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Bank launching key fobs, an updated wristband and stickers so that customers can pay for everyday items
Bank launching key fobs, an updated wristband and stickers so that customers can pay for everyday items
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One of the difficulties for an event that’s intended to look at the future of communication is delivering on the promise and expectation established in the description of and communication about the event. FutureComms15 in London – hashtag #FC15 – that…
One of the difficulties for an event that’s intended to look at the future of communication is delivering on the promise and expectation established in the description of and communication about the event. FutureComms15 in London – hashtag #FC15 – that took place on June 18 was a one-day event organized by MyNewsDesk, and described …
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When I called in to a Shell station in Reading on Saturday to fill up my car with fuel, I noticed this banner attached to the side of the pump I was using. “Fill up and go here with our speedy payment service,” it says. “Powered by PayPal.” And there’s a…
When I called in to a Shell station in Reading on Saturday to fill up my car with fuel, I noticed this banner attached to the side of the pump I was using. “Fill up and go here with our speedy payment service,” it says. “Powered by PayPal.” And there’s a big QR code in …
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Intro: Welcome to FIR B2B co-host Paul Gillin; first episode of Digital India has been published; Quick News: What does Twitter’s future hold with the departure of CEO Dick Costolo?; marketers should follow The New York Times’ lead which is closing staff…
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Today, June 15, 2015, marks the 800th anniversary of the sealing of the Magna Carta in 1215, a document that to this day is widely considered part of the so-called unwritten constitution of the United Kingdom; and continues to be honoured in the United…
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Robert Phillips stunned the PR agency world when he walked away from his prestigious position as CEO of Edelman EMEA. Phillips explains his decision in Trust Me, PR is Dead, in which he calls for an end to the PR industry and advocates instead for a new…
Robert Phillips stunned the PR agency world when he walked away from his prestigious position as CEO of Edelman EMEA. Phillips explains his decision in Trust Me, PR is Dead, in which he calls for an end to the PR industry and advocates instead for a new model of public leadership (as the replacement for …
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For the past six months, I’ve been taking part in a live radio show every other Tuesday as a guest contributor to a morning show on Share Radio UK, a start-up digital radio station broadcasting in London and online. It’s huge fun discussing myriad topical…
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Intro: Welcome to Linked Conversations host Chuck Hester, our final guest co-host as Neville’s month-long hiatus draws to a close. Quick News: How Apple won a PR victory with help from Taylor Swift, one of Hollywood’s biggest publicity agencies gets…
Intro: Welcome to Linked Conversations host Chuck Hester, our final guest co-host as Neville’s month-long hiatus draws to a close. Quick News: How Apple won a PR victory with help from Taylor Swift, one of Hollywood’s biggest publicity agencies gets caught with its hand in the Wikipedia cookie jar, why Netflix reigns supreme in the …
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Intro: Welcome to Higher Education host Kevin Anselmo, who takes over the co-hosting chair while Neville enjoys his month-long hiatus. Quick News: FIFA’s communications director resigns as the crisis continues, Google will spotlight sites that load slowly…
Intro: Welcome to Higher Education host Kevin Anselmo, who takes over the co-hosting chair while Neville enjoys his month-long hiatus. Quick News: FIFA’s communications director resigns as the crisis continues, Google will spotlight sites that load slowly in its mobile search results, UK campaign to raise awareness of the need for blood donations deletes blood …
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The International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) held its 2015 World Conference in San Francisco this week. Amidst the keynote talks, breakout sessions, receptions, and a host of other events, 2014-15 Chair Russell Grossman passed the gavel…
The International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) held its 2015 World Conference in San Francisco this week. Amidst the keynote talks, breakout sessions, receptions, and a host of other events, 2014-15 Chair Russell Grossman passed the gavel to 2015-16 Chair Michael Ambjorn. Ambjorn takes over the lead volunteer role as the association continues to recover …
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Remember when restaurant reviews were framed magazine or newspapers? Not framed screenshots of social media posts?
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Slowing growth in user numbers and failure to capture a bigger slice of digital advertising revenue drove the departure of the chief executive
Slowing growth in user numbers and failure to capture a bigger slice of digital advertising revenue drove the departure of the chief executive
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Communicator, blogger and podcaster. Occasional test pilot of shiny new objects.
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I'm an entrepreneurial communications professional based in the UK, with a curiosity for tech and how people use it. An early adopter (and leaver) and experimenter with social media. Blogger at NevilleHobson.com. Co-host of the weekly business podcast For Immediate Release: The Hobson and Holtz Report.

