Get Involved

Do you want to get involved with the People of Leeds project? We're looking for all sorts of people to take over the Twitter account for a week and tell the world about life in Leeds.

We're currently booked up throughout 2012, so please contact us if you're interested in 2013 or would like to go on the reserve list.

There are some rules:

1. You must be willing to post at least twice a day, every day, for a week (running Mon-Sun). Obviously the more you tweet the better, as people will get to know you.

2. You must live, work or play in Leeds, and you must be in Leeds for the whole of the week you're covering. We want to show the world Leeds, not the holiday you're taking to Magaluf!

3. You must agree to play nice on the account. No spamming, fighting or being obscene. Strictly no being mean about groups of people, be that racism, sexism etc. Generally bear in mind that it's a family friendly account, and we're trying to engage people, not alienate them.

4. You must be an active Twitter user already, or be willing to take a (very short and informal) workshop on using Twitter. This is so that you're good to go and can concentrate on what you're tweeting, not how you're tweeting, and we can check you don't spend all your time trying to flog mcdonalds vouchers (i.e. you're a real person, not a spambot!). If you don't use Twitter now, don't worry, it's simple and we'll happily show you.

If you're interested, please email peopleofleeds@gmail.com with your name, twitter ID, a brief reason why you want to be involved, and any dates you can't do. We'll then email you back!

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