7 reasons why you shouldn't produce a commercial on your own

7 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Produce a Commercial On Your Own

If you are a business active in the 21st century, you would know what a difference a well-designed, well executed and well produced commercial could make to your business. There would be moments where you would contemplate about producing them yourself but DIY isn’t always a good option. Here’s why.

Equipment
Producing commercial business videos requires the use of specialized, high-quality types of equipment. It is highly unlikely that you would possess any such apparatus. Of course, you could rent those pieces of equipment, but they don’t come cheap, do they?

Experience
A video production company, obviously, has vast experience of shooting and producing videos of all types that cater to their client’s needs. Startup videos, explainer videos, business videos; they have done it all. They know what they are doing and would be prepared to deal with any unexpected situation, should it arise, during the shoot or at any other stage of production; a skill that you may not have.

Expertise
Producing high-quality business videos is different from making random videos of your beloved pet. It requires a high level of skill, expertise, and specialization that, unfortunately, you cannot acquire overnight!

Creativity and Originality
Who wants to watch a random monologue about your company’s objective, products, and services or vision? You need to present your ideas in a way that engages and appeals to your target audience. This is where you need the creativity of a professional production company. Their creative and original ideas could infuse some life into an otherwise bland commercial.

Time and Money
While it may not seem obvious at first, video production is a time-consuming process. If you are not familiar with it, you’ll have to learn on the job and apply trial-and-error methods. This would mean you have lesser time to focus on your business and a lot of money on wasted on equipment and location as you would need to hire them for a longer period of time.

Quality
Any random person with a camera can make a video but there is a difference between just making a video and producing a high-quality commercial. And the one thing that you’d know as a business is that you cannot compromise on quality!

Impact
Even a 5-year-old can mark the difference between an amateur video and the work of a professional. High-quality business videos create a strong impact on your consumers, present or potential; and help you build a solid reputation in the market.

Your commercial is a representation of your business. So it’s ultimately up to how you want to go about it. But some things are better left to the experts.


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