The Hobson & Holtz Report – Podcast #186: November 02, 2006

Content summary: Shel’s in Atlanta; Neville’s not here; Leesa Barnes will co-host on Monday; vote for us at Podcast Alley; One-Minute News: issues with Internet Explorer 7, requirements for social media press release, LibSyn acquired, where is Microsoft’s support for podcasting?, BP’s head of US operations starts an intranet blog, Richard Edelman speaks out; Dan York joins a conversation about PR agencies offering blogging services; listener comments; the music; and more.

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Show notes for November 02, 2006

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So, until Monday, November 6…

(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.