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Shut Up & Listen with Jamila Bannister & Carla Williams Johnson

23 EpisodesProduced by Jamila BannisterWebsite

The Shut Up and Listen Podcast is the podcast where we get real about building your personal brand and marketing your business. I'm Jamila, a Personal Branding Strategist and Coach and Carla is a Marketing and Media Expert. Between us we advise and entertain you with tips and tricks to increase your… read more

23 Episodes | 2020 - 2021

Why boy bands were so amazing at marketing... and what can we learn from them about creating extremely loyal fans?

March 17th, 2021


Have you ever wondered how boy bands and pop culture icons are so amazingly good at creating dedicated communities of raving fans ready to buy …

Small things you can do to support women in business- Happy International Women's Day

March 10th, 2021


This week we're celebrating International Women's Day and Women's History Month. Want to know how you can help support women in business more? Listen to this week's episode and we'll tell you how

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No shortcuts to success-Why strategy matters and why you fail without one in business

February 24th, 2021


If you've ever found yourself shifting from tactic to tactic to grow your business but you still can't seem to get the success you're looking for, this week's episode is for you. Sometimes a businesses, big and small, …

How to prepare you mind to create and receive success in your business- Featuring Carissa Daniel

February 17th, 2021


Have you ever thought about how many systems you had to and still have to prepare to be successful in business? From your finances, to your funnel …

Why it's more important to be a music entrepreneur than a soca artiste

February 10th, 2021


It's Carnival week in T&T and covid-19 has reduced our endless party cycle and 2 day street parade to a few back yard jams and zoom parties. However the thing that we still want and need is that sweet soca music to …

The importance of being coachable and how to tell whether or not you are

February 3rd, 2021


Working with clients isn't for the faint of heart, but it's even more tough when we meet the few who just won't take our advice. In this week's episode we talk about the importance of being coachable and how you can …

The types of thought leaders and digital content we need in the Caribbean

January 27th, 2021


Are you a Caribbean based content creator? Well if you are, you are in an elite group. In this episode, we discuss the types of thought leaders and content that is needed in the Caribbean with Digital Marketer and …

The one thing you need to do to ensure you always speak with ideal clients i.e. qualifying leads

January 20th, 2021


Have you ever found yourself taking client call after client call and the outcome is always the, zero , nada? Yes we did too, until we …

The best types of content to gain you traction on LinkedIn- An analysis of the Richard van der Blom report

January 13th, 2021


Did you know that LinkedIn has over 1 million English-speaking Caribbean members? Did you also know that of the 200 million users world wide only a mere 20% actually produce content?

If you haven't set up your profile …

A look back at 2020 and growth recommendations for 2021

January 6th, 2021


Welcome back to another season of Shut up & Listen! In this episode , we're recapping the highs and lows of 2020 and offering you our recommendations to help market and grow your business and brand in 2021

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Self care in business: How to do it and why it's important

August 5th, 2020


There's an old saying that goes "you can't pour from an empty cup" , this is exactly what happens when we neglect our self care. So we're sharing 6 …

How to build your brand and market your business as an introvert.

July 29th, 2020


If you're an introvert who's thinking about building your brand, you might be freaking out, but there's no need to. In this week's episode we give you some tactics to help you reach your target audience, without dealing …

4 Limiting Beliefs that are Stunting your Personal Brand and Business Growth

July 22nd, 2020


Anything you attempt begin and end in your mind first, so it's no surprise that limiting beliefs can really hold us back from going after the things …

How to become more visible so you can expand your network

July 15th, 2020


Have you found your growth stunted a bit lately? Or maybe you're just tired of seeing the same old faces around you. That's not necessarily a bad …

Managing Imposter Syndrome as you grow your business

July 8th, 2020


If there's one thing guaranteed to show up as we build our brand and business, it's imposter syndrome. This week we discuss how feelings of anxiety about feeling like a fraud can affect us and how to manage them as we …

Business dodgeball- Spotting and avoiding prospects who are about to waste your time

July 1st, 2020


Have you ever met someone who seemed like a great potential client but all they did was waste your time? Yes, me too. In this episode we break it down and share some of the most common types to watch out for and how to …

You're fired! Knowing when it's time to outsource roles in your business

June 24th, 2020


In this episode we talk the inevitable moment entrepreneurs reach in their business as it grows i.e outsourcing. We talk about 4 different times in your business when it's time to fire yourself from being chief cook and …

Call the Fraud Squad-Distinguishing real entrepreneurs from frauds

June 17th, 2020


Growing your business means you're going to have to hire and collaborate with other entrepreneurs. However there are true entrepreneurs who really …

10 tips on how you can figure out if you need help with marketing or branding

June 10th, 2020


In this episode we talk about knowing the difference between marketing problems and branding problems. While they may seem similar, they actually address two very different issues in your business. We drop 5 marketing …

Island Mindset- The fear of taking your brand global

June 3rd, 2020


In this episode Carla and I talk about the fear entrepreneurs have about taking their brand and business global. Why they are scared , why they …

How to choose the right collaborations in business

May 27th, 2020


In this episode, Carla and I talk about what's important to consider of you're looking to growing your visibility and business through …

How to spend your marketing dollars during Covid 19

May 20th, 2020


Welcome to our first episode ever! Carla and I kick off this podcast by sharing advice on how best to spend your marketing dollars in the face of …

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