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IEDR Research shows Irish customers trust businesses with their own domain name

Building Trust: What Your Web and Email Addresses Say About You

Last week we wrote about ‘trust signals’ – and outlined some steps we had taken to enhance the trust in our own online presence, using Digital Certificates and Twitter verification. But for many businesses there’s something even simpler they can do first to improve their online credibility: get a domain name and use it! New research by the IE […]

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Use BLACKNIGHT50 to get a discount on the Ecommerce Association's Post-Peak Event!

Get €25 off the Ecommerce Association’s Post-Peak Analysis Event!

It’s never too early to plan for Christmas. For business people, it’s vital. In fact, the best time to plan for peak-time is when the memories and data are fresh from the previous peak! That’s why the Ecommerce Association of Ireland is holding an extraordinary day of practical discussion on planning for peak, and what might happen […]

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Our Valentine’s Offer: .SEXY and .LINK Domain Names just €5.99!

As Valentine’s Day approaches, we’re celebrating with a great special offer on two somewhat seductive top-level domains: .SEXY and .LINK! From now until February 15, you can register a non-premium name in one of these domains for just €5.99 for the first year. These days, the power of a great domain name is in its memorability. It’s more than an […]

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Watch It Again: Blacknight/Microsoft Webinar on Office 365

Last Thursday we held a live webinar in association with Microsoft Ireland, titled: ‘Office 365 & Security in The Cloud’. If you missed it, it’s now available here as a recorded video. The webinar includes a practical demonstration by Microsoft’s Jonathan Eustace of the Office 365 product suite, including key features of Outlook email with integrated […]

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Office 365: A Podcast with Jonathan Eustace of Microsoft Ireland [Audio]

On Thursday next, 8 December, Blacknight and Microsoft Ireland will co-host a free webinar titled ‘Office 365 and Security in the Cloud’. I’ll be co-presenting it, together with Jonathan Eustace, SMB Cloud Lead with Microsoft Ireland, and this morning we recorded a podcast together in preparation for the event. Click below to play the podcast, or download it here: […]

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Free Blacknight Website Workshop at IndieCork

As sponsors at this years IndieCork Film Festival, we’re giving a free website workshop at the Blacknight Festival Centre on Saturday at 2pm, titled: Building your Reputation Online – A Practical Guide. A workshop that will demonstrate how creative practitioners can look at making your own website, with a minimum of cost, and maximum of impact. Social networks […]

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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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Ransomware encrypts a users data in order to extort a ransom in return for the encryption key.

Be Aware of Ransomware

There’s been a worrying increase in incidences of so-called ransomware attacks. Typically these involve a trojan, delivered as an email attachment which, when opened, encrypts the user’s files so that they are inaccessible before displaying a ransom note, demanding sums ranging from hundreds to several thousand euros in return for the encryption key. In an age where data is power, […]

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SMEs – Don’t you just love ’em!

Our video booth at The Blacknight SME Awards was huge fun. We’ve already shared our conversations with the winners in the retail categories; now all the winners videos are online – all captured in the minutes after they came off stage, clutching their trophies. But while there could be only one winner of each category, the real […]

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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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