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Why Office 365 Software as a Service (SaaS) Makes Sense for SMEs

Upgrade inertia is an old story when it comes to computers. Not just individuals, but organisations too are resistant to change. “Will this new system work with my existing business process?” “Why do we have to change anyway?” “Testing this will cost money and time!” “It ain’t broke – don’t fix it!” But with technology, as with everything, […]

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Trading Online Vouchers Offer Expertise as Well as Cash [Video]

Blacknight went to Cork earlier this month, to take part in the South Cork Local Enterprise Office Information Day about the Trading Online Vouchers (TOV) scheme. These vouchers are available to SMEs from Local Enterprises Offices (LEOs) all over Ireland, providing matched funding up to €2500 to help companies to trade online. But as Dr Stephen […]

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Irish Shoppers Flocking To Paying By Contactless And Mobile

Irish shoppers, like those across Europe, are flocking to new payment options using contactless credit cards and mobile payments in ever increasing numbers, forgoing cash for speed and convenience. Over three-quarters (78%) of Irish shoppers are using mobile payment options such as a smartphone, tablet or wearable device when shopping, the eighth highest use in […]

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Blacknight.Blog Breaks New Ground

Michele, our CEO, has posted about the launch of the new .BLOG domain, which has just entered its sunrise phase. Trademark owners can apply for their domains from now until October 17, and we are also taking pre-registration applications for the later Landrush and General Availability phases. Meanwhile, our company blog has a new home, at Blacknight.blog. In many ways, […]

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European Commission Launches Online Dispute Resolution For Consumers And Business

Have you ever had a dispute with a business over a purchase made online within the European Union? Have you had difficulties resolving the complaint? If so, help is at hand. The European Commission this week has launched a new online platform to enable businesses and their customers resolve disputes over purchases made online. The […]

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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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2015 A Quick Review

It’s the end of the year. While we’re all focussing on the Christmas holiday break and making plans for next year – 2016 – it’s a good time to step back for a moment and do a quick roundup of the year that’s gone by. 2015 has been a very busy year for us… We’ve […]

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