Details on Thursday’s “live” FIR podcast

We’re both very excited about tomorrow’s “live” podcast of episode #142. We tested the interface today and it worked great, so we’re ready to rock and roll. Here’s some information on how to get online with us and participate (and also see my earlier post today). First, you’ll need to go to the Skypecast web page — https://skypecasts.skype.com/skypecasts/home — and log in there in addition to opening your Skype application. The Skype login is at the upper-left of your screen,…

Join FIR for live podcast on June 1

Do you have an opinion about anything to do with that intersection of online communication, business and technology? A pressing thought in your mind on a PR topic we discussed in a recent episode of the For Immediate Release podcast, or something another listener said? Now’s your chance to tell the world in real time. As regular listeners to our podcast know, Shel and I are hosting show number 142 tomorrow as a live Skypecast. You’ll be able to participate…

Biz-Tech-News: Headlines 31-May-06

A book: “The Definitive Guide” to Skype BBC chief outlines global ambitions Beware the PR moniker… CNET’s AllYouCanUpload Is Disruptive Corporate Conscience Survey Says Workers Should Come First Daewoo boss gets 10 years in jail MySpace.com the top source of search traffic to Google Office of the Deputy Prime Minister has a 1000 page staff handbook Old media to embrace internet upstarts Relationships as a PR goal Result of 80 Posts about Effective Blogging Habits Robert French buffaloes Steve Rubel,…

The Hobson & Holtz Report – Podcast #141: May 29, 2006

Content summary: FIR Skypecast June 1; Vancouver FIR Dine-Around June 4; CIPR president Tom Bradley starts a blog; commenting on blogs; why Technorati is irrelevant to reputation; Apple loses in court; the art of relationship building; listeners’ comments discussion (university lecturer podcasts, more on blog commenting, the interactive press release, visual FIR); get-together in New York on June 8; the music, and more. Show notes for May 29, 2006 Welcome to For Immediate Release: The Hobson & Holtz Report, a…

Knowledge-enhancers from IABC

I’ve just received my copy of the May/June edition of Communication World, the magazine on communication management published by IABC for its members. It’s a very late arrival this month. But, some really compelling content makes that better late than never. The cover story is an interview with Robert Scoble. Entitled “Speaking Frankly,” the interview by CW executive editor Natasha Spring and contributor William Briggs provides an excellent sense of how blogs work as an engagement device. Of course, all…

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