FIR Live Call-In Episode #5: April 19, 2008

FIR LiveContent summary: The live call-in episode on BlogTalk Radio. Our discussion topic: How to get your company’s message into the social media conversation without offending or turning off participants.

[Message from our sponsor: FIR Live is brought to you with Lawrence Ragan Communications, serving communicators worldwide for 35 years,]

Show notes for FIR Live, recorded on April 19, 2008

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Welcome to FIR Live, a 60-minute podcast recorded live from Wokingham, Berkshire, England; Concord, California, USA; and all points in between thanks to our call-in participants.

Download the file here (MP3, 27.5MB), or sign up for the RSS feed to get it and future shows automatically. (For automatic synchronization with your iPod, subscribe with iTunes; good podcatchers include Juice and DopplerRadio, and RSS aggregators that support podcasts such as FeedDemon.)

If you have comments or questions about this show, or suggestions for our future shows, email us at; or call the Comment Line at +1 206 222 2803 (North America) or +44 20 8133 9844 (Europe); or Skype: fircomments; or comment at Twitter:; or at Jaiku: You can email your comments, questions and suggestions as MP3 file attachments, if you wish (max. 3 minutes / 5Mb attachment, please!). We’ll be happy to see how we can include your audio contribution in a show.

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So, until Monday April 21…

(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.