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Making the best of your LinkedIn Page

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LinkedIn is presently ranked as the number three most popular social networking site behind Facebook and Twitter with more than 255,000,000 monthly users. While you may have mastered Facebook and/or Twitter, approaching your LinkedIn with the same strategy is not the best way to get the most of this platform.…

5 Ways to Stand out in the Marketplace

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The marketplace is crowded. Whether you are a teacher looking for work, a consultant seeking your next project or a singer waiting to be discovered. You must be able to stand out in the crowd if you are to succeed at business. While many believe that if they do more…

Grow Your Business by Upgrading your Product Packaging

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This Raw Island brand caught my eye recently at the V.C. Bird International Airport in Antigua. I love coconut and here it was packaged as Raw Organic Shredded Coconut ready for use in some sugar cake or my favourite coconut tart. The brand also featured coconut oil, organic coconut wedges…

Around the Region

Just Breathe: Snorkeling with Aqua Montserrat

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I seriously considered telling Vita what she could do with her HD goggles and snorkel gear after trying several times to breathe through my mouth and stick my head in the ocean at Little Bay. It wasn’t why I’d come to the beach. Sunday was for Imani, my second girl,…

Toward a Single Caribbean ICT Space – Part II

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Implementation Keys to the Single Caribbean ICT Space By Bevil Wooding  In 1989 the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Single Market and Economy (CSME) was announced as an initiative “to deepen the integration movement and to better respond to the challenges and opportunities presented by globalization.” In the proceeding years, both the challenges and…

Inbetween MCAP and PDM are Montserrat’s Real Needs

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The date has been set for Montserrat’s elections – September 11, 2014. I won’t get into a discussion of the date and whether it is a good or bad omen as that is neither here nor there. What is clear is that both the incumbent government, the Movement for Change…

CXC First Paper-Less Exam Returns Excellent Results

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BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – Digital Media, offered in May/June 2014 as the first 100 per cent paper-less examination by the Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) has returned excellent results in its first sitting. One hundred per cent of the candidates taking Digital Media Units 1 and 2 achieved acceptable grades which are…