The Hobson & Holtz Report – Podcast #227: March 29, 2007

Content summary: On conference experiences in Newcastle, Montreal and San Diego; surveys show Web 2.0 making its way into the enterprise; PR briefings about journalists: Microsoft example shows be careful when you click to send that email; growth of advertising in computer games; MySpace cock-up for US presidential hopeful John McCain; Dan York reports on Twitter and spam; discussion: the death threats against Kathy Sierra and calls for blogger codes; listeners’ comments discussion; the music; and more. [Messages from our…

Delivering the New PR 2.0 in Newcastle

Arrived in Newcastle early evening yesterday for the “Delivering The New PR 2.0” conference which takes place today. This is the first of the second series of conferences organized by the University of Sunderland. I’m joining the seasoned team of Philip Young, Chris Rushton, Tom Murphy, Stuart Bruce and Simon Rogers to talk about the future of PR in a social media and virtual world. Simon joins instead of Elizabeth Albrycht who’s a recent new mum. No live blogging but I…

The Hobson & Holtz Report – Podcast #226: March 26, 2007

Content summary: Shel’s in Montreal, Neville’s traveling too; podcasters unite to help a marketing student; blog post length; live blogging; a report from Sallie Goetsch (rhymes with sketch); behind the scenes with a labor issue; crisis communication in the news; another social media study; the results of “Bum Rush the Charts;” a report from David Phillips; listener comments; the music; and more. [Messages from our sponsors: Save time with the CustomScoop online clipping service: sign up for your free two-week…

Power 150 Marketing Blogs list goes international

In January, Todd And published the Power 150 Top Marketing Blogs, a ranked listing of marketing blogs in the US. While a ranked list of such US blogs is useful, I always felt it would be great to see a list that was a bit more international. Now there is such a list as the Power 150 now includes any English-language blog about marketing, wherever the blogger is based. Being included is not a matter of emailing Todd and asking…

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