Did you know there is support available to help you start trading online with the Trading Online Voucher Scheme?
Grow your business with help from this Government grant scheme, designed to assist small businesses.
The trading online voucher scheme offers business owners financial assistance of up to €2,500 (you pay 50%, the Government pay the rest!) along with training and advice to help your business trade online. Participating in this scheme can make the process of creating a professional online store and trading online much easier for you!
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.
- no more than 10 employees;
- less than €2m in turnover;
- be trading for at least 6 months and
- be located in the region of the local enterprise office to whom they are applying.
Making 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.
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.
How To Get Started
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!
Everything you need to know about the scheme will be discussed during the session and you will learn that the Application requires you to get 3 x quotes, which can also include costs for branding & marketing your new store.