The Hobson and Holtz Report – Podcast #699: April 15, 2013

FIRIntro: Donna Papacosta’s call for questions for her upcoming interview of Shel and Neville for episode 700; FIR Book Club podcast with Andrea Weckerle is up; review of Brian Solis’ new book “What’s the Future of Business?” coming soon from Eric Schwartzman, and an interview with Brian Solis is in planning; Neville speaking at ‘The next stage of social media’ panel at Socialbakers Engage 2013 in London on April 23, and covering the FT Digital Media Conference in London on April 25-26 for Social Media Today; Shel moderating panel at Viral Video Summit in San Francisco on April 26; the B2B Huddle take place at Oracle UK on May 2, with keynotes to come as FIR podcasts;

Quick News: How secure is your WordPress site against hacker attacks?, SEC/social media update, 8 reasons why you need to establish yourself as an authority on Google+, Digg surveys Google Reader users; Ragan promo;

News That Fits: New social media case studies: the good, the bad and the ugly of Caribou Coffee and Duane Reade; Michael Netzley’s Asia report coming as an FIR Cut; Dan York reports from  Beijing on ICANN46, and more; free speech and censorship: the BBC’s tough choice on the Wizard of Oz ‘Ding Dong’ song and Margaret Thatcher; the Media Monitoring Minute with CustomScoop; listener comments; social data, social business boosting role of CMOs; survey finds social media hurts friendships;

Music from Belladonna; and more.

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For Immediate Release: The Hobson & Holtz Report for April 15, 2013: An 84-minute podcast recorded live from Wokingham, Berkshire, England, and Concord, California, USA.

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So, until Monday April 22…

(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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