The Hobson and Holtz Report – Podcast #88: November 24, 2005

Content summary: The Washington Post offers content mashups, IBM lets employees podcast internally, recording with Waxmail, our review of Naked Conversations, Richard Edelman’s post on PR’s readiness for discontinuous change, it’s time for annual predictions, pro- and anti-IKEA websites, Amazon’s new product wikis, character blogs, a report from Dan York, why CEOs don’t blog, listener comments, and more.

Show notes for November 24, 2005

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Welcome to For Immediate Release: The Hobson & Holtz Report, an 74-minute conversation recorded live from West Hills, California, USA, and almost live from Amsterdam, The Netherlands..

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In this Edition:

  • 00:30 Shel introduces the show
  • 00:58 Shel gets personal about his Thanksgiving trip to LA
  • 02:22 Neville traveling for today’s and next Monday’s shows
  • 02:51 We’ll dedicate much of next Thursday’s show to PR skills required for working in the Web 2.0 world
  • 03:59 Where to send comments to FIR
  • 04:46 What the show’s about
  • 05:14 What we have in mind for our 100th show on January 9, 2006
  • 06:25 Fifty-two listeners have added themselves to our Frappr map

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So, until Monday, November 28…

(Cross-posted from For Immediate Release, Shel’s and my podcast blog.)

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  1. The Hobson and Holtz Report – Podcast #88: November 24, 2005

    [Source: NevOn] quoted: 21:43 Steven Davies comments on Neville’s review of the University of Sunderland new media conference and invites Shel to the next one

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