The Hobson and Holtz Report – Podcast #736: December 30, 2013

FIRFIR Podcast Network News: FIR on Higher Education with Kevin Anselmo debuted on Dec 26, Linked Conversations with Chuck Hester episode 4 posted on Dec 28, FIR on Technology with Dan York coming this week, more new shows in the works; the next episode of The Hobson and Holtz Report marks the start of our tenth year of FIR;

Quick News: Why social media marketers need to follow the weather, everything you need to know about LinkedIn Endorsements, McDonald’s axes employee-focused McResource site, ten ingredients for the perfect presentation; Ragan promo;

News That Fits: A holiday wish for social media speakers in 2014; Michael Netzley’s Asia Report: Singapore struggles with effective governmental communication in a changing political landscape; Facebook, teens (are they really ‘leaving in droves’?) and GenXers; the Media Monitoring Minute with CustomScoop; listener comments in audio and from the FIR Podcast Community on Google+; can tech startups no longer count on traditional PR?; Dan York’s Tech Report: looking forward into 2014; native advertising’s challenges in 2014;

Music from Katie Dare and the Bad Luck Charms; and more.

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For Immediate Release: The Hobson and Holtz Report for December 30, 2013: A 93-minute podcast recorded live from Wokingham, Berkshire, England, and Concord, California, USA.

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So, until Monday January 6, 2014…

(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+.