Make your online IR a game-changer with "5 New Ideas" seminar

June 11th, 2019
5 New Ideas seminar

If you’re serious about improving your investor relations. If you want your online IR to be a game-changer. Then a trusted advisor is what you need.

A trusted advisor has the business acumen to help you navigate IR challenges and enhance your investor communications. After all, he has the experience and the subject matter expertise to be trusted to advise you well.

You’ll need one who’s a veteran on ASX-listed companies. He’ll know the ins and outs of online IR like the back of his hand.

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Bifox ushers in future-proof website

May 31st, 2019
Bifox website

Doing things right or doing things over?

If you had to choose between the two, pretty sure you’d choose to do things right the first time. So you won’t have to start over!

Doing things right the first time makes you work smarter, not harder. Because taking time to work right from the start would result in a higher quality by-product than it would to go back from the beginning.

Plus, your effort will take significantly less time, in the long run. As you won’t have to start from scratch again, in case you need to redo any areas that need fixing up.

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Tianqi website debuts into Australian lithium industry

May 17th, 2019
Tianqi Lithium website

First impressions last forever. Even with businesses.

If you think your initial contact with investors or suppliers occurs on your first phone call, email or meeting – think again. Nowadays, a first impression with your company is usually made even before you reach out to them.

How? Through the world wide web, of course!

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How to complete your annual report without the hassle

May 10th, 2019
Annual report without hassle

An annual report is a snapshot of your company... a summary that shows your financial picture, market share and outlook for the future.

However, preparing your annual report can be a daunting task. You’ll have to compile financial data, gather reports from management, craft your corporate message, among many other steps leading to a final copy that’s distributed to stakeholders. The struggle is real!

Thankfully, there are ways to make things easier for you. Like these 3 stress-buster tips for preparing your annual report:

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"5 New Ideas" seminar: More companies gain cues for investor communications

May 2nd, 2019
5 New Ideas seminar

They came. They saw. They conquered.

More companies took on fresh concepts to improve investor communications at IRM’s recently launched seminar, "5 New Ideas for Better Online Engagement with Investors".

In March and April, IRM CEO Martin Spry led discussions in the “5 New Ideas” exclusive sessions for ASX-listed companies. The exchanges centred on latest ideas for online investor relations (IR) that businesses consider advantageous. Dynamic interactions where other IRM clients and advisers shared insights as well.

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How to create an investor presentation that wows your audience

April 18th, 2019
Investor presentation

Not all investor presentations are created equal.

If you want to stand out, your presentation should be the kind that attracts investors’ attention. One that clearly communicates your company’s value. Because investors are happier to invest in companies they like and which they feel are professional in their business.

Your presentation should get investors excited about your company. So, they’ll be sold on committing capital into your business.

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3 quick tips to leverage your website for AGMs

April 5th, 2019
Leverage your website for AGMs

What’s usually the only time during the year when your shareholders and executives interact?

You guessed it! Your annual general meetings (AGMs).

These formal mandatory gatherings that happen yearly is a means of building stronger and more engaged relationships with your company’s shareholders. Your AGMs also offer investors valuable information that’s extremely useful for their investment decision-making process.

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IRM launches 2019 seminar series: Improve your online investor engagement with 5 new ideas

March 13th, 2019

Investor relations. You're an expert already, of course! But what if you could be even better?

What if you could have 5 NEW ideas for your online investor communications? Fresh ideas you haven't thought of before?

Now that's a challenge! One that we're prepared to take on with you at our seminar series this year.

IRM is launching "5 New Ideas for Better Online Engagement with Investors" this March in several states. Boutique events offering small group sessions with ASX-listed peers.

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Attract investors to your website with the right content

March 1st, 2019
Attract investors to your website

Put yourself in their shoes.

Investors, after all, are human too. Just like you.

They know what facts they want when they research about your business. They want to find specific information immediately once they get to your website.

So, if you want to draw them into your site, you’ve got to give them what they want. The right content.

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Regal Funds Management shifts to custom-designed website

February 8th, 2019
Regal website

Do you realise how important your website design actually is?

It can make or break your business.

If it’s boring or is painstakingly slow to load... If it doesn’t show the information investors are looking for… then you’re in for trouble. That’s how the appearance and functionality of your site is crucial.

Even if your web page is simple, it will represent your company and will be key to your business.

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How well do you understand the investor journey? [Infographic]

January 25th, 2019
Understanding the investor journey

As an ASX-listed company, you're continually marketing your shares to a largely unknown audience of potential investors mainly through an online process, worldwide.

It’s a daily competition. It’s a worldwide online competition. And there are plenty of other choices for investors.

But if you do this job better and more consistently than other companies, you will likely achieve more interest in your stock. The more competition for your stock, the better your share price.

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Make your investor communications IPO ready

January 18th, 2019
IPO ready

Launching an initial public offering (IPO) soon?

Whether you’re planning an IPO in the next months or in a few years, being ready for one requires planning. Often, this would entail big organisational changes to meet the requirements of being publicly listed.

And it’s good practice for your business to act like an ASX-listed company before coming to market. Running your organisation like a public company before you need to will improve its IPO readiness and help strengthen its valuation.

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Elixinol Global kicks off fully-equipped website

January 11th, 2019
Elixinol website

Local businesses need websites now more than ever.

Without a website, how would your business rank in search when consumers or investors Google your page? Having no website means having no brand-controlled publishing and link-earning platform necessary for ranking highly in search.

So, you would want to establish a strong website that’s vital to local search rankings. You’d need to make it an authoritative resource for your specific investor audience.

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3 ideas for a more interactive website

January 4th, 2019

A better user experience. That’s what an interactive website offers your audience, such as clients and investors.

When your site is interactive, it engages users as they go through information displayed on your web pages. It’s just more enjoyable to use. So, it receives more traffic and gains all the benefits that come with it.

How is this best achieved?

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Bryah Resources sets website in motion

December 21st, 2018
Bryah website

Think about it. 

At this very moment, someone may be searching for your company online. 

It's how things work in this digital age. Clients and investors will search the web to engage with your business.

They expect your company to have an online presence, at least a website. And if you don't have one, they'll consider you less professional.

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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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