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Re: [pittscomicon] Re: New Twitter account

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  • Wayne
    I m @Onnensan on twitter. ... I m @Onnensan on twitter. On Tue, May 28, 2013 at 2:22 PM, Joe Patrick wrote: � Thanks for the
    Message 1 of 7 , May 28, 2013
      I'm @Onnensan on twitter.

      On Tue, May 28, 2013 at 2:22 PM, Joe Patrick <brandysdad_2000@...> wrote:

      Thanks for the clarification, Todd.
      I keep abreast of what's going on in here as well.
      Based on previous cons this is usually that lull before the storm of activity period.

      Have a good one,

      From: uss_escort <uss_escort@...>
      To: pittscomicon@yahoogroups.com
      Sent: Tuesday, May 28, 2013 9:49 AM

      Subject: [pittscomicon] Re: New Twitter account

      Well, here is the scoop on the app. I studied the whole thing, spoke to a few different vendors about their offerings, and sat through a number of presentations. It came down to this, the overall experience would be different depending on the type of device you had and the app could not replace the printed program guides since so many folks use the guide to get autographs. Renee and others felt it made more sense to use tools like Twitter, Facebook, and email to inform our attendees of upcoming announcements and things during the event, rather than having a special app, and I agreed. The idea for the app has not gone away, it is just something that we may grow into using. Having said that, Patrick and I monitor the Yahoo group and, as he is busy this time of year, I try to keep him and Renee informed of any discussions on the group.

      "Twittering" Todd

      --- In pittscomicon@yahoogroups.com, Joe Patrick <brandysdad_2000@...> wrote:
      > Yep, there's still people around here that monitor the group.
      > With the show moving to September this year, we're in a bit of a lull until Patrick updates us with any new information.
      > There has been some news with the announcement of the new twitter account after discussions about creating a mobile app didnt seem to finalize.
      > There is a list of the artists so far going to attend on the website.
      > I know that I'm glad to see Jim Balent and Holly returning for two years in a row.
      > The quick sketches are going to be amazing again with both Stuart Sayger and Tommy Castillo.  Last year they each produced great pieces.
      > The dates are scheduled for Friday September 27th through Sunday September 29th.
      > There hasn't been anything added to the events section of the website yet, but I would expect to see more information showing up in a few months.
      > We're still about 4 months out, so we're getting to the home stretch before the show.
      > As for twitter accounts.  I have one, but dont use it much, mainly because I delude myself into thinking anyone out there is that interested in what I have to say.  I mainly use it to receive messages so the comicon using that platform to communicate sounds like a good idea to me.  It wouldnt matter what type of phone a person is using to get the information.
      > ________________________________
      > From: Catwomanmtb <catwomanmtb@...>
      > To: pittscomicon@yahoogroups.com
      > Sent: Tuesday, May 28, 2013 1:17 AM
      > Subject: [pittscomicon] Re: New Twitter account
      > Does everybody have a Twitter page?
      > Is anyone still check out this site? N
      > What are the hr of the comicon?
      > --- In pittscomicon@yahoogroups.com, "uss_escort" <uss_escort@> wrote:
      > >
      > > Comicon Fans Assemble!! The Pittsburgh Comicon has a new twitter handle, @PittComicon. The old account had kind of drifted into the great unknown that is cyberspace and it left without a way to recall it, so a new account is born! Follow us to receive updates and announcements. We will also be tweeting during the show to provide updates, guest and programming announcements, last-minute cancellations, and more! The adventure continues.....on twitter!
      > >

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