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How to Market During a Crisis

How to Market During a Crisis

The Chinese word for “crisis” is frequently cited for its use of two Chinese characters signifying “danger” and “opportunity.

Top four marketing trends for 2020

Top four marketing trends for 2020

Marketers are advancing into the new Roaring '20s as technology innovations continue at warp speed to power the ways in which we interact with our customers...

Sharpen your focus for marketing magnificence

Sharpen your focus for marketing magnificence

Smart marketers recognize they become stronger when they focus and reduce the scope of their activities...

 

Digital Marketing vs Sales Digital dictates need to reset sales and marketing

Digital Marketing vs Sales: Digital dictates need to reset sales and marketing

Sales and marketing were once dominated by person-to-person interaction. Technology has led to disruption in the field. Today, our interactions are primarily digital and the margin for error is smaller than ever. It’s imperative that our sales and marketing align for business success. Dick Maggiore explains...

Demings gift to marketers Test. Optimize. Repeat.

Deming’s gift to marketers: Test. Optimize. Repeat.

William Edwards Deming is credited with launching the Total Quality Management movement that is the groundwork for our modern emphasis on efficient and effective manufacturing...

The Magnificent Seven Best marketing books ever

The Magnificent Seven: Best marketing books ever

If you want to get better and better at running your business, you would do well to read a few of the best marketing books of all time...

Weve crossed the creepy line

We've crossed the 'creepy' line

Have Google and Facebook crossed the creepy line? Former Google Chairman and CEO Eric Schmidt once said, "There's what I call the creepy line, and the Google policy about a lot of these things is to get right up to the creepy line but not cross it. I would argue that implanting things in your brain is beyond the creepy line … at least for the moment."...

Seasoned Super Bowl advertisers win on defense

Seasoned Super Bowl advertisers win on defense

The Patriots, keepers of the Empire, struck back Sunday, marking the sixth win for the oldest coach and oldest quarterback ever to win a Super Bowl. The game was eked out in slow, lethargic doses with only a few flashes of offense to break the comatose. The 2019 Super Bowl ads also were defensive...

Branding Social Responsibility Ability to respond an important responsibility

Branding & Social Responsibility: Ability to respond an important responsibility

Terrell Owens, the former NFL All-Pro receiver, unprecedentedly is passing on attending his Pro Football Hall of Fame induction ceremony in Canton. It's a case study in branding and social responsibility...

Super Bowl Advertising Effectiveness winners and losers

Super Bowl Advertising Effectiveness: winners and losers

Super Bowl advertisers are known for using Trojan horse strategy to slip their ad messages inside our gated minds...

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PositionistView®

PositionistView® is an inside look into Innis Maggiore's thinking, culture and talent. They're opinon pieces through the positioning filter. No jargon. No ad-speak babble.

April 7, 2021

Advertisers have long understood the potency of television (TV) as a brand-building medium for consumer products. However, business-to-business advertisers typically kept their distance, and for good reason. If you are like most B2B advertisers, you don’t have the luxury of the large media budgets and soft accountabilities afforded consumer brands. With no way to target niche audiences, traditional TV has simply been too expensive and too wasteful to be considered viable in the B2B marketing mix.

April 7, 2021

Programmatic advertising, since the late 90s, had been waiting for a similar catapult, and 2020 brought it. While total ad spend in programmatic had grown by double digits each year since 2017, those in the know say it got the big boost from the pandemic, allowing 2020 to be dubbed, “the year of programmatic.” What was the inflection point?

 

February 11, 2021

In this year's National Football League AFC Divisional Round playoff game, Cleveland Browns Coach Kevin Stefanski was accused of playing it safe. Trailing by five, facing fourth and nine in the fourth quarter, he punted and put the game in the hands of his defense. Kansas City Chiefs Coach Andy Reid, later facing fourth and one, left his offense on the field and went for it.

August 11, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic may be the biggest shock to our lives and livelihoods since the Spanish flu in 1918. Our lives and the economy have come to a near full halt. There’s major economic upheaval from Wall Street to Main Street. The ground below us has shaken.

April 20, 2020

The Chinese word for “crisis” is frequently cited for its use of two Chinese characters signifying “danger” and “opportunity.

Agency News

From associate promotions and new team members to awards and events, keep up with the growth and good things happening at Innis Maggiore.

March 2, 2021
CANTON, Ohio (March 2, 2021) — Perfect Power Wash, Ohio’s leading professional-grade power washing company, has named Innis Maggiore, the nation’s leading positioning ad agency, as its agency of record. The Innis Maggiore team is excited to work with Ohio’s leader in professional-grade power washing.
February 22, 2021
CANTON, Ohio (Feb. 22, 2021) — Innis Maggiore, the nation’s leading positioning ad agency, today announced it earned seven awards at the 2021 American Advertising Federation Awards (ADDY® Awards) ceremony Friday evening.
January 19, 2021
CANTON, Ohio (Jan. 19, 2021) — Innis Maggiore, the nation’s leading positioning ad agency, today announced the hiring of Rose Browning as director of media services. Browning will lead Innis Maggiore’s media-related activities, including strategy, research, planning, buying, negotiating and reporting.
November 17, 2020
CANTON, Ohio (Nov. 17, 2020) — Innis Maggiore, the nation’s leading positioning ad agency, today announced the hiring of Tony Bell as director of client services.
October 13, 2020
CANTON, Ohio (Oct. 13, 2020) — Innis Maggiore, the nation’s leading positioning ad agency, today announced it earned two Healthcare Advertising Awards, the oldest, largest and most widely respected advertising competition in the healthcare industry. One award is for the development of the Aultman Alliance Community Hospital website.