[pasmembers] Re: Twitter hashtags

  • From: Alex Vrenios <axv@xxxxxxx>
  • To: pasmembers@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 15 Sep 2014 12:44:31 -0700

Good points. My first thought was that SAC and EVAC might want to use the "AZ" 
prefix too. Then I realized that we can all use them without interfering. (Do 
these clubs have a Twitter feed yet?)

Let me rethink this.

Alex Vrenios
Phoenix, AZ

On Sep 15, 2014, at 12:35 PM, Howard Moneta <hmoneta@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Hi Alex, I think that the hashtags need to be terms that people that don't 
> follow us on Twitter might search for. Maybe something like #azevents or 
> #azastronomy or #starparty. Our hashtags should help us to be discovered by 
> people who don't know about us but are looking by topic.
> If they don't know about us then they probably won't know to search for such 
> specific hashtags as #pasmeeting, #passtarparty etc.
> If they already follow our Twitter feed, they will see our updates anyway.
> Howard
> On Sep 14, 2014 4:05 AM, "Alex Vrenios" <axv@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> Several members have helped me understand how hashtags are used in Twitter. I 
> will begin adding them to @PASevents announcement and reminder tweets as 
> follows:
>    #PASmeeting - monthly general speaker and MoM meetings
>    #PASstarparty - public star parties (there will be no tweets about private 
> star parties)
>    #PASworkshop - telescope workshops at either Bookman's or on the PVCC 
> campus
>    #PASlecture - Mike's lecture series either in Carefree or on the PVCC 
> campus
> Note that the PAS prefix will distinguish our announcements from those of 
> other clubs. I think this is complete but I welcome any additions or comments.
> If you have a Twitter account, please follow @PASevents
> Alex

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