Primary breathes new life into corporate web site

17-Aug-2015

In late June, Primary Healthcare released a brand new corporate web site.  We’ve been privileged to work with Primary for many years on successive improvements to the investor-focused site, and we’re delighted to see how it’s evolved.

 

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Listed Entities Enhance their Online Presence to Improve Investor Communications, according to AIRA

11-Aug-2015

Earlier this year, the Australasian Investor Relations Association (AIRA) released the findings of a major survey it had conducted into online investor communications. Here, we cover some the survey highlights, with thanks to AIRA.

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New IRM investor centre for ASX listing of rent.com.au

10-Aug-2015

IRM is pleased to have assisted Rent.com.au in their recent ASX listing by providing a corporate website / investor centre. The site was live on the bell, and fits seamlessly with the main retail website.

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IRM HQi 4.2

06-Aug-2015

As part of our ongoing commitment to developing HQi, the support system which runs IRM’s client websites, we are delighted to announce that we’ve just rolled out an update that offers great new functionality and versatility for clients – IRM HQi 4.2.

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#livewirelive investor forum with commentary from industry greats

03-Jul-2015

In June 2015, we managed to secure an invitation to an exclusive and entertaining investor forum, hosted by Livewire – a packed room of investors gathered to see industry experts engage in lively debate around various topical investment themes.

Thanks to the Livewire team for allowing us to repost the video from the event, which features Geoff Wilson, Ben Griffiths and Anton Tagliaferro, with moderation from Matthew Kidman and introductions from Tom McKay and Arnie Selvarajah.

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IRM Newsroom can streamline your investor communications

29-Jun-2015

There are not enough hours in the day. Here we look at IRM Newsroom, a simple way of streamlining one key part of your investor communications.

Newsroom ensures that your interested investors will find out about your ASX Announcements and be able to read about them on your website – immediately once the announcement is released. With very little (or no) effort by you!

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Data#3 releases new investor centre

25-Jun-2015

On June 16, ASX listed Data#3 launched its new investor centre. Here, IRM’s Danny Hunt explores the background to the company, and elements of the project.

About Data#3

Data#3 Limited (ASX: DTL) is an ASX listed company that provides market leading technology solutions across a wide range of industries throughout Australia and Asia Pacific.

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Making your AGM webcast count – six tips from Boardroom.Media

22-Jun-2015

In today’s post, Will Canty, Director of Boardroom.Media discusses the use of webcasting at AGMs. Which companies need AGM webcasting? What would trigger the decision to webcast? And what is best practice? Also included below is a new offer that IRM clients can access – special discounts when corporate video is combined with AGM webcasting.

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Chasing the greenback: how to attract US investors

11-Jun-2015

At IRM, we’re privileged to complement the work of some of the best investor and public relations practitioners in the business.

Today’s post, Chasing the greenback: how to attract US investors was written by Kyahn Williamson, who Heads Investor Communication at Buchan Consulting, a consultancy that IRM works with often.
Here Kyahn explores the thoughts and opinions of several respected US investors and highlights the paths that a number of our ASX listed companies have ventured down when attracting interest from US investors.

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Innovation, with a bit of help from Sydney’s TEDx 2015

02-Jun-2015

Brimming with inspiration from the recent TEDx talks in Sydney recently? Us too!  In case you missed the event, shared below are a couple of wrap-up articles that caught the eye of the IRM team.

TEDx is the local variation of TED, the world-famous, not for profit speech series, devoted to spreading ideas. Last Thursday, the Sydney TEDx event for 2015 was held at the Opera House, with a full program of interesting and insightful speakers.

While we didn’t make it on the day, it didn’t take the IRM team long to seek out highlights from the program.

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The easy way to upgrade to a smart corporate website

02-Jun-2015

More and more lately, we’re meeting companies that are having trouble keeping their investors updated in a timely manner. They have nice looking websites where something like WordPress is being used for content management. Mailchimp or Campaign Monitor sends ASX Announcements by email. The websites look ok, and have all the generalised tools behind them to keep the content up to date. And they are really cheap. But….

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Responsive design – why it’s important

18-May-2015

We live in a mobile, web enabled world. By the day, the number of people who are accessing websites using smart phones or tablets is increasing.  Watching this trend, good web developers sought to deliver a better experience for people using mobile devices, and “responsive web design” was born as a result.

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Nailing your annual report – tips for IR teams

14-May-2015

As year end continues to approach at a rapid rate of knots, Art Director – Matt White covers some more of the common questions that clients have been considering when formulating the best content and structure for their reports.

This is a second post in a special Annual Report planning series – view our first post here.

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IRM improves client support capability

11-May-2015

We’ve always been proud of our personal service and quick response to support requests. To continue to improve our support, we’ve grown our team.

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Have you met… Matt?

23-Apr-2015

As year end approaches, IRMatters caught up with Matt White, who heads IRM’s graphic design team, for some tips on how to take the pain out of annual report planning.

Matthew White (you can call him, Matt) is the Art Director at IRM. He’s been with IRM since 2012, and is a veteran in the corporate communications design area.

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New HQi and Newsroom features enable better investor communication

23-Apr-2015

New features were released recently with the roll out of version 4.1 of the IRM HQi Content Management System (CMS), which is the engine room of our clients’ websites and IRM Newsroom. And we rolled out an Online Help Centre!

We’ve added Subscriber Groups, Improved Newsroom email notifications, a Newsroom Announcement History feature, lots of minor improvements, and a full online help centre.

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Introducing our new online Help Centre!

19-Mar-2015

We are proud to introduce the new IRM Help Centre which provides helpful guides and how to’s for the various features of the IRM HQi content management system. Here you can read about how to update content on website pages, and how to establish news distribution channels for IRM Newsroom, send emails to subscriber groups and the full set of other features.

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IRM implements Gmail for Business

05-Mar-2015

The advent of the Cloud has freed us up from complex, self managed / hosted email solutions.

Here, we pay our respects to our old mail client: Outlook, and welcome with open arms Gmail for Business, which has removed the need for back-ups, lost folders, difficult archiving procedures and nominal mailbox sizes. (It’s also given our CEO the freedom to sleep better at night!)

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From Xero to hero!

10-Feb-2015

In this piece, we examine how IRM moved its internal accounting system from MYOB to Xero with a minimum of fuss, and maximum upside. The move has delivered vast improvements to the business processes and efficiency, and has left IRM with an outstanding technology that will scale with the business.

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