Investor Relations

Creative use of IR and social media

Creative use of IR and social media

I got inspired by this article that describes some new ways social media has been used for IR communication. Maybe it’s time to arrange a twitter Q&A after next earnings release? Or stream your earnings webcast directly to the viewer’s smart phone? Get inspired by reading the full article >>

10 body language tips every speaker must know

10 body language tips every speaker must know

Some presenters just have ‘it’. They are not only good at creating a convincing message, they also present it in a way that makes you listen. An important factor when making a successful presentation is your body language. An infographic from SOAP Presentations lists 10 body language tips to keep in mind when presenting. One(…)

25 tips to punch up your writing

25 tips to punch up your writing

Press releases, blog posts, web copy… there’s always something to be written. But the inspiration is not always there. Here’s 25 quick ideas from PR Daily to improve your writing: 1. Cut clutter. 2. Use spell check. It’s an obvious tip, but an important one. 3. Read aloud. 4. Use active verbs. 5. Choose your(…)

Storytelling – the basics

Storytelling – the basics

Storytelling has been around for a while, but as with all buzz words, a lot of people talk about it, few people are good at it! If you like to refresh your storytelling basics, this blog post will give you a good overview of the basic steps: Introduce the characters Set the scene Lay down(…)

5 Awful Headline Habits

5 Awful Headline Habits

Headlines are oh, so difficult! Yet, they could be the most important piece of your content. And old saying within marketing is that out of the people reading the headline, only 20% will continue to read the rest. PR Daily is listing the 5 worst habits when writing headlines: Don’t tell me what to do(…)

7 Tips to Transform Your Slides From Good to Great

7 Tips to Transform Your Slides From Good to Great

Lack of time is a factor most of us constantly have to take into consideration. One way of dealing with short preparation times is that we copy what has worked in the past. That could work, at least for a while, but probably not in the long run. To not get stuck in the “mediocrity(…)

5 ways to tackle online trolls

5 ways to tackle online trolls

An internet troll is a person who creates conflicts by starting arguments, posting off-topic or upsetting messages. They are everywhere so you or your company will get hit one day or another. Unlike trolls in the fairy tales you cannot scare them off with lightning, so how do you deal with them? Engage them, but(…)

Have top influencers author your sites to appease Google search

Have top influencers author your sites to appease Google search

Google Hummingbird has changed how the top spots on Google are won. With the rising of Google Authorship, to hire, pay or partner with authors with high Authorship rankings could be a game changer. Read more about how Google Authorship can be used to your advantage >>

Is the very nature of IR outdated?

Is the very nature of IR outdated?

A new white paper published by Falls Communications suggests the very nature of IR could be outdated. The communication landscape has changed and so has the stock market. In this interview by IR Magazine, Rob Berick is pointing out that IR departments have a good focus on compliance but is forgetting about the other two(…)

Are You Talking About What You Want to Say or What Your Investors Want to Know?

Are You Talking About What You Want to Say or What Your Investors Want to Know?

IR professionals are formulating messages all the time, whether it’s in an investor presentation or an annual report. It’s tempting to base those messages on what the company wants to say, not what investors want to hear. It might be a successful tactic short term but it will for sure not win your investors’ attention in(…)