The Hobson and Holtz Report – Podcast #468: July 23, 2009

Content summary: The Bad Pitch Blog bloggers are hosting a teleseminar. An FIR interview with Chris Aung-Thwin and Jack Horwitz of HomelessNation.org interview is up. There will be no FIR Live in July; our next BlogTalk Radio show is set for August 22.We don’t understand the disconnected nature of podcast reviews on iTunes. Dan York reports on interoperability of hosted sites and applications. The Media Monitoring Minute looks at the Amazon acquisition of Zapos.com. News That Fits: a HubSpot study suggests social media releases don’t work as well as traditional releases; Twitter strategy for government; MuckRack offers 130-character press releases; TwitCam integrates streaming video and Twitter commentary. Listeners’ comments, including a discussion of the "free" concept. Music from Wright and Hudson. And, as always, more.

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For Immediate Release: The Hobson & Holtz Report, for June 22, 2009: A 65-minute podcast recorded live from Concord, California, USA.


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So, until Monday July 27…

(Cross-posted from For Immediate Release, Shel’s and my podcast blog.)