Small Business

Be Inspired: How Kimberly Earns US$5,000 Per Year From Her Side Business

If anybody should know more about side businesses, hustling, and juggling multiple jobs, it would be Jamaicans and Caribbean people. We definitely know how to do that. Things have always been tough, rough, and unbearable; but as true soldiers, we always find a way to push on through. Continue Reading

e-Update, Small Business

Six Tips For Starting A Business On A Shoe String Budget

A little tighter perhaps? Photo by Boris

As jobs become scarce and the level of unemployment around us rises, there seems to be more encouragement to start our own income generating ventures. However, a problem many face is accessing funds to finance the start up of these ventures.

But, where there is a will, there is a way. Right? Right. Continue Reading

Small Business

The Small-Man To Get A Big Boost


Usually, it is the little guy – the small business owner – who gets overlooked, side-stepped, and left behind to fight alone. They are always the underdogs. Today though, the little man in Barbados, Belize, Dominica, Jamaica and St. Lucia have the spotlight.

The Organization of American States (OAS) will be establishing Small Business Development Centres in the mentioned territories as it has already done in Mexico, El Salvador, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Honduras, Costa Rica, Panama, and in the United States. Continue Reading

Small Business

Jamaica Manufacturers’ Association Programme Offers BIG Support for SMALL Businesses

Jamaica Manufacturers Association - Micro and Small Enterprise Facility

Jamaica Manufacturers Association - Micro and Small Enterprise Facility

The Jamaica Manufacturers association is promoting  its new Micro and Small Enterprise (MSE) Membership Facility which we think will provide BIG support for small businesses…all things being equal. Continue Reading

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