Content summary: Inaugural FIR Book Club took place on January 27; GaggleAmp webinar January 31; new podcast alert: Jay Baer “Social Pros,” featuring “social media practitioners, people doing the real work for companies,” features an interview, social media stat of the week and “Work it Out” – first episode due on February 2; News That Fits: blogging declines in business as newer tools rule; Ragan promo; Michael Netzley reports from Singapore on the year of the dragon on the Chinese calendar begins with investor activism in Japan around the Olympus scandal, and a debate about credentialing and badges in higher education; Google+ Brand page no longer optional; listener comments; the Media Monitoring Minute with CustomScoop; Dan York reports on Rizzoma Wave, Apple iBooks Author, SOPA/PIPA/ACTA, etc: the underlying war; Europe signs up for ACTA; TemboSocial promo; Facebook may not be optional, either; music from Dance Hall Pimps; and more.
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For Immediate Release: The Hobson & Holtz Report for January 30, 2012: A 73-minute podcast recorded live from Concord, California, USA, and Wokingham, Berkshire, England.
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So, until Monday February 6…
(Cross-posted from For Immediate Release, Shel’s and my podcast blog.)