Is television a good marketing tool for a Christian T-shirt business?
I would like to start a Christian-only T-shirt business and would like to know whether advertising on TV is a practical way to get large sales immediately.
Join us at Entrepreneur magazine's Growth Conference, Dec. 15 in Long Beach, Calif. for a day of fresh ideas, business mentoring and networking. Register here for exclusive pricing, available only for a limited time.It looks like you're considering using direct-response television adverting. The keys are to find the right cable programming, price your product to sell, have a product people want and can't easily get elsewhere, and produce a spot that motivates them to buy.
Yes . . . that's a tall order. What makes this even more complicated is that the best direct-response agencies and producers have very high minimums. So you'll be largely on your own to oversee the creative development.
Consider hiring a media-buying company to purchase the time. It will be compensated by commission on the schedule you place. As for getting large sales immediately, that depends on getting all of the above right.
Best wishes for success!
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