Category : Storytelling

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How Jai Nice is Building a Fashion Empire and Dominating the Internet.

Instagram Fashion

Today on “How They Did It” I feature the internet fashion sensation Jai Nice. Her clothing brand Kloset Envy instantly became popular with a following of over 642,000 people. Her personal brand has a following of 1.3 million people, talk about impressive. Jai shares a little bit of her story with me about how at the age of 18 she developed her first business plan before moving to LA to live with her sister. She started off buy buying and selling vintage clothing. She would invest the money back into the business. First she bought a website then wholesale clothes before moving into designing full time. Through designing she built a strong relationship with a lot of manufactures and now currently owns her own manufacturing company. Lets take a more indept look into the creative mind behind Kloset Envy

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Caribbean Entrepreneurs Featured How They Did It-Series Storytelling

How Jamaican David Martin Became an Animation Evangelist

Today on “How They Did It” I speak to David Martin, the Jamaican born Animation Evangelist currently leading the charge where digital animation in the Caribbean is concerned.

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How They Did It-Series Social Media Storytelling

How Wayne Ayers Overcame Homelessness and Built a Successful Online Media Publication.

where is the buzz

Today on “How They Did It” I talk to Wayne D. Ayers, 21-year-old Entertainment, and Marketing Entrepreneur. Wayne comes from a small town in Washington State called Bremerton. He never had a stable home from the 7th to 12th grade. He would bounce around friends houses and some nights he would hop on the ferry to Seattle just to sleep there because he didn’t want anyone from his hometown to know he was homeless.

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Facebook Social Media Storytelling

This May Be The Biggest Mistake People Make On Social Media And How To Fix It

The year was 2005, and I was a student at T.A. Marryshow Community College. It was close to the end of the semester, and I was checking one of my boys at the computer lab. I remember seeing a girl sitting on one of the computers, she was on this website and had her picture on it and was posting information about herself. In my mind I thought, why the hell would she willingly post information about herself on the internet like that, that’s stupid.
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Caribbean Entrepreneurs How They Did It-Series Storytelling

How Bahamian Giovanni Errission-Johnson Became a Full Contact Kick Boxer

Bahamian Kickboxer

Today on “How They Did It” I chat with Giovanni Vance Errission-Johnson a full contact kickboxer from the Bahamas currently living and training in Thailand.

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Social Network Storytelling Videos

What Political Parties in Grenada Are Attempting To Do Right But Getting It All Wrong

Politics and storytelling

A few months ago I wrote an article where I stated that winning the next election in Grenada will depend on the stories being told if you haven’t read it go ahead and do so now.

In that article, I made it clear that I am not proposing to have all the answers here, but I know that the current narrative some political activists construct online will cost them the next general election. Accusing people of being stupid because they do not support your party will lose you the election. Incomprehensible polices presented to the common man will lose you the election. Fortunately, there is still time to make compelling stories by adequately utilizing social media.

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Caribbean Entrepreneurs How They Did It-Series Storytelling

How Heidi St. Clair Built An Award Winning Child Care Business in St Lucia

St Clair sitting service

Today on “How they did it” I talk to Heidi St.Clair, the OECS 30 under 30 award-winning entrepreneur and owner of St. Clair Sitting Service in St Lucia. Heidi talks about how she switched from wanting to be a fashion designer to launching her own business based on her love for working with children.

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Featured How They Did It-Series Social Media Storytelling

How Timothy “TIMMAY” Bain Built An Award Winning Bahamian Digital Media Empire

Timothy Bain

This week on “How They Did It” I talked to Timothy “Timmay” Bain, Bahamian award-winning media entrepreneur and Vlogger. Timmay talks about how he founded 3 Amigos Media with his friends, the sacrifices he had to make to get to where he is today and how he was able to overcome being a student and acquiring all the equipment needed for his business by sacrificing lunch money and doing part-time jobs.  Timmay didn’t finish College like his business partners. He dropped out to focus fully on his company 3AM in late 2014 and ended up finding jobs as a Social Media Coordinator for BTC and Marketing Brand Representative for KALIK. He also grew up on New Providence.

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Branding Social Media Storytelling

Mans Not Hot- The Overnight Success Years in The Making

Kimron Corion

By now I am sure you have heard the song “Mans not Hot” by Michael Dapaah aka Big Shaq. He went viral with his “Mans not hot” rap and has been the talk of the internet for the past couple days. I was watching an interview with Michael and something he said stood out to me. He said that one of the hilarious things that happened to him is people are reaching out to him and calling him an overnight celebrity, however, that overnight success took him years to happen.

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Branding Social Media Storytelling

Opportunities Comes To Those Who Build Their Brand

Brand Yourself

I had a conversation yesterday about business, branding, marketing advertising and a host of other topics. The discussion centered around marketers and their ability to sell anything, no matter how crappy it is. I have a different view of that topic, for me, no amount of marketing can sell a crappy product. However, it was pointed out to me that marketing sells crappy product all the time.

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