The Hobson and Holtz Report – Podcast #655: June 11, 2012

Content summary: Reminder that the next FIR Live is on Saturday June 16: a panel discussion on influencer marketing; new FIR Book Review coming from Bob LeDrew of Your Virtual Self; Breaking News: IPR Measurement Commission approves standards for traditional media; News That Fits: Altimeter’s flawed mobile workforce report; Gartner identifies organizational implications of the rise of mobile devices; Ragan promo; Dan York reports on why world IPv6 launch matters to communicators, and more; listener comments; the Media Monitoring Minute with CustomScoop; is it the maturing or end of the QR code?; Mark Story reports from Washington, DC; no report this week from Michael Netzley in Singapore; TemboSocial promo; Twitter, where off the record is on the record; music by Spicehouse; and more.

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For Immediate Release: The Hobson & Holtz Report for June 11, 2012: A 72-minute podcast recorded live from Concord, California, USA, and Wokingham, Berkshire, England.


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So, until Monday June 18…

(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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