By Dominic Jones on January 17, 2011
FINANCIAL blog aggregator Seeking Alpha, which reaches a global audience of 3.4 million, has launched a new program that will pay contributors for exclusive rights to their posts under a plan that it hopes will transform the investment research industry.
By Dominic Jones on January 13, 2011
SAYING that institutional investors are increasingly looking to the open web for information, a Boston-based independent research firm plans to use its blog as its primary publishing and client management platform.
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 Dominic Jones on February 25, 2009
RECENTLY in a blog post here and in a discussion in the Investor Relations Executives Group on LinkedIn, I suggested that the time has come for investor relations departments to open up their earnings calls to finance bloggers. My objective in doing the story about President Obama taking a question from the Huffington Post was [...]
By Dominic Jones on March 29, 2007
SOME readers might be wondering if I’ve gone completely mad by saying this week’s three-day CEO open interview hosted by blog network Seeking Alpha represents the future of IR. You might be wondering why I am advocating that you put your CEO in front of a group of hardened investors, analysts and finance bloggers — [...]
Posted in Online IR, Social Media | Tagged blogs, conference calls, David Jackson, finance, finance bloggers, Google, google finance, law, management, Seeking Alpha, seekingalpha, Steven Sprague, Wave Systems Corp., yahoo
By Dominic Jones on March 28, 2007
IF ALL business journalists and finance bloggers were like David Phillips, companies would get away with a lot less nonsense than they do now. Just go read his post on Aflac: Long Live the AFLAC Duck! Amazing, isn’t it? I’m talking about the fact that it’s free. There should be links to this guy’s blog [...]
By Dominic Jones on January 9, 2007
A NEW service aims to improve the reach and economics of executives’ investor presentations by distributing them on the popular Yahoo! Finance website and exposing them to bloggers and their audiences. Seeking Alpha, an aggregator of finance commentary from over 200 bloggers, is offering to transcribe companies’ presentations at investor conferences and distribute them on [...]