Content summary: FIR listener survey live next week; Shel’s video interview with Lee Hopkins is up; some impressions of Asia from Shel’s three-country trip for IABC last week; Eric Schwartzman’s workshops cancelled outside North America; no Michael Netzley report this week; SNCR call for entries for the 6th Annual Excellence in New Communications Awards; listener comments discussion; Ragan promo; News That Fits: report on mobile (it’s remaking the industry, QR code use gains ground, web apps gain ground on native apps), Dan York reports on Google Motorola HP and more, the Media Monitoring Minute with CustomScoop, how can iPads lead to better customer service as British Airways and others experiment, Hangouts emerging as source of greatest innovation on Google+, Pollstream promo, Neville’s solo on next week’s show as Shel’s on the road again; music from The Birdinumnums; and more.
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For Immediate Release: The Hobson & Holtz Report, for August 22, 2011: A 71-minute podcast recorded live from Concord, California, USA, and Wokingham, Berkshire, England.
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So, until Monday August 29…
(Cross-posted from For Immediate Release, Shel’s and my podcast blog.)