Nubiq are hiring!

Posted in Update with tags on August 27, 2008 by nubiq

Nubiq are hiring! We are looking for software engineers, web developers and designers to work on our Web and Mobile Web solutions. If you fit the bill, you will be based in our new offices in Waterford, Ireland.  If you have think you have the right skills then leave a post on our blog and we will be in touch. We are looking for energetic and enthusiastic people with some (if not all) of the following skills – Java, Ruby, CSS, Javascript, XHTML and graphic design skills for the Web and mobile Web.

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Nubiq- Get your Business Moving!

Posted in 1, Newsletters, Product News, Product Updates, Update with tags , , , , , , on August 21, 2008 by nubiq

Hi Everyone!

Welcome to Nubiq’s August Blog! this month Nubiq has been busy launching its newest service under our Zinadoo product brand. Nubiq is proud to introduce the newest member of the Zinadoo family, – Zinadaoo Directory.

Zinadoo Directory is an exceptional service that leverages the increase in demand for location based services. This service enables partners to publish their existing online business listings and content to a fully personalised standards compliant ‘mobile Web directory’ under our Partner Program.

Zinadoo Directory is a fully hosted service which guarantees that web content is automatically rendered for viewing across multiple handsets and browsers, maximising customer reach globally and increasing an organisation’s ROI. Nubiq’s technology allows a single data entry point, so company information is automatically generated and updated across both the web AND mobile Web, minimizing maintenance, maximising effective brand exposure!

Organisations such as the ‘Mobile Food Circle” have made the mobile Web relevant to their business strategy and are engaging audiences in a new way, generating additional revenue streams. The Mobile Food Circle has joined Nubiq’s Partner Program and has launched the FIRST and only restaurant directory in Ireland available on the mobile handset. Diners can quickly and easily search for cafes, restaurants and bars in their locality, and using the location mapping and click to call features can make a reservation directly!

The mobile phone is always on, and is always available, more and more organisations are realising the financial potential of utilising this media channel, it provides an additional revenue generating stream whilst also providing valued content for users.

Nubiq continues to deliver!

Posted in Newsletters, Product News, Product Updates, Update with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , on July 3, 2008 by nubiq

Hi Guys!

Nubiq has been busy over the last while developing exciting new products and services under our Zinadoo product brand, in an effort to continue to meet the ever changing market trends and increasing demand for more flexible and innovative Mobile Web solutions.

Recently, Nubiq launched its newest feature to its Zinadoo family of applications, -Zinadoo Video! The buzz is all about video at the moment and we are thrilled to introduce video on Zinadoo.

This new application allows businesses and consumers to upload video clips right onto their own mobile website. This provides an exciting new way to promote a business brand, product offering, event, news or company announcement to consumers; a convenient way to easily share video clips right from your mobile website.

We decided to throw up the video of me delivering Nubiq’s winning pitch at the Paddy Valley tour onto Nubiq’s mobile website, check out http://nubiq.mobi on your mobile!

The Zinadoo SMS Features are perfect for promoting your mobile website and staying in touch with your community. By using the Zinadoo Phone Book organisations can add contact names and numbers. This is a great way to group contacts together to send promotional messages in an instant! The Zinadoo phone book service is so flexible that it allows an organisation to nominate a preferred sender ID that is received by the end user.

SMS is the fast and low-cost way to communicate your product offering via the most personal medium available so get up close and personal with your customer’s today!

Nubiq also understands that some organisations prefer not to display adverts on their business mobile website. Using Zinadoo’s Remove Ads application, you can remove the Ads instantly for less than €5 a month !

Check out how these Zinadoo features can maximise your business, visit our website www.zinadoo.com to really get your business moving!

Moving with the times..

Posted in Update with tags , , , , , , , on May 15, 2008 by nubiq

Hi, just wanted to update our blog as it has been a while since my last posting! Deirdre and Grace have been busy writing posts about our company and what we have been doing, which has been crazy busy the last few months! All good though, keeps us on our toes!

