The Hobson & Holtz Report - Podcast #679: November 26, 20122012-11-26
Intro: It’s Cyber Monday in the US;
Quick News: Amazon offers Amazon Pages for Brands, being ‘authentic’ when you recommend a product on Twitter, RSS isn’t dead: it’s how Red Bull will show up on FlipBoard, spying on rivals’ technology and mood: F1’s Fernando Alonso’s insight on social media; Ragan promo;
News That Fits: Taking 3D printing seriously: GE and jet engines, Defense Distributed and guns; Michael Netzley reports from Singapore on the investor relations challenge facing Olam International and the gamification report from Accenture; the Media Monitoring Minute with CustomScoop; why public relations gets no respect; listener comments; best-practice tips for using QR codes; TemboSocial promo; Dan York reports on the future of the Levelator, what’s coming in WordPress 3.5, the challenging intersection of Facebook and religion and the blurring of public and private lives, the global internet user survey 2012; why content is king;
News about next week’s show; music from Burning Shapes; and more.
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For Immediate Release: The Hobson & Holtz Report for November 26, 2012: An 80-minute podcast recorded live from Wokingham, Berkshire, England, and Concord, California, USA.
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So, until Monday December 3…