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Neville Hobson
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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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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…
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 …
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Thanks again to the "Inside PR Troika" - that's +Gini Dietrich +Joseph Thornley and +Martin Waxman - for including my interview with Joe in this week's Inside PR 420. And especially to Joe for being a great podcast interviewer.

I wrote some thoughts about our discussion on my blog.
 
Since announcing in FIR #820 last week that I’ll be hanging up my FIR podcasting hat (or mic) next month after more than ten years of creating The Hobson and Holtz Report podcast with Shel Holtz each week, I’ve been humbled and encouraged by the array of…
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News That Fits discussions: The pitfalls of product promotion on social media: lessons to learn from Kim Kardashian's drug-product promo on Instagram; Tinder's Twitter meltdown: was it a planned PR stunt?
News That Fits discussions: The pitfalls of product promotion on social media: lessons to learn from Kim Kardashian's drug-product promo on Instagram; Tinder's Twitter meltdown: was it a planned PR stunt?
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I run ad blocking software in the browser on my computer that prevents ads appearing on most web sites I visit. Chrome is my default browser; as I sign in to my Google account in Chrome, and have it sync across all my devices, I have the ad blocker…
I run ad blocking software in the browser on my computer that prevents ads appearing on most web sites I visit. Chrome is my default browser; as I sign in to my Google account in Chrome, and have it sync across all my devices, I have the ad blocker available to me on all those …
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Interesting comments, +James Cridland,  thanks. I've added some additional thoughts on my blog.
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Intro: The final episode of The Hobson and Holtz Report is coming in September, and more news about changes in FIR; new FIR Interview coming this week; two new FIR Podcast Network shows about to debut: YouTubular Conversations with Harry Hawk, EE Voice…
Intro: The final episode of The Hobson and Holtz Report is coming in September, and more news about changes in FIR; new FIR Interview coming this week; two new FIR Podcast Network shows about to debut: YouTubular Conversations with Harry Hawk, EE Voice with Sharon McIntosh and Sharon Phillips; Quick News: Is VR the future …
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President Clinton is Really Smart. Mountain View, California, 1995. During his reelection campaign, President Bill Clinton attended a fundraiser thrown by the top CEOs of Silicon Valley. L. John Doerr (center) helped organize the visit at the home of…
President Clinton is Really Smart. Mountain View, California, 1995. During his reelection campaign, President Bill Clinton attended a fundraiser thrown by the top CEOs of Silicon Valley. L. John Doerr (center) helped organize the visit at the home of Regis McKenna. During dinner, the CEOs peppered Clinton with questions related to complex technology, trade, and …
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If you think about maps, you probably think about Google Maps and Street View or sat nav hardware and software from TomTom, Garmin and many others. Maps like these – all digital and available on almost any mobile device you choose – are light years on…
If you think about maps, you probably think about Google Maps and Street View or sat nav hardware and software from TomTom, Garmin and many others. Maps like these – all digital and available on almost any mobile device you choose – are light years on from paper maps and how map makers envisioned the …
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Such a familiar situation when you go to a conference: Ever been part of an audience and wanted to participate in a live event? Your options were limited: either raise your hand and project as far as your voice allows; or patiently await a wireless…
Such a familiar situation when you go to a conference: Ever been part of an audience and wanted to participate in a live event? Your options were limited: either raise your hand and project as far as your voice allows; or patiently await a wireless microphone to relay its way through the crowd. Yep, that’s …
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It's very difficult to speak when there is any latency. Not sure how engaging it is to tell people to fiddle with an app while you're speaking, unless the screen was "hey stop looking at your phone"
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Hmm, the share here of the post on the FIR page about FIR 820 is repeated twice, with 3 posts. Not sure what happened there. It's not spam, really!
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FIR 820 is up, with two great News That Fits discussions:

1. Marketing is shifting from agencies and moving in-house

2. Controlling the media channels: can football win the game?

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Episode 820 of The Hobson and Holtz Report is up. In this week's episode:

Intro: The final episode of The Hobson and Holtz Report is coming in September, and more news about changes in FIR; new FIR Interview coming this week; two new FIR Podcast Network shows about to debut: YouTubular Conversations with Harry Hawk, EE Voice with Sharon McIntosh and Sharon Phillips;

Quick News: Is VR the future for Second Life?, the New York Times live-blogged GOP debate directly from Slack using a Chrome extension, 3 reasons Millennials are getting fired, beware the fake embedded tweet; CustomScoop promo;

News That Fits: Marketing is shifting from agencies and moving in-house; Dan York’s Tech Report, including Google’s handling of new top-level domains, a kerfuffle over Facebook videos, and WeChat and mobile in China; listener comments; controlling the media channels: can football win the game?; Igloo Software promo; the past week on the FIR Podcast Network;

Music from Ace & the Gulls; and more.
Marketing is shifting from agencies and moving in-house; Dan York's Tech Report, including Google's handling of new top-level domains, a kerfuffle over Facebook videos, and WeChat and mobile in China; controlling the media channels: can football win the game? and much more.Continue Reading →
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