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The Digipreneur FM podcast will provide listeners with audio masterclasses from some of the top digital entrepreneurs in the region & diaspora. We will also hear their stories to help our audience learn how we can build in the digital age, right from the Caribbean.

Digipreneur FM Keron Rose

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The Digipreneur FM podcast will provide listeners with audio masterclasses from some of the top digital entrepreneurs in the region & diaspora. We will also hear their stories to help our audience learn how we can build in the digital age, right from the Caribbean.

    Building The SME Community With Anya Ayoung-Chee

    Building The SME Community With Anya Ayoung-Chee

    In this episode of Digipreneur FM, we are re-sharing our interview from our Digital World Radio Show, in which we had the incredible opportunity to chat with Anya Ayoung-Chee, a powerhouse in the Caribbean fashion and tech industries. Anya shared her multifaceted journey from Miss Universe contestant to Project Runway winner, and how these experiences shaped her entrepreneurial ventures in fashion, social activism, and technology.
    Key Highlights from the Interview:

    Embracing Multiple Careers: Anya discussed her transition across various roles in her career, from fashion designing to social entrepreneurship. Her journey was often inspired by personal life events, demonstrating her adaptive and responsive approach to career and opportunities.


    Social Impact and Entrepreneurship: Anya passionately spoke about leveraging her experiences to create platforms like Nudge Caribbean and Spool. These initiatives aim to empower Caribbean entrepreneurs and creatives, offering them technology, training, and market access to enhance their businesses and crafts.


    Integrating Fashion with Technology: Anya is at the forefront of integrating fashion with digital innovations. She introduced her latest venture, Wildflower, a Phygital (physical and digital) festival wear brand that is pioneering the NFT and digital fashion space for Caribbean creatives.

    This episode provides invaluable insights into how resilience, continuous learning, and a strong community focus can drive success and innovation. Anya Ayoung-Chee continues to inspire many by demonstrating how integrating creativity with technology can lead to substantial social and economic impacts in the Caribbean and beyond.
     
    Learn more about building your digital presence at KeronRose.com or stay up to date with the podcast on the Digipreneur FM website. 

    • 1 hr 12 min
    The Marketing Industry in Trinidad and Tobago is Terrible!

    The Marketing Industry in Trinidad and Tobago is Terrible!

    In this episode, your host, Mr. Rose, dives deep into the troubling state of the marketing industry in Trinidad and Tobago. This discussion sheds light on a sector struggling with inefficiency, lack of innovation, and substandard job conditions, all voiced with the unmistakable candor and passion listeners have come to expect.
    In this episode:
    Industry Overview: Mr. Rose explores why the marketing industry in Trinidad and Tobago feels dysfunctional, detailing personal observations and industry-wide practices that hinder progress.
    Job Market Analysis: A critical look at the current job market in marketing, with real examples of job postings that illustrate the dire state of affairs. The discussion points to systemic issues in hiring practices and expectations versus reality.
    Advice for Marketers: Mr. Rose offers actionable advice for marketing professionals struggling in the current environment, including the potential benefits of freelancing and seeking opportunities beyond local confines.
    Listener Interaction: As always, the show thrives on listener engagement. This episode discusses feedback from the community and interactive segments where listeners have contributed their thoughts and experiences.
    Stay tuned and enriched as Mr. Rose continues to dissect critical issues affecting digital entrepreneurs and marketers in the Caribbean. Join us on Digipreneur FM, where we explore the highs and lows of digital entrepreneurship and pave the way for a more informed community.
     
    Check out the KeronRose.com website to learn more about building your digital presence and monetizing. You can also subscribe to the Digipreneur FM website to keep up to date on the podcast. 

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Caribbean Airlines vs Industry Giants In The Digital Age

    Caribbean Airlines vs Industry Giants In The Digital Age

    We dive into how Caribbean Airlines stacks up against the titans of the skies in our digital age. We examine social media impact, website prowess, and the app popularity that defines the leaders in the airline sector. In this case study, we looked at Southwest Airlines, Qatar Airways, Emirates, Hawaiian Airlines and Caribbean Airlines. 
     

    Southwest Airlines' Digital Supremacy:
    Insights into Southwest Airlines' robust web traffic.
    Discussion on their leading social media engagement and strategies.
    Analysis of Southwest's impressive app download figures.


    Social Media Metrics Breakdown:
    Exploration of the content types and social platforms driving the highest engagement.
    Evaluating the effectiveness of Caribbean Airlines' social media content.


    Web Traffic and SEO:
    Overview of Caribbean Airlines' website traffic compared to industry giants.
    The role of SEO and content marketing in driving traffic.


    Comparative Analysis:
    Side-by-side comparison of Caribbean Airlines with top-performing airlines in the digital space.
    Discussion on key areas for improvement and opportunities for growth.


    Digital Strategies for Improvement:
    Recommendations on how Caribbean Airlines can enhance its digital presence.
    Potential digital marketing initiatives and content strategies to boost engagement and downloads.

     
    The full Case Study can be looked at here ---> Caribbean Airlines vs Industry Giants: A Look Into Airline Digital Strategy. 
     
