The Hobson & Holtz Report – Podcast #219: March 1, 2007

Content summary: Vote for FIR at Podcast Alley; come to the New Communications Forum in Las Vegas next week; still time to take the SNCR survey; Dan York reports from the O’Reilly Emerging Telephony conference; PR Junction podcast debuts; the arrogance of JetBlue’s communicators; IBM in the news: offering corporate jamming, piping Google gadgets into company websites, innovation in Second Life; real speech coming to Second Life; Forrester study in marketing agency integration; David Phillips reports; Tech Tip: RSS good practice for video embedding from Nick Bradbury; listeners’ comments discussion including Max Hansen’s e-book “Unfashionably Late: Why Every Book About Blogging Written Before 2009 Is Already Obsolete”; the music; and more.

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Show notes for March 1, 2007

Welcome to For Immediate Release: The Hobson & Holtz Report, a 59:49-minute podcast recorded live from Concord, California, USA, and Wokingham, Berkshire, England.

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So, until Monday March 5…

(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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