October 08, 2009 16:00 ET

Best Practices in IR Website Design and Content: Seven Habits for Managing an Effective IR Website to Attract and Satisfy Investors

Bulldog Reporter's IR University Presents a New Audio Conference: Friday, October 16, 2009

OAKLAND, CA--(Marketwire - October 8, 2009) - The economy continues to put pressure on companies and IR teams to reduce costs -- while still retaining and attracting investors. Learn what steps IR pros can take to lower costs, ensure compliance, promote your corporate brand and efficiently and effectively meet increasing investor demand for information. Hear about recent Web 2.0 trends -- from social networking to increased multimedia usage -- that are finding their way into the best sites and which of these elements can be ignored.

Get the full story and more as IR University convenes an exclusive online training session designed to help IR pros supercharge their IR website. In just 90 information-packed minutes, IR pros will learn best practices to make web-based communications a key component of their IR program.

This IR University workshop -- featuring one of the nation's foremost experts in IR websites and an IR exec at a major company -- will outline essential features best practices IR websites share... and show exactly what needs to be done now to bring a company's online presence up to speed so they can boost their value and maximize ROI for IR efforts.

This exclusive IR University audio conference takes place on Friday, October 16th, at 1PM EDT (noon CDT, 11AM MDT; 10AM PDT). The presenters are:

-- Kristine Eissing, IR Communications Global Product Head, Corporate Services, Thomson Reuters

-- Peter Schuman, Manager, Investor Relations, Intel Corporation; Director at Large, NIRI Silicon Valley Chapter

-- Michael O'Connell, Director, IR Solutions, SNL Financial

MODERATOR:

-- Ina McGuinness, Senior Vice President, ICR

This 90-minute audio conference will break down today's best IR website design practices and discuss the seven habits for managing an Effective IR Website to attract and satisfy investors. Here's what they will learn:

-- Understanding the impact of recent trends in web communications (social networking sites, blogs, etc.)

-- Maximize the impact of your outreach efforts with Web 3.0

-- Leveraging evolving disclosure regulations to increase efficiencies

-- Best practice in web disclosure examples

-- Review of which functions and features an IR website must have and steps to ensure that your IR website is easy for investors to get to and in the format they want

-- For more details go to conference home page.

Attendance at Bulldog Reporter's IR University audio conference costs $299 per dial-in site. Participants in the 90-minute conference will be able to pose specific questions for the presenter at several junctures during the discussion. Registration also includes an up-to-the-minute conference manual and a full transcript. For more information on taking part in the event, go to our conference home page or for personalized service please contact our client satisfaction representatives toll free at: 1-800-959-1059.

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