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Show #511 - December 21, 2009

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Content summary

FIR takes a break on Christmas Eve; the FIR ID3? tag issue is resolved; Shel joined a tweetup in Birmingham, AL; the Media Monitoring Minute with CustomScoop; Michael Netzley reports from Singapore; News That Fits: Google Earth comes to Audi, wifi hotspots on Ford wheels, finding a social media agency that knows what it’s doing, Guinness lets UK drinkers create virtual worlds, the intention web; listeners’ comments discussion; music from Thomas Radman; and more.

Time Codes Here!

Thanks, volunteers...
  • [0:00]Introductory remarks by Shel and Neville: iTunes ID tags fixed; Shel’s attendance at a tweetup in Birmingham
  • [5:55] Ragan Communications' message
  • [6:35] Michael Netlzley's report: counting down stories #10-#6 of the Top 10 in 2009
  • [6:35] Custom Scoop's Media Monitoring Minute: teens taking a break from Facebook
  • News that fits
    • [14:55] Cars featuring technology such as Google Earth
    • [25:55] What qualifies a social media “expert?”
    • [34:15] In Ad Age, Guiness partnered w/Google in a campaign involving a personalized virtual reality experience to promote their beverage
    • [40:05] Moving from the real-time web to the intention web; e.g. PlanCast? and TripIt? (Jeremy Owyang
  • Listeners' Comments
    • [44:20] Who owns social media? PR? (Doug Haslam)
    • [52:35] Comments on the Distillers’ music played at the end of show #510 (Rob Watson)
    • [54:15] Bernie Goldbach thanks the FIR community for alerting him of great finds such as Dropbox, Audio Shell, Radio Boo, and Foursquare.
    • [58:25] Jeff Davis offers some ideas for the FIR’s 5th Anniversary show: highlight show #1; perhaps replay some of the ideas in that show and talk about what became of them.
  • [59:50] Closing comments and messages
  • [1:01:20] Music: Sentinel by Thomas Radman
  • [1:05:38] End

Contributions and Comments from these Listeners

Michael Netzley
Doug Haslam
Rob Watson
Bernie Goldbach
Jeff Davis

Today's music: The Sentinel by Thomas Radman.


FIR Cut: Snow, customer service and crisis communication make Eurostar's perfect storm
- (Google News)

Contributors to show notes for this show (add your name here)

  • Neville Hobson
    * Debi Davis

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