TurboTax | Koeppel Direct




  • Determine if DRTV is a viable channel for Turbo Tax’s web tax preparation service.



  • Developed a hybrid direct response buying approach that incorporated:
  • Standard Direct Response rotations as well as program specific buys.
  • Match market testing in order to “isolate” performance of the DRTV test, during the peak of the brand campaign.
  • Animated :60 and :120 spots that demonstrate the features and benefits of this leading tax software.
  • Utilized the TV cost efficiency, flexibility and measurability of direct response advertising.
  • Traditional advertising metrics of a branding campaign, to cost effectively drive online traffic and sales.



  • Increased retail sales by 7% vs. the control markets. Campaign delivered a 1.9 MER.
  • As a result, the campaign was extended through April 15th, the end of the tax season.
  • The DRTV  campaign was rolled-out nationally.


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