Details of Scheme:
Trading Online Voucher Scheme
For many businesses, the question is not whether to trade online, it’s how to start. Designed to assist small businesses, the Trading Online Voucher Scheme offers training and advice, along with financial assistance of up to €2,500.
Presenting a unique opportunity for Irish retailers and small firms to avail of online support for businesses, this innovative scheme gives small businesses the opportunity to develop an e-commerce solution and digital strategy, helping to expand their business and reach new audiences.
Grow your business
With help from this Government grant scheme, designed to assist small businesses. It offers financial assistance of up to €2,500 along with training and advice to help your business trade online. Participating in this scheme can make the process of trading online much easier for you.
Make informed decisions
Is vital for all business, so the free help and training provided by your local enterprise office puts you in a position to decide what is best for your business.
Cutting the cost
Of developing your online trading capacity by up to 50% can make the investment very affordable for many small businesses out there.
Information sessions cover various topics, including developing a website, digital marketing, social media for business and search engine optimisation. The information provided is impartial and will help you decide on what trading online options, are right for your business.
To qualify for the scheme, businesses must have:
- no more than 10 employees;
- less than €2m in turnover;
- be trading for at least 12 months and
- be located in the region of the local enterprise office to whom they are applying.
(additional T&Cs apply).
Over 2,000 businesses, just like yours, have already benefitted from the scheme. Don’t get left behind. Your Local Enterprise Office can help and support you throughout the process. Voucher numbers are limited so contact your Local Enterprise Office (LEO) today for more information and application details.
Businesses that participated in the scheme reported that, on average they saw their sales increase by 20%, with an 80% jump in sales leads and 3 in 5 exporting for the first time.
For many businesses, the question is not whether to trade online, it’s how to start. At least 2,000 small businesses have found answers to that question and a helping hand to take that step through the Trading Online Voucher Scheme. Some of them are your competitors.
Partner with Web Clare
Web Clare are an approved supplier to the Local Enterprise Offices for this grant.
Web Clare have partnered with a number of businesses to help increase their revenue and sales with this online trading voucher.
What can the Trading Online Voucher Scheme be used for?
- Developing or upgrading an eCommerce Website
- Purchase of online advertising (max 30% of the voucher)
- Implementing online payment or booking systems
- Social Media Marketing
- Implementing your Digital Strategy
- Developing an App