Our Difference

Positioning Is Our Position®: Innis Maggiore is an agency that brings a positioning perspective to help our clients win mind share against competitors, drive their success, and build long-term customer loyalty and market value.
We believe positioning is the most powerful way to market, now more than ever. That's how we have become the nation's #1 positioning ad agency.
We commit to never advertise on a whim; rather, to execute on the basis of sound brand positioning, integrity, and good judgment, combining the best of our strategic and tactical talents to deliver measured results.

As America's #1 positioning ad agency, Innis Maggiore is independently owned and ranked in the top 10% of all AAAA advertising agencies.


Chuck Innis founded the agency in 1974 and Dick Maggiore became president and CEO in 1989. In the mid-90s, Innis Maggiore began to build its reputation as the nation's leading positioning agency, working directly with author Jack Trout, who coined the term. Since the late 90s, the agency has more than tripled in size.
More than 100 ADDY® Awards in the past five years, including Judges Award and Best of Show.

Advertising Age named Innis Maggiore "Ohio's Fastest Growing Agency" for three consecutive years.

In 2009, Jack Trout dedicated his latest book,
In Search of the Obvious, to agency President & CEO, Dick Maggiore.

Value Creation
The aim of any marketing strategy we develop is to drive near- and long-term value creation. To do that, we developed the Appreciative Discovery®, a fast-paced, proprietary process we use to gain insights about a brand, its stakeholders, and its marketplace distinctions that are essential to formulating a positioning hypothesis. To learn more about our unique approach, click here.

AWARD-WINNING WORK

Goodyear

Leadership through technology.

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Aultman

Leading our community to improved health.

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PURELL

Protecting us from the spread of germs.

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Smith's

Tradition you can taste.

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BellStores

Keeping the family on full.

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Custom Auto Body

Custom to the rescue!

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Artisa

Live Life Uncottaged

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Baird Brothers

Old school hardwood. Modern accessibility.

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MID'S

True Sicilian pasta sauce.

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DragonSkin

A monster of a new product to save critical communications.

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GOJO

Leader in skin health and hygiene.

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Beese Fulmer

Stay rational. Invest long term.

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GuideStone

Performance guided by values.

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Stark Community Foundation

Connecting people to the causes they care about.

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CSE Federal Credit Union

The Local Alternative

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NILodor

Invented Pet Odor Control Technology

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Stark Library

Where everything is free®

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Midwest Industrial Supply

Consider it done.

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Kimble

The Future of Waste Management

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Massillon Museum

Art & History Come Alive!

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Old Carolina

Authentic Carolina-style barbecue.

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Smoke The Burger Joint

Burgers smokin' with attitude.

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Baja West Coast Kitchen

Fresh food with a West Coast vibe.

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MCTV

Going the extra smile.

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Republic Steel

Steel Republic Steel.

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Second Harvest

Serving the community.

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Trumbull Metro Housing Authority

Building a solid future for those in need.

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Fair Housing Law Center

Fighting for Equal Housing

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