The Hobson & Holtz Report – Podcast #332: March 31, 2008

Content summary: Next FIR Live on BlogTalk Radio on April 19; Josh Hallett and Mike Manuel in London on April 12; Lee Hopkins’ Australasian perspective on web traffic, and more; the Media Monitoring Minute with CustomScoop; update on company attitudes towards employees online; the world’s unfavourite airline: British Airways, Terminal 5 and a PR disaster; evolution of the social network; where is your social map? asks Loic Le Meur; new free business search engine from Northern Light; news about next Thursday’s show; listeners’ comments discussion; music from Jette-Ives; and more.

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Show notes for March 31, 2008

Welcome to For Immediate Release: The Hobson & Holtz Report, a 61-minute podcast recorded live from Concord, California, USA, and Wokingham, Berkshire, England.

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In This Edition:


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So, until Thursday April 3…

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

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