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Congregation, the Bijou Unconference, and the Charm of Small Numbers

Congregation, the ‘bijou’ social media unconference is on this weekend in the little village of Cong, Co Mayo. It’s about quality, not quantity, you see: the anti-Web Summit, if you like! Blacknight is sponsoring the event, and I’m bringing my video camera to report on the gathering. Meanwhile, here are some little numbers for you to ponder the […]

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Congregation 2014 eBook is Out – and the Date is Set for 2015 [Audio]

The eBook Report on Congregation 2014, the annual un-conference on social media held in Cong, Co Mayo, has just been published. Event organiser Eoin Kennedy is our guest on today’s podcast. Click on the player above to listen to the show, or download it here: 11:49; 11MB; MP3. Eoin has issued a call today for expressions of interest in Congregation […]

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Congregation is About Reflecting and Connecting – Even if You’re Not There!

I couldn’t make it to Congregation today , but I’m watching the hashtag #Cong14 with interest as about 50 participants engage in ‘huddles’ to discuss social media, marketing and content in various locations around the village of Cong, Co Mayo. The venues are bookshops, cafes, bars, and an art studio dotted around the little village famous as the location of […]

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‘Congregation 2014’ is Calling – A Podcast with Eoin Kennedy [Audio]

Eoin Kennedy joins us on today’s podcast. Click on the player above to listen to the show, or download it here: 9:59; 6MB; MP3. Eoin is the organiser of CONGregation, the one-day ‘un-conference’ on social media held in the quiet and lovely village of Cong, County Mayo, now in its second year. Technology.ie went along to the inaugural CONGregation […]

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CONGregation is Back for 2014! Interested? Let Them Know

It was one of the most unique and intimate events relating to social media in 2013. Now the organisers of CONGregation, the one-day social media unconference held in Cong, Co Mayo, are looking for “expressions of interest” for 2014. CONGregation is unusual in that you cannot buy a ticket for the event: you have to blog your way in. There […]

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Five Social Media Tips from Alfred Hitchcock [Video]

Sabina Bonnici was at CONGregation on Saturday, where simply being a passive participant was not allowed.  All who attended had to “blog their way in”, and Sabina’s contribution was Five Social Media Tips from Alfred Hitchcock!  I had a chat with her during a break at the event. [youtube]http://youtu.be/G8KjOTK0nbY[/youtube] There are 56 submissions by the […]

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Congregation was Fun! [Video]

[youtube]http://youtu.be/Vj-6WabssEA[/youtube] Congregation took place in Cong, Co. Mayo on Saturday and technology.ie was there. Participants came from the worlds of PR, media and technology, and every participant was a speaker. All had “blogged their way in”, and on Saturday they gathered in a series of “huddles” to talk about social media and how to get […]

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Congregation in Cong [Video]

I met Eoin Kennedy at the Realex Fire Irish Web Awards and he told me all about CongRegation – the social media unconference he’s organising in Cong, Co. Mayo on 30 November. “You can’t get tickets for this”, he warned. “You have to blog your way in.” Sounds like a novel approach. The basic idea […]

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