Tag Archives: investor relations

Getting Ready for Your Next Virtual Earnings Call

Getting Ready for Your Next Virtual Earnings Call

As organizations have shifted to online events and secure webcasts for everything from industry conferences to town halls to investor relations events, it’s important to understand the best ways to promote and execute these types of online events, including virtual earnings calls. Even as companies begin to return to in-person gatherings and hybrid events, the benefits of virtual earning calls are plentiful …

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Future of Investor Relations Events: The Power of the Webcast in a Hybrid Work Environment

Future of Investor Relations Events: The Power of the Webcast in a Hybrid Work Environment

Even as business travel and in-person events resume in many parts of the world, employers are growing accustomed to hybrid work environments. This applies to day-to-day interactions with employees and also large-scale events, such as investor relations events. Even prior to the pandemic, many investment firms and Wall Street analysts relied on audio calls or virtual events to tune in to …

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Three Best Practices for Investor Relations in a Virtual World

Three Best Practices for Investor Relations in a Virtual World

Your investors come from all over the world. Regardless of their location, they still deserve to be in the loop when it comes to company news, updates, and earnings. Virtual investor relations isn’t a difficult concept, but it can be executed poorly if you’re not careful. Instead of dropping the ball and losing the trust of your worldwide investors, use …

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How to Effectively and Securely Manage Investor Relations Virtually

How to Effectively and Securely Manage Investor Relations Virtually

Hosting large-scale investor presentations, meetings, and events can be a hassle. Between finding a mutually agreeable time to meet, organizing the content, and handling the call, it’s a lot to manage! Fortunately, the advancement of webcasting and audio and video conferencing tools has made managing investor relations virtually a breeze. When you need to communicate and collaborate with investors virtually, …

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The Investor Relations Social Media Revolution

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For years now, I’ve been a big proponent of utilizing social media as part of an effective investor relations strategy. The speed and efficacy of a service like Twitter is unmatched for quickly disseminating information, adding an additional layer of engagement alongside earnings calls or interacting with the public through Q&A. Services like StockTwits, founded by my long-time friend Howard …

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Bringing IR into the Modern Day with an Interactive Digital Annual Report

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As EVP of Strategy and Communications at PGi, one of my primary roles is investor relations, which includes helping to create and deliver our annual report. Recently, my team and I leveraged our passion for innovation, our commitment to sustainability and our company’s technological expertise to transform our annual reports into interactive, digital documents, bringing an age-old corporate responsibility firmly …

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Answering Your Top 5 Questions About the Facebook IPO and Facebook IPO Price

If you’re anything like me (read: not a Wall Street junkie), you’re scratching your head wondering why the Facebook IPO (NYSE: FB) and Facebook IPO price  are such a big deal. If anything, some of us are moderately concerned that Facebook’s big push into the public spotlight might negatively impact our own little profile pages in the world’s favorite social media …

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#ShiftNYC shows you Social IR

Share the vision of how PGi EVP of Strategy and Communications Sean O’Brien unifies social media tools with video conferencing solution iMeet to drive authentic, long-term relationships with the IR community. StockTwits founder Howard Lindzon discusses his “idea network” philosophy of how a new generation of IR professionals are breaking down walls and breaking the rules with social media tools and changing the game …

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Day 2, Part 1: #Shift Recap of the Social IR discussion

On day two of #Shift, a collaborative conversation on investor relations trends, including social media integration in IR communications, created a stir in this historically by-the-book segment. Moderated by Michael Santoli of Barrons, the panel pulled together some very forward thinking and social IR experts including Howard Lindzon, Joshua Brown, Barry Ritholz and Sean O’Brien. The group discussed the importance …

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The Future of IR is Social

If you think that Millennials thrive on social media, you’re right. If you think that the Baby Boomers haven’t tuned in as well, you’re in for a surprise. Social media has cross-generational appeal and forms the demographic heart of the investor community. Platform of the People More people are using social media than ever, and the bulk of those users …

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