Richmond – January 10, 2003 – WILink, a global leader in providing investor relations and investment information services, is now providing their corporate clients real-time attendee analysis of Investor Relations events webcast over the Internet. This announcement is the latest addition to WILink’s PrecisionIR™ program specifically developed for Investor Relations professionals to deliver tailored communications to the investment community.
With Vcall webcasting services, Investor Relations professionals can get real-time feedback on who is attending their event online, enabling companies to measure and analyze the audience size and profile. This information allows them to evaluate the success of the event and further tailor future communications to meet the needs of their investor audience. Delivering the attendee statistics on-line provides a convenient and actionable trend analysis of investor attendance and audience affiliation over a year’s worth of events.
Live Vcall Attendee Information Features
"The live Vcall attendee information is beneficial feedback for our clients to measure the effectiveness of their webcasting communications efforts, and measurable results is a key deliverable of our PrecisionIR™ suite of products." said Patrick Galleher, Chief Operating Officer of WILink, North America. "Vcall webcasting is an integral part of our PrecisionIR™ program to ensure investor relations professionals are able to effectively communicate their corporate message to a wide investor audience and better tailor their messages to meet the needs of the investment community."
"We built our IRDesktop™ website to be an interactive, web-based action center for our clients," said Chris Deel, Chief Technology Officer of WILink, North America. "Providing the Vcall webcast results real-time and on-line is another example of the efficient, professional investor relations tools that we continue to develop for our PrecisionIR™ suite."
About WILink: Since 1992, WILink plc (www.wilink.com) has been a leading provider of global investor relations and investment information services that attract and retain investors for public companies and mutual funds. WILink’s PrecisionIR™ (www.precisionir.com) and PrecisionFM™ custom investor-marketing programs enable publicly traded companies and mutual funds to deliver tailored and compelling communications to a precisely targeted audience of investors. This year WILink will make more than 7 million investor introductions for over 4,200 corporate clients through PrecisionIR™ and PrecisionFM™ programs, which include the Annual Reports Service, the Fund Info Service, Informed Investors Forums (www.informedinvestors.com) and Vcall® webcasting (www.vcall.com). WILink’s InstitutionalReach™ database and partnerships with over 230 leading financial channels in 14 countries including The Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, Barron's and Yahoo! Finance ensure clients targeted visibility within the investment community. WILink, Inc. a wholly owned subsidiary of WILink plc (WLK: LSE) began operations in Richmond, Va. in 1993.