The Hobson & Holtz Report – Podcast #148: June 22, 2006

Content summary: Additional phone Comment Line in Europe; vote for FIR in Marketing Sherpa contest; MP3 download problem on Tues night/Wed morning; let Phil Gomes know what you’d like to ask Edelman’s senior managers; WetPaint wikis; copyright your documents with the Microsoft/Creative Commons add-in for Office; PRWeek US edition starts podcasting; the General Motors/New York Times editorial page kerfuffle produces benefits for GM; different views on RSS and email; who’s the winner in World Cup alleged ambush marketing controversy; David Phillips reports; upcoming FIR interviews; listeners’ comments discussion; FIR Frappr community update; the music; and more.

Show notes for June 22, 2006

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So, until Monday June 26…

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

Neville Hobson

Social Strategist, Communicator, Writer, and Podcaster with a curiosity for tech and how people use it. Believer in an Internet for everyone. Early adopter (and leaver) and experimenter with social media. Occasional test pilot of shiny new objects. Avid tea drinker.