I am having a hard time getting my brain around the fact that summer is here. I have been out of town for much of may – and it seems like spring just merged into summer.
I have also been inspired by reading some other works and I am thinking about a little blogging challenge for the summer. I would like to compile a big list of things to do here in Pittsburgh this summer and blog my way through the list. These things need not be expensive. I have a few ideas but I wanted to see what you… Read the rest
Okay, Pittsburgh fans – we need to Pittsburgh on the Shorty Awards map. The Shorty Awards are like the oscars of Twitter. Each year they come up with a bunch of categories – and the winners are chosen by who gets the most votes.
This year I think we should create a Pgh category on the Shorty awards.
To nominate or vote for some one just post a tweet with the following info:
I nominate @TwitterUser for a Shorty Award in #PGH because [add reason here]
You can also send shorter votes like this: #shortyawards @username #PGH [add reason… Read the rest
Nope, that is not a spelling mistake – and if you are a long time reader you know that I was not an A+ student is spelling. But Twerrible is the correct spelling in this case. Yes, the Twerrible Towel is the name of the twitter powered terrible towel.
We are still collecting all of the details about this – but it looks like the folks at McKinney – an advertising firm in Durham, NC – have built a twitter powered terrible towel. Everytime some one posts a tweet with the hashtag #steelersnation – the motorized hand twirls the terrible… 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
You could be a winner! Check out some of the contests happening around the burgh blogoshpere.
2 Tickets to Zoo Brew – That’s Church is giving away 2 pairs of tickets to the Zoo Brew in August
I Made It Market Tote Bags – Invite your friends to be a fan of I Made It Market on Facebook and you could win a totebags printed by The Cotton Factory
Mattress Factory Urban Garden Party Tickets – Follow the Mattress Factory on Facebook and Twitter – they will be giving away tickets to their gala event.
Gift Card to the Juice… Read the rest