Instagram 101 : A Complete Guide for Jamaicans

This booklet is a thorough exploration of the fastest growing social media channel in Jamaica. It is created specifically for Jamaican brands and businesses who want to learn how to master, grow and leverage the platform.

Back-to-Digital Basics Workshops

A series of webinars and live workshops teaching the fundamentals of digital platforms and how Jamaican brands and or businesses can leverage them for growth. 

Helping Jamaican Brands Sucessfully Navigate The Digital Space

My passion is helping Jamaican small brands and businesses win online. Let’s work together to develop a solid strategy and create quality content that will attract, engage and convert. 

The Digital Jamaica People To Watch 2020

I am excited to share with you the 2020 instalment of the Digital Jamaica People to Watch Series. This year 29 amazing Jamaicans were shortlisted from a list of over 120 nominations in six broad categories namely,  media, tech, business, creative arts, influencer and change agents.

PODCAST

From KFC to Fine Dining Chef to Popular Jamaican YouTuber, Meet Adrian Morris

Episode 19 | February 10, 2020  | 27 Mins

PODCAST

No Visa? No Problem! How Jamaican Techies Can Find & Land Remote Job Opportunities w/ Javon Davis 

Episode 18 | January 27, 2020  | 53 Mins

GUIDE

The Digital Jamaica Guide to Hashtags: Everything you Need to Know About This Powerful Tool

By Kadia Francis  | January 20, 2020  | 5 Min

PODCAST

Episode 17: Overcoming Stereotypes, Mental Health & Childhood Trauma w/David Yarde

Episode 17  |  January 13, 2020  |  54 mins 

podcast

Episode 16 : The Thanksgiving Edition (da one yah a fi unuh) 

By Kadia Francis  | December 23, 2019 | 30 Min Listen

PODCAST

Episode 15 : Cyber Security & The Caribbean with Gavin Dennis

By Kadia Francis  | November 18, 2019 | 70 Min Listen

podcast

Episode 14 : Say Yes To Everything & Figure It Out After with Twain Richardson

By Kadia Francis  |November 4, 2019 | 54 Min Listen

REVIEW

The Ecommerce Evolution Is Finally Here & CoolMarket is Leading The Charge

By Kadia Francis  | October 28, 2019 | 10 Min Read

PODCAST

Episode 13 : The Human Cost of Digital Transformations with Matthew Cowen

By Kadia Francis  | October 20, 2019 | 61 Mins

CONVERSATION

Are You An Anxious Creative? How To Unstuck Yourself & Get More Done

By Kadia Francis  |  October 13, 2019  |  5 Min Read

PODCAST

Episode 12 : Authentic Cultural Representation in Storytelling with Ronnia Cherry

By Kadia Francis  | October 07, 2019 | 58 Mins

CONVERSATION

Competition Friending : Why Collaboration is Better Than Competition

By Kadia Francis  |  September 30, 2019  |  5 Min Read

PODCAST

Episode 11 : The Globetrotting Entrepreneur with Matthew Chin

By Kadia Francis  | September 1, 2019

GUIDE

The Platform Equation : Spreading Your Brands Identity Across Social Channels

By Kadia Francis  | August 26, 2019 | 5 Min Read

people to watch

Nominate Your Favourite Digital Jamaican (or yourself) to be a DJPTW 2020 Feature

By Kadia Francis  | August 24, 2019

PODCAST

Episode 10:Building an Experiential Based Tech Future for Jamaica with Christopher Gayle

By Kadia Francis | August 19, 2019 | 75 mins

Guide

The Subtle Art of Social Media Branding: How Brands Can Leverage Social Platforms for Growth

By Kadia Francis  | August 14, 2019

PODCAST

Episode 9: How to Develop an Impactful Personal Brand Online with Naomi Garrick  a.k.a The PR Chick

By Kadia Francis  | July 22, 2019 | 30 mins

Guide

20 Free Online Tools for Content Creators & Graphic Designers Yous Should Know ABout

By Kadia Francis  | July 14, 2019 | 10 Min Read

PODCAST

Episode 8: How to Build Connections & Thrive in the Digital Space with Heneka Watkis-Porter 

