The Hobson & Holtz Report – Podcast #298: December 3, 2007

Content summary: Thoughts and prayers for Marc Orchant; follow-up on SkypeIn 0207 London number kerfuffle; the Media Monitoring Minute with CustomScoop; a strong backlash erupts as Facebook Beacon drama continues; Target’s misstep on Facebook; do blog rankings like the AdAge Power 150 have any real value?; long versus short articles: which are best?; meet the Russian blogosphere; ‘Journalist 2.0′?: the same for communicators?; listeners’ comments discussion; news about Thursday’s show; new FIR Interview to be posted; Phil Gomes music recommendation by The Tsunami Experiment; and more.

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Show notes for December 3, 2007

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About Neville Hobson

Entrepreneurial business communicator with a curiosity for tech and how people use it. Early adopter (and leaver) and experimenter with social media. Co-host of the weekly business podcast For Immediate Release: The Hobson and Holtz Report. Also an occasional test pilot of shiny new objects. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.