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Blacknight at The Blog Awards Ireland 2015

    Last Thursday my colleague Justyna and I, got the chance to attend the Blog Awards Ireland 2015, organised by Ashville Media Group. The night after “Back to the Future Day”, Dublin’s Tivoli Theatre was fittingly transported back to the roaring 20’s. It was all Boudoir Caps and Bob Cuts on the night, with […]

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Give Us A Vote (or Two)!

As we mentioned recently, we’ve been shortlisted for the Blog Awards Ireland under two categories: Marketing & Communications Blog Digital & Technology Blog As part of the criteria for choosing the overall winners in each category there is a public vote. So if you have a couple of minutes we’d appreciate your vote!     […]

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Woohoo! We’re Shortlisted For The Blog Awards Ireland 2015

We’ve been shortlisted in two categories in the The Blog Awards Ireland 2015! Our company blog ie. the site you’re currently reading, has made the company shortlist in two categories: Marketing & Comms. Digital & Tech You can download the full list of nominees, both personal and business, here. The winners will be announced on 22nd October […]

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Get FIT with Blacknight

Is it time to get .fit?

We all have different factors that motivate us. Some people use a diary and keep track of their goals that way. Some use Runkeeper, Runtastic or one of the various other fitness apps. Some use their blog. Is it time for you to get .fit? .Fit has gone into General Availability today and there’s never […]

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Blacknight at the IPB Awards

Saturday last saw myself and colleague Justyna attend the inaugural Irish Parenting Blog Awards in our capital city, Dublin.  A night of  networking, trending, (the #IPBAWARDS were trending on Twitter!) and excitement was had by all. It was a testament to the organizers how professionally the awards ceremony were run, and of course Blacknight were proud […]

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Is Your CMS Install Up To Date?

WordPress and Joomla are both very popular content management systems (CMS). They’re used by thousands of our clients and on millions of websites worldwide. Since they are both so popular they are also very popular targets for hackers. If you can find an exploit that’s likely to work against millions of sites then it’s a […]

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Travel Blogging, Domains and Bert

Next week we’ll be at the TBEX Europe event in Dublin. We’ve been blogging for years and personally I love travel, so I’m really interested in attending some of the sessions. For the TBEX event we’ve partnered with the guys from .me so we’ll be pushing .me domain names and we’ve also got Bert, in […]

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Please Upgrade your WordPress Installs

WordPress 3.6.1 is here

What has 13 bug fixes and 3 security patches? This Guy -> WordPress 3.6.1 It is just me or does it feel like I was only posting about WordPress 3.6 the other day? Still security fixes are no laughing matter and you need to keep your website and the software it’s running on up to […]

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