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Growth Hacking, Web Summit and More

  From this weekend Dublin city will be invaded by geeks, techies and entrepreneurs from around the globe. Yes, it’s that time of the year again. Web Summit is being held in Ireland’s capital yet again. (We’ve been covering it over on Technology.ie over the past few months) This year the event organisers are expecting […]

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Web Awards 2014 Winners ..

Last night a few of us were up in Dublin for the 2014 Web Awards sponsored by Realex Fire. We were sponsoring two categories: Best Online Publication and Best Website of a Startup   So who won? The Best Online Publication was won by The Cork News The Best Website of a Startup was won […]

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And The Winner Is .. #netvis2014

  So last Friday evening the IIA Net Visionary Awards were held in Dublin As we mentioned earlier we were sponsoring one of the categories – The Best Web Developer for ingenious engineering and meticulous delivery This year’s winners were Software Design and here’s a photo of them with me and IIA CEO Joan Mulvihill on […]

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The .Irish Domain Is One Step Closer!

Last night the launch of the .irish top level domain (the bit on the right of the dot) got a little bit closer. Dot Irish LLC, which is the company that applied to run the .irish domain name registry, signed their contract with ICANN yesterday. Who is .irish for? Well unless the domain name extension […]

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We Made The Finals Of #Sockies14 !!

Yesterday afternoon the finalists for the 2014 Social Media Awards were announced. We are delighted to have made “the final cut” in multiple categories: Customer Care using Social Media (Integrated) – Sponsored by Sky Best Blog of an SME – Sponsored by .ME Registry Best Business Twitter account – marketing, sales – Sponsored by Kantar […]

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Data assortment Ireland letter

Beware Data Assortment Ireland

Another year, another misleading direct mail. I’m tempted to call this a scam, but I’ll call it “misleading” for now and you can make up your mind. “Data Assortment Ireland” have been sending out very professional looking letters to Irish businesses. Here’s what the letter looks like: With a name like “Data Assortment Ireland” you […]

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Helping Startups Party Like It’s 1999

In the run-up to Christmas most of us go to parties and gatherings of some kind. We had our company Christmas party last Friday night (we even closed the office early!) and this year there were about 50 people present. But when you’re a small startup with only one or two staff getting that Christmas […]

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Working Towards Patient Health & Safety Online

Earlier this week the Alliance for Safe Online Pharmacy met in Dublin at Google’s EMEA HQ. I’ve been involved with the ASOP.eu for the last year or so and also sit on the steering committee. What’s it all about? Essentially it’s all about patient health and safety. I love the internet, as everyone knows, but […]

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Web Awards 2013 Best Website of a Startup Finalists

We are delighted to be sponsoring the Web Awards Best Website of a Startup this year. Yesterday afternoon the finalists were announced and they hail from a broad range of businesses: parkya.com examtime.com funkedupfixies.com kitmanlabs.com vbot.tv uswitch.ie sexsiopa.com woop.ie cuckoo.ie Best of luck to all of them! We’ll be at the event on the night […]

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