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Show #167 - August 28, 2006

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  • RSS feeds and direct MP3 download links in the podcast blog entry for this edition (coming).
  • For show notes for editions 1 through 74 of For Immediate Release: The Hobson & Holtz Report, please visit the podcast blog:

Content summary gives up on Subway pitch; contribute to BusinessWeek's 'Best of the Web' series; technology lets advertising get personal; the growth of the mobile internet; GM's Michael Wiley joins Edelman; Paramount Pictures and the snide blogger: how should companies respond to bloggers?; Lee Hopkins reports; when to use Flash-based websites; creative approaches to billing; listeners' comments discussion including a follow-up on Pegasus laid-off employees' blog; FIR Frappr community update; the music (from, a new podsafe music resource); and more.


1:05 Call the Comment Lines - North America: +1 206 222 2803 | Europe: +44 20 8133 9844 | Skype: fircomments


1:45 One Minute News
Subway Pitch results
BusinessWeek?'s 'Best of the Web'
Technology lets advertising get personal
The growth of the mobile internet - 36.2 Million
Michael Wiley joins Edelman

12:52 How should companies respond to bloggers?
Snide remarks and Paramount Pictures

33:19 Lee Hopkins
Money and consulting fees; Flash websites;

Listener Comments

50:55 Dennis Howlett on Pegasus laid-off employees' blog
56:45 Clarence Jones on listener comments in 166
57:55 Simon Wakeman on battery recalls
65:04 Simon Wakeman extends on previous comments
65:54 Kelly comments on her exploration of podcasts and political blogging
67:22 Francis Wooby questions what bite we have
69:00 Wrap up

74:10 Music - The New Heathens "Get away baby"

Links Subway exit
BusinessWeek's 'Best of the Web' series
Technology lets advertising get personal
Mobile internet growth
Michael Wiley joins Edelman
Paramount Pictures and the snide blogger
FIR Frappr community

Contributors to show notes for show #167 (add your name here):
  • Neville Hobson
  • Michael Vanderdonk

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