Category: Events & Awards

Blogging since 2003

RGDATA Presentation

Slides from the presentation to RGDATA members on 21 September 2016.

Events & Awards


Offset Dublin 2016 kicked off with the rather wonderful Stephen Kelleher who quipped: Actual functioning wi-fi at #Offsetdub means it doesn’t have to move to

Events & Awards

Content Mastery Summit: 31 May

Discount for Brightspark readers to the Content Mastery Summit. Mark Schaefer & Ian Cleary. 31 May 2016.

irish web awards 2014 finalist
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Web Awards 2014 Finalist

Three finalist positions no less! Most Useful. Best New Web App. Best Microsite.

image magazine networking breakfast
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Manolo’s At Dawn

Save the date – Tuesday 9 September, 7.30am – 10am. I’m speaking about social media and marketing your business on a shoestring (but a very nice shoe string)

ecommerce event dublin
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Ecommerce Event Dublin

One day ecommerce event about ecommerce strategy, innovation and technical implementation. Dublin

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Three Cheers For (Irish) Blogs

I believe in blogs!  And they are as powerful and important as ever.  I was asked recently if they still count as much by someone

social media training
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Talk: How To Write For Social Media

I’m giving a talk on Thursday, 8 October for the Enterprising Women at Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown Enterprise Board: How To Write For Social Media. It’s a

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Doing It For The Girls

To celebrate International Women’s Day and to give a little back, I’m giving a lunchtime talk on Wed  20 March (12.30-1.30pm) in the Docklands Innovation

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Wordcamp Review

I was there for Saturday’s Wordcamp and I thoroughly enjoyed myself.  Big congrats to Sabrina and Katherine who made it happen – I believe they

Most Accessible Website Award

Last week was a brilliant one.  It began with a win on Monday for an amount of money that I’d been waiting for since July

Events & Awards

Blog Action Day

My dad died when I was 11 years old.  I was devastated.  It took years for me to get over it, and today I’m not

We’re on CSS Mania

Kanchi has been picked up by CSS Mania which is a real treat.  The numbers under the screenshot are for voting. I clicked 5 and

A Win For Us At Irish Web Awards

It’s official! The Most Accessible Website in Ireland is Kanchi, a site created by Brightspark during the summer.  I’m so glad it won for a

Blog Action Day 2008

Last year 20,000 bloggers took part in the first Blog Action Day. It was about the environment and the idea was to have everyone blog

Read the blog – now hear the voice!

I’m over on the PC Live Podcast this week talking to Dusty Rhodes and Niall Kitson. My favourite 3 sites of the moment are reviewed here.

Reboot 10: My Thoughts

This blog was featured in last week’s ebusiness supplement of the Irish Independent. While I was delighted by the publicity, I noted that the impression

Why I Support The Webby Awards

As your Webby’s Ambassador for Ireland, I am obliged to tell you about the Webby Awards. But I’m not obliged to be the Ambassador. I

1st Dublin Tweetup

Today is the morning after the first Dublin Tweetup and I have a sore head. It was really nice to meet Ellybabes, (who seemed to

From Blogs to Bebo

Last night I spoke at a PRII event, along with Mark Tarbett of Generator, and Ronnie Simpson of Simpson FTPR. The title of the event

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