The Hobson and Holtz Report – Podcast #384: September 29, 2008

Content summary: FIR listener contest update; Podcamp Ireland; Michael Netzley in Singapore discusses transparency and trust in Asia; the Media Monitoring Minute with CustomScoop; News That Fits – which comes first: employees or customers?, mystery meetings, new books on crowd surfing and brands in networks, lessons learned when launching a venture with social media, MobaTalk evolves into Twitter Video, Oracle’s launch of Oracle Listens; listeners’ comments discussion and Friendfeed FIR Room round-up; news about Thursday’s show; music from Derek James; and more.

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For Immediate Release: The Hobson & Holtz Report for September 29, 2008: A 63-minute podcast recorded live from Concord, California, USA, and Wokingham, Berkshire, England.


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So, until Thursday October 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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