B2B Marketing Consulting & Agency Services Blog

How to Get the Most out of Google Ads for the Least Amount of Spend

Sean Parnell - Saturday, February 26, 2022

How to Get the Most out of Google Ads for the Least Amount of Spend

While getting results from pay-per-click (PPC) advertising on Google Ads can seem expensive, complicated and mysterious, it can have a significant impact on lead generation and increasing client acquisition with a clear strategy and experienced execution.

With a platform that processes over 8.5 billion searches a day, Google Ads can provides serious reach. According to Google’s annual economic Impact report, companies that advertise on Google Ads generate $2 for every $1 spent, on average.

What Google doesn’t tell you, however, is that it’s easy to spend a lot of money for little or no result if your campaigns are managed by someone without extensive experience, a bit of Google savvy in avoiding common traps,

Continue Reading >>

6 Criteria for Identifying the Best Fit Web CMS

Sean Parnell - Tuesday, February 22, 2022

6 Criteria for Identifying the Best Fit Web CMS

Are you looking to develop a new website but aren’t sure what to build it on?

How confident are you that you’re on the best fit website content management system (CMS) for you organization? Thinking about migrating?

Whether you’re looking to migrate your website or develop a new one, here’s a quick guide for helping you identify what to look for in a new web CMS.

Create & Edit Content in Seconds (All Users)

Your CMS should enable you to creating and edit content without having to be a website developer and/or know HTML. For this to be possible, you need a user-friendly interface, starting with an ability to quickly select a theme or use a template that matches your brand so you can instantly start creating content without a developer.

Continue Reading >>

How Do Custom B2B Marketing Programs Work?

Sean Parnell - Friday, December 10, 2021

How Do Custom B2B Marketing Programs Work?

Business owners and marketing executives of business-to-business (B2B) companies face a major challenge: to dramatically increase lead generation and sales without having the right mix of marketing skills on their team.

They turn to marketing agencies for help, but spend a lot of money without getting results.

Custom and comprehensive marketing programs produce results by increasing demand generation for B2B clients because they take a holistic approach to all 4 Ps of marketing – product, placement (channels), pricing, and promotion.

Unlike what is very common in B2B marketing, where companies move from promotion to promotion without an overall strategy, it’s important to avoid “hit-and-run” marketing. Piecemeal marketing generates piecemeal results,

Continue Reading >>

Custom B2B Marketing Programs vs. The Traditional Marketing Agency Approach

Sean Parnell - Wednesday, December 8, 2021
Generate Breakthrough B2B Marketing Results with a Customized & Holistic Program

Custom B2B Marketing Programs vs. The Traditional Marketing Agency Approach

If your B2B marketing efforts generate more costs than leads, you’re not alone. Too many B2B owners, marketing directors and sales executives fall victim to a marketing strategy that isn’t crafted around the different needs of B2B enterprises. They spend a lot of money for generic programs or splashy products, and end up frustrated when the efforts don’t generate qualified leads or profitable growth.

That is why we offer clients a custom and holistic B2B-focused marketing program designed to produce measurable results and profitable growth, with strategies built around the needs and goals of your business.

Causes of Ineffective Marketing

Failure can take a variety of paths:

  • Buying the empty promises of marketing agencies that lack expertise and experience around the unique requirements of B2B marketing efforts
  • Buying shiny objects like marketing automation and other software that require a lot of time,
Continue Reading >>

4 Simple Ways to Improve Marketing for Nonprofits

Sean Parnell - Thursday, November 18, 2021

Marketing Agency vs. In-House Hiring: Which One Is Best?

The right combination of digital marketing and outreach can attract donors and expand the impact of your organization. Here are four simple ways to do so:

  1. Audit Your Website

A website audit provides key insights into what is and isn’t working for you, including efficacy of your messaging, search engine optimization, site speed and other Google core web vitals, mobile/desktop usability, and more.

