Archive for February, 2016

FROM OUR CARIBBEAN TECH BLOG: Caribbean Startup Ecosystem News Round-Up

February 15, 2016  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   Comments Off on FROM OUR CARIBBEAN TECH BLOG: Caribbean Startup Ecosystem News Round-Up»



Building on the work led by localised tech community builders, early startup success stories, the Caribbean can be said to be still nascent – but it’s even more awake and lot of prep work is being done to fill the pipeline with entrepreneurs with even better startup ideas. Based on where I’ve been seeing things trend since late last year and what I know so far as to what is planned for this year – the Caribbean Startup Ecosystem is growing up. So here’s what I know so is happening, it’s a quick snapshot Government Accelerator Programme Startup Jamaica Finally ...

FROM OUR CARIBBEAN TECH BLOG: 12 Ways Mobile Money Can Macro Impact The Caribbean

February 15, 2016  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   Comments Off on FROM OUR CARIBBEAN TECH BLOG: 12 Ways Mobile Money Can Macro Impact The Caribbean»



Despite current and projected continued global growth in electronic and mobile commerce, as a region with above average mobile penetration (approximately 128%) as well as world-class fibre and cellular data networks, the Caribbean has failed to capitalize on, and remains woefully low on electronic or mobile commerce activity. In fact, with banked populations over 70% and contrasting credit card penetration rates estimated at under 20%, the region remains largely a cash-based economy, with very little by way of electronic or mobile financial transaction/payment solutions and products available to consumers. Consider if you will that although still considered a developing region, ...

FROM OUR MARKETING CO. : WHatsApp Marketing for Caribbean Businesses

February 15, 2016  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   Comments Off on FROM OUR MARKETING CO. : WHatsApp Marketing for Caribbean Businesses»



From Our Marketing Co: Mobile Messaging is eating the world and specifically WhatsApp Messaging. The smartphone messaging app that Facebook bought for USD$22 billion in 2014, hit 1 billion monthly in January this year and the Caribbean adoption of the App is pretty high. Caribbean people have been using the messaging app to replace texting and international voice calling and now recently Caribbean small businesses are leveraging it as a marketing tool. They are setting up micro-mobile communities around their brands to communicate directly with clients and finalize sales. As we know, having a social-media presence is crucial to building your ...

A More Integrated ConnectiMass Emerges !

February 12, 2016  |   Posted by :   |   Blog,Company News   |   Comments Off on A More Integrated ConnectiMass Emerges !»



You may have noticed that we've evolved...we've added a Digital Marketing Division and changed the narrative on much of our website. A more integrated ConnectiMass emerges for the fast emerging Digital Caribbean and Diaspora ! We had online media brands, we we've been doing a lot of Caribbean Tech Events and we've had a separate brand that's been helping Caribbean companies go Social. In the process of doing all of that for the last few years, we've been seeing certain trends emerging - so we decide to connect our dots and integrate our brands under a single house focused on a ...

We Offer Digital Marketing Services to Caribbean + Diaspora Brands

February 11, 2016  |   Posted by :   |   SlideShow   |   Comments Off on We Offer Digital Marketing Services to Caribbean + Diaspora Brands»



getCONNECTID is our boutique Caribbean Digital Marketing Agency that works with brands across various industries, even as we specialise in Caribbean Travel, Tech and Food + Beverage Businesses. We leverage our vast understanding of today’s digital marketplace to help your business win with customers and outrun competitors. Our team of highly experienced and trained digital strategists and creatives have worked with over 50 brands across varying industries that leveraged all things digital and social to do big things online and in the world. We’ve created breakthrough digital strategies, launched influencer campaigns, developed award-winning digital ...