal, the fleeting.

Words would lose their meaning in an increasingly narrow band of reflex and impulse.  Reflection would grow scarce.  Reaction would be the new addiction...to actually not have to think much at all.

So I quit my job and started lettrs, to engage people in communications meant to last.  The letter just might live again as the rarified creations in our digital lives.   Time, after all, is the ultimate engagement measure to touch someone deeper.  

And so we strive to make our...

ACCOMPLISHMENTS
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March 26, 2017
Canton, United States

Freedom is feeling like you can break the chains of anything or anyone that binds you.

What makes you feel free?

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BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
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March 28, 2017
 

Dear Drew Bartkiewicz,

Free was not hearing my mum screaming. in either pijn or agony.
Free was my bike and Highland Canal that ran one ene of the city to another.
For Jay and I; it was a super highway against savagery and lies.
Against drunken rows and broken windows.
Free was knowing I did not ever have to go back to lands that rolled in hills of black.

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MOVING ON
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PO#104718
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March 27, 2017
 

Dear Drew Bartkiewicz,

It was a nice question that you posed. Freedom is just a ironical feeling thatwe have I guess. I said ironical bcoz society bounds you no matter what. But still we love the feeling of  being free.
When my parents let me out alone , I feel free. But as people say with freedom comes responsibility. But we forget our responsibility. So the concept remains as taking own decisions freely is freedom. But for me the actualfreedom is taking your own decisions on your own responsibly.

Hope you like it. :)

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BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
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March 22, 2017
 

Beauty is feeling loved.

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BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
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March 23, 2017
 

Greetings sir,

Thank you for constantly appreciating my 'straight from the heart' words.
I hope that somewhere deep down you find them reflective.  
Take care sir.

Regards,
Oorja paul

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
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January 11, 2017
Manhattan Beach, Estados Unidos

Dear Drew Bartkiewicz,
Mucho gusto conocerte, y muchas gracias por la cena!
Felicidades por el proyecto!
Un abrazo.
Claudio

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SOCCER
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March 22, 2017
Canton, United States

Dear Friends of lettrs,
I have a question for all of you that is rather unusual. Does it bother you if people never comment on your letter? Forgive the obvious irony but please comment your response below.

Yours in thanks and curiosity,
Drew Bartkiewicz, lettrs CEO

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BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
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March 17, 2017
 

Beauty is when someone smiles at you for just the way you are, nothing more, nothing less.

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BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
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March 14, 2017
 

Dear Walt Disney,
Thank you for all the inspired stories that became movies and characters for a lifetime.  The highest compliment I ever received about lettrs was, "it's a mobile network Disney himself would have imagined."
It was an honor to meet your team at Disney Studios in Burbank this week.  You were an original!

Sincerely,

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BABY GOOFY
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March 6, 2017
 

Dear Drew,

According to Jordan Belfort, successful people are 100% convinced that they are masters of their own destiny, they're not creatures of circumstance, they create circumstance, if the circumstances around them suck they change them.

I believe in you and lettrs!

Sincerely,
JEN
                  

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Drew Bartkiewicz
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Jen
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March 6, 2017
 

Dear fans and friends,
We set out to create a rare messaging network for mobile letters that last.  Through the invention of the social autograph we just made something bigger than Snap.  
Make your mark!

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1989 WORLD TOUR
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February 28, 2017
 

YEAY!

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Hurray for Hollywood
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February 15, 2017
United States

Dear Drew Bartkiewicz,

I wanted to thank you again for the opportunity to meet Jordan last year. I was at the lakers vs kings last night and I tried to get Jordan's attention but it didn't work! 😂 have a great day!

LOVE IS...
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February 27, 2017
 

Drew, Staff, Martha, Ophelia, Danilo and anyone else I may have missed (I don't know everyone)

Oh me, oh my.........

I use Lettrs on my laptop the most because I am just non-functional typing on phone keys (and even my iPad keys at times).  I need an actual keyboard in order to not make 10 thousand mistakes.

Anyway, I always check the "Explore" and "What's Happening Now" when I'm on this old dinosaur.

But on those times when I do open up on my iPad, I always scroll across the top to see new challenges, "welcome backs," Engage, the current photo challenge, etc.  So, what a surprise this morning to see my name as the Featured Writer.  I am truly humbled and flattered by this.

Whe...

