The Importance of Social Media in Reggae
Social Media are internet based applications that are used to turn communication into interactive dialogue, it is a form of communication that is proving to be pivotal for the advancement of careers and the constant relevance of various communication, of which the music industry is not exempt – in essence, based on how this method is used, social media may influence what is deemed as irrelevant, and make it relevant and/or seem relevant.
Who is a Tech Entrepreneur? Any in the Caribbean?
Who is a Tech Entrepreneur? Typically defined, a tech entrepreneur is a woman or man who applies their ideas using technology. Over the years the technologies being used have primarily been the Internet and the mobile phone/device. So if you surf online or use a mobile phone chances are you are using a product or service - such as an app, a website, a game, a social network created by a tech entrepreneur.
Can Social Networking help your business?
Unless you’ve been living as a recluse for the last few years, or you’ve chosen to ignore the technological advancement of the Internet, chances are that you have heard of the concept of social networking. The way that the world communicates in the 21st century has been completely transformed by this phenomenon.
Social networking is a web-based structure that allows persons who have common interests to interact freely online; sharing comments, ideas and stories.
Video portal dedicated to Jamaican videos
We are excited to announce the launching of our video portal. The new portal will provide a central location for online visitors to view Jamaican videos. The video portal features videos from a wide variety of online video websites, including YouTube.com.
Earn Revenue on Jamaicans.com in our blogs and community!!!!
We are excited to announce a new revenue sharing feature in our community and blogs. Now you can earn money from Google Adsense when your profile and blog are viewed by others. See the 9 Simple steps to get started.
Online “Dutty” laundry on Myspace and Facebook can be a barrier to a Job.
Myspace.com, facebook.com, LinkedIN.com and other social network sites may be costing you a job or even affecting your business relationships. Job recruiters and potential business partners are not only looking at your resume online but your social network profile, postings, music, and pictures for clues about you.
mCommerce Boom brewing in JAMAICA
We now have Mcommerce here in Jamaica, thanks to two innovative young entrepreneurs Damion Daley and Stephen Spence.
Who will be the dominant Caribbean social network?
The race to become the dominant Caribbean social network has become hot and heavy with players. From the pioneers, the newbie’s to the niche players which ones are the real contenders in becoming the facebook.com or classmates.com of the Caribbean?
America is ready for a Black President
You hear it repeated often. "America is not ready for a black president." Other times you hear that he is not "black" enough. If one were to draw a conclusion from the talk of doubters, it would be that since Barack Obama is not black and America is not ready for a black President, then Obama has a good chance of being elected President of the United States in November 2008.
3 Mobile Trends to Watch in Jamaica this year
This month technology writer, Ingrid Riley, tells us about the 3 Mobile Trends to Watch in Jamaica in the year 2008.
TOP 5 Digital Marketing Trends Caribbean brands Dare Not Miss
This month technology writer, Ingrid Riley, tells us about 5 Digital Marketing trends that Caribbean brands should not miss in the year 2008.
Response to: Establishing a Race - Out of Many One People, We Are A Race Apart Part 2
I was devastated to read this article. I am a South African who together with my countrymen are desperately trying to shake off a systems which defined us wholly based on our race. And here is the suggestion to "add a new one"
Letter To Clive Mullings, Minister In Charge Of All Things Dot Com And Telecom
Clive Mullings has been named Minister of Mining, Energy and Telecommunications in the new Jamaica Labour Party led Government. He will of course have responsibilities for all things dotcom and telecom. Welcome Sir!
Correct Me If I Am Wrong
You get these generous offers all the time via email, from folks you have never met. The offer is usually from some high-ranking government official or bank executive living in Nigeria or some other African nation. The offer states that this person has come in possession of a huge amount of money and has chosen of all persons, YOU, to share this windfall.
In Online Tradewinds our regular columnist Nicholas Dixon talks about his experience as an online marketer in the Caribbean.
The Write to Link Popularity
This month Nicholas Dixon explains how writing can help your site with link popularity and eventually more traffic.
How to Monetize a Free Website
This month technology columnist Nicholas Dixon talks about how to make money with your website.
The Island Marketer
Is the online marketing hype true or just the lasted get rich quick scheme?
Is the Jamaican Media making the most of the Net?
Most broadcast and print media houses in Jamaica are online, though the purpose and online strategy of some remains largely unclear. Let me get straight to the point.....by Ingrid Riley
eCommerce and Jamaica
Mention the words ecommerce and Jamaica in a single breath and you’ll get either a sigh of frustration or a well rehearsed cynical comment
Netiquette Do's and Don'ts
This article offers guidance to Internet users about net etiquette and net issues.
A list common Internet terms A-Z.
Internet Shorthand and Emoticons
Type the language of the Internet with a list common Internet acronyms, emoticons and smileys.