The Hobson and Holtz Report – Podcast #500: November 12, 2009

Content summary: Welcome to the 500th episode; upcoming FIR Interview with Steve Rubel; Edelman launches TweetLevel while Waggener Edstrom prepares to launch TwendZ Pro; Dan York reports from Orlando, Florida; the Media Monitoring Minute with CustomScoop. What will FIR be reporting on and talking about in the next 500 shows? We consider and comment on insights and predictions from FIR listeners Ricardo in Costa Rica, Mathew Lowry, Bob Crawshaw, Keith Childs, Bernie Goldbach, Sallie Goetsch, Norbert Mayer-Wittman and Tony Molloy, and thank listeners whose comments online we found via the #FIR500 hashtag; listener comments discussion (the regular one); music from Aloud; and more.

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For Immediate Release: The Hobson & Holtz Report, for October 15, 2009: An 81-minute podcast recorded live from Concord, California, USA, and Wokingham, Berkshire, England.

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So, until Monday November 16…

(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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