Archive | July, 2009

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Maintaining Sanity

Since we launched the new control panel last year we’ve been working behind the scenes on several things that needed to be done in order to move domains and other things from one system to the other. It’s a work in progress – but we are getting there ! As you may know, we are […]

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Bank Holiday Weekend Opening Hours

This weekend is a long weekend here in Ireland, so our offices will be closed on Monday next,  August 3rd 2009. Sales:Friday 31st July 2009 – openSaturday, Sunday, Monday – closedTuesday 4th August – open Accounts (Billing)Friday 31st July – openSaturday, Sunday, Monday – closedTuesday 4th August – open Technical SupportFriday 31st July – openSaturday […]

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Horses, Foam and Coffee

The guys in MadeInHollywood did a fantastic job on our mug packaging a few weeks ago. They’ve since gone off and taken some more photos of the packaging with actual Blacknight branded mugs (we didn’t have any!) and I thought they looked really cool, so here they are: And another angle…Which leads into this angle […]

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IIA Board Elections 2009

The Irish Internet Association (IIA) is holding elections for its board at present. Full details of the various nominees, what they hope to achieve and how to cast your vote, is available on the IIA site. All members of the IIA have 5 votes, as there are 5 positions on the board available. As usual […]

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Wordcamp UK

Image via CrunchBase Wordcamp UK is being held this weekend in Cardiff and we are one of the event’s sponsors. The event, which describes itself as “an informal annual gathering of WordPress publishers, designers and developers based in the United Kingdom” should be well attended. The event runs over two days and has quite a […]

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Is Your PC Safe?

As a registrar and hosting provider we normally don’t talk much about PCs. Why would we? Unfortunately there are times when it is necessary. The desktop computer has almost become as ubiquitous as the internal combustion engine in many respects. Nobody would try to run an office without a computer these days. But unfortunately we, […]

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Get Your .be Domain – Prices Slashed

We know you like offers, so we’ve been working on putting a few together to keep you all happy. Our latest offer is for .be (Belgium) domain name registration. For a limited time only we’ve slashed the price on new registrations to EUR4.99 (ex-VAT if applicable)! What can you do with a .be? It’s really […]

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ICANN New TLD “Roadshow”

Image via Wikipedia ICANN have organised a number of public consultation meetings over the coming weeks to discuss the new TLD program. If you’re based in Europe the obvious one to attend is that being held on July 15th in the Royal Institute of British Architects. The day’s schedule has now been made available (pdf) […]

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More Cool Foam Stuff

The guys in MadeInHollywood have come up with yet another cool concept. Remember when we had a few Microsoft mugs to give away? Well one of the problems we ran into was that the mugs weren’t packed ie. no boxes or anything, so shipping them was a problem. MadeInHollywood came up with a pretty cool […]

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