7. It is much more personal.
People love receiving handwritten notes and cards. There’s something thrilling about getting something in the mail that is not a bill or a coupon packet. It is old-fashioned, exciting and heartwarming, and those emotions hit before you even open the envelope. According to Daniel Post Senning (the great-great grandson of etiquette author, Emily Post), people still appreciate “The art of the postage stamp, the feel of the paper, the graphic quirks of a friend’s handwriting: There is simply nothing as personal as a handwritten note.”