[24 Apr 2015 | No Comment | ]
Recap of Q4 Webinar – Predict Stock Movements & Evaluate Institutional Sentiment

Q4 hosted a webinar on Wednesday, April 22 to discuss the Q4 Trade Indicator, a predictive analytics suite designed to provide IROs and C-level Executives with leading indicators of price movements in their company’s stock and the stock of their peers. The webinar was hosted by our very own Darrell Heaps (CEO & Founder at Q4), featuring William Herkelrath, Business Development Manager from TIM Group and Q4’s SVP and Global Head of Sales, Jason Brausewetter.
Below is a brief summary of the highlights discussed during the webinar. We highly suggest you …

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by [24 Apr 2015 | No Comment | ]
Use Video on Your Homepage to Effectively Communicate Your Investment Proposition

Adding video on your IR website is beneficial in many ways – information presented through video is conveyed in a shorter period of time, as opposed to reading that information. Also, video simply feeds the exact data you wish to reveal to your IR audience, reducing any possibilities of distraction that can usually arise out of reading text. Through video, you also have the capability to integrate links that direct users to a new page with more information – this provides your IR audience with an opportunity to explore more …

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by [24 Apr 2015 | No Comment | ]
Recap of Q4 Webinar – Predict Stock Movements & Evaluate Institutional Sentiment

Q4 hosted a webinar on Wednesday, April 22 to discuss the Q4 Trade Indicator, a predictive analytics suite designed to provide IROs and C-level Executives with leading indicators of price movements in their company’s stock and the stock of their peers. The webinar was hosted by our very own Darrell Heaps (CEO & Founder at Q4), featuring William Herkelrath, Business Development Manager from TIM Group and Q4’s SVP and Global Head of Sales, Jason Brausewetter.
Below is a brief summary of the highlights discussed during the webinar. We highly suggest you …

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by [20 Apr 2015 | No Comment | ]
Is There a Better Investor Relations Model in the Age of Social Media?

This post comes courtesy of guest contributor Ezra Marbach. This post first appeared on his blog, Finance 2.0
If you’re an investor you demand many things. Most important, you expect substantive, timely information, transparency, and access to management. But few public companies deliver on this.
The obvious exception is Netflix (NFLX).
This was apparent yet again last week when the company announced Q4 earnings results. Netflix is typically one of the first companies to report quarterly results each earnings season.
And this doesn’t go unnoticed among interested investors. Prominent VC Bill Gurley said the following on Twitter last week: “Congrats …

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by [17 Apr 2015 | No Comment | ]
Using Infographics and KPIs to tell Your Investment Story

In one of our recent blogs, we encouraged readers to think visually, to show people information while communicating a specific message. In today’s Website of the Week blog series, we’ll explore this topic further by outlining how the use of infographics on your IR website will help you communicate your investor story.
Visually appealing websites that are information-rich are bound to attract your IR audience and drive them to further explore your IR website. According to an infographic titled ‘We Live in a Visual World,’ content with visuals receives 94% more …

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by [10 Apr 2015 | No Comment | ]
Effectively Communicate Your Company’s Mission & Values to Your IR Audience

There are various elements that make for an effective Investor Relations (IR) website – web design and meaningful content are two important factors to consider when delivering a compelling IR site to your investor and analyst audience. Good creative design highlights  your company’s financial data, recent and upcoming event updates, and the latest presentations. Including valuable and timely content is key to influencing your audiences’ perceptions and decisions.
In today’s Website of the Week blog series, we will look at how one company – HollyFrontier Corporation – implemented a compelling mission …