  1. Calculate Your Return on Mission (ROM)

Return on investment (ROI) is one thing but ROM is essential for calculating and communicating the impact you have, especially to attract more donors and grants. Quantifying ROM and connecting the dots between what people donate and the ROM it can generated can strengthen your messaging and increase fundraising.

Continue Reading >>

Marketing Agency vs. In-House Hiring: Which One Is Best?

Sean Parnell - Friday, November 12, 2021

Marketing Agency vs. In-House Hiring: Which One Is Best?

Find the best approach for your marketing efforts, taking the top 15 skillsets needed for maximizing B2B demand generation into consideration

With 25 years in B2B marketing—from market research to product management to agency consulting—I have found that marketing firms have a 3x faster and bigger impact than a full-time hire, often at a lower cost – if you find the right agency, and these two approaches are not mutually exclusive.

Effective Demand Generation Requires a Multitude of Skillsets

Marketing agencies use a team of specialists vs. expecting one person to be able to do it all. Maximizing demand and lead generation today requires a multitude of skill sets – here are the top 15:

  • Marketing auditing,
Continue Reading >>

Is It Time to Audit Your Nonprofit Website?

Raven Chapman - Wednesday, October 6, 2021

Nonprofit website

Grant audits, financial audits, program audits – the nonprofit world is full of these often arduous reviews – but when it comes to auditing your digital marketing, we can make it easy for you to undertake this critical step to ensure your website is pulling its weight. Learn why website audits are a critical step for nonprofits.

Many nonprofits have a website that was developed years ago and haven’t touched it since. As a result, digital marketing has fallen to the wayside for many 501(c)(3) organizations who are rightly focused on the reach, mission and impact of their organizations. We get it: with so much going on, it can sometimes feel as if you don’t have the time to make your website and digital communication a priority.

Continue Reading >>

Digital Marketing Today: The Game Continues to Change

Jane Taylor - Wednesday, September 29, 2021

Clutch Logo

“The Only Constant in Life Is Change.” – Heraclitus

As with any other field, digital marketing continues to evolve and get tougher. Because of the pandemic, the way we market and reach our customers has changed. Trends in the digital marketing industry have shed light on crucial pain points for businesses.

Here at Innovaxis Marketing, we understand how important and difficult it is to constantly stay on your toes. We are an experienced digital marketing team located in Chicago, Illinois, offering a holistic range of services developed to overcome marketing challenges and increase demand generation, leads and sales. Our goal is to transform your marketing into a competitive advantage, so you can grow and focus on what matters most for your business.

Continue Reading >>

Landing Page Best Practices

Sarina Remiasz - Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Landing Page Best Practices

Creating a landing page may sound like an easy task, and in some ways, it is. The hard part comes when your landing page isn’t getting the conversions or generating the leads you want.

Having created thousands of landing pages for our clients, we’ve learned what works and what doesn’t when it comes to these important lead generators. No single recipe will work for all businesses, but here are guidelines for developing a successful landing page.

To Gate or Not to Gate

Which content should be gated? It’s the question all marketers have asked themselves at one point. While the answer can be subjective based on your goals, here are our recommendations for deciding what content is worth gating behind a form.

Continue Reading >>

NitroPack: The Hidden Gem of Speed Optimization Plugins

Sarina Remiasz - Monday, July 19, 2021

NitroPack Logo

Now that Google has added Core Web Vitals and page speed to its search ranking algorithm, WordPress site owners have been wondering: how can I make my website faster and my user experience better?

WordPress sites are notoriously slow with Google Page Speeds often <20 out of 100. Infinite plugins that each have their own bundle of files, especially JavaScript, are a big reason why your site may experience less-than-optimal site speeds.

Enter NitroPack: a WordPress plugin with powerful speed optimization capabilities. With NitroPack activated, Google PageSpeed scores on desktop and mobile can now reach 90+ out of 100, the largest increases we have ever seen with an optimization plugin (sorry WP Rocket and Lazy Load).

Continue Reading >>