Ireland

Simple and Easy
Simple and Easy

Repost from March 2012… Great ideas, great marketing and even greats music is usually (not always) simple. Beautifully magnificently, awesomely simple. There is a habit, in our lazy use of language, of confusing the idea of simple with the idea of easy. Making a point in a long rambling discussion is easy. It requires knowledge…

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Maslow’s Hammer and (online) marketing
Maslow’s Hammer and (online) marketing

  “I suppose it is tempting, if the only tool you have is a hammer, to treat everything as if it were a nail.” – Abraham Maslow, 1966 Many who have mastered a particular marketing discipline, either recently or over time, develop a tendency to see everything through the lens of that discipline. This is something…

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Glenties and The Gathering of Leprechauns 2013
Glenties and The Gathering of Leprechauns 2013

Some of you may already know this some may not but I am from an absolutely fantastic and picturesque village of Glenties in Co. Donegal in the North West of Ireland. It is a truly beautiful place with incredibly friendly and hospitable people. Leprechaun World Record Attempt With the Gathering going on in 2013, they…

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No Silicon Valley in Ireland… Basic policy is wrong to create a hub here.

The talk of having a Smart Economy or a “Silicon Valley” in Ireland is reaching fever pitch as the government tries to talk up recovery in hope of winning support for some of it’s programs. (Programs that will be massively damaging to the economy in my opinion.) So I was delighted to see an entrepreneur…

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Bloggity, Blog, Blogger.

So I unfortunately had to miss the end of the IWTC and the Blog Awards AND the WebCamp on Social Network Portability and I can’t go to Blogtalk. I was feeling a bit annoyed about all that so I decided I’d head on down and catch up with a few people at the Bloggers Dinner…

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Ireland Web and Tech coming alive: So many events, so little time…

I’m in a bit of a mood right now about all the events that are coming up. While I absolutely delighted at the sheer volume of events that are going on I have to say that I’m frustrated by the fact everything is on at the same time and I can’t go to them all….

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