The Hobson and Holtz Report – Podcast #391: October 23, 2008

Content summary: Next FIR Live on Blogtalk Radio on Nov 7; FIR Speakers & Speeches recording from Ragan/SAS conference coming; SNCR announces winners of Excellence in New Communications Awards; Dan York reports on home office working, Yammer vs Present.ly, and more; the Media Monitoring Minute with CustomScoop; News That Fits – Joseph Thornley’s advice on managing through the coming recession, why Wal-Mart will succeed in social applications, Muxlim plans Muslim world’s first virtual world, consumers prefer mobile device over PC; listeners’ comments discussion; music from Chris Trapper of The Push Stars recommended by mikethebee; and more.

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For Immediate Release: The Hobson & Holtz Report for October 23, 2008: A 59-minute podcast recorded live from Wokingham, Berkshire, England, and Concord, California, USA.


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So, until Monday October 27…

(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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