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Yesterday I was pleasantly surprised to find an e-mail newsletter from ... Twitter! I guess it shouldn't surprise me, but at first I was a bit surprised that the company that made "140 characters" a household name decided to get a message out to their members via e-mail. It is a good reminder to all of us that e-mail is still a great way to get a message out, especially to your loyal fans (or followers). Here is some text from the e-mail, sent by Biz Stone, Twitter Inc. co-founder:"In the early days of Twitter, I used to send out short updates just to keep everyone in the loop since so much was happening. It's been a while, but you signed up for short, monthly updates from Twitter so we thought it was time to start sharing more information. We've had quite a year. If you haven’t visited in a while, we’d like to invite you to come have a look at -- we've been busy."In the course of a year, registered Twitter accounts have grown more ...