I received a credit card which I did not request from Connector Capital today. It was addressed to my business Museum Hack with a $150,000 credit line.
The envelope promised: “Your 9 postage stamps are waiting for you inside.” This is a nice piece of direct mail marketed at small business owners. I’m documenting it here for posterity and respect.
Scroll down for my analysis and commentary.
Direct Mail Letter
A few months ago, I received this postcard in the mail from what I believe to be either a phony company or a sales funnel test:
After some investigation into the company, I think it is either a scam or a “Lean Startup” business test.
This post details my investigation.
This is a letter that I received in September 2016 at my NYC apartment, addressed to me in a blank-looking #10 envelope. Handy is a housekeeping service – they send people to come clean your apartment.
My small business in New York City receives about a dozen checks in the mail every month. This letter that Bizfi sent me looks like most checks we get:
I opened the envelope and there was a check made out to me and my company, from a business that I had never heard of.
This is a letter sent to Wake Forest University graduates in May 2016 from the Annual Fund Chair of the WFU School of Business Board of Visitors. I typed it in: READ THE LETTER HERE.
Plaintext copy of the letter and photos of additional inserts are included in this post.
Nick’s Notes and Analysis
- Great intro to get past my filters. He says, “Let me say up front: I get it.” This is a bold statement which says to me, “You hate fundraising shit. But wait!” I love it.