The Hobson and Holtz Report – Podcast #737: January 6, 2014

FIRWith this episode, we start our 10th year of The Hobson and Holtz Report;

FIR Podcast Network News: Dan York’s first episode published on Dec 31: “FIR On Technology with Dan York, Episode 1 – Exploring Google+ Hangouts On Air”, episode 5 of “Linked Conversations with Chuck Hester” posted, thanks to Bryan Person for the FIR graphic; Shel and Joe Thornley are hosting an 8-week IABC workshop on social media strategy;

Quick News: The case for putting philosophers into company boardrooms, one real-time hit and one miss with Ben & Jerry’s and McDonald’s, Barclays Bank CEO says it could take ten years to rebuild trust in Barclays, marketers’ use of sponsored photos is surging; Ragan promo;

News That Fits: Why hire a PR firm when there’s Task Rabbit?; Dan York’s Tech Report: FIR On Technology Episode 1, responding to Joe Thornley about Google Hangouts, the Snapchat phone number hack, and more; verifying someone’s identity and the role of a Facebook profile: what the TSA example signifies; the Media Monitoring Minute with CustomScoop; listener comments in audio and in the FIR Podcast Community on Google+; why organizations need social media experts; Michael Netzley’s Asia Report: WalMart donkey meat recall helps illustrate four crisis triggers that multinationals should be aware of; will the ‘collaborative economy’ tower above all other trends in 2014?;

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For Immediate Release: The Hobson and Holtz Report for January 6, 2014: A 92-minute podcast recorded live from Concord, California, USA, and Wokingham, Berkshire, England.

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So, until Monday January 13…

(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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