Investors are hungry for information about your company, particularly if they have a large stake in your success. Yet the days of mailing massive annual reports to each investor are long gone: websites and SEDAR, the online filing system, have taken care of that.


The Shareholder Confidence 365 Study asked institutional and individual investors if multimedia improves their understanding of a company’s financials and future. As it turns out, not only are visuals are strongly welcomed in the IR world, they often affect investment decisions.


Many institutional investors have finally woken up to the dangers of ‘short-termism’ and are actively urging companies to focus their attention on long-term value creation.


‘When it rains, it pours’ might be the mantra for companies trying to weather a downturn only to find that they’ve become the target of a shareholder activist. Many experts believe that tough economic times lead to an uptick in activism simply because poor performers are so easy to find.


Even one of the stodgiest and most traditional forms of financial communications—the earnings release—is getting a makeover in some circles these days.


With the exception of your corporate blog, the content on your company website is likely to remain very static. That's why many organizations are turning to Media or IR Rooms, which automatically post recent financial information, news releases and other key company details as they cross the wire. But what makes a Media Room successful? Check out these 8 Media Room Must-Haves.


Before you head out for the weekend, catch up on the week’s best news and information in PR, media, communications and social media this week. From soccer to shareholder engagement, here’s what we found worthy on the web this week.

Last week brought two webinars on social media and RegFD online, certainly stemming from the April 2nd guidance from the SEC about the use of social channels for material disclosure.