Infomercials bring us some of the greatest innovations of our time. Where else can an inventor bring a product to the masses so quickly and efficiently? But of course there are always those that take advantage of a good thing. In the early days of infomercials we saw a lot of people producting shows that were meant to look like a news show, or a … [Read more...] about Beware of Infomercial Product Reviews!!!
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In a recent interview posted on Scifiwire: Ben Stiller and Shawn Levy, the star and director of the fantasy comedy Night at the Museum 2: Battle of the Smithsonian, told reporters that they invested a lot of time in finding just the right story on which to build the sequel. “We wanted to find a way to separate the first movie from the second movie that was different, because … [Read more...] about Even Ben Stiller is getting in the Infomercial Business!!!
One of the tough but necessary things to do in this economy is to keep marketing. You need to keep putting your messages in front of consumers. According to the Wall Street Journal, infomercials have become cheaper to put on the air. The economy has put TV stations in a bind. “Typically, DRTV (direct-response television)comes in two forms: Two- to three-minute spots … [Read more...] about More posts about Infomercials and Small Businesses
The Following is a Great article from the WSJ on the benefits of Infomercials for small businesses: By SHELLY BANJO Over the years, they’ve been comfort to insomniacs, the punch line of many jokes, and the butt of “Saturday Night Live” skits. But here’s something you may not know about infomercials: They work, and a growing number of small businesses are using … [Read more...] about Wall Street Journal on Infomercials
Apparently not content with his constant presence on Twitter (and lack of presence in the NBA playoffs), Shaq has stepped into the world of infomercials….sort of. Article from ESPN:Shaquille O’Neal incorporates some mixed martial arts into his off-season training, and ESPN decided that would be an interesting story. No complaints there. But the way ESPN went about reporting … [Read more...] about Shaq Infomercial on ESPN