TO MOVE ON IS TO GROW
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February 22, 2017
 

Sir,
Lettrs auto generated a page saying "Dear Drew Bartkiewicz" and I was like woah! Calm down mate. So sir here is a letter from a 16 year old thanking you for three things.

1. I idealise you. I myself want to be an entrepreneur some day. Create something which do good for everyone. So thank you for being so succesful.

2. I don't know wether or not this letter makes sense, you'll read it. So thank you that you read all of the letters. Its a tough task. I feel elated when I see your comments , and lettrers to people with such generous words and kindness. You are indeed phenomenal.

3. For creating this platform. I  discovered I am really fond of writing. And this happened with a lot of ot...

Hurray for Hollywood
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February 25, 2017
 

On a recent trip to Colorado I discovered the power of open spaces to free our minds and catch a glimpse of a different perspective.  And of course I was thinking about lettrs.

I turned 50 years old recently and realized that the power of the pen can be equally powerful in a mobile generation, as it had been in the physical one.  And so with some help from friends and from above Millennial letters are here forever.  What is timeless is really made by how we spend our time.

Making my mark,

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PASSION
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February 17, 2017
 

Dear Drew,

I'm so touched and thankful for your lettr!

This is exactly why I do everything I do Drew. It means so much to me to know my efforts have helped in some way.

You've brought so much joy and love to so many. It's what true friends share and why we are here for one another.

You have my support always!  I have faith in you and your dreams for wherever they take us all in this wonderful journey in lettrs and in life.

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SPREAD LOVE
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February 16, 2017
 

This is my #1 reason for writing letters. And the autographs are the cherry on top.  Who gives you reasons to write?

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ELF
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February 15, 2017
Los Angeles, United States

Dear Drew Bartkiewicz,

Thanks for creating the lettrs app!

I have been in the content creation space since my parents bought our first camera when I was about 8. I did my first live show in 2015 for a charity event, which got over 1.2 million viewers and from there I launched KNEKT tv. Hope you enjoy our content!

Here's to future collaborations!

Kent Speakman

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NEVER GIVE UP
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PO#615470
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February 16, 2017
Canton, United States

An ode to you all

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LETTRS BLACK AND WHITE
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February 14, 2017
 

I made lettrs for a simple labor of love, to create a network where our communications that matter the most are never at the mercy of communications that matter the least.  Chats come and go, tweets rise and fall, but letters last forever.

Happy Valentines Day to the penpal friends across the world who give me the strength to bring this personal idea - this mission - to the many.  Do tell me if lettrs has brought you any joy, relativity, love or meaning some time in your experience here.  And Happy Valentine's Day.

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LOVE IS...
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February 11, 2017
 

I can't tell sometime if lettrs is too late to be Relevant to the world, or too early...

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PLAY DUTCH
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February 8, 2017
 

What lettrs did that Twitter did not.

1.  Required a one minute minimum before you could publish your letter.  Deliberate!

2.  Required the receiver of a letter to ask permission to the sender to share it.  Polite!

3.  Patented the social signature of mobile communications you are willing to sign.   Longevity!

Result?

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LETTRS BLACK AND WHITE
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February 4, 2017
 

Dear Friends of lettrs,

Some of you may have noticed that you have been upgraded to lettrs premium edition as a gift from us, based on your creativity and contributions to the network over the span of the last year or more.

This is a special network as much about people as it is about words. And although I am excited to activate a growing number of autograph capabilities I must say that your letters to me are still the most cherished part of this ride.

We are certainly "the road less traveled" and we are lettrs - for the new social media of a more upright and lasting posture.

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SUPER BOWL
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February 1, 2017
 

Wow! Celebration time.The CEO of lettrs added me as penpal. Yipeee.😂

Thank you sir, It was a honour for me for adding me as your pen pal.I t a proud moment for me😎

It great pleasure to be part of this wonderful creation of yours.

Happy day😊

Regards,
SA

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January 31, 2017
 

Dear Drew,

I think lettrs has brought the potential of social messaging to a higher and more amazing standard.

It's a slam dunk!  Love the signature stuff too.  It will be a rocket across the NBA.

Go for it,

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WIGGINS DUNK
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January 25, 2017
Canton, United States

No one will ever win a national debate by a tweet.

But tweeting a signed letter?

Tweeting a certified, autographed message?

Now that changes everything.

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OUR LOVE
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