By Dominic Jones on September 22, 2009
FACEBOOK, by virtue of its 300 million strong user base and built-in viral marketing features, is an appealing target for investor relations officers who want to market their companies to a wider audience. A growing number of companies have started to use Facebook Pages for IR and PR in recent months. Most pages are corporate [...]
By Dominic Jones on February 10, 2009
AT HIS first press conference Monday night, US President Barack Obama made history at 8:52 pm ET by calling on blogger Sam Stein of the Huffington Post to be among only 14 reporters to ask a question. The recognition of a blogger alongside mainstream media outlets such as the Associated Press, Reuters, Bloomberg and national [...]
By Pam Agnew on January 19, 2009
The example set by the Obama Presidency will put pressure on other public institutions, including public companies, to follow Obama’s lead to harness technology as a way to provide more transparency and encourage stakeholder engagement.
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.
By Dominic Jones on October 27, 2008
BROADRIDGE Financial Solutions Inc. (NYSE:BR) last night launched The Investor Network, a social network and discussion forum open only to participation by investors whose holdings in companies can be verified via their brokerage accounts. Details of the TheInvestorNetwork.com, which caters to a potential audience of up to 90 million investors in the United States and [...]
By Dominic Jones on January 4, 2007
THE news release doesn’t do this new site justice. I spent about 30 minutes looking it over and near the end I was convinced that it was worth my while to go back when I have more time.