    Learn more about building your digital presence at KeronRose.com or stay up to date with the podcast at the Digipreneur FM Website. 

    • 53 min
    Where To Start Your Content Creation Journey as a Business Owner

    Where To Start Your Content Creation Journey as a Business Owner

    In Episode 157 of the Digipreneur FM podcast, we discuss the common overwhelm that business owners and entrepreneurs face when considering how to begin creating content. The episode dives into the pervasive advice of prioritizing video content, recognizing that this may not suit everyone due to various personal reasons. We emphasize exploring different mediums based on comfort levels, and I share personal experiences of starting with blogging due to its flexibility and ability to edit. We also highlight the importance of confidence in content creation, by starting in a comfortable medium to eventually expand into other formats like video and podcasts.
    Three key takeaways from the episode are:
    1. Start Where You're Comfortable: Begin your content creation journey in a medium that feels most natural and comfortable to you, whether it's writing, audio, or video. This approach helps build confidence and eases the transition into other content formats.
    2. Content Quality Over Format: Not all video content is effective. High-quality content is key, and forcing oneself into a medium like video without the necessary skills or comfort can do more harm than good. It's important to produce content that reflects well on your business.
    3. Utilize Various Content Creation Strategies: For those uncomfortable with direct content creation methods, we provide strategies for generating content indirectly, such as recording your voice and transcribing these thoughts into written form, then polishing with AI tools like ChatGPT for blog articles or converting them into carousels for social media. This method allows individuals to start creating content without having to be in front of a camera or write extensively from scratch.
    The episode underscores the significance of content creation in today's digital landscape for building a business's presence and authority. It encourages finding a personal path to content creation that aligns with one's strengths and preferences, ensuring a sustainable and effective content strategy.
     
    Learn more about building your digital presence and monetizing your platforms at KeronRose.com.
    Don't forget to check out the Digipreneur FM website to stay up to date on the podcast.

    • 44 min
    Building Your Brand Ecosystem and My Ecosystem Breakdown

    Building Your Brand Ecosystem and My Ecosystem Breakdown

    This episode delves into the intricacies of building a successful Brand Ecosystem. Learn from my journey as a multifaceted Digital Strategist, International Speaker, Podcaster, and more how to create a dynamic and self-sustaining network of offerings. Discover the importance of diversifying income streams through free content, services, products, and events to ensure financial resilience and enrich value for your audience. Whether you're a business owner or an aspiring entrepreneur, this episode is packed with insights on crafting your brand ecosystem to thrive in the digital marketplace.
     
    3 Key Takeaways:
    Creating a Robust Brand Ecosystem: Understand the components and benefits of developing a comprehensive brand ecosystem that supports growth and engagement.
    Diversification of Income Sources: Learn the importance of diversifying income streams through products, services, and content to ensure financial stability and resilience.
    Providing Value to Your Audience: Strategies for enhancing audience value through diverse offerings, ensuring a rich and engaging experience for your community.
     
    Here is the written article on the Brand Ecosystem.
    Learn more at KeronRose.com, to build your digital presence and monetize your platforms.
    Stay up to date on the podcast at the Digipreneur FM Website. 

    • 59 min
    The Importance of Having a US Bank, Wise and Colour Act in the Caribbean

    The Importance of Having a US Bank, Wise and Colour Act in the Caribbean

    In ep 155, we shed light on the significance of possessing a US bank account, Wise account, and the Color app (Trinidad only).
    Key Highlights:

    US Bank Accounts for Caribbean Entrepreneurs: Learn why every Caribbean entrepreneur, especially those from Trinidad and Tobago facing foreign exchange challenges, should consider opening a US bank account. Discover how this can alleviate common business pains related to payments and foreign exchange.


    Wise Account: Uncover the benefits of the Wise account for facilitating international transactions, reducing reliance on local banking limitations, and how it can serve as a critical tool for both personal and business financial management.


    Colour App Exclusive for Trinidad and Tobago: Learn how the Colour App allows you to accept payments from clients, friends/family and also how you can use it to receive funds from PayPal. 


    Practical Steps and Personal Insights: We give you a step-by-step guide on setting up these financial tools, including how to fund your US account from the Caribbean, leveraging Wise for broader financial flexibility, and maximizing the potential of the Color app for business transactions.


    Urgent Call to Action: The episode emphasizes the immediate benefits of adopting these financial strategies, urging listeners to take action by setting up their Wise and Color app accounts to circumvent local banking restrictions and embrace global business opportunities.

    Why This Episode Is a Must-Listen:
    Whether you're struggling with foreign exchange issues in Trinidad and Tobago, looking to expand your business globally, or simply seeking more financial autonomy, this episode of Digipreneur FM is full of insights and actionable advice. 
     
    Guide: How To Open a US Personal/Business Bank Account
    Guide: Setting Up a Wise Account & Cards
    Download the Colour app here --> Colour Website
    Learn more about building your digital presence and monetizing here --> KeronRose.com
    Stay up-to-date on the podcast here --> Digipreneur FM Website

    • 52 min

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