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To: peter michaelson who wrote (1199)7/19/2011 5:15:44 PM
From: Amit Ghate  Read Replies (1) | Respond to of 1589
I would think that the true "value" provided by the promoters is having the right mailing list. Profits go up substantially if the "hit" rate improves from even 1% to 2%; someone who's got a real list of suckers might do 5% (completely hypothetical numbers).

To: peter michaelson who wrote (1199)7/26/2011 4:05:11 PM
From: Q.  Respond to of 1589
Peter, you were asking about the cost of mailers

"If you consider the printing and postage costs, $1,000,000 might send out how many mailers? 500,000?"

That would be $2 per mailer.

I looked for some ads, and it looks like 12-page full-color brochures cost about $0.40 each

Postage is around $0.40 for standard (bulk rate) up to 3.3 ounces.

You'd have to pay somebody to do the mailing, too.

So I'd guess the total cost is somewhere around $1 for a glossy color 12 page mailer.

To: peter michaelson who wrote (1199)7/26/2011 6:29:45 PM
From: Smilodon  Read Replies (2) | Respond to of 1589
Richard Appel (former stock promoter) of pre-promotion stocks said that they look for around 4x the cost of the promotion in volume. So with a $1 mil mailer, they would want to generate around $4 mil of stock trades to be a success.