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About irinsights

Senior consultant at PR and Communications firm Springtime in Stockholm, Sweden. Focus on IR, social media & perception studies. Blog about trends and challenges for Scandinavian IR professionals, providing insights on how to use social media, corporate blogs and on-line communication to reach out to investors in a changing media landscape. Everything I post here is my personal opinion, and does not represent the views of my employer.

Annica Strahner joins the Swedish PR-firm Springtime

When I started Sculptor IR two years ago, I mainly focused on tailored perception studies. After about six months I recognised a growing interest in how to use social media to reach out to investors. I then started to map … Continue reading

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NASDAQ OMX Nordic surveillance head discusses social media

The following post is a 1:1 duplicate that I originally wrote for IR Web Report: COMPLIANCE risk is the most common reason given by IR professionals in Scandinavia to explain why they do not use social media for investor relations, … Continue reading

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Nordic firms embracing web optimized annual reports

The following post is a 1:1 duplicate that I originally wrote for IR Web Report: DESPITE having some of the highest rates of Internet use in the world, Nordic public companies still spend a huge proportion of their investor relations … Continue reading

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IR Challenges in 2011: M&A Activities and Management Changes calls for effective communication channels

From a Swedish perspective, 2010 was a great year where many companies exceeded the markets expectations; the same goes for the Swedish economy, ranked as one of the strongest finances in the European Union. The results of restructuring processes finally … Continue reading

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Season’s Greetings 2010

Sculptor IR thanks all customers, partners and friends for an amazing year. We wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! Please enjoy our video greetings. http://static.animoto.com/swf/w.swf?w=swf/vp1&e=1304241411&f=5RN0Gc4LqTc457UvtCIeeQ&d=85&m=b&r=240p&volume=100&start_res=240p&i=m&options= Create your own video slideshow at animoto.com.

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New stats: Scandinavian companies using Twitter for IR

The following post is a 1:1 duplicate that I originally wrote for IR Web Report: SCULPTOR IR has just completed a major survey of 760 Scandinavian companies to see how many are using Twitter for investor relations information and to … Continue reading

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Swedish IROs still skeptical about social media: risks bigger than opportunities, ROI

The following post is a 1:1 duplicate that I originally wrote for IR Web Report: Earlier this week I attended a lunch seminar ”IR Excellence: Risks and opportunities in a digital world”, hosted by the Swedish IR association (SIRA), in … Continue reading

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