Neal Rodriguez

Neal is an online marketer with a 6-year background in search engine optimization (SEO) and social media engagement that spans across many verticals including companies serving luxury markets. Neal has executed blog outreach, mainstream media placement, and SEO campaigns to promote events featuring Donald Trump and other high-profile athletes and celebrities. Neal currently engineers SEO and social media strategy for many of Nielsen's enterprise-level brands, including Billboard.com, TheHollywoodReporter.com, and Adweek.com. Neal conducts interviews of leaders in the SEO and social media space on nealrodriguez.com/vlog/. Neal is also a contributor on the Huffington Post.

by Neal Rodriguez

Education content on MediaShift is sponsored by Carnegie-Knight News21, an alliance of 12 journalism schools in which top students tell complex stories in inventive ways. See tips for spurring innovation and digital learning at Learn.News21.com. The world is flooded with multi-day web marketing conferences and other educational opportunities aimed at teaching people how to use […] more »

by Neal Rodriguez

She sat in a chair signing an autograph, as the camera’s flashes made the stones on her Ms. America crown sparkle. A man knelt about five feet in front of American royalty and drew a sketch of her on the iPad. Caressa Cameron, Miss America 2010, was addressing the audience at the 140 Character conference […] more »

by Neal Rodriguez

We’re not even a month into 2010 and The Economist has already declared it to be “The year of the pay wall.” “There are plenty of examples of paid content thriving even when free alternatives are available,” according to the magazine. “Punters are happy to pay for multichannel television even though commercial broadcast television is […] more »