Articles in the Social Media Category
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The other day, NIRI hosted an excellent webinar on social media strategies for investor relations. For anyone who did not get the opportunity to attend this informative discussion, we strongly suggest you check out the archived webinar here.
The webinar was unique in that NIRI was able to cull together a diverse panel to really highlight all the different perspectives surrounding social media and IR. Dennis Walsh, Vice President at Sharon Merrill, moderated the discussion. Walsh has long been a proponent of social media use for investor relations and was the …
Best Practices, Featured, Social Media, Twitter »
A few weeks ago, I attended the NIRI National conference in Las Vegas. Q4 was a big sponsor this year and we had an amazing experience, getting the chance to catch up with old friends and launching our new Big Data initiative and Q4 Surveillance & Analytics product.
This year at the conference, I had the opportunity to attend a number of great breakout sessions as well as sit on a panel discussing social media and capital markets. A common theme I noticed amongst the breakout sessions as well as conversations I …
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Working with our clients, we are always pleased when they want to find new avenues to communicate with their investors. In today’s online world, companies need to be taking advantage of the multiple communication channels available to them. The more interaction with investors, the better.
One channel that we are seeing companies take advantage of is the corporate blog. Corporate blogs are a great way to communicate with investors because they allow you to share long form ideas and concepts that other social channels cannot. An effective corporate blog is a …
Featured, irchat, Partners, Product, Social Media »
Q4 Web Systems, the fast growing provider of online investor relations solutions for public companies, today announced a strategic partnership related to their Big Data initiative with Finmaven, a leading provider of social intelligence data for finance professionals.
The partnership is part of Q4’s ongoing efforts to expand the information and insight they are providing to IR professionals to help manage their investor relations and communication efforts in today’s rapidly changing world. The partnership combines the financial social media data and analysis from Finmaven with the capital market and investor relations …
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I came across this live infographic this morning and wanted to share it here. In the 131 seconds I viewed the infographic, approximately 2,957,194 GB of data was transferred over the internet. Take a minute and check out the Internet in Real-Time.
Click the image to open the interactive version (via Penny Stocks Lab).
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In the last couple of months there have been a number of blog posts and think-pieces on the subject of shareholder activism. With high-profile activists like Carl Icahn and Daniel Loeb regularly making headlines and swaying public thought through their canny use of social media, it is clear that the tide is turning for public companies and how they manage their relationships with investors online.
A recent article published by Lexpert.ca discusses the impact of a recent tweet from Carl Icahn announcing that he had acquired a position on in Talisman …
Best Practices, Featured, IR Websites, Product, Social Media »
Press release content shared from Q4 IR websites now automatically updates LinkedIn, Google+ and Facebook previews. Twitter cards also automatically created for authorized corporate websites.
Today, we’re pleased to announce our latest Q4 Web product release. This release adds a number of new features to the platform that will set both our clients websites as well as their social media efforts apart from the pack and provide greater value to the online experience of their investors.
The main update that both our clients and their social media followers will notice is the …
Featured, IR Websites, irchat, Reporting, Research, Social Media »
With a growing number of investors visiting Q4 powered websites on a monthly basis, we’ve been able to learn a tremendous amount about what matters to them. This has given us the opportunity to look closely at the patterns of how investors use corporate and investor relations websites (IR websites) across our large network of clients.
There are some interesting findings. For example, when looking at what sources bring investors to IR websites (as shown in the image below), Google is #1, but doesn’t beat direct by that much. Following those two is …
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Due to popular demand, we have put compiled all of the examples (along with commentary) from our webinar: ‘The Top 5 Problems with IR Websites and the Best Practices to Solve Them’ in an ebook to make it easy for you to consume and share the information.
Q4 Web: Top 5 Problems with IR websites webinar ebook from Q4 Web Systems
If you weren’t able to listen to the archive yet, you can access it here: http://www.q4blog.com/2014/02/25/the-top-5-problems-with-ir-websites-and-the-best-practices-to-solve-them-webinar-replay-and-highlights/.
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What follows is an interview with Vinny Jindal, Co-founder and CEO of Stockr – a company that is breaking new ground in enabling a two-way dialogue between companies and their investors. Stockr recently hosted a Q&A session between Senior Biotech Analyst Dr. Ren Benjamin, Thermogenesis (NASDAQ: KOOL), and TotipotentRx, who Thermogenesis has announced the intention to acquire.
By holding this Q&A at Stockr, Thermogenesis provided the investing public with an unprecedented opportunity normally reserved for professionals: ACCESS. Because the company was in a proxy solicitation at the time, they wanted every investor …