The Hobson and Holtz Report – Podcast #631: December 26, 2011

Content summary: Today is Boxing Day, a public holiday in the UK, Australia, Canada, New Zealand and some other Commonwealth nations; Queen Elizabeth’s Christmas Day messages available for Kindle from Amazon; FIR Book Club with Bob LeDrew starts next month with guest author Christopher Barger; News That Fits: 5th annual McKinsey study on the adoption of social technology in the enterprise; Michael Netzley reports from Singapore with the top five communication stories for Asia in 2011; Ragan promo; agency and client part company, therefore client doesn’t need PR assistance, right? What Twitter and Edelman can tell us; is your company making the most out of Slideshare?; the Media Monitoring Minute with CustomScoop; Dan York reports on GoDaddy and SOPA, and more; Facebook brand pages under attack from activists: GM re Saab, Nescafe, Chiquita; TemboSocial promo; listener comments discussion; music from The Cymatics; and more.

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For Immediate Release: The Hobson & Holtz Report for December 26, 2011: A 74-minute podcast recorded live from Wokingham, Berkshire, England, and Concord, California, USA.


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So, until Monday January 2, 2012…

(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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