Good investor relations and communications professionals know that any business can be disrupted by a number of economic and environmental factors including new market entrants, and despite a reasonable value proposition these disruptions can see stock prices languishing at low level. So how do you combat this?
Many of our customers schedule periodic conference calls with the investment community where a carefully selected panel or presentation team delivers the current performance of a business. Unfortunately, we know that things don't always work out as planned. That's why we've put together some helpful tips and tricks that will help you to get the most out of your next earnings call.
Despite what is advertised, most call providers fail to offer an event call service designed with Financial PR & Investor Relations in mind. There is a neglect for the subtleties of this type of industry, with Financial PR and IR professionals often becoming restricted and frustrated by unreliable, over complicated and expensively inflexible solutions.
With a recent survey finding that up to 50% of conference call users thought it was quite normal not to know who was on their calls, it is important to ensure the security level you need. At Speakserve, we understand that with all the day to day of running a business, you have enough on your plate. We want to take care of as much of that as we can, so that you don’t have to.
Business is flourishing in Africa. It’s fast becoming a major hub of business in the world, with 6 of the 10 of the worlds fastest growing economies currently there. That’s why many corporate businesses are finding they have more clientele located in countries across the African continent, and with more opportunities to build operations and set up teams there, the need to stay in touch with them and collaborate efficiently and effectively is high.
In the world of conference calls, an international access or dial-in number enables any person no matter where they are to join your conversation. Not only is it the essential piece of the puzzle for anyone trying to connect to a conference call, but it is the very thing that determines the cost of it. Each international country will have a different number, and each number a per minute rate, so depending on where you or your participants are dialling in from, the duration of the meeting...
Whether you’re a multi-national organisation with teams around the world or a small business with a key client located overseas, being able to join your important conference calls securely from anywhere in the world is crucial. So crucial that your chosen provider requires sufficient coverage internationally or you risk some participants being unable to partake, which is both frustrating and costly to your firm’s productivity.
As the popularity of flexible working and the adoption of international collaboration tools increases it is more apparent that distance is no longer a barrier to business. This style of mobile working enables a new kind of freedom and flexibility to all parties, and with the right tools smart businesses can allow people from across the globe to work together in real time, opening countless new doors for those seeking to expand into new arenas and make new partnerships, as well as increasing...
My name is Christine and I am part of the sales team at Speakserve. A big part of my job is understanding why a potential customer needs a conference call service and advising on the most approriate solution for their business.You can imagine that conference calls are a straight forward-service that is easy to understand but I find the biggest complication for many businesses is knowing how they are being charged and how they can easily compare conference call providers.