Lending Club in ActionMay 26, 2013 | By: Sean Murray
Soon after Google Inc. bought a stake in the personal loan company Lending Club, I apparently got added to their mailing list. I wonder if Google is providing Lending Club with better targeted data to close more loans. They probably are, although I probably shouldn’t be on this list.
I have seen the fake check method used many times by companies to excite mail recipients. The envelope also looked pretty fancy and it had a warning notice on it indicating that the contents of the letter were time sensitive. Do mailers still work these days? This leads me to believe they do. After all, I opened the letter and read through everything instead of throwing it away in the trash like I did with the other junk mail I got…Last modified: May 26, 2013
Sean Murray is the founder of deBanked, a 10-year veteran of the merchant cash advance industry, a casual Lending Club and Prosper investor, the co-founder of Daily Funder, an alternative lending speaker, consultant, writer, and enthusiast. Connect with me on LinkedIn or follow me on twitter.