The Hobson and Holtz Report – Podcast #552: June 21, 2010

Content summary: FIR video interview and demo of IABC Discovery posted, plus another FIR Speakers & Speeches podcast from the Dell B2B event in London; listener comment and Friendfeed FIR Room round-up; 5 minutes on… Forrester’s call for help with their enterprise social media survey, the social media era ends in 2012, an execution tweeted, ExxonMobil launches a corporate blog; News That Fits: Gatorade’s social media mission control, Dan York reports, Rolls-Royce communications director says "social media is a complete waste of time", the Media Monitoring Minute from CustomScoop, David Phillips reports; news about next week’s show; music from The Time Beings; and more.

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For Immediate Release: The Hobson & Holtz Report, for June 21, 2010: A xx-minute podcast recorded live from Concord, California, USA, and Wokingham, Berkshire, England.

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So, until Monday June 28…

(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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