Archive for January, 2011

Reggae Music Lessons: Top 3 Reasons Reggae Music Sales Suck and how to change it

January 25, 2011  |   Posted by :   |   Blog,Technology News   |   2 Comments»



I write this totally from the perspective of an internet marketing strategist, as someone who spends 80 percent of her waking hours online reading,tracking trends and who is very biased towards conscious reggae and dancehall artists like Shabba, Lady Saw, Gregory Isaacs,Peter Tosh and yes Bob Marley of course.  This post was inspired by a long talk with a friend of mind who’s in the business as a sound engineer and producer who’s worked in pretty much every studio in the ...

Four Online Shopping Trends for Jamaica in 2011

January 25, 2011  |   Posted by :   |   Blog,Technology News   |   5 Comments»



1. Digital Coupons - Discountsja.com is like the Groupon.com for Jamaica. What they do is to secure discounts from merchants and make them available to people who sign up to save on their purchases of goods and services across Jamaica. You can Print the voucher, then present it at the business to get your deal. They are only a few months old, have close to 5,000 users. It's timely as many people are very money conscious and are being wise with how much they spend and everybody loves a ...

WE CONNECT | Events. Networks

January 25, 2011  |   Posted by :   |   Blog,Company News   |   0 Comment»



Connectimass connects entrepreneurs, developers, creatives, investors, mentors to each other through our Community meetups such as Kingston BETA, Caribbean BETA, annual events  such as Caribbean Startup Week, Online Peer Networks, Global Partner Networks, Mentorship Network and Funding Network as well as Job and Opportunities Database. Details here   .

Online Promotions drives awareness and sales for Hardys

January 25, 2011  |   Posted by :   |   Blog,Client News   |   1 Comment»



Hardys became the first wine brand to sponsor the 5 year-old Restaurant Week Jamaica (RWJ) in 2010. They wanted to raise the visibility of the Hardy’s wine brand, the RWJ wine special and  help drive sales across the 60 participating restaurants during 7 days of Restaurant Week Jamaica. We created a 7 day online promotion which mashedup wine tips, quotes and elicited wine related stories from the Restarant Week Facebook Foodies community during prime evening hours. It was an hour of promotions and competitions.  On average each ...

We Publish The Leading Caribbean Tech News Site

January 25, 2011  |   Posted by :   |   Client News,SlideShow   |   2 Comments»



Our online media property SiliconCaribe.com is where you  get the latest in Caribbean Tech News, Interviews, Analysis, Opinion,Trends, Startups and Events. It’s the leading Caribbean Technology News Blog. Over 30,000 unique readers and growing. Founded in 2007, SilconCaribe is our triple award-winning blog. It is the first, longest running and most widely read and Influential Caribbean Technology News Site. Founded in 2007, the site has an active, influential unique readers of more than 30,000 and growing. Silicon Caribe continues to expand its regional and global presence on its website with the addition of new ...

We Produce a Calendar of Caribbean Technology Events

January 25, 2011  |   Posted by :   |   Client News,SlideShow   |   Comments Off on We Produce a Calendar of Caribbean Technology Events»



ConnectiMass produces a calendar of signature online and in-person technology events and programming.     We also produce Caribbean technology events and programming for partners throughout the Caribbean, USA and Africa. We connect people to each other, resources, stories and knowledge about innovators and innovations, that enable them to live, work and do business better. Our range of events that includes –  meetups, conferences, workshops, competitions, startup weekends, hackathons and week long events for individuals, entrepreneurs, bloggers, tech industry businesses. Check out our Events as well as that those we have done with Partner. Here

Over 500,000 Jamaicans now on Facebook..ohh yeah!

January 24, 2011  |   Posted by :   |   Technology News   |   25 Comments»



On November 23rd 2010, yes two months ago exactly, there were 429,160 Jamaicans on Facebook and for the latter part of 2010, the growth rate was averaging 20,000 new Jamaicans every 30 days. Now as of today there are 500,520 Jamaicans on Facebook. This is an increase of 71,360 Jamaicans, which means an average of 35,000 Jamaicans living in Jamaica joined Facebook every month for the last two months. More