The Hobson and Holtz Report – Podcast #609: July 25, 2011

Content summary: Next FIR Live on July 30: every company is a media company; FIR interview with Edelman’s Jonny Bentwood on Tweetlevel and Bloglevel is up; listener comments from the FIR Room on Friendfeed; Ragan promo; News that Fits: China has 100 million mobile apps and microblogging is booming, Dan York reports on OS X Lion and more, the Media Monitoring Minute with CustomScoop, Google+ screws up brand pages and bounces brands, who owns an official Twitter account when the tweeter leaves and joins a competitor?, Pollstream promo, Michael Netzley reports from Singapore, global intranet trends 2011; music from Blues and Lasers; and more.

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For Immediate Release: The Hobson & Holtz Report, for July 25, 2011: A 78-minute podcast recorded live from Wokingham, Berkshire, England, and Concord, California, USA.


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So, until Monday August 1…

(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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