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[17 Apr 2014 | No Comment | ]
Q4 Wins ‘Popular’ vote at NIRI Boston Shark Tank

Last night, Q4’s CEO, Darrell Heaps participated in a Shark Tank event hosted by NIRI Boston. Based on our popular 3 Screens™, he pitched a mobile solution for non-Q4 hosted IR websites and won over an audience of 75 people to secure the ‘popular’ vote!!
Darrell had this to say about this new product:

Since the launch of 3 Screens in June of last year we have seen hundreds of public companies adopt 3 Screens for their IR website and integrated mobile solution. Now I’m very happy to announce our latest edition …

Best Practices, Featured, Mobile, Product, Product Announcments »

[11 Feb 2014 | No Comment | ]
New updates to Q4’s 3 Screen™ solution optimize events section and financial reporting.

Today, we’re excited to announce the latest set of upgrades to our popular 3 Screens tablet and phone mobile apps. With hundreds of thousands of investors using these apps on a monthly basis now, we’ve been able to learn a tremendous amount about what matters to investors and where to focus on evolving the apps. As well, working closely with our clients provides a consistent feedback cycle, which we incorporate into every upgrade we release.
Here’s a quick list of the new features along with some details and screenshots.
What’s New?
Events Screen
The …

Best Practices, Featured, Headline, Product, Social Media »

[30 Oct 2013 | One Comment | ]
Q4 Expands Social Media Management with LinkedIn Company Pages

Today we are excited to announce the expansion of Q4’s social media management to include LinkedIn Company Pages. This major addition builds on the broad capabilities of the Q4 platform in helping public companies manage their social media outreach.
A little background on why LinkedIn has become important:
Over the last year or so, we have seen a marked increase in the amount of referral traffic coming from LinkedIn Company Pages to our network of client websites. In fact, in many cases LinkedIn has emerged to become the dominant social media channel …

Clients, Featured, Product »

[28 Oct 2013 | One Comment | ]
Barrick unveils industry-leading responsive website

Barrick Gold Corporation, the world’s largest gold producer, has been a long-time client of Q4 and has always been a very exciting company to work with. From the very beginning of our relationship with them, their goal was to have an industry-leading corporate and investor relations website that would allow easy access to valuable company information.
As time has gone on, Barrick has become aware that about 15% of daily website users are now accessing their content through a mobile device. This increases to 25% on days when Barrick publishes a …

Featured, Product, Product Announcments »

[25 Oct 2013 | 2 Comments | ]
Q4 Fully Responsive Design = Unlimited Screens [VIDEO]

Over the last few weeks, we’ve heard from a few people in the industry that there is a limit to how many screens we support at Q4. This may be due to our popular product “3 Screens” which combines a desktop IR website with browser based tablet and phone apps. Although 3 Screens is very popular, I wanted to reintroduce you to our responsive framework, called Q4 Responsive and its’ unlimited screen capability.
Q4 Responsive was released back in Aug 2013 and is a framework that runs on the Q4 platform …

Clients, Featured, Mobile, Product, Product Announcments »

[24 Oct 2013 | No Comment | ]
Q4′s Popular “3 Screens” Mobile Solution Upgraded with New Features

Upgrades include improved UI, Why Invest, Audio Webcasting and Social Integration

We’re thrilled to announce that we are updating all of our App clients to our latest Q4 app release 3.2.1. We have been very excited to work with so many great companies to produce a great app platform and this latest update reflects new best practices that we have uncovered over the last few months. To determine how to improve the app, we spent a lot of time talking to users, clients and digging into the analytics of the apps …

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[4 Sep 2013 | No Comment | ]
Q4 Launches Social Media Newsrooms to Global Client Base

For the last couple of years now, we have been researching the growing prevalence and use of social media as a tool for public companies. With that in mind, we are happy to announce the release of our latest product, Social Media Newsrooms. Our Social Media Newsrooms combine Q4’s powerful social media features along with industry leading newsroom automation in a highly flexible and customizable content management solution.
The Q4 Social Media Newsroom can be easily integrated into any site and aggregates all of your social media, news and media related …

Featured, IR Websites, Mobile, Product, Product Announcments »

[20 Aug 2013 | 2 Comments | ]
Q4 Releases Responsive Fluid Grid Technology to Global Client Base

As part of our ongoing evolution to deliver the most innovative and fully featured corporate and IR website platforms in the market, we’re excited to announce that our latest version of Q4 web now fully supports responsive web design (wikipedia def) for both corporate and IR websites.
This latest release is part of our ongoing commitment of evolving our innovative corporate and IR web platform to meet the needs of global client base as the web moves from a desktop experience to one dominated by smartphones and tablets.
Responsive websites automatically adjust …

Conferences, Product »

[18 Jun 2013 | No Comment | ]
Q4 Announces 2013 NIRI Contest Winners

The Q4 team is back from another great NIRI Annual Conference!  The Westin Diplomat Resort & Spa in Hollywood, FL was a great venue and there were a lot of attendees eager to speak to us about our new 3 ScreenTM product!
We had a lot people visit our booth and those who registered for a demo were automatically entered in our draw for a chance to win an iPad Mini.  Congratulation to all of the lucky winners:
Katrina Rymill (pictured to the right), Investor Relations, Equinix, Inc.
Brian Godfrey, Treasury Manager, Houghton Mifflin …

Featured, IR Websites, Mobile, Product »

[9 Jun 2013 | No Comment | ]
The Investor Web & The 3 Screens™ Experience

When we look at the investor web, it’s important to first understand that 99% of mobile usage in investor relations is happening through the mobile web, rather than through native IR apps.
This is due in part to the current workflow of how information is consumed online by investors as they are predominantly using mobile devices to access information, as opposed to downloading and installing apps.
Take for instance, when news comes out from a company there are a few ways that the information makes its way into the hands of the …