The Hobson & Holtz Report – Podcast #349: May 29, 2008

Content summary: Next FIR Live call-in shows: June 11 and June 14; FIR FriendFeed room developments; discussion: the importance of brand advocacy with Twitter as a prime example; the Media Monitoring Minute with CustomScoop; Whole Foods’ CEO Mackey is blogging again; corporate trust takes a hit with phone bugging scandal at Deutsche Telekom; Dan York reports on the Wall Street Journal D and Google IO conferences, and more; listeners’ comments discussion; news about next Monday’s show; music from Get Back Loretta; and more.

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For Immediate Release: The Hobson & Holtz Report, for May 29, 2008: A 58-minute podcast recorded live from Concord, California, USA, and Wokingham, Berkshire, England.


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So, until Monday June 2…

(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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