The Hobson and Holtz Report – Podcast #369: August 7, 2008

Content summary: Vote for FIR at Podcast Alley; a conversation with Shel in Washington, DC; the Media Monitoring Minute with CustomScoop; News That Fits – orchestrating social media: in business, somebody needs to do it, Wrapit plus Facebook equals angry brides to march on HSBC HQ, Dave Fleet’s e-book on communication planning, spoilt for choice with coverage of the Olympic Games: mainstream media and Qik; listeners’ comments discussion and FIR Friendfeed roundup; music from Glasshouse; and more.

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For Immediate Release: The Hobson & Holtz Report, for August 7, 2008: A 56-minute podcast recorded live from Wokingham, Berkshire, England, and almost live from Washington, DC, USA.


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So, until Monday August 11…

(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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