The Hobson and Holtz Report – Podcast #591: March 21, 2011

Content summary: New podcasts posted: Curation Nation book review, Brian Solis presentation and discussion at Dell B2B Social Media Huddle; FIR Interview with RealWire’s Adam Parker coming; listener comments discussion; follow-up discussion on the Chrysler F-bomb tweet; Ragan promo; News That Fits: Global Fortune 100 social media savvy and getting savvier, Michael Netzley reports from Singapore including interview segment with Ross Rowbury President and CEO at Edelman Japan by John Hall, the Media Monitoring Minute with CustomScoop, why Corning’s investor relations video went viral; results of the latest Pollstream poll; Dan York reports on Klout, Beyonce and influence, AT&T and T-Mobile USA…and the media fest, Google Voice and Sprint, and more; music from Two Gallants; and more.

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For Immediate Release: The Hobson & Holtz Report, for March 21, 2011: A 69-minute podcast recorded live from Concord, California, USA, and Wokingham, Berkshire, England.


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So, until Monday March 28…

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