The Hobson and Holtz Report – Podcast #565: September 20, 2010

Content summary: Shel’s on his own; Dell meetup in London Monday night and Dell interviews and a panel discussion are on their way; interview with The 2020 Workplace co-author Jeanne Meister coming; FIR Live could feature Josh Bernoff and Ted Schadler; listener comments and Friendfeed room roundup; news summary covering a social media shutdown that failed, a McDonalds FourSquare campaign, Twitter backgrounds, the growing importance of live online video, and a study on the likelihood of Twitter followers to buy a brand’s products; Media Monitoring Minute; News That Fits: PR messages are getting lost, Dan York’s report, a word from Pollstream, aligning marketing and PR; music from Blue Turtle Seduction; and more.

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For Immediate Release: The Hobson & Holtz Report, for September 20, 2009: A 68-minute podcast recorded live from Concord, California, USA.


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So, until Monday September 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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