The Hobson and Holtz Report – Podcast #735: December 23, 2013

FIRFIR Podcast Network news: Debuts for ‘Inside PR’ and ‘Thought Leadership’ last week, ‘FIR Presents Higher Education with Kevin Anselmo’ will debut this week;

Michael Procopio’s interview with Oracle’s Jill Rowley is up; Neville was the guest last week on ‘AMP Up Your Social Media’ with Glenn Gaudet;

Quick News: WhatsApp now has over 400 million monthly users, the New York Times outlines its native advertising plans, why PSA Peugeot Citroen ordered 10,000 BlackBerry handsets, how to trend #NotYourAsianSidekick; Ragan promo;

News That Fits: New social media services with different ideas: are we ready?; Dan York reports that ‘FIR On Technology with Dan York’ episode 1 is recorded and will be available soon; beware the Twitter mob and the example of Justine Sacco; the Media Monitoring Minute with CustomScoop; listener comments from the FIR Podcast Community on Google+; six business cases for real-time marketing; Michael Netzley’s Asia Report: firms in APAC have dramatically improved their corporate responsibility reporting, but work remains; the survival of Brand Nigella in the face of an alleged PR smear campaign;

Season’s Greetings and Merry Christmas to everyone: we’re here next Monday as usual, ahead of the start to our 10th year; a reminder of three FIR Podcast Network shows coming this week; music from Jann Klose; and more.

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For Immediate Release: The Hobson and Holtz Report for December 23, 2013: An 83-minute podcast recorded live from Concord, California, USA, and Wokingham, Berkshire, England.

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So, until Monday December 30…

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

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+.