The Hobson and Holtz Report – Podcast #743: February 17, 2014

FIRIntro: We recorded this episode via rather than Skype: let us know what you think of the audio quality;

Quick News: “The business of blogging” ebook published by Stephen Waddington with insights from 15 business bloggers; 10,000 racial slurs used daily on Twitter; The Holmes Report describes the top 12 crises of 2013; three social media developments in air travel including airline use of Google Glass; Ragan promo;

News That Fits: Update on native advertising and brand journalism; Dan York’s Tech Report on changes to Yammer, GitHub updater, Walmart’s plan for the .grocery top-level domain, and more; ADAC’s PR disaster and crisis of trust; the Media Monitoring Minute with CustomScoop; listener comments in audio and from the FIR Podcast Community on Google+; how Oracle puts its employees’ personal social media accounts to work; last week on the FIR Podcast Network: five new show episodes; Korn Ferry survey: over half of European CCOs have responsibility for social media, and other insights;

Music from Kara Square and Piero Peluche; and more.

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For Immediate Release: The Hobson and Holtz Report for February 17, 2014: An 81-minute podcast recorded live from Wokingham, Berkshire, England, and Concord, California, USA.

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So, until Monday February 24…

(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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