The Hobson and Holtz Report – Podcast #651: May 14, 2012

Content summary: FIR interview with Grantoo co-founder and CEO Dimitri Sillam is up. The Speakers & Speeches file from Neville’s talk in Dublin is coming this week. Neville recounts the talk he and Philip Sheldrake gave at the Wikimedia UK Annual General Meeting over the weekend. A discount code is available for FIR listeners interested in attending Like Minds Exeter 2012. News That Fits: brand humanization is not a social media fad; Ragan Communications promo; the rise of social influence marketing with Klout and PeerIndex; listener comments discussion; CustomScoop’s Media Monitoring Minute; Dan York’s report addresses audio apps for the iPad and iPhone, DRM, and the 2,000-plus applications received for new gTLDs; social TV on the ‘second screen’ evolves into content in its own right; TemboSocial promo; half of UK internet users say online ads are worth it in exchange for free content; music from The Scarred; and more.

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For Immediate Release: The Hobson & Holtz Report for May 14, 2012: A 74-minute podcast recorded live from Wokingham, Berkshire, England, and Concord, California, USA.


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So, until Monday May 21…

(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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