This evening, Aldo Coffee (which is located in Mt. Lebanaon) wrote a blog post linking to this post on the blog Coffee Strategies – which is a blog that covers all sorts of interesting things about the coffee business.
Coffee Strategies writes about Jonthan’s Card (http://jonathanstark.com/card/) – an image of Starbuck’s gift card that Jonathan Stark uploaded to the internet. The card is there for people to download to their phones to use to buy a cofee or to add money to so that other people can use. You can follow the balance of the card via @jonathanscard on Twitter.… Read the rest
From Lindsay: Thanks to the folks at Chevy for inviting us to the pre-auto show preview. I have been really impressed at how eager the team at Chevy is to work with local bloggers. They were kind enough to not only giveaway Steeler’s tickets last fall but they were also very happy to help turn the test drive party into a fundraiser for the CHS holiday drive and they even loaned vehicles to the CHS folks to use for delivery of holiday gifts. I just can’t say enough about how amazing the Pittsburgh community was in coming together to support… Read the rest
On Thursday, September 23 there will be a photo shoot for the 2nd Pittsburgh Gigapanorama – you are invited to participate. The details for Thursday are available here. For the whole story about the project keep reading.
Gigapana-What? I promise this is not a scary disease or some fancy name for bed bug infestation – a gigopanorama is a giant panoramic photo. In most basic terms – lots of digital photos are stitched together to create a large panoramic photo. You can learn more about these photos and the technology behind the giga pan photos at Gigapan.org. Carnegie Mellon and… Read the rest
This weekend, the halls and classrooms of the Art Institute of Pittsburgh will be filled with people who are eager to learn about advances in social media, interact (in real life!) with others in the regional Web 2.0 community, and apply their new found insights to their social media business strategies and personal ventures.… Read the rest
Image by biblicone via Flickr
Tomorrow I will be a panelist for one of the sessions at the Pittsburgh Craft Collective’s The Business of Craft workshop.I am sitting here at my computer putting together some links and ideas on how I use social media – blogs, facebook, twitter – for IheartPGH and some of the other projects I manage for work. I thought it might be interesting to have a conversation here in the comments about how other Pittsburgh groups, businesses, blogs, non-profits are using online tools. … Read the rest