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Simply Wall St – Tools for Finance Bloggers

Hi there!

Are you running a finance blog or publishing on sites like Seeking Alpha?

We developed four really great tools to help you and your articles stand out. Using our infographics will allow you to feature financial data in a very attractive visual way, offer unique story angles and make your content more engaging.

The tools are free as long as you quote the source. It is our way of supporting everybody who is making long term investing more understandable and helping investors make better decisions.


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Great visuals to make you stand out

Infographics

Present fundamental financial data in an attractive form. Our visual analysis uses over 1,000 data points on every company including DCF, market rations, consensus analyst’s estimates, past financials and details of the management team.

Click to see an example infographic report on Apple.

Snowflake API

The Snowflake is based on 30 checks and provides an instant overview of how is a company performing. Our API allows you to display the Snowflake on your site for any company in our database.

Find out more information on our Snowflake Widget API.

Portfolio visualization

Say goodbye to confusing spreadsheets to manage and track your portfolio! Simply Wall St Portfolios look great and make it really easy to see your stock diversification and returns.

Click to see an example portfolio infographic.

Grid filtering/ stock screener

With PRO access to Simply Wall St you can create your own grid views to find hidden gems on the market.

Click to see a grid view for high growth tech stocks.



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We value all of you who share our mission of making long term stock investing more understandable and helping investors make better decisions. I’m happy we can offer you tools and a partnership that will make your job much easier. If you have any questions or further ideas just drop me an email.

Adam Hejl, Chief of Growth and Marketing

Understanding the Simply Wall St Analysis model

Our company analysis model is open source and completely transparent. Details of the model and why various metrics have been chosen can be found here.

Infographic Export Tools

Simply Wall St allows logged in users to export .PNG images versions of most of the infographics and charts. These can be used to enhance reports and articles by bloggers.

Two options are available, accessible by clicking on the ‘Download infographic as image.’ Icon.

Option 1 - Download as static PNG image

This option is best if you want to ensure the data/ infographic used in your article references a set time period and does not need to be updated.

Example

  1. Choose a company and infographic, e.g. Apple (https://simplywall.st/NasdaqGS:AAPL/apple)

  2. Click ‘Download infographic as image.’

  3. Upload image to your blog/ include in article

  4. Ensure the image is linked back to Simply Wall St via an HTML link or reference source

    Click here to go to our affiliate link generator.

Option 2 – Reference a dynamic PNG image

This option allows you to use a URL to retrieve a PNG that is updated on a 6 hourly basis

Use this option if you want the infographic image to stay up to date, remember this needs to be accounted for in the article/ blog content.

Example

  1. Choose a company and infographic, e.g. Apple (https://simplywall.st/NasdaqGS:AAPL/apple)

  2. Right click on ‘Download infographic as image.’ And select ‘Copy link address’ (Chrome) or ‘Copy Link’ (Safari)

  3. Add the image to your blog by referencing the copied URL

  4. Ensure the image is linked back to Simply Wall St via an HTML link and your affiliate code is included in the URL to track referrals

    Click here to go to our affiliate link generator.

FAQ

Question: The infographic I want to include is not available to download, or you want to include a larger part of the infographic as a whole.

Answer: Feel free to screenshot any part of the infographic using the ‘Snipper’ tool or similar, but ensure Simply Wall St is always mentioned as the data source and provide a link back to the original page.

Example

  1. User wants to take a portion of the ‘Explore the market’ view to use in their blog (it is not possible to export this as an image)

  2. Navigate to the relevant view on the grid, e.g. Banks who are 6 star dividend payers

  3. Use the ‘Snipper’ tool to capture the relevant portion of the screen (or take a screen grab)

  4. Upload this image to your blog

  5. Ensure the image is linked back to Simply Wall St via an HTML link and your affiliate code is included in the URL to track referrals

    Click here to go to our affiliate link generator.

Snowflake Widget API

The Simply Wall St Snowflake Widget API can be used to add a live version to your blog or website via an iFrame or to download a static PNG image of any Snowflake.

Click here to see full details of our Snowflake Widget API

Option 1 - Download Snowflake as static PNG image

Static PNG export of Snowflake not currently available - use the above method instead.

This option is best if you want to reference a Snowflake at a fixed point in time, typically around the date the article is written.

Example

  1. Choose a company, e.g. Apple (https://simplywall.st/NasdaqGS:AAPL/apple)

  2. Click ‘Download Snowflake as image.’

  3. Upload image to your blog/ include in article

  4. Ensure the image is linked back to Simply Wall St via an HTML link and your affiliate code is included in the URL to track referrals.

Option 2 – Reference a dynamic using the Snowflake Widget API and an iFrame

Use this option if:

  1. You want to always reference the latest version of the Snowflake for a given company or set of companies;

  2. You want the ability to display a random Snowflake in a given market;

  3. You want the ability to display a random Snowflake in a given market with a high score in a certain area.

Your affiliate ID can be used with the Snowflake Widget API to track any referrals back to Simply Wall St.

Full details on the implementation and options available for the Snowflake Widget API can be found here.

Implementation Example

  1. Choose a company, e.g. Apple (https://simplywall.st/NasdaqGS:AAPL/apple);

  2. Click on the ‘Share’ button and select the ‘Embed’ option;

  3. Copy the example source code;

  4. Navigate to the HTML source code on your blog or website and paste the copied code into the relevant part;

  5. Modify the code to adjust the size, colors and add your affiliate ID as required.

E.g. Change the background to be grey

Portfolio visualization

Financial bloggers and content producers are able to take advantage of Simply Wall St’s portfolio analysis and visualization by using the infographics in their articles.

Creating a portfolio or watchlist

A portfolio and a watchlist are the same thing in Simply Wall St, a watchlist is just a portfolio without a transaction against each holding.

To create a new portfolio:

  1. Click ‘My Portfolio’s’ in the side menu

  2. Click ‘Add new’

Adding companies to a portfolio

There are 4 ways to add companies to a portfolio, if your portfolio already exists on another platform or in Excel option 4 is the fastest and preferred.

  1. Via ‘Explore the market’

  2. Via the company profile reports

  3. Via the Holdings section in a portfolio

  4. Via the ‘Edit Holdings and Transactions’ screen (not built yet)

Using the portfolio infographics in your articles

The infographics in any of your portfolios can be used in blogs and articles using the same method as described in section above.