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Merry Christmas to All From Avalanche!

It’s that magical time of the year again and on behalf of everyone at Avalanche, I would like to thank you all for working with Avalanche this past year. Whether you have decided to work with us on a project, subscribed to our blog or even just follow on social media, it is massively appreciated.

Are Millennials the worst generation?

Millennials are the generation that laugh at our parents for not being able to change their social media settings but must Google how long it takes to boil an egg. We are arrogant, lazy, entitled and because we all got participation trophies, we all think we are special. We're not and herein lies the problem.

The Irish Early Career Awards 2018

The Lincoln Recruitment Irish Early Career Awards celebrates excellence and recognises the achievements of young professionals at the top of their fields in Ireland, and ultimately, rewards innovation, best practice and outstanding achievement across a broad range of exciting sectors.

The Blog Awards Ireland 2018

The Blog Awards Ireland 2018 finalists have been announced and after three rounds of judging we are proud to announce that our blog "Once more into the fray.." has been nominated for the best blog post. It is one of our most open blog posts and it garnered a huge reaction online. Please feel free to check it out if you have not done so already.

The Irish Content Marketing Awards 2018

The Irish Content Marketing Awards recognise the endeavours of the Irish marketing scene and provide a platform where the best work, by the best people for the best clients are celebrated. We are proud to announce that we are nominated in two categories in the inaugural Content Marketing Awards.

5 places you should travel

I have been lucky enough to have travelled a lot with work and even with all the stupid quotes you see on Instagram, it truly is one of the most fulfilling things you can do. That is of course, if you don’t go to the same resort in Santa Ponsa for the next 12 years with the same people. Jesus Christ. Have some imagination.

The Monsters Live in Your Phone..

Every morning, Aidan O’ Carroll goes to work just like millions of others all over the world on their daily commutes. Wearing a custom made Italian three-piece suit, and a trademark cheeky (almost superior) smile, one could be forgiven for thinking he was the kind of slick talking, fast growing executive that he had lofty ambitions of being, almost a lifetime ago. The skinny cry-baby that has somehow found himself immersed in this hacking world he has a love/hate relationship with for over 10 years.

Avalanche accredited with eCommerce & Web Development All Star 2018-19

The Business All-Stars is an annual competition designed to identify, recognise and accredit Irish companies and individuals that have distinguished themselves in the conduct of their business over the last 12 months. Avalanche was accredited with the All-Star eCommerce & Web Development 2018-19 and are now included in the 2018-19 All-Stars Role of Honour.

Is entrepreneur a dirty word?

Imagine it, the year is 2038 and your 10-year-old turns and asks you "what did you do for a living years ago Daddy?" & you sit young Tommy down and regale him with all the stories about how you were a wonderful entrepreneur, that you broke new ground and did things the world had never seen before. You expect his little face to light up as you list your accomplishments but instead he turns away disillusioned, bored by your answer before replying: "Isn’t everyone an entrepreneur now though?"