interlinkONE and Grow Socially CEO/CMO, John Foley, Jr., #15 on Forbes 50 Influential CMOs On Social Media List
Friday, September 26, 2014
Wilmington, MA - John Foley, Jr., CEO/CMO of interlinkONE and Grow Socially was named the 15th most influential Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) on social media on Forbes.com's list of the 50 Influential CMOs On Social Media, published on September 18, 2014. The list, based off of a study conducted by Infegy, took into consideration indexed social interaction, shares, re-shares, mentions, sentiment of interactions, strength of followers, and back links.
"It's really quite an honor to be included on a list of so many talented and influential industry leaders," remarked Foley who ranked in between Kathy Savitt of Yahoo and Kieran Hannon of Belkin. Of the 50 CMOs, nine were from Fortune 50 companies and only 10 from software companies.
Grow Socially, founded by Foley in 2010, is a marketing solutions company with a mission to boost sales for organizations through lead generating activities including inbound and content marketing, social media, and print mediums. Grow Socially provides strategic plans, content marketing solutions, website development, and business transformation consulting to help organizations get on a path to marketing success. Grow Socially's parent company, interlinkONE, founded by Foley in 1996, provides complex communications management software to industries including graphic communications (print and direct mail), fulfillment, in-plant facilities, insurance, and financial services.
"We make it a point to really encourage our clients to get active on social media. And one of the mottos we live by is to eat your own dog food…or in other words, practice what you preach. This list is a great way to show we truly believe in the power of social media as a way to gain exposure and increase sales," said Foley.