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Online since '89. And was here on G+ when it was called Google Buzz :)
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Flux Capacitor USB Car Charger
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Your devices need power and your life needs excitement. So how about a little Flux Capacitor for your car? Plug it into your car's power por

Security flaw puts all Internet Explorer users at risk, exposes Windows XP
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If you're still using a 12-year-old operating system, a new security flaw discovered in Internet Explorer should cause you quite a bit of co

Developing a content marketing mindset – five skills to master
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It's not enough to start up a content marketing department: these skills and principles must permeate the entire organisation

Google may implement Ultrasonic Password Security for your accounts
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SlickLogin acquired by Google and may implement Ultrasonic Password Security for your accounts.

Cision UK
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The top 10 UK PR blogs from PR software provider Cision UK, using a new ranking methodology. PR blogs are from independents only.

VideoDownloadConverter, the must-have toolbar for video fanatics
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Video Download Converter, download and view popular clips, TV shows, movie trailers, music videos and more

This is Nokia's Android phone
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Nokia has been building its own Android phone according to multiple sources familiar with the company’s plans. Codenamed Normandy, and known

Episode one of my brand new podcast is now live
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Today the first episode of FIR presents AllThingsIC with Rachel Miller has gone live. Every month I will be bringing you the latest news and

Interactive: This Is How Much Money Twitter Owes You | TIME.com
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Want to know if your Twitter feed produces enough value to retire? Enter your username to find out

Talking social internal communication at #smwSMILE
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Social Media Week London starts next week, on Monday September 23. Hosted by Chinwag, the week-long event - part of the global SMW event tak

The Hobson and Holtz Report - Podcast #721: September 16, 2013
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Intro: FIR mobile app for Windows Phone now in the Windows App Store, Michael Procopio interview with Chris Muccio is up, introducing "FIR o

FIR Interview: Chris Muccio, author, 42 Rules for 24-Hour Success on Lin...
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LinkedIn is, arguably, the premier social network for business-to-business (B2B). Over 200 million people have profiles on LinkedIn, but mos

Calculator Plus Free
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USA TODAY named Calculator Plus among its "25 Essential Apps", calling it the "handy calculator app that's garnered great user ratings"I'm C

Twitter takes control of its story as it prepares for an IPO
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The days when you heard about a company's plans for a stock market flotation via a newspaper report or a TV or radio news item are now so mu

Disney brings the second-screen experience to the movies
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The advent of mobile devices - especially tablets - has changed people's behaviours in how we access, consume and share information across m

Google makes it easier for people to find and amplify trusted content
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Of two new Google+ features announced yesterday by Google - authorship attribution and embedding posts - the latter caught my imagination st

The Hobson and Holtz Report - Podcast #720: September 9, 2013
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Intro: FIR Interview with Craig Jolley on marketing automation is up, FIR Book Review coming from Michael Procopio and Chris Muccio; we're r

Google+ Launches Embeds, Starts To Highlight WordPress.com And TypePad A...
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Starting today, Google+ users will be able to embed their posts anywhere on the web. The new feature provides its users with the code needed

The state of the social web according to GlobalWebIndex
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Some interesting metrics form part of a global study into social media usage and trends published last week by GlobalWebIndex, the London-ba