By Ezra Marbach on December 8, 2011
SO OFTEN lately, public companies have been under attack. Most of these attacks have been directed at Chinese companies publicly-traded on US stock exchanges.
By Ezra Marbach on August 2, 2011
REED HASTINGS, CEO of Netflix (NASDAQ: NFLX) is a remarkable entrepreneur. He founded a DVD-by-mail business in the late ‘90s that now boasts 25+ million subs and is disrupting the media and entertainment industries.
By Ezra Marbach on February 9, 2011
AS EARNINGS season comes to a close, public companies continue to demonstrate an increasing focus on using their earnings calls to be more social, interactive, and transparent.
By Ezra Marbach on January 6, 2011
A COUPLE of weeks ago, investor relations pro Patrick Kiss wondered why IR has been slow to adopt social media and what can be done to “move things forward”.
By Ezra Marbach on December 3, 2010
THE online social media revolution of the last 5+ years has touched nearly every facet of society with one glaring exception: open and direct online conversation between public company executives and equity investors remains minimal.
By Ezra Marbach on August 26, 2010
AS EARNINGS season comes to a close it’s become increasingly apparent that public companies are focusing more heavily on their investor relations (“IR”) efforts. What explains this phenomenon?
By Ezra Marbach on May 11, 2010
IT’S NOW mid-2010. And still, investor relations (IR) professionals are largely avoiding use of social media. Yet, the topic of social media has not only dominated IR discussion for what seems like an eternity but it’s also widely considered — especially among IR pros — an essential online tool for investor communications. Is there a [...]
By Ezra Marbach on February 18, 2010
WITH all the new opportunities they have to engage investors on various social media platforms, public companies remain somewhat focused on driving traffic back to their own corporate websites.
By Ezra Marbach on January 12, 2010
THERE’S much talk in investor relations circles about the challenges of social media. But, as discussed in my recent post Investor Relations 2.0 – Is Seeking Alpha the Answer?, and, as you’ll see below, the opportunities for public companies to engage investors online using social media are real, measurable, and shouldn’t raise any red flags [...]
By Ezra Marbach on December 14, 2009
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