The Hobson & Holtz Report – Podcast #185: October 30, 2006

Content summary: FIR going to once a week; upcoming conferences and speaking engagements: PRWeek Forum, Delivering The New PR, Le Web 3; Spin Thickett from Scott Baradell; the fine art of the corporate apology; Coca-Cola launches a Diet Coke/Mentos campaign; how to launch a career with your blog; Nissan taps into Second Life; is YouTube a new form of spam?; commentary on WOMMA’s 20 questions on ethics; listeners’ comments; the music; and more.

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Show notes for October 30, 2006

Welcome to For Immediate Release: The Hobson & Holtz Report, a 54-minute podcast recorded live from Chicago, Illinois, USA, and almost live from Wokingham, Berkshire, England.

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In This Edition:


Links for the blogs, individuals, companies and organizations we discussed or mentioned in the show are posted to the FIR Show Links pages at The New PR Wiki. You can contribute – see the home page for info.

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So, until Thursday November 2…



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


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