Show some love for the 2007 Sponsors

This is the list of all the category sponsors of the Blog Awards 2007. Without them the event would not be possible, so a big thank you to the following companies. Perhaps give their sites a visit and consider using their services.

Hosting365 is Ireland’s largest hosting provider. Specialising in providing infrastructure services for dedicated servers, data
warehousing, email, web site hosting and domain names. Hosting365 offer dedicated support engineers based in on-site in our data- centre, and for all bloggers, have a free – as in beer – blog plan that you can host at your own domain – at

Beecher Networks
Beecher Networks is an Internet consultantancy specialising in the development, implementation and management of Internet-based applications and solutions. Our company excels in deploying large-scale projects such as content management and community frameworks using Open Source products on the Linux platform. – The online photo editor is an online photo editor created by Cork-based company Sxoop Technologies – specialists in web applications development.

Poetry Ireland
Poetry Ireland/Éigse Éireann is the national organisation dedicated to developing, supporting and promoting poetry throughout Ireland. We are a resource and information point for any member of the public with an interest in poetry and we work towards creating opportunities for poets working or living in Ireland. Poetry Ireland is supported by The Arts Council of Ireland/An Chomhairle Ealaíon and The Arts Council of Northern Ireland.

Specialising in the education, not-for-profit and voluntary sectors, TechnoFutures provide technology solutions for a wide range of organisations.
Whether it’s Flickr, YouTube or, PutPlace is software that will find, organize and publish your digital life to the Web so that you can share it with friends.

Interactions – Creative Strategies for Business
Interactions is an Organisational consultancy practice that assists individuals and businesses review, evaluate and strategise.

Edgecast Media
Edgecast Media Ltd is a production company and consultancy for podcasting and new media.

Paul Browne – FirstPartners take people’s brains and shove them into PC’s. By using Web and Java technology they make sure that your most previous asset (knowledge) does not walk out of the building every night. have been blogging since 2004 and are proud to sponsor the Irish Blog awards for the 2nd year in a row.

Bitbuzz is Ireland’s largest independent Wi-Fi Network and is currently being installed in numerous public areas throughout the country. The Bitbuzz Service is based on Wi-Fi technology, which allows you to access the Internet, connect to your office-based systems or use email at significantly faster speeds than any other wireless technology in the market.

For the last 16 years, Newbridge based Equisoft Software Systems has developed, marketed and serviced software solutions of the highest quality for the bloodstock industry. We currently have over 80 clients in 11 countries using our applications in a wide range of configurations. is Ireland’s largest message board site, with around 90000 members and over 5.5 million postings. Many topics are discussed from an Irish perspective, ranging from arts and society to business and technology.

Sunday Tribune
The Sunday Tribune is a quality Sunday broadsheet covering national, world, business and cultural news.

iQ Content Ltd
iQ Content is an Irish company, based in Dublin, working for clients from across Europe. We’re passionate about helping to create better websites. We do this in four ways:

  1. Expertise: we provide expert advice in the key areas of web usability, accessibility, content and strategy
  2. Knowledge: we help create and share knowledge by conducting original research, and collating the best internet resources we can find
  3. Outsourcing: we help address client resource constraints by providing expert development and content creation services
  4. Training: we share and transfer our knowledge through public and in-house training events

Edelman is one of the leading firms in Ireland and is dedicated to delivering strategic, creative and innovative campaigns that differentiate companies, brands and social programs.

logic+intuition is a web marketing agency that specialises in strategies, tactics and competitive intelligence that will give your website competitive edge. is Ireland’s newest and fastest growing Clubbing Community. Since our launch on June 1st, 2006, we have grown wildly. Our site has even won a handful of awards, including’s “Broadband Site Of The Day”.

At Microsoft our mission and values are to help people and businesses throughout the world realize their full potential.
SpinnakerPro is an award-winning web-based email marketing solution designed by marketing professionals. SpinnakerPro enables you to deploy highly targeted and relevant email marketing campaigns to your subscribers with real-time measurable results.

Cork Internet eXchange
Cork Internet eXchange is Cork city’s first professional quality, debt-free data centre, slated to open in Summer 2007.


  1. omaniblog says:

    What has “Poetry Ireland” sponsored? Please…

  2. Dan Sullivan says:

    I can see it now, nominees wandering about the venue with a few jars in them, telling the sponsors “I luve you, you’re my bext mate!”.


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