The Hobson and Holtz Report – Podcast #729: November 11, 2013

FIRShel on the road so Neville recording this episode solo; a warm welcome to Inside PR which joins the FIR Podcast Network; update on FIR 2013 Listener Survey results;

Quick News: Google Helpouts: what’s in it for businesses?, Facebook ditches the ‘Like’ button, Google tests technology that follows mobile users to see if they visit the stores they search for; Ragan promo;

News That Fits: Communication and the Twitter IPO; Dan York’s Tech Report on ION Toronto 2013, 9 new top-level domains, and more; the Media Monitoring Minute with CustomScoop; listener comments in audio and from the FIR Podcast Community on Google+; Michael Netzley’s Asia Report: clash of values leads to infidelity site Ashley Madison being blocked in Singapore, and more; Cision study shows 96% of UK journalists use social media every day;

A shoutout to Effective Edge Communications; music by Manic Street Preachers; and more.

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For Immediate Release: The Hobson & Holtz Report for November 11, 2013: A 68-minute podcast recorded live from Wokingham, Berkshire, England.

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So, until Monday November 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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