This Flashback Friday post is from 2009 and written by Simone Harris,Founder of 360 artists -Jamaica's first dedicated Arts Management company. Have a read and see how much has changed or not in those years. On Feb 5th, I entered the Globe Lobby of the Los Angeles Times Building in downtown
Yeah it's that time of the year when we look back, review analytics and create lists showing what was important to our readers. This top 10 list reflects what our readers found most interesting to read and share over 2011. 1. Reggae Music Lessons: Top 3 Reasons Reggae Music Sales Suck
The ReggaeTop 40 is compiled by an automated Knowbot, created by Laing Computing Instruments (LCI) and Licensed to Global Reggae Statistics. The charts is compiled using data from the following sources:- - Internet's Top 200 Music Related Websites Worldwide - 18 Social Media Networks - 1570 Terrestrial Radio
After all this hullabaloo Vybz Kartel must be thanking his lucky stars that someone invented the Internet, since it is turning out to be such a great agent of promotion for him. Various blogs, Facebook and twitter are perpetually aflutter with people opining about his activities, the latest being his
I’m loving the fact that the Caribbean is showing a strong presence among Facebook’s Fan Pages. Over 500,000 Jamaicans, over 300,000 Trinidadians and it goes on. This list I created is dominated by music and sport -singular cause there’s only one - interests of Jamaica and the Spanish speaking Caribbean.
With the limitations of scale in the Jamaican music market, and the new measure of success moving away from CD sales to more of concert tickets, merchandise and digital downloads, most artists look toward other countries for exposure, fame and yes money. Used to be you needed to be or
In cased you missed it, we've created a Top 5 Caribbean Technology News Articles for your Sunday Reading today. 1. Four Online Shopping Trends for Jamaica in 2011 2. Reggae Music Lessons: Top 3 Reasons Reggae Music Sales Suck and how to change it 3. StartUpsCaribe Weekly – Information as Fuel for Innovation
It was an exciting year, we covered new areas such as Travel, we got more into Mobile. It was certainly the year of Social Media as Jamaica and the Caribbean woke up to it big time. The year also gave us an inkling as to what will be happening this
by Dancehall.Mobi and Top5Jamaica.Com 1. iTunes - These days, iTunes is the first stop for local and international dancehall/reggae producers who're looking to sell their music online. From small/independent artistes/producers who're self-publishing, to monolithic record companies, iTunes offers a comprehensive database of new and old dancehall/reggae singles, EPs, compilations and albums for sale in digital download format. 2.
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