Tag Archives | Social media


Social Media Isn’t The Answer To Everything

Here at Blacknight we’re advocates of social media. We use it a lot, both for our business as well as personally. We’ve even started offering a suite of tools to help small businesses manage their social media presence. However “social” is NOT the answer to everything. Social media networks rise and fall. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram […]

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One Social Media Dashboard To Rule Them All

We’ve been using social media for years and we recognise the value and importance of it for our business. However, we’re also very conscious of how much of a challenge social media can be for small business. When we came across Sóshlr at a conference some time ago our curiosity was piqued. Maybe this was a tool […]

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Congregation 2015 Brings Social Media Heads to Mayo

I’m getting ready to to Congregation 2015 this weekend, in beautiful Cong, Co Mayo. Once again, this quiet Mayo village will play host to about 70 social media professionals who will participate in a unique unconference spread across tiny venues in the village on Saturday. In addition to the main event, Congregation has spread out into Friday night and Sunday as […]

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Retweets, Likes & Shares Don’t Help Refugees

I’m not sure how people were able to support causes before the advent of social media. How did they like, share or retweet hashtags and vacuous catchy phrases? It must have been so hard .. Oh wait .. Didn’t we all pony up cash and actually help fund those organisations “on the ground”? Remember Live […]

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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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