The Hobson and Holtz Report – Podcast #756: May 19, 2014

FIRIntro: A big shout-out to new business podcaster, Stephen Waddington; Shel moderating a WOMMA webinar on May 20;

Quick News: Welcome to Heathrow’s “Terminal Samsung Galaxy S5”, Target’s CMO responds on LinkedIn to employee rant published to Gawker, Wired and Cisco collaborate on crowd sourced tablet magazine, the drawbacks to publicity; Ragan promo;

News That Fits: The persuasive pressure of peer rankings; Michael Netzley’s Asia Report: Coca-Cola uses drones to deliver drinks and appreciation to migrant workers in Singapore; the benefits and risks of hiring people with social influence; the Media Monitoring Minute with CustomScoop; listener comments from the FIR Podcast Community on Google+; is the marketing funnel dead?; six new shows during the past week on the FIR Podcast Network; Dan York’s Tech Report: the FCC ruling on Net Neutrality, the EU’s “right to be forgotten” ruling against Google, and more; Igloo Software promo; should companies monitor their employees’ social media?;

Music from Mario Tomic; and more.

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For Immediate Release: The Hobson and Holtz Report for May 19, 2014: A 92-minute podcast recorded live from Wokingham, Berkshire, England, and Concord, California, USA.

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So, until Monday May 26…

(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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