“As I hurtled through space, one thought kept crossing my mind – every part of this rocket was supplied by the lowest bidder.” – John Glenn
Although things worked out for astronaut John Glenn, I was reminded of his famous quote when I saw this posted the other day:
As consumers, all of us try to find the best value for the lowest price. But at what point does the price become so low that the quality suffers? Having a nicely produced video on your website is vital in today’s marketplace and that video is a crucial portal to introduce your business/school/group/organization to prospective clients/students/members/donors. So of course, the goal should be to make a good first impression with a video that portrays you in the best light. You may offer high quality products or services but a low quality video will be a poor representation of who you are and may not provide an accurate reflection of what you offer.
When it comes to initiating a video project, it’s not that hard to find good value for a fair price. However, simply going with the lowest price may lead to this sort of outcome:
So when considering a video production professional, be sure to ask to see samples of work from their portfolio. Also, be sure to ask about the experience and background of the producers, crew, editors, and other team members that will be working on your project. In addition, an experienced video professional should be knowledgeable enough to offer insight about the resources needed to produce a cost effective video that accomplishes your goals and stays within your budget.
Wishing you a safe landing with all of your video project ideas…