Neville Hobson
Neville Hobson is an IABC-accredited communicator, blogger and podcaster based in Wokingham, England, one of the leading European early adopters, opinion-leaders and influencers in social media communication for business. He is a frequent speaker on digital media trends that matter to organisations.

He is an entrepreneur, early adopter (and leaver) and experimenter with digital technologies including social media, risk-assessing their impacts, roles and potential in organisational communication. He’s also an occasional test pilot of shiny new objects.

Neville is a founding Senior Research Fellow and Advisory Board member of the Society for New Communications Research, a California-based non-profit think tank. SNCR is dedicated to the advanced study of new communications tools, technologies and emerging modes of communication, and their effect on traditional media, professional communications, business, culture and society.

His involvement in volunteerism leadership with the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) since 1989 includes serving as Regional Director in Europe and Member of the Executive Board and Executive Committee.

Neville blogs at, at the intersection of business, communication and technology. He started blogging in 2002. He is co-presenter with Shel Holtz of the For Immediate Release podcast series including the weekly "For Immediate Release: The Hobson & Holtz Report," the communication profession’s first business podcast started in January 2005.

Connect with Neville on Twitter: @jangles

Blog Entries by Neville Hobson

Getting to Grips With the Social Web

(0) Comments | Posted 24 July 2012 | (21:32)

With all the talk you hear about Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn and other social places online - you name it, people talk about them when they mention social media - it wouldn't be too much of a surprise to think that social media is all about Facebook, Twitter and the...

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One Solution to the Copyright Dilemma is Here Right Now

(4) Comments | Posted 9 July 2011 | (21:26)

Creative CommonsThe issue of reforming laws in the UK concerning intellectual property especially copyright has gained some momentum in recent days.

"Make them fit for the internet age," Prime Minister David Cameron declared last November. A number of...

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