Communications Consultant

Location icon Barbados

Makiziwe is an 'out-of-the-box' thinker who devises strategies in digital marketing, communications planning, media relations, social media management, and copywriting for clients whose goals are to improve their business' image, effectively communicate with stakeholders, and increase their bottom line.

Makiziwe is also a writer, editor, and an accredited proofreader for the Barbados Community College MKTG 220 programme.

A former reporter, her professional background spans journalism, public relations and communications.

Rebranding in the Music Industry- By Makiziwe Steele

Business branding and raising brand awareness are two difficult tasks; re-branding is just as difficult. When a brand goes under the knife, A.K.A has cosmetic surgery, it is with the hope that the improved result is more appealing and defined, so as to attract new prospects. This method applies to all industries. Written by: Makiziwe Steele

PRMR INC.- By: Makiziwe Steele

Community relations refers to the various methods companies use to establish and maintain a mutually beneficial relationship with the communities in which they operate. Building local community relationships can be the most important communication activity undertaken by an organisation, yet it is often overlooked. . . Written by: Makiziwe Steele

Competecaribbean- By: Makiziwe Steele
Compete Caribbean hosts inaugural mediathon for Caribbean journalists

November 23 , 2016 -Compete Caribbean's final event in its three-day long celebration and dialog was the climax of the Mediathon at the IDB Barbados headquarters. The mediathon had started the day before on Tuesday November 22, at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre and concluded the following day at the Inter-American Development Bank's country office in Barbados. . . Written by: Makiziwe Steele

Commissioning Ceremony for Berth #5

Barbados Port Inc. (BPI) recently held a ceremony to commission its newly extended Berth #5, the Shallow Draught Marina and the acquisition of a spanking new Liebehrr Panamax Container Crane and other cargo-handling equipment. Story by: MAKIZIWE STEELE

Written by: Makiziwe Steele
Cruise Ship Le Lyrial Makes Inaugural Call at Bridgetown Port | Barbados Port Inc.

BRIDGETOWN-- French luxury cruise ship, Le Lyrial, sailed into the Bridgetown Port last Friday on its inaugural call to the island carrying 240 passengers, mainly from France and Germany.The Ponant-owned ship, captained by RĂ©mi Genevaz, departed Brazil on March 16, traveling through French Guiana and Venezuela before arriving in Barbados.

Barbados Olympic Association Inc.- By Makiziwe Steele
Independence Games Athlete Profile - Sailing Featuring: Kwame Hinds

Seeing the joy sailing brought his two brothers was what convinced Kwame Hinds to become a sailor. His brothers were in the Barbados Yachting Association's sailing programme, but Kwame, who was around 9 years old at the time, was too young to join. He would get his shot at 11 years old. . . Written by: Makiziwe Steele

Makiziwe Steele
Biography- written by: Makiziwe Steele

Be true to yourself. This is the simple mantra which Antonio Estwick applies to his life. The Los Angeles Lakers fan is the MC, producer and engineer for The HyperDrive Team. If you've attended an event where they played, then you would've had a first-hand experience of his electrifying stage presence and effortless ability to keep any crowd energetic.

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