With a nationally acclaimed Madison Avenue background (“One of New York’s 12 Best” — Ad Club of NY) John has emerged as a respected thought leader on the evolving media. A blogger and podcaster since early ’06, he coined the term “G-Cred” (Google credibility) and has been nationally published (“Got G-Cred?” ADWEEK, May ’07) and interviewed on the topic.
A featured speaker at Chicago’s Social Media 2007 he has also addressed numerous other respected organizations such as The American Management Association, The World Business Academy, and the Yale Entrepreneurial Institute. Besides speaking, John is author of “How to Attract and Excite Your Prospects”– A Marketing Guide to getting the Best Results.” and a contributing columnist for ADWEEK. Additionally, his blog “The Follis Marketing Report” ranks in the top 4% of all blogs listed on Technorati.
John, and his agency, have also contributed their award-winning advertising services to over a dozen non-profit causes including Child Abuse Prevention for which John was honored at both the UN and The White House.
Currently, Follis LLC helps business owners integrate creative, cost-effective non-traditional strategies (Social Media, Viral Marketing, and Guerrilla Marketing ) with traditional advertising for maximum results. And, for businesses with limited budgets he offers Follis Marketing Therapy.
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