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Ireland's Internet Day

Boost Your Business & Get 25% Off Tickets to Ireland’s Internet Day 2016

Ireland’s Internet Day is an initiative of the IE Domain Registry, aimed at encouraging online business in Ireland. As the website explains: The internet is evolving at a startling speed and creating some of the biggest businesses and wealthiest people in history. Internet technologies like e-commerce have the power to massively increase the presence of […]

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IEDR Wants YOUR Input! Should An Aftermarket For IE Domains Be Allowed?

Over the past year or so I’ve been involved with the IEDR’s Policy Advisory Committee along with representatives from other registrars, the Irish government and a variety of other stakeholder organisations. So far we’ve been working our way through a number of policy changes that have been on the table for some time. Some of the […]

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Two-Letter IE Domains are a Premium Opportunity at a Regular Price

We had a busy weekend as sponsors of the Blacknight SME Awards in Cork. It also gave us an opportunity to use our new two-letter IE domain, bk.ie, in a newspaper advertisement in yesterday’s Sunday Business Post. One and two-letter IE domains only recently became available due to a policy change at the IE Domain Registry (IEDR). The ‘landrush’ phase for those domains […]

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Short IE Domain Auctions Starting

We’ve provided a few updates over the last couple of weeks about the auction of short IE domains. Short domains are a wonderful resource for brand owners. You can user them in a lot of innovative ways, so it’ll be very interesting to see how people use the short IE domain names assigned via the […]

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Tá Brí le Síntí Fada – Ba Chóir Dóibh a Bheith San Ainm Fearainn .IE

D’fhógair Michele ar an suíomh seo roinnt laethanta ó shin go bhfuil próiséas comhairliúcháin seolta ag IEDR, an clárlann d’ainmneacha fearainn .IE, i dtaobh an athrú polasaí atá beartaithe acu chun síntí fada a cheadú in ainmneacha fearainn. Is cinnte go gcuirfidh Gaeilgeoirí fáilte roimhe seo – ach ba chóir go mbeadh áthas ar gach aon […]

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Why Aren’t More IE Domains Registered?

The IEDR have published some details on .ie domain name registrations during 2015. Here are some of the key details: 35,225 new .ie domains registered in 2015, a 13% increase on 2014 Nearly 100 .ie domain names registered per day (96) Net additions (new registrations less non-renewed .ie domain registrations) up 48%, the highest number […]

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Showcase – Ireland’s Creative Expo®

Yesterday, Sunday 24th January 2016, accompanied by the IEDR, Blacknight attended Showcase Ireland’s Creative Expo®. On behalf of Blacknight, armed with merely a laptop and a PowerPoint presentation I spoke to a full house on the topic ‘Boosting your online business and success’. Presentation overview Search engine optimisation Content Management Webmaster tools & tricks Tips […]

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Digging Into IE Domains

If you have visited the IEDR website recently you might have noticed that the counter down the bottom of the page has now passed 200 thousand domain names. They’ll be making a bit of a “song and dance” about this milestone, which is understandable. However, what’s probably more interesting from our perspective is their new “domain […]

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