IRM HQi 5.3 Release Notes: New timeline and upgrades

December 14th, 2018
HQi 5.3

Helping you manage your website smoothly. That’s our goal.

That’s why our HQi content management system (CMS) consistently improves to make you a happy HQi user. Because a good CMS at the heart of your website keeps your content fresh and up-to-date.

In this latest version, you’ll be able to manage your timeline more easily, without help from support, once it’s all set up. You’ll also find performance improvements in other functions, like your email alerts, calendar, and list pages. Check out more details on these new features below.

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Take 5 New Ideas for Better Online Engagement with Investors

December 3rd, 2018
New Ideas blog post

IRM CEO Martin Spry has been talking to leaders of ASX-listed companies about their online investor presence for 15 years. Hundreds of companies. Just recently, he completed a national series of small group sessions, “5 New Ideas for Better Online Engagement with Investors,” where he delivered over 200 useful ideas to more than 30 companies. IRMatters caught up with Martin to find out more about the boutique breakfast events. Following are some highlights of his insights from the recently concluded venture.

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Hearts and Minds rolls out simple yet purposeful website

November 23rd, 2018
Hearts and Minds website

Investors are not always rational in assessing their investment decisions.

In the early part of their journey, some investors would not be decided on specific facts to look for about your company. And by looking at your website’s design, imagery and key messages, they will be guided emotionally about how they feel about your business.

Other investors, however, will just want facts, facts and facts. “Just show me the numbers!”

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Save time (and effort) on your investor communications

November 16th, 2018
Save time on investor communications

There must be a better way to do things.

Investor relations have more pressing matters to attend to than getting tangled up in the nitty gritty of sending out announcements.

You know the drill.

The first task is posting on your website. Logging on to ASX Online. Waiting for confirmation from the Issuers Office. Making sure the announcement’s correct version is uploaded on the right pages of your website. Sometimes having to ask help from web support when your uploads fail to work.

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Amplia Therapeutics unveils new website with handy CMS

November 9th, 2018
Amplia website

The power of the web.

You know this well enough. That's why your company has its own website.

It's not just developing the right website though. It’s also about maintaining the site for your business.

Your website needs to be regularly updated to echo your company's identity and business values in the online world. It doesn't have to be complicated for it to establish awareness and trust for investors. It just needs to provide the latest information that gives a significant impact. So, investors keep coming back to your site.

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Paranta Biosciences website zooms in on investor community

October 31st, 2018
Paranta website

Is your business an unlisted public company?

Chances are you have many of the same investor communication needs as listed companies.

For instance, your shareholders also need to reference your corporate information. So they can be reassured about your investment proposition. And be able to support your successive funding rounds.

A great website is the ideal way to communicate well with your investors. This includes the broader group of people who have invested or might invest, or might influence investors.

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How to provide high quality online investor presence for your company

October 22nd, 2018
Quality online investor presence

Attracting investors is a real-time global competition. Conducted online. 24/7.

As investors make choices in their investor journey, the challenge is how to help each investor take that next step towards more engagement and investment with you. Not the competitor.

Perhaps you’ve heard about the 10 Success Factors for your online investor presence? Discover for yourself how you can achieve this kind of success, as simplified under four headings.

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How online interactive reports can help your business

October 12th, 2018
Online interactive reports

Snapshots at a point in time.

Your reports are dated documents prepared to communicate your status.

Whether it's your prospectus, annual report or sustainability report, these summaries deliver messages that stand through time. Locked into the format of the report.

Like any Australian listed company, you publish your reports, presentations and newsletters as ASX Announcements, an entirely online media. Exactly why a strong online presence is needed to fulfil this information need.

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Acrow adds features to build up website for investors

October 5th, 2018
Acrow website

Your website is the authority for investors.

It’s the source of all the information they need.

But investors don’t get to visit your website every day. That’s why your site needs to attract them when there’s news about your company. Or when there’s something they want to seek out.

