Re: [hr100] Personal Apology for HR100 live website text updates
- Andrea, you did a great job! Deb and I were refreshing the page continually
all day and most of the night and again the next day! It was (almost) like
On Mon, Jul 13, 2009 at 12:38 PM, kaitainen <andrea@...> wrote:
> I wanted to personally apologize for my lack of updates on the HR100 live
> website, specifically Diana's finish but also lots of other finishers both
> famous and not - they are all fantastic.
> To those watching from home, it definitely was not apparent that as soon as
> a finisher came in, the time was recorded to the database, I tweeted a
> message (which stopped working completely after Tyler for reasons I haven't
> figured out), and then ran back inside to take care of the runners at my aid
> I wasn't checking the website much and only posted a couple of updates when
> things were slow - which isn't the best strategy to keep eager fans updated.
> From their perspective it only looked like the Hardrock organization was
> inconsistent and lazy, so I cannot blame them.
> Again, I'm sorry, and I think a good solution for next year is have a team
> of at least several people handling non-database live updates such as
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