Hedge Fund Reports But Not Subscriptions By Mobile Phone

By Hedge Fund Insight staff   Hedge Fund Insight has given attention to digital commerce and communication as they relate to hedge funds. The latest summation of internet trends captured in the infographic below from vpnMentor raises a few prompts for hedge fund marketers. Manager letters are quite likely to be read via a smartphone – […] Read more »

Are Financial Predictions Too Risky To Put In Manager Letters?

By Susan Weiner, CFA of InvestmentWriting.com   Is it a bad idea to make predictions in your investment commentary because clients will slam you when you’re wrong? Whenever you make predictions, you run the risk of being wrong. But being wrong isn’t a problem, in my mind, if your prediction reflects good thinking. Moreover, think […] Read more »

Attention Hedge Fund Managers: Open Your Mouth!

By JD David,  COO Meyler Capital   Late during just the second month on the job raising capital for a hedge fund, one of the managing partners called me and said: Hey, just a head’s up – looks like we are going to print a plus 7 or 8 this month! I clearly didn’t respond […] Read more »

Quotation Of the Day – from Rohit Bhargava

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By Simon Kerr, Publisher of Hedge Fund Insight   Content-driven marketing is a meme in professional marketing circles. Some marketers in finance have got it (see Baldwin Berges’ BD Insider) but in hedge fund land no-so-much.  It seems to be acceptable for hedge fund managers to try to retain clients through content-driven marketing (for example […] Read more »

Writing A Hedge Fund Marketing Plan

By Kyle Dunn, President and CEO of Meyler Capital   I offer the following in my attempt to help you think differently about the process of raising capital, which undoubtedly, some of you are already executing extremely well. But I suspect that a great deal of professionals in our industry are creating a PowerPoint deck […] Read more »

Seven Things To Do To Improve Hedge Fund Marketing Material

By Chris Nutt, founding partner of Investor Communications   Sometimes it can be difficult to express your thoughts clearly in writing, particularly if you are pressed for time. Yet precise written communications are essential for all hedge fund managers seeking to build a professional reputation and raise capital.   When your presentations, factsheets, performance updates […] Read more »