The Hobson & Holtz Report – Podcast #348: May 26, 2008

Content summary: The May 24 FIR Live call-in fiasco; next FIR Live on June 11; new FIR room on FriendFeed; Michael Netzley reports from Singapore about the Ogilvy Verge conference, The Open Room, and Social Media Breakfast; the Media Monitoring Minute with CustomScoop; GAP study; the micro threat to big social networks; American Airlines’ PR strategy; Barack Obama is master of the new Facebook politics; PR secrets for startups from Brian Solis, Loic le Meur and Robert Scoble; listeners’ comments discussion; music from David Steele; and more.

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For Immediate Release: The Hobson & Holtz Report, for May 26, 2008: A 63-minute podcast recorded live from Wokingham, Berkshire, England, and Montreal, Quebec, Canada.


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So, until Thursday May 29…

(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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