Bonito Thompson, sometimes known as Don Dada, is a Jamaican digital artist. He's been doing his thing for a while and has finally introduced the first of its kind augmented reality art to Jamaica. For a few years, international museums and galleries have been presenting site-specific augmented reality pieces by artists, but nothing quite like … Continue reading Don Dada wows with Augmented Reality Art Show
Young women receive help with tuition to further their education. In honor of the 75th birthday, Mrs. Rita Marley, cultural icon and founder of the Rita Marley Foundation has announced it is funding the inaugural annual Rita Marley Scholarship. According to the Foundation, the Rita Marley Scholarship is geared towards the empowerment of women from … Continue reading Rita Marley Foundation to Fund Scholarships for Single Mothers
The COVID-19 virus which has been around for two years is posing a growing threat to the worldwide business and investment community. Today's corporate environment's global and interconnected structure poses considerable risk of global supply chain disruption, which might result in significant financial losses and have a long-term detrimental impact on global economies. Locally, businesses … Continue reading COVID-19 AND PANDEMIC: HOW COMPANIES SHOULD RESPOND
Photo by Anete Lusina on Pexels.com Today, as Jamaicans were introduced to a brand new online reality series, that was the million dollar question circulating on social media. After the premiere of the first episode of The Social House last night, the virtual entertainment sector just got a whole lot more intriguing. Tara Playfair-Scott, a … Continue reading New Reality Series: Who will rule The Social House?
Diedre McLeod has been traveling by herself for 11 years. It first started when she resigned from her corporate job in Jamaica and moved to France to teach English. "I began to feel suffocated and uninspired by the corporate 9-5 life. I could no longer see the impact of my work, so I left.", Diedre … Continue reading DeidreinWanderland: Meet the Jamaican Teaching Women How to Solo Travel the World
This summer is predicted to be hotter than ever before and even when it's 96 degrees in the shade, coffee lovers still want to cool down. Although known as a luxury commodity, Coffee Roasters of Jamaica has an authentic blend of coffee that can replace the more popular instant coffees on the market. Reasonably priced … Continue reading Five Coffee-Infused Drinks You Can Make At Home This Summer
With the recent spike in cases of the Coronavirus (Covid-19) in Jamaica, forcing the government to implement an 8:00 pm curfew, many restaurateurs are citing a 10 percent drop in sales. Jamlite Innovations’ director of operations Tyrone Williams had some insights on how restaurants can be more effective in the age of COVID-19. Jamlite Innovations … Continue reading Digital Transformation for Restaurants: Jamlite Innovations
With the Jamaican economy contracting by 9.4 per cent in the December quarter of last year, small businesses need to stay afloat. Photo by Anna Shvets on Pexels.com While most small businesses are attempting to limit their interaction with the customer, because COVID-19 is known to be spread by direct contact, social media has become … Continue reading How small businesses can use social media to pivot in 2021
Affiliate marketing has been a popular source of income online for almost 20 years. However, many influencers and bloggers have come to disregard affiliate campaigns as they are paid more on a paid post basis. Let's explore the many reasons why affiliate campaigns fail and the mistakes often made by influencers, content creators and bloggers … Continue reading Guest Post: 10 Reasons Why Affiliate Campaigns Fail: The Common Mistakes
Staycationing in Jamaica can be a great experience. Jamaica has so many hidden gems and one such place is Fisherman’s Inn, in Falmouth, Trelawny. There are so many parts of the island I haven't seen and so this year I decided to go for it!