All posts by Tim Hawthorne

About Tim Hawthorne

Author of over 200 published articles, Tim Hawthorne is Founder and former CEO of Hawthorne Direct, a full service DRTV and New Media ad agency founded in 1986. Since then, Hawthorne has produced or managed over 800 Direct Response TV campaigns for clients such as Apple, Braun, Discover Card, Time-Life, Nissan, Lawn Boy, Nikon, Oreck, Bose, and Heifer International. Tim is a co-founder of the Electronic Retailing Association, has delivered over 100 speeches worldwide and is the author of the definitive DRTV book The Complete Guide to Infomercial Marketing. A cum laude graduate of Harvard, Tim was honored with the prestigious "Lifetime Achievement Award" by the Electronic Retailing Association (ERA) in 2006 and inducted into the Direct Response Hall of Fame in 2014. He can be reached via email at
  • Sequential Video Advertising Across Devices

    Uploading a Video to Youtube is No Longer Enough It’s no longer enough to upload a short video to YouTube and hope that prospective customers watch it, engage with it, and visit your company’s website to learn...

    • Posted February 14, 2015
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