On a recent trip to North America I was really impressed by the level of support and passion in Web2.0 but also in Mobile Internet usage, I think you guys use the Internet on your phones a lot more than us Europeans! Which is good for Zinadoo, of course, as USA is our largest and most active market today! When I think back 18 months to when we first launched Zinadoo Site Creation tools, we were engaging with the market and a lot of our time was spent educating users on the benefits of the mobile Internet – things like poor download speeds, weak search, multiple borwsers, high data charges and lack of content….the usual barriers out there! BUT we have seen a dramatic improvement in all of these areas, and now,  in our market and customer engagement we are not spending as much time educating but have now moved onto a different level. How can a business benefit from having a mobile Internet presence, and what can we do to help them promote and market themselves using this medium!

We are doing some interesting work with the Dotmobi Mobile Advisory group as well around mobile advertising and mobile standards compliance, and planning on a big iLoveMobileWeb campaign as well which is very exciting. So many great events coming up over the summer and Nubiq are going to be driving promotion of these events over the Mobile Internet! Should be fun!

Nubiq nominated for ICT Excellence Awards 2008

Posted in Nubiq Events with tags , , , , on May 9, 2008 by nubiq

As mobile web solution specialists, Nubiq was selected as finalists in the recent ICT Excellence award in Ireland. The nomination recognises Nubiq for the Mobile Technology Project of the Year Award.  Currently in its eighth year, the ICT Excellence Awards is now a firmly established landmark event in the Information and Communications Technology calendar; and is Ireland’s most prestigious and respected award competition in the ICT sector.  The nomination is a credit to all in Nubiq for the continued technical and business development that positions Nubiq as Web2.0 and Mobile Web2.0 experts.

The award winner was announced on the 1st May in O’Reilly Hall, at University College Dublin, and went to Púca Ireland, so a heartfelt congrats to them! Our CEO Hélène Haughney attended the event.

The event was a great  opportunity for Nubiq to network with industry innovators, and we got an enthusiastic response to the Zinadoo service and the creative developments at Nubiq.  

Nubiq is Nominated for the ITLG Irish Times Innovation Award

Posted in Nubiq Events with tags , , , , on March 28, 2008 by nubiq

Here in Nubiq we are all really pleased to be selected as a finalist for the Irish Technology Leadership Group’s (ITLG) Irish Times Innovation award! The nomination recognises Nubiq’s business and technical achievements and our international potential for growth. This nomination is a credit to all in Nubiq; both the technical and business team.

The award winner was announced last night in Stanford University, San Francisco and went to Changing Worlds, so congrats to them… they were wordy opponents! Helene, our CEO and Director; Willie Donnelly attended the event along with Minister Michéal Martin and the impressive ITLG board which include: 

o       John Hartnett, Senior VP at Palm Inc.

o       Niall O’Connor, CIO of Apple Inc

o       Rory McInerney, Vice President, Intel Corporation

o       Barry O’Sullivan, Senior Vice President at Cisco Systems

o       Tony Redmond, Chief Technology Officer at HP Services

o       John Gilmore, COO, Sling Media Inc

o       Conrad Burke, President & CEO, Innovalight Inc 

The night gave Nubiq a great opportunity to mix with the folk out in San Fran, and we got a fantastic response to the Zinadoo service and what we are up to in Nubiq.  Check out the Irish Times article from last Monday which profiled each company HERE and an article about the event itself HERE (you must be subscribed!).

So it’s on to CTIA in Las Vegas for Nubiq next week. Our CEO will be attending along with some of our board members. Email us at info@nubiq.com if you would like to arrange a meeting with them.     

Nubiq @ eFactor

Posted in Nubiq Events with tags , , , , on March 7, 2008 by nubiq

Waterford Institute of Technology hosted and organised an entrepreneurial day for their students last Wednesday dubbed “eFactor”. The concept for the day was to promote and encourage entrepreneurship among the students.

Nubiq got invited along to present and mingle with the students. They also used our services to enable students to complete their registration for the event over a customised eFactor mobile website; then send reminder and update texts to those who signed up.

I have to say it was an excellent event – very well run, a great buzz around the day and I overheard some great comments from the students! They had a great variety of activities on the day and there was a really interesting range of speakers; who gave some great, down to earth advice. I think the main message of the day was – ANYONE can be an entrepreneur! With the right dose of enthusiasm and passion for what you’re doing.

The event was covered by RTE 2 news in Ireland (with our own CEO Hélène Haughney featuring!), with lots of local and national press coverage also.

So, the event gets Nubiq’s “Aye Aye” in the vote to make this a yearly event… we might see an increase the number of entrepreneurs coming out of WIT!