The Hobson and Holtz Report – Podcast #741: February 3, 2014

FIRQuick News: B2B marketing metrics to learn from, corporate newsrooms still can’t deliver what journalists want, Dataminr: a Twitter tool “for when you don’t know what you’re looking for”, how a blackmailer acquired a popular twitter handle using social engineering of customer service reps; Ragan promo;

News That Fits: It’s time for “real time” to give way to “right time”; Dan York’s Tech Report: new “FIR On Technology” episode coming this week about new gTLDs, kudos to NFL and Fox Sports for allowing open access to viewing SuperBowl, comments on Coca-Cola’s SuperBowl ad (America The Beautiful) show we still have much to do with regard to racism and xenophobia; from control to influence: the evolution of internal communications; the Media Monitoring Minute with CustomScoop; listener comments in audio and in the FIR Podcast Community on Google+; wearable technology is coming to a workplace near you; What’s new on the FIR Podcast Network: 8 new show episodes; Michael Netzley’s Asia Report: a not-so-happy Chinese New Year as Sina Weibo use declines in China, and more; the strength of customer relationships with brands is declining;

Music from The Geronimo Line; and more.

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For Immediate Release: The Hobson and Holtz Report for February 3, 2014: An 89-minute podcast recorded live from Concord, California, USA, and Wokingham, Berkshire, England.

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So, until Monday February 10…

(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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