DRTV: The Long-Form, Short Form Dilemma
When it comes to DRTV campaigns, many if not most brands wonder what offers the best return on investment – infomercial or short-form? The answer is a combination of both. Since each has its particular purpose and advantages, long-form and short-form work optimally when integrated as an overall DRTV campaign strategy. Many companies will scream […]
Put Your DRTV Campaign on the Right Track
Once a DRTV campaign is underway, marketers naturally want to know the score. This generally means tracking inbound traffic. For many years, the preferred tracking channel was the phone call. The more voice responses pouring in, the better. Or so the thinking went. But times have changed. The once-mighty phone call is now sharing the […]
What Makes an Effective Infomercial?
As with any other type of advertising, infomercials don’t always hit a home run with the buying public. In fact, many just strike out. While outcomes depend on any number of variables, successful infomercials usually have certain features in common. They don’t guarantee a marketing triumph, of course. But these features do increase your chances […]
DRTV Has That Certain Something
There’s no denying it — DRTV holds a special appeal for marketers. But what is it about the medium that wins us over, time and time again? IDR Productions gave the matter some serious thought, and came up with the following four reasons: Measurability How do you gauge the impact of a conventional TV commercial? […]
Don’t Do That With Online Videos!
Attention – you could be on the wrong path with your online videos. As an Orange County video production company, we feel a responsibility to set things straight. So here’s what you definitely don’t want to do with that digital content. Repurpose – Broadcast TV programming recycles material all the time. But in the digital […]
From Chuckles to Ka-Ching!
Orange County video production is a laughing matter. At least, it should be. Through the ages, humor has been a formidable selling tool. Merchants, orators, politicians, educators, and countless others have won people over with well-placed comic touches. It’s all about comedy’s entertainment value, right? That’s what hooks viewers. True up to a point. But […]
The DRTV Edge
As with everything else, DRTV is changing with the times. What isn’t changing, however, is the edge it can give your brand. Here are three ways this long-established medium currently provides that edge. New Customers In sheer numbers, the mega-massive TV audience dwarfs the much-smaller digital. DRTV, therefore, casts very wide net. This massive reach […]
Video By the Bundle
It’s hard to ignore the blazing progress of programmatic video. Which is why this Orange County video production company keeps it firmly on the company radar. If you’re bewildered by the whole programmatic thing, you’re in good company. So allow us to pull you out of the fog: Programmatic video is a strategy built on […]