By Kadia Francis  | July 8, 2019 | 50 mins

PEOPLE

10 Amazing Professional & Amateur Jamaican Photographers You Should Know

By Kadia Francis  | April 29, 2019 | 5 Min Read

PODCAST

Episode 7 : Curating A Global Jamaican Voice with Sharine Taylor, Publisher & Editor-in-Chief of Bashy Magazine

By Kadia Francis  | May 4, 2019 | 65 Mins

PEOPLE

Marlon McKoy, Portraitist, Fine Art Photographer, Storyteller & our Digital Jamaican of the Week

By Kadia Francis  | April 29, 2019 | 3 Min Read

PEOPLE

Jody Thomas, Owner of August Adorn, a Contemporary Online Jewllery Brand & our Digital Jamaican pf the Week

By Kadia Francis  | April 22, 2019 | 3 Min Read

PEOPLE

7 Jamaican Illustrators & Animators You’ve Probably Never Heard of But Definitely Should Know 

By Kadia Francis  | April 17, 2019 | 5 Min

PEOPLE

Mikelah Rose, Caribbean Culture Expert, Blogger & Podcaster is our Digital Jamaican of the Week

By Kadia Francis  | April 8, 2019 | 5 Min Read

APP REVIEW

“Banking On Your Own Time”: A Review Of NCB’s Mobile Banking App

By Kadia Francis  | April 7, 2019

PEOPLE

Victoria Taylor : Digital Marketer is our Instagrammer of the Week

By Kadia Francis  | April 7, 2019

The Digital Readiness Guide

WORKBOOK & QUESTIONNAIRE

The 13 questions businesses and personal brands should be asking themselves before going online

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DJPTW 2020

Digital Jamaican Change Agents to Watch 2020

Digital Jamaican Change Agents to Watch 2020

The Digital Jamaican Change Agents to Watch in 2020 : Varun Baker, Simone Brown, Camir Ricketts, Connek JA & Ashley RosseauJamaicans are vocal, outspoken and unafraid people who have boldly and loudly championed personal and global causes without fear of...

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Digital Jamaican Influencers to Watch 2020

Digital Jamaican Influencers to Watch 2020

The Digital Jamaican Influencers to Watch in 2020 : Sarah Miles, Anika Repole Wilson, Xavier Brown, Kenishia Mais, Jomarie Malcolm-Gordon & Teresa Tak Once upon a time you'd have to be famous, super rich, have an important sounding title or in our reality be a...

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Digital Jamaicans in Business to Watch 2020

Digital Jamaicans in Business to Watch 2020

The Digital Jamaicans in Media to Watch in 2020 : Monique McIntosh, Shandean Reid, D'Andre Fraser, Kerron Clarke & Joel HeronWithin the last 5 years or so Caribbean governments have been engaging in protracted conversations about developing their respective...

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Digital Jamaicans in Media 2020

Digital Jamaicans in Media 2020

The Digital Jamaicans in Media to Watch in 2020 : Anjuii James-Sawyers, Wade Haye, Noelle Black & O'Dwayne Wilson Technology has afforded us unprecedented access to digital platforms where we can create localized narratives. This is especially important for people...

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Digital Jamaicans In Tech 2020

Digital Jamaicans In Tech 2020

The Digital Jamaicans in Tech to Watch in 2020 : Nicholas Kee, Yekini Wallen Bryan, Christopher Gayle & Kori SolomonIn Jamaica as is the case with just about very post-colony black state, education is considered tops. From an early age we are inculcated with the...

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Digital Jamaica People To Watch 2020 Nominees

Digital Jamaica People To Watch 2020 Nominees

The Digital Jamaicans in Media To Watch 2020 NomineesIlustration by Anya PerepelkinaDigital media offers us an accessible way to broadcast our individuality, authenticity and cultural uniqueness to the world. For the first time, we the everyday regular degular people...

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The eBusiness Nominees

The eBusiness Nominees

PEOPLE TO WATCH The Three Digital Jamaica Entrepreneurs You Should Be Supporting in 2019 By Kadia Francis | March 4, 2019 A smart device, access to broadband internet, social media and Google were all the tools our ebusiness nominees needed to start building a...

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