Stephen Jackson is the General Manager of the award winning Media firm RDZ media Group, LLC. formerly called RoaDDoggZ productions, LLC.
In 1996 Stephen was teaching companies how to successfully market on the Internet using principles that are now coined Social Media. Mr. Jackson showed companies how to use signature files in their emails, display their URL on all of their marketing material, and how to use chat rooms to find and qualify prospects and make sales. Stephen was profiled in Black Enterprise magazine 1st Technology Issue in 1996 and in Earl Graves the publisher of Black Enterprise 1st book “How to Be Successful in America Without Being White” because he was using Internet tools to build a $4 million dollar business.
However, it was streaming media that caught Stephen’s eye and by 1998 Stephen & Jennifer were producing webcasts for Bill McCreary making him the first news journalist to have a weekly Internet video published. They were also the first to produce a live webcast for an African American organization in 1998.
Stephen was named the “Distinguished New Media Professional“ by the Public Relations, Advertising and Marketing Excellence (P.R.A.M.E.) Awards at their 1998 banquet.
Mr. Jackson created a 37-page Internet marketing workbook and 3 hour course for teaching “Successful Internet Marketing Strategies.” This course was conducted for three years in New York City, and was expanded in the last quarter of 1998 to five additional cities. Stephen produced successful Internet workshops for hundreds of companies and individuals that have gone on and developed successful Internet strategies as a result.
Mr. Stephen Jackson holds a degree in Computer Science from the City College of New York.
Some other notable accomplishments for Stephen Jackson are:
Profiled in several national publications including “Black Enterprise Magazine,” “the Network Journal” and “Home Office Computing.
Profiled in a book by Earl Graves, publisher of “Black Enterprise “titled “How to be Successful in Business Without Being White.”
Stephen Jackson has given many successful seminars and workshops on Internet Marketing throughout the years. Some of the seminars he conducted were for the New York City Office of the Comptroller, New York City Department of Business Services, National Sales Network, New York, New Jersey Minority Supplier Development Council, Inc., New York State Dormitory Authority, St. Francis College in Brooklyn, New York, Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce, Institute for Free Entrepreneurship, Black Retail Action Group (BRAG) and the Healthcare Advisory Council. In addition he has given several customized training courses and workshops for corporations and organizations.
Stephen Jackson served as secretary of Community Board #3 in Manhattan where he lives and works. Mr. Jackson was a member of the New York City Department of Business Services Small Business Advisory Panel and the Mayor’s Small Business Advisory Board.