By Dominic Jones on December 17, 2008
THE recent emergence of online investor communities that are registered as investment advisers with the US Securities and Exchange Commission is producing a new brand of influencer that investor relations professionals need to pay attention to because they could challenge traditional Wall Street analysts in shaping investor opinions.
By Dominic Jones on December 7, 2008
IR professionals must recognize that the early adopters of these technologies and platforms will be followed by critical mass. The after-effects of this evolutionary process entails a shift of power to new influential individuals and online communities.