The accountant leans over towards me from the other side of his desk with a proud grin.
“It’s remarkable how, when you understand the numbers, they tell a story. Most people, if they’ve never done a direct mail campaign, will do it wrong.”
It takes an analytical mind to fully appreciate the power of numbers in a direct mail campaign. The constant barrage of facebook updates, tweets and status notifications is inundating and can certainly out-shout a letter in the mail. Or can it?
Direct mail has been around for a long time. There are no ad blockers, spam filters or other barriers to the recipient. It’s almost guaranteed a view and if done right, will help someone solve a particular problem.
“They key is in finding relevancy to your audience,” said Bill Conner, the accountant.