The Hobson and Holtz Report – Podcast #691: February 18, 2013

FIRIntro: FIR Interview with Allan Schoenberg is up;

Quick News: Software that tracks people on social media created by defence firm Raytheon, Twitter kills Posterous, American Express cardholders can tweet to buy, TD Bank invests in Google+ content; Ragan promo;

News That Fits: What do corporate directors and senior managers know about social media?; Dan York asks do you have current email contact info at your hosting providers?, reports on his experiments with Soundcloud and podcasting, and asks if you remember what it feels like to be a beginner again; the European #horsemeat scandal widens and deepens: how are big retailers communicating?; the Media Monitoring Minute with CustomScoop; listener comments from the FIR Community on Google+; is real-time marketing now a requirement?; Michael Netzley’s report didn’t make it from Singapore via the cloud: we hope it’s coming separately as an FIR Cut; does augmented reality work for PR?;

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For Immediate Release: The Hobson & Holtz Report for February 18, 2013: An 81-minute podcast recorded live from Concord, California, USA, and Wokingham, Berkshire, England.

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So, until Monday February 25…

(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.