Luckily, there are various ways to enhance your website without having to do a complete overhaul. Sometimes a supplementary device is all you need to boost your site’s efficiencies.

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Vitalharvest gets all revved up for the market

September 28th, 2018
Vitalharvest website

Going public.

It’s more than just selling stock.

It’s a definitive sign of your company's success.

To be sure, you’ll undertake a massive effort in the process. It IS after all a significant event in your company’s life.

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Tectonic Gold arises following merger

September 21st, 2018
Tectonic Gold website

Merging with a company or acquiring another?

Good on you!

A mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity is a great strategy for growth. As new entities emerge, a lot of things change. And a unified brand needs to be established to align with your new business strategy.

You may need to rename your company, create a new logo or to co-brand. In order to present a clear and consistent message to your clients and investors.

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Investor Relations and the art of selling shares

September 14th, 2018
Investor relations and the art of selling shares

From an investor’s perspective, purchasing shares is not much different from buying shoes or a car.

Yes, investors are customers, too. They go through a buying process as they decide to spend their money.

Their buying process starts with their needs. Then it goes through a series of steps to an eventual decision. Parting with cash in return for shares. A process otherwise known as the investor journey.

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Dacian's mobile-friendly website breaks new ground

September 7th, 2018
Dacian website

Checking your mail. Managing your bank account. Chatting with colleagues across the globe.

Everything is online nowadays.

These tasks are just a few that can be done from the comfort of your office or while waiting for your train. All in a matter of seconds. All through the Web.

And when you’re running a business, it’s not enough to just have a website. More importantly, it needs to be mobile-friendly.

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Liquefied Natural Gas powers up website with new look, details

August 31st, 2018
LNGL website

Attention grabbers.

That's what videos are. 

It's because videos instantly strike a chord with audiences. You've seen how this works on YouTube, Facebook and other social media platforms with videos.

No doubt, videos have a way of captivating people. It works wonders on websites too.

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How the new CHESS Replacement System will impact listed companies and their investors

August 24th, 2018

In today’s IRMatters post, Antony Tolfts, listings director at Sydney Stock Exchange Limited, shares his thoughts on the CHESS replacement system's potential effect on your company as well as your investors.

There has been a great deal of anticipation around the CHESS replacement system, to date the focus has been on the technical makeup of the replacement system, but how do we think listed companies and their investors will be impacted by the change?

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HGL enriches website with investor-focused features

August 17th, 2018
HGL website

Triumphs over adversities.

Significant achievements.

Moments of inspiration.

These are just some milestones that have shaped your organisation. And perhaps you may be so used to these events that you've missed out on how they have marked your company’s evolution.

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The importance of your online investor presence

August 10th, 2018
Online presence

First impressions count.

As investors start to learn more about your company, they will usually check you out online first.

This helps them subconsciously decide whether to take the next step. Or to simply move on to other opportunities.

And when investors seek more information about you online, they’ll choose their touchpoints.

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Europa Metals launches as new name of Ferrum Crescent

August 3rd, 2018

It can be a lot easier.

Meaning, you won’t have to start from scratch when you’re updating your website. Even for a rebrand.

As long as your content management system can handle the changes. Effecting your new name and logo won’t be any trouble at all.

Especially if you have an expert support team to help you with the modifications on your design and content. You won’t need to handle all the techy stuff of URLs, domain and what nots.

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IRM HQi 5.2 Release Notes: New features and improvements

July 27th, 2018
HQi 5.2

HQi continually upgrades to equip you with better tools to manage your website.

This latest version contains a new Biography section where you can showcase your leadership or teams on your website.

Other performance improvements include those in IRM Newsroom and HQi Blog to keep your website running smoothly.

Read along to get more details on the new features.

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How to maintain your investor website without the hassle

July 26th, 2018
Maintain your website

Some love and attention.

Yup! Your investor website needs those too!

This means you’ve got to do regular maintenance.

Come on now.

Don’t just build and forget your site. It’ll waste the hard work you put into creating that well-designed and engaging Web page.

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