The Hobson and Holtz Report – Podcast #564: September 13, 2010

FIR5years-sm7 Content summary: Shel’s in Hawaii, Neville solo today; two FIR Interviews posted: Susan Beebe and Richard Binhammer, Dell, on chief listeners, and Kaitlyn Wilkins, Ogilvy on the Ford S-MAX London event; Karen Hoegh’s new book on podcasting is published in Denmark; listener comments and discussion; News That Fits: the demise of Bloglines doesn’t mean the end of RSS; the Media Monitoring Minute with CustomScoop; the pitfalls of remote working and how to avoid them; Dan York reports on Google Instant, Facebook page browsing, RSS and more; British army commander will tweet from war-torn Afghanistan; Michael Netzley reports from Singapore on Ramadan, common platform for Mixi, Renren and CyWorld, and more; music from SpiceHouse; and more.

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For Immediate Release: The Hobson & Holtz Report, for September 13, 2010: A 58-minute podcast recorded live from Wokingham, Berkshire, England.

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So, until Monday September 20…

(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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