Flickr photo courtesy of Goddard Space Flight CenterThe Friday Wrap is back from a one-week hiatus (my wife and I left town to celebrate our 40th wedding anniversary). The Friday Wrap is my (usually) weekly collection of news stories, posts, studies, and reports designed to help organizational communicators stay current on the trends and technology that affect their jobs. These may be items that flew under the radar while other stories grabbed big headlines. As always, I collect material from which I select Wrap stories (as well as stories to report on the For Immediate Release podcast, along with stuff I just want to remember to read) Read More »
The panel is set for the premiere episode of “For Immediate Release,” the weekly podcast that replaces “The Hobson & Holtz Report.”
Joining me for conversation about the news, trends, issues, and reports that surfaced during the previous week will be…
- Gini Dietrch—Gini is founder and CEO of Arment Dietrich, an integrated marketing communication firm based in Chicago. Gini’s experience as a Managing Supervisor with global PR agency Fleishman-Hillard, along with other PR agency jobs, prepared her for the challenges of running her own agency. She also founded the blog, Spin Sucks, along with Spin Sucks Pro, a professional development Read More »
Welcome to the final episode of ‘The Hobson and Holtz Report’; a quick note about ‘For Immediate Release’ beginning on September 21;
Quick News: Hundreds of Wikipedia editors banned for secretly promoting brands, Barcelona Principles 2.0 unveiled, virtual reality update: Rebecca Minkoff VR headsets and VR’s role in B2B marketing, Spindle is a social app that encourages you to be selfish with your content; CustomScoop promo;
News That Fits: Is SEO really dead? How content marketing and SEO can work together; Dan York’s Tech Report: Skype Messaging, mobile-friendly web pages, celebrities promoting sponsored ads on Read More »
Friday Wrap #169: Wikipedia purges editors, GM CEO on Facebook, sad state of social customer service
Flickr photo courtesy of Erich FerdinandThe Friday Wrap is my weekly collection of news stories, posts, studies, and reports designed to help organizational communicators stay current on the trends and technology that affect their jobs. These may be items that flew under the radar while other stories grabbed big headlines. As always, I collect material from which I select Wrap stories (as well as stories to report on the For Immediate Release podcast, along with stuff I just want to remember to read) on my link blog, which you’re welcome to follow.
Wikipedia bans hundreds of editors for promoting brands—A months-long Read More »
Intro: Joe Thornley is sitting in for Neville on the penultimate episode of The Hobson & Holtz Report; the final show, episode 824, will air next Monday; a few words about For Immediate Release, the show that will fill the void left by Neville’s departure;
Quick News: Facebook responds to suggestions that it benefits from copyright violations and introduces a new tool to help fight them; publisher performance on Instagram is through the roof; Instagram abandons the square-only photo and video requirement; GIFs.com adds some nifty features marketers will like; CustomScoop promo;
News That Fits: Why every brand could use a Chief Read More »
Only two episodes remain of The Hobson & Holtz Report. After 10 years and 8 months—and 824 episodes—Neville Hobson will bid “cheerio” to podcasting, leaving a gaping hole in the FIR Podcast Network lineup.
Two sentiments have been shared more than any others by listeners who have lamented the end of The Hobson and Holtz Report. First, they’ll miss Neville (and his British accent). Second, they’ll miss the every-Monday overview of latest news and trends at the convergence of business, communication, and technology. (Of all the things I’m proud of in our 10-plus years together, I’m most proud of providing listeners with a single resource Read More »