Posted by coach_billyg on 9/12/2013 3:38:00 PM (view original):
Posted by llamanunts on 9/12/2013 3:25:00 PM (view original):there is no type of bonus for multiple kinds of effort. also, letters can be rejected just like phone calls, after so many go through, no? somewhere in the 60-100 range
Letters are the other type of recruiting effort that recruits can't refuse. You can tack on a little more effort at a low cost that way. If there's any little bump for sending multiple kinds of effort in a cycle, you'd get that too... but I think I'm pulling that out of my ***.
I have a fuzzy "feel" with letters. In certain situations, letters can push a recruit into accepting effort or a schollie offer. A couple examples: a senior x'fer that I offered 10 minutes & a schollie, but still wasn't considering me, but with 6-10 letters I was on his considering list; a D3 listed recruit is sent a HV by a D3 team - result - rejected, but accepted when sent with 2 or 3 letters. It may be that sending them with scouting trips isn't worth much, but they do get a response that will tell you whether you are still a backup option or something has changed, they're relatively cheap and they do count for more than nothing.
It could be that the same thing can be worked with phone calls or that I am hallucinating...could be...