Happy Christmas

Happy Christmas to one and all.

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Happy Easter

We would like to wish you all a very Happy Easter.

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Happy St. Patricks Day

From the fair green island of Ireland we wish you all the very best wishes for St. Patricks Day.  If you want to go green yourself you can by downloading our app Eco-Bulbz, check out the savings you can make by reducing the wattage of your light bulbs and lamps to save money, save energy and save the planet.

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Enterprising start to 2013

We have lots of new innovations to announce for the New Year. Some of these we have been working on in the background for some time now and some of which will be new innovations.

As a start-up it is hard to justify setting aside a budget for research, but there is help at hand. Enterprise Ireland runs a scheme and we were lucky enough to have recently received our Innovation Voucher. This gives us a budget of €5000 to spend working with a knowledge partner such as one of the third level institutions. We have been in contact with a knowledge provider and are looking forward to the New Year and exciting new apps.

Enterprise Ireland - Where Innovation Means Business

Innovation Voucher

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What is Biogas?

My final year project was based on a Biogas plant for a dairy farm.
During my presentation I did however get a laugh when I made the statement that outputs depended very much on the quality of the input.

I have recently discovered Prezi, a system of compiling presentations and have discovered one centred around Biogas. I thought I might share the link here. http://prezi.com/nq67ujpgsr68/

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Blog Awards Ireland

The nominations for the Blog Awards Ireland have been open for a few weeks now for the event which will take place in October.  This year the event will be held in Naas, Co. Kildare.  Tickets are on sale and sponsors are signed up for some categories.

The three Ladies behind the Blog Awards Ireland, Lorna, Amanda and Beatrice.  Check out their site for news and information about the event. 

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#sockies finalist in app category 2012

We are delighted to once again be a finalist in the App Category for this years Bord Gais Social Media Awards.

We would like to take this opportunity to thank all the judges for taking the time to check out all the sites, apps and campagins which were nominated for this years awards.

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The Appys

The Appys were held in the Mansion House in Dublin recently, at Eco Appz we were delighted to have our app Eco Bulbz shortlisted in the Education Category.

Our cetrificate arrived in the post last week and we are delighted to share it with you.

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Let’s Celebrate September

To celebrate the month of September we have reduced the cost of our full version App at the App Store from €2.99 to €1.59.

We have lots to be happy about this September namely that we have been shortlisted for the Dot ie Net Visionary Awards and secondly that the sponsor of the category which we are in the “Rookie” category have covered the cost of all those shortlisted in the category to attend the awards ceremony.

So a big shout out and thank you to Accreate Recruitment.  We are looking forward to meeting the other shortlisted enterants on the night.

If you haven’t already downloaded the full version of the App Eco-Bulbz then do take advantage of this offer which only runs for the month of September.

Voting closes at 6pm on Friday 2nd September.

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We featured in the Kildare Post Techno Buzz Page

We are delighted to have featured on the Techno Buzz page of this weeks Kildare Post, Kildare on the Web.

The article is about us being shortlisted for the Dot ie Net Visionary Awards and was compiled by Beatrice Whelan of Website Extraordinaire

To vote for us before the closing date of 2nd September follow this link http://www.iia.ie/net-visionary/vote/

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Shortlist Dot ie Net Visionary Awards

We are delighted to announce that we are shortlisted for the Dot ie Net Visonary Awards in the Rookie Category.  Voting is now open and will be open until 2nd September, we are looking for your vote to support us in winning this award.

The awards are based on votes by the public so get voting now.

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Eco Bulbz App now on Android Market

After some time on test we are pleased to let you in on our latest news.

Eco-Bulbz available in Android Market

Eco-Bulbz is now available in Android Market.  If you do download then please leave us a reveiw.

EcoBulbz in Android Market

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We Will Be Exhibiting At Green Works Next Weekend 17th-18th June

Working the Green Economy, which is part of the Convergence, 16th Sustainable Living Festival is taking place next weekend and we will be attending. The event is aimed at those interested in working in the green and social innovation sector.  Companies who are looking to get involved in the Green Economy are also welcome to attend.

The two day event is part of a weeklong festival with events around the country for the week centred on opportunities within the Green Economy.

For further information check out the following link http://www.green-works.ie/working-the-green-economy

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Winners of the Social Media Awards 2011

The award ceremony for the Bord Gáis Energy Social Media Awards 2011 was held on Thursday 25th May at the Mansion House in Dublin.  We were a finalist in the App Category and the competition was tough.

Congratulations to all those who were finalists and winners on the night.  The full list of winners and photos of the evening are on the following link http://socialmediaawards.com/2011/05/2011-bord-gais-energy-social-media-awards-winners/

We were disappointed that we were unable to attend this event as it would have been a great chance to both meet and network with those involved with social media and in particular with the marketing of an app.

The reason for our absence was that our son had his graduation on the evening, he received a sports award on the night in recognition of his International Achievement in his sport of martial arts.

The winners list from the  Social Media Awards is as follows

Facebook Page for a Business

Spin 1038 – http://www.facebook.com/spin1038

Facebook Page for a Non-Profit Organisation

Dublin Zoo - http://www.facebook.com/dublinzoo

Facebook Page for a Business (Owner Managed)

Meteor Mobile – http://www.facebook.com/meteor

Integrated Facebook Campaign (Page, App and Ads)

Maltesers Ireland – http://www.facebook.com/maltesersireland

Best Business Twitter Account – Marketing and Sales

Blacknight – @Blacknight

Best Twitter Account – Support, CRM

Eircom – @eircom

Blog of a Business – Sponsored by Frontline LED

Curious Wines - http://www.curiouswines.ie/blog/

Video/Video Campaign (non broadcast) – Sponsored by Publicis QMP

Laughing Kookaburra – Goldnomics

Online PR Campaign – Sponsored by ESOF 2012, Dublin City of Science

Wedding Dates

Use of Social Media by State Body/Org – Sponsored by pTools

Defence Forces

Best Mobile App

Oxegen 2010

Customer Care using Social Media (Integrated) – Sponsored by DoneDeal

Vodafone Ireland

Best Use of Social Media For A Sponsorship Campaign

Bank of Ireland Leinster Blue Magic

Innovative Use of Social Media – Sponsored by Arekibo

RTE’s The Rumour Room

Social Media Effectiveness – conversions, metrics etc – Sponsored by Kantar Media

Morning Ireland, RTE

Integrated Social Media Campaign – Sponsored by GrabOne.ie

Meteor

Agency for use of Social Media – Sponsored by Newsletter.ie

Irish International

Grand Prix – Sponsored by Bord Gais Energy
Meteor Mobile

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Promo Codes for the full version of EcoBulbz.

We have four promo codes for the Full version available to the first four to leave a comment.

All we ask in return is that you leave a reveiw at the App Store.

In order to use the app you will need to have either an iPhone, an iPod Touch or an iPad 1 or 2.

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