What makes Facebook a great platform for Direct Response?

By |Creative, Design, Featured, Modus News, Smile|

In today’s world, social media is a part of almost everyone’s day to day life. Facebook paved the way, starting out as a way to connect with schoolmates, however, its purpose has now moved beyond that. Users now use the platform for working purposes, consuming news, debating current affairs, shopping, organizing events, and even for [...]

Hail Direct Response!

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What was once an afterthought needs to become an integral part of a Brands advertising strategy. The belief that if people knew that your brands existed, they would see it on a shelf and buy it is unrealistic. The retail experience is going extinct. In an interview with Business Insider Warren Buffet discusses how the [...]

Your Customers Want to Text You!

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Meet your audience where they already are – on their smartphone!   According to a study by RingCentral, 78% of consumers actually wish they could have a text conversation with a business. The evidence is mounting that smartphones are the primary way consumers interact with each other, and it’s no surprise they want the same [...]

The Importance of DRTV Specialists

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Use Direct Response TV specialists when buying DRTV DRTV planning, buying and accountability is vastly different than purchasing Brand media (aka retail rates). If you are going to move to accountable DRTV buying you need an agency that is an expert in it. Some simple questions every DRTV agency should quickly have the answers to: [...]

CRM and DRTV

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The Modus Direct media team were recently discussing making optimizations & testing for a campaign and a bunch of questions flew around the room, some could be answered and some couldn’t. It was then that we decided the next blog post should be written on good CRM. Clients need a good CRM to fully understand [...]

Integrity and Success

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Integrity means being honest and having strong moral principles; moral uprightness. It is generally a personal choice to hold oneself to consistent moral and ethical standards. This cannot be truer because if you have lied and cheated to climb a ladder of success you did not earn it you have stolen it. There can be [...]

DRTV Must Haves

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For a successful launch of a DRTV (or any advertising campaign), there are 3 crucial ingredients: Creative, Media and Back-end Operations. Some people in the industry may say one of these is more important than others, however, if all three of these are not properly done, you will be left with a recipe for failure. [...]

DRTV Storytelling. Page-turning data analytics.

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Dear fellow direct response television experts, How often do you hear our analytics gurus referred to as “Storytellers”? Ever? Probably not.  No, these terms are usually set aside for Brand advertising campaigns that win CLIOs and ADDYs.  Direct Response professionals have been telling glorious stories regarding data since 1984 – long before “big data” was [...]