The Hobson and Holtz Report – Podcast #385: October 2, 2008

Content summary: Neville’s moving house; please vote for FIR at Podcast Alley; FIR listener contest update; Dan York reports; Media Monitoring Minute; News That Fits: Todd Defren’s tale of unethical behavior by an SEO agency, Guy Kawasaki gets immediate help after tweeting his dilemma, Jeremy Pepper blasts clueless use of Twitter, SocialText 3.0 will be released with social media features and an upcoming Twitter-like utility, use of the mobile Internet is growing dramatically, a study reveals consumers expect and want companies to engage with them using social media channels, Best Buy gives store managers decision-making power over in-store media interviews but only for three days; David Phillips reports; listeners’ comments; music by Brad Sucks; and more.

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For Immediate Release: The Hobson & Holtz Report, for October 2, 2008: A 61-minute podcast recorded live from Chicago, Illinois, USA.


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So, until Monday October 6…

(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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