[6 Nov 2014 | One Comment | ]
New Q4 Whitepaper: 2014 Earnings Webcasting Best Practices

The latest Q4 Whitepaper looks at how some of today’s leading publicly traded companies are preparing for, implementing and archiving their quarterly and annual earnings webcasts.
With our experience hosting earnings webcasts for our clients, we have been able to cull a large amount of data that reveals emerging trends in the structure of earnings presentations today. We also investigate how technological influences are having tide-changing effects on how investors access earnings presentations online.
Along with our own data, we have highlighted the online activities of leading public companies to see how …

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by [27 Nov 2014 | No Comment | ]
Meet Q4’s Latest Hires – September and October

We have been introducing our latest additions to the team, on a monthly basis, to help you put a name to a face. Today, we present you with our September and October hires that are all very diverse and from different walks of life! From soccer, tennis, and basketball players, to martial arts fans, storytellers, and travellers, they all add quite a unique mix to the team here.

Matt “Jack” Dreger – QA Lead – joined October 2014 
Born in Warsaw, Poland, Jack and his family escaped Communism back in 1982 after which they spent …

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Happy Thanksgiving from Q4 Web Systems

While our home-base team here in Toronto is busy working away on this snowy November 27th, we wanted to make sure that we wished all of our clients, team members and partners in the good ol’ US of A the happiest and healthiest Thanksgiving.
This past year has been an exciting one here for us and we are incredibly thankful for the opportunity to work with our excellent group of clients, both new and old, as well as the multitude of American partners that are a true pleasure to work and …

Best Practices, Featured, Website of the Week »

by [26 Nov 2014 | No Comment | ]
Use SlideShare to embed corporate presentations and provide a seamless research experience

A few weeks back, we posted a short summary about some findings from a recent Rivel Research study. One of the main areas we highlighted had to do with buy-side professionals expressing that while corporate presentations are often one of the key pieces of content they are looking for on the investor website, the presentations can often be difficult to find. With your corporate presentations being so valuable to your investor community, your focus should be on making that content front and center.
In this week’s Website of the Week blog …

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by [21 Nov 2014 | No Comment | ]
Conveying Your Company’s Mission Adds Value to your IR Site

A good investor relations website will serve as an information hub for investors and analysts. The fundamental aspect to keep in mind when establishing your company’s IR website is the display content. Is the information your investors and analysts looking for easy to find? Are you able to reduce the number of clicks it takes for them to reach a specific page? Factors like these come into play when aiming for the creation of an innovative IR website.
This week’s ‘Website of the Week’ blog series highlights Goldcorp’s sleek IR website. When you fire up their site, …

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by [14 Nov 2014 | No Comment | ]
Retain the visual experience of your website on mobile devices with Responsive Design

With mobile traffic continuing to grow at a rapid pace, it is important to ensure that no matter what device your investors are using to access your website, they are getting the experience you intended.
A lot of work goes into designing an investor relations website. A great deal of thought regarding the navigational behaviour of investors, where content should be featured and the layout of that content.
For this week’s website of the week, we would like to highlight Live Nation’s use of responsive design and inventive method of stacking content …