The Hobson and Holtz Report – Podcast #641: March 5, 2012

Content summary: Recording of FIR Book Club #2 with Katie Paine is up; book reviews coming: Stellar Presentations by Shel Israel from Donna Papacosta, and Evangelist Marketing by Alex Goldfayne from Robin Browne; Neville reviewing Kindle edition of #FAIL: The 50 Greatest Social Media Screw-Ups by Bernhard Warner and Matthew Yeomans; News That Fits: Timeline coming to all Facebook pages on March 31; Dan York adds his view on the Facebook pages Timeline, and more; Ragan promo; PRSA’s #PRDefined campaign produces a new definition for PR: what’s the next step?; the Media Monitoring Minute with CustomScoop; Michael Netzley reports from Singapore on Sina Weibo’s 300 million users in China, and more; does Ford’s blog suck?; TemboSocial promo; how brands can use Pinterest without breaking the law; music from Ekoostik Hookah; and more.

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For Immediate Release: The Hobson & Holtz Report for March 5, 2012: An 81-minute podcast recorded live from Wokingham, Berkshire, England, and Concord, California, USA.


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So, until Monday March 12…

(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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