The Hobson & Holtz Report – Podcast #203: January 4, 2007

Content summary: Search every word in YouTube videos with Podzinger; Second Life to get a House of Representatives; Mia Farrow on Darfur in Second Life; Social Signal launches in Second Life; social media within the organization; Dan York’s tips on blogs and brands; more listener opinions on the Microsoft/Edelman PR kerfuffle, including a fresh perspective from Les Posen; listeners’ comments discussion; the personal side of business blogging; reminder on the FIR Skypecast about ethics: Jan 13; the music; and more.

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Show notes for January 4, 2007

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

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In This Edition:


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So, until Monday January 8…

(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.

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