Rashid Umar (RUOMLA) is an online media professional who specializes in web content production, social media marketing, and search engine optimization. As a student of the Web Design/New Media and Journalism fields respectively, he is very well-seasoned with developing and implementing strategies that help obtain and maintain an mass online audience. Rashid has worked as a web content manager/editor, social media coordinator, and was called upon to map out a SEO campaign, which saw an increase of online viewership by 35 percent over a year. He's also responsible for creating and developing a job search aggregate site. You can connect with Rashid via his personal website at www.rashidumar.com. From there you can view his portfolio and blog, as well as, connect with him via social media platforms such as: Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Pinterest, and About Me. If you Google him, which he encourages, you will find his work, which dates back to his undergraduate days at Eastern Michigan University. Rashid is excited that social media has allowed for professionals and business owners to connect with potential employers and consumers, as well as, interact in an in-depth manner. He is hoping to continue to use the tool to gain connections and stay up-to-date with the latest trends in the industry.
- He has a blog, Dredline, which was created on the Wordpress platform, where he covers topics ranging from social media trends, technology, and sports.
- He is also a contributor to several online publications such as: Roughcutz.net and Need4sheed.com.
- He has worked for companies such as: NBC Universal, NFL Network, MTV Networks, and Engage:BDR.
- On a daily basis, he reads the latest trends in social media and SEO and hones his professional writing skills.