The Hobson and Holtz Report – Podcast #604: June 20, 2011

Content summary: IABC 2011 World Conference summary, the impact of Twitter on the conference, Shel’s conference presentation posted as an FIR Speakers & Speeches podcast; join John Cass’ and Jonathan Baskin’s discussion of the military use of avatars; "Social Media @ Work" video released on June 17; Neville reviewing Philip Sheldrake’s "The Business of Influence" Kindle edition; listener comments discussion; Ragan promo; News That Fits: Duke Nukem Forever PR threats and reputation management, Michael Netzley reports from Singapore, the Media Monitoring Minute with CustomScoop, the rise of Tumblr, PollStream promo, Dan York’s report; music from Annie Stevenson; and more.

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For Immediate Release: The Hobson & Holtz Report, for June 20, 2011: A 64-minute podcast recorded live from Concord, California, USA, and Wokingham, Berkshire, England.


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So, until Monday June 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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