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Shortlisted for Irish Web Award

We’re well chuffed to have been nominated for this year’s Irish Web Awards.
We’ve been shortlisted in the “Most Innovative Website’ category, sponsored by iQ Content.

Check out the rest of the nominees.

iTunes vouchers winners announced

And the winners are…


The words were randomly selected by our ‘Randomizer’ and each will receive a $50 iTunes voucher.
We had some great feedback from the competition and thanks to everyone for giving us your reasons for buying words. Reasons ranged from “it’s the name of my business” to “helping to promote my website” and […]

The Big iTunes Giveaway, buy names & places, how popular is your word?

Have a $50 iTunes Voucher On Us
We really do appreciate your contribution to TBWP so to say thanks we’re giving away 4 iTunes vouchers to word owners. Simply tell us your reason for buying your word and we will pick 4 random winners who will each get a $50 iTunes voucher. How lucky are you […]

The Big Word Project on Tour

Greetings wordees! (word owners)
I have embarked on a mission to meet as many wordees as possible around Europe.  In an effort to find out more about why you guys bought a word, why you chose that word and how it has changed your lives I will be having little interviews with you guys.
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University of Ulster Degree Show

The Big Word Project Display
This week we have been exhibiting our work over the past semester in our University. It’s been great being able to show off our work in a gallery setting as our stuff is usually all online and a lot of people in the art community do not get to see […]

We are speaking.

We are speaking at the Silicon Ireland conference in Dublin on the 26th June!
This event will have a range of speakers offering advice to start-ups seeking seed or “Angel” funding and how to get it. There will also be the chance for 4 businesses to pitch their ideas to the assembled delegates.
There will be ample […]

Fifty Thousand Shirts

We came across a fantastic project recently called ‘Fifty Thousand Shirts‘.
On Monday, May 19, one week after the quake, reports surfaced estimating that 50,000 lives would be lost in this tragedy—our vision is hope. One by one, fifty thousand hand drawn tally marks create the “x” on your shirt, each one representing a life that […]

Feed the 5,000

You guys have redefined 5,000 words! Great stuff! We really appreciate all the support you have given us

Number 5,000 was ‘Sharable‘ and links to Need it Take it, a sharing site for things you no longer need/want.

Thanks Need it Take it!
Word of the day
Need - a requirement, necessary duty, or […]

4,000 redefined words and counting!

We’ve reached 4,000 redefined words! Thank you so much everybody for making this project work! We really appreciate all your support, we couldn’t have had the success so far without everyone who has bought words and blogged about us.

Special thanks to the purchaser of word number 4,000 who redefined ‘Luggage‘.
We look forward to […]

Can you hear us pumping out your stereo?

We were lunchtime guests today on UTV’s U105 radio station with Lynda Bryans. The interview went really well so thanks to Lynda and the team. Exciting stuff getting on the radio!

Word of the day

Radiogenic - Suitable for broadcasting by radio

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