Which is right for your product? Here’s 2 questions to ask yourself before starting production:
Does your product need an explanation or does the demo speak for itself?
Shooting and airing a 2 minute commercial may be more affordable than a half hour infomercial, but will it be effective?¬† Is that enough time to get your message across? If the demo demonstration or a candid testimonial can instantly explain what the product does ‚Äì a short form may be right for you.
Tip: Animation is a very effective tool to quickly demonstrate the ‚Äòinner’ workings of a product. Here are some examples of some winning short form commercials:
If the product needs more explanation, scientific research or a clinical test group, a long form infomercial allows you the necessary time to grab and hook the consumer.¬† Here are some examples of some winning long form commercials:
If you can part with your product for $19.99 ‚Äì short form is right for you! If your product is a high ticket item, you might need the extra selling time to convince the consumer. For example: If you are selling workout equipment, fill the screen with heartfelt testimonials and before & after photos so they can visualize themselves losing the weight. Compare your machine to others and why yours will make them lose more weight in less time. With a high ticket item, the more reinforcement the easier the sell.
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