[18 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]
Q4 Web Systems Releases “Q4 Touch” Mobile App Free for all Clients

Today, we are pleased to announce the release of the “Q4 Touch” mobile app for iOS (Android coming soon). Q4 Touch is a brand new way to manage your investor relations program and daily workflow with Q4. The app is free for all Q4 Web Clients and has been designed to improve customer experience and bring together all of the touch points that IR departments have with Q4.
Below, we would like the highlight some of the key features of Q4 Touch that are going to enhance our customers’ experience with Q4 …

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by [27 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]
20th Annual IR Magazine Awards highlight the best of 2014

Last night’s IR Magazine Awards in NYC proved a huge success, with enthusiastic crowd in attendance and some truly great work in IR recognized.
As a proud sponsor of the IR Magazine Awards, it was a pleasure to attend last night and get a chance to celebrate with the best and brightest in the IR community. With all the fantastic work done in 2014, we were glad to see so many deserving companies honoured with both nominations and awards.
You can see the entire list of winners on the IR Magazine Website. We …

Awards, Best Practices, Clients, Featured, Investor Relations »

by [26 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]
Q4 Clients Represent at Tonight’s 20th IR Magazine Awards

The annual U.S IR Magazine Awards will be held tonight in New York, at the Ciprianai Wall Street. We are especially excited as this year features the most Q4 clients to ever be represented at the event.
This year also marks the 20th anniversary of the IR Magazine Awards, and it has been incredible to see some companies return back as regular nominees, and others as new ones – both making their mark as leaders in the Investor Relations (IR) industry.
The award brings out both old and new friends to celebrate …

Best Practices, Featured, Investor Communications, IR Websites, Mobile »

by [20 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]
How Mobile Experience Affects your Audience Engagement with IR Content

Today’s business world is largely driven by mobile interactions – scheduling meetings, sending and receiving emails, participating in conference calls, and other day-to-day activities that can be carried out in the office, have all found their way at the tip of your fingers – right on your mobile device. While consumers use mobile as a tool for connectivity, they are increasingly adopting devices to consume content on-the-go for business purposes. As an Investor Relations Officer (IRO), designing your company’s IR site and making it consumable on mobile devices is an …

Design, Featured, IR Websites, irchat, Website of the Week »

by [13 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]
Use Automatic Feeds to Keep Your IR Homepage Updated

In today’s Website of the Week blog series, we will briefly introduce you to two cool features that you can implement on your IR site – Interactive Logo, and Latest News & Events widget. Cisco’s IR site implements these two features and they really add value to the investor audience given their practicality.
The Interactive Logo simply gives users the option to navigate back to Cisco’s corporate site by clicking on ‘All of Cisco.’ This is different than the traditional ‘Homepage’ tab that links back users to a corporate site, as …

buy-side, Featured, Investor Relations, RethinkIR »

by [11 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]
Trust.

Have you seen Bob Batchelor’s piece on investor relations? Probably not since he hasn’t written one. But he did write this piece on content marketing … and it is a great reminder of how critical building and maintaining trust with stakeholders is within the context of investor relations.
For example, he writes:
“At the heart of marketing and communications efforts, content marketing campaigns allow organizations to speak with authority and authenticity directly to stakeholders. However, these same individuals or groups may also be swamped in information that either contradicts what an organization is …