The Hobson and Holtz Report – Podcast #660: July 16, 2012

Content summary: FIR Interviews with Marcus Nelson and Chris Sorek coming soon; Ragan promo; News That Fits: executives need to catch up with social media; Michael Netzley reports from Singapore on recent reports on digital talent in Asia and ICT country rankings; the Media Monitoring Minute with CustomScoop; Barclays says sorry but do corporate apologies make any difference?; listener comments discussion including Kris Gallagher’s and a perspective on Progresso and BPA, and Norbert Mayer Witmann’s idea for an FIR/No Agenda debate (we like that!); striking evidence of high-speed mobile’s approaching ubiquity; TemboSocial promo; Dan York reports on what Twitter could have been, the sale of Digg, and more; O2’s lesson on how to engage with unhappy customers on Twitter; music from Woodfish; and more.

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For Immediate Release: The Hobson & Holtz Report for July 16, 2012: An 85-minute podcast recorded live from Concord, California, USA, and Wokingham, Berkshire, England.

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So, until Monday July 23…

(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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