The Hobson and Holtz Report – Podcast #686: January 14, 2013

firlogo100Intro: It’s our 9th year of podcasting, not our 8th (forgive our crappy math skills), thanks to Donna Papacosta for keeping our outro up to date, FIR Interview with PRCA’s Francis Ingham coming;

Quick News: LinkedIn is now the preferred tool for recruiters, brand websites remain important, New York Times experiment marks the end of “we regret the error” as we know it, a look at Betterific, Ragan promo;

News That Fits: PR’s move into paid content; Dan York reports on Aaron Swartz, Facebook announcing something tomorrow, Shel Israel and blogger outreach; customer service in the age of social media and how Thames Water got it right; the Media Monitoring Minute with CustomScoop; listener comments; widespread adoption of social networking on intranets; Michael Netzley reports from Singapore on crowdsourcing week in Singapore and China media protests; over 100 UK ambassadors and other staff blogging about key foreign policy issues;

Music from Human Face; and more.

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For Immediate Release: The Hobson & Holtz Report for January 14, 2013: An 89-minute podcast recorded live from Wokingham, Berkshire, England, and Concord, California, USA.


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So, until Monday January 21…

(Cross-posted from For Immediate Release, Shel’s and my podcast blog.)