The Hobson and Holtz Report - Podcast #1: January 3, 2005

Show notes for January 3, 2005

Welcome to our first podcast, a 43–minute conversation recorded live via Skype from Concord, California, USA, and Amsterdam, The Netherlands!

Download the file here (MP3, 19.85Mb), or sign up for the RSS feed to get it and future shows automatically. (For this, you’ll need an ipodder, software that lets you subscribe to receive podcasts automatically.)

In this week’s show:

  • 00:00 Intro - Shel and Neville on who they are, why they’re doing this and what this show’s about.
  • 04:43 Podcasting - its potential as a powerful communication tool for organizations, with some ideas for typical uses.
  • 15:30 The tsunami tragedy in Asia - the role of blogs as great examples of how they can help organizations, plus discussion on specific blogs and how they’re helping relief efforts.
  • 35:08 Wrap - two topics coming up in next week’s show (New Communications Forum 2005 and copyright issues for bloggers); how to give your feedback.

Links for the blogs, companies and organizations we discussed or mentioned in the show:

If you have comments or questions about this show, or suggestions for our future shows, email us at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address). You can email your comments, questions and suggestions as MP3 file attachments, if you wish (max. 5Mb attachment, please!). We’ll be happy to see how we can include your audio contribution in a show.

Until next week…

Posted by neville on 01/03 at 12:41 PM
  1. Nev…Very cool and also very timely.  I’ve been tracking the Podcasts ever since Jonathan turned me onto them.  There is very little really good content.  Would be nice to find a trust worthy place to tap into some nice talk for my iPod.

    Posted by Colby Stuart  on  01/04  at  11:03 AM
  2. Manual Trackback:  I give ‘em all 5 stars!

    Posted by Robert  on  01/04  at  11:35 AM
  3. Thanks, Colby. Shel and I appreciate your comments!

    One place you could check for some interesting business-related podcasts (other types, too) is Podcast Alley ( Also some truly excellent discussions at IT Conversations (

    Posted by Neville Hobson  on  01/04  at  03:18 PM






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