The Hobson & Holtz Report – Podcast #173: September 18, 2006

Content summary: New FIR Speakers & Speeches podcast posted; Neville’s video interviews with David Brain and Pete Blackshaw; the Lieberman campaign blog; iPod fans shun iTunes; Forrester Research and KnowledgeStorm study on social media influence on b2b; pitching journalists the social media way; Lee Hopkins reports; discussion topic: Richard Edelman’s post on tolerance and the role of PR; David Phillips reports; listeners’ comments discussion; Shel at Toronto geek dinner; Podcast Expo and dine-around; Neville’s moving to the UK; the music; and more.

Show notes for September 18, 2006

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Welcome to For Immediate Release: The Hobson & Holtz Report, a 74-minute podcast recorded live from Amsterdam, The Netherlands, and Concord, California, USA.

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So, until Thursday September 21…

(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.

  1. Robert Brill


    I’m looking forward to hearing you speak at the Podcast Expo in Ontario, CA on Friday. What is the location of the dinner on Friday night. I’d love to be there to meet you, Shel Holtz, and Joseph Jaffe in person.

    All the best,

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