Trading Online Voucher Scheme
Are you a small business and interested in selling online?
Irish Local Enterprise Offices are supporting small businesses to develop eCommerce websites and sell online with grants up to the value of €2,500.
If you search online for the products you sell, there are chances that you may find out that one or more of your competitors have already set up an eCommerce website.
Advantages of eCommerce
- 85% increase in customer inquiries
- 21% increase in direct sales
- 71% expect to take on new staff due to the extra demand
- Return on Investment (ROI)
By setting up an eCommerce, your Business is open 24-7, 365 days a year, not just normal trading hours. This means you can be doing business literally “while you sleep”!
How much does an eCommerce website cost?
The overall cost of opening an eCommerce websites is much lower than the one of a new retail store on a high street. An online store enables you to ship your products anywhere anytime, if you want it. It’s like a low cost expansion plan.
How does an eCommerce website handle stock management?
If you currently manage stock for your offline shop, full stock management can be integrated into your eCommerce website that will do stock control for both your online and offline shop.
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
How do I submit an application for the Online Trading Voucher Scheme?
We at Handyweb.ie offer free expert advise on what you can avail of and can assist you in preparation and submission of your Local Enterprise Board Online Voucher Application
Talk to us today and let us help you start your new online business right now!
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