The Hobson and Holtz Report – Podcast #623: October 31, 2011

Content summary: FIR Interviews coming: Chris Boyer, Adobe’s Chad Warren, more in the pipeline; Dell B2B Social Media Huddle in London on November 3, sessions will be recorded as FIR Speakers & Speeches podcasts; Shel’s Zeppelin trip; News That Fits: Bribery scandal in the blogosphere by 43a?; Michael Netzley reports from Singapore on Burson-Marsteller Asia-Pacific’s Corporate Social Media Study 2011, and more; Ragan promo; the Klout kerfuffle and a question of trust; listener comments discussion and FIR Friendfeed Room round-up; Heidi Miller reports on the Chapstick ad kerfuffle; the Media Monitoring Minute with CustomScoop; customer service via social media; Dan York reports on the New England snowstorm and the value again of social networks in crisis situations, and more; Pollstream promo; time to cut the Facebook and Twitter clutter, says AOL’s ‘digital prophet’; music by Parakeets; and more.

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For Immediate Release: The Hobson & Holtz Report for October 31, 2011: An 80-minute podcast recorded live from Concord, California, USA, and Wokingham, Berkshire, England.


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So, until Monday November 7…

(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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