The Hobson & Holtz Report – Podcast #153: July 10, 2006

Content summary: Dell launches blog; is Second Life worth the time?; community-building at Blubrry; the future for Rocketboom and Amanda Congdon; Speedo starts podcasting; My Space pushes public service volunteerism; listeners’ comments discussion; the music; and more.

Show notes for July 10, 2006

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So, until Thursday July 13…

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