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Turn This Nickel Into Gold

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With the GOLD talk going on thought you all might like to see what I got in the mail today:




Poor Jeff is pretty beat up:




Don't fret though:


How to Make Fake Gold from Nickels


In all seriousness though: this fund raising letter seeks support for the USA Shooting Team. The intro reads:


When you and I were growing up, 5¢ seemed like a lot of money. Unfortunately, we both know that a nickel doesn't go very far in today's world. But you might be amazed at how quickly nickels add up.


How many Nickels do you think they send out during a direct marketing campaign and do you think donations increase because of this?

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That looks like it will be a successful fund raising campaign.

I often get TV watching surveys from Nielson or some such. They come with a crisp paper dollar in the hope that it entices you to do the survey. It always works on me.....



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for the fundraiser


90%++++ usually goes to the fundraiser the rest towards the charity


yes for telemarketing cold calls


not so for direct mail that is geared towards a target audience from specific mailing list




the making gold from nickels project does not look like a chemistry project you would want your kids to try...

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