Articles in the Social Media Category
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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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Best Practices, Featured, irchat, Social Media, Transparency, Twitter »
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 …
Best Practices, Featured, IR Websites, Social Media »
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 …
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We recently shared a case study of how Alcatel uses Google+ to share investor-related information. Today, we discuss a few examples of how Lululemon and Bayer use Pinterest.
Since 2009, Q4 Web Systems has published an annual series of whitepapers based on our research into social media use by public companies. The social media landscape continues to evolve, and new platforms and channels emerge, showing rapid growth in some sectors. Our mid-2013 research included findings on the largest sample of public companies yet – 890 in total – and we began …
Conferences, Featured, IR Websites, Mobile, Social Media »
Onboard an early flight to NYC, I wanted to share some thoughts on my experiences traveling across the country speaking about the web, social media and mobile.
My 2014 has started off with a significant pace with about 2 speaking gigs a month. Last year I logged about 30K miles travel, a new personal record. Comparatively, I know that many of our clients are traveling upwards of 100K a year so I knew I had a long way to go. Although at this pace, I should do over 60k miles this …
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Since 2009, Q4 Web Systems has published an annual series of whitepapers based on our research into social media use by public companies. As time passes, the social media landscape continues to evolve, and new platforms and channels emerge, showing quite rapid growth. Our mid-2013 study included research on the largest sample of public companies yet – 890 in total – and we began to track the use of the emerging Google+ platform.
A bit about Google+
Google+ has an advantage over other new social platforms, as it has the power of …
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Last year, Q4 was fortunate enough to work with The Brunswick Group on a webinar recapping their study on Investor and Analyst Trends on Using Digital and Social Media. The findings from last year showed a marked increase of investors and analysts using corporate & IR websites and social media to research publicly traded companies.
Brunswick Group has now just released the 2014 edition of the study. As with last year, the results show that investors and analysts have increased their use of both digital and social media to learn more …