Screen Shot 2016-06-16 at 09.59.21online trading voucherThe Online Trading Voucher is an incentive rolled out in 2015. Due to its success it is being continued throughout 2016.

It’s estimated that only 23% of small Irish businesses are engaged in any meaningful way in e-Commerce sales. To support small Irish businesses enhance their online trading presence, Online Trading Vouchers to the value of € 2,500 (up to a maximum of 50% of the total cost) are now available to businesses through a programme under the Government’s National Digital Strategy and delivered through the Local Enterprise Offices.

Vouchers will be available to a maximum value of €2,500 or 50% of eligible expenditure, whichever is the lesser.

Who is eligible?

The vouchers are targeted at businesses that have a limited online trading presence
less than 10 employees turnover less than €2million applicants must be registered and trading for minimum of 12 months.

Note: ineligible projects include those with charitable status, commercial semi-state companies, ”not for profit” organisations, trade associations and company representation bodies such as Chambers of Commerce.

The Online Trading Vouchers can be used for the development or upgrade of an e-commerce website such as implementing online payments or booking systems. Other usage includes; purchase of Internet related software, online advertising, development of an app, implementation of a digital marketing strategy, consultation with ICT experts for early stage adopters of online strategy, training/skills development specifically to establish and manage an online trading activity.

Vouchers cannot be used for:

  • Development of brochure websites
  • Purchase of non-internet related software
  • Anything other than online trading related activity

We have successfully obtained Online Trading Vouchers for a number of our clients. We would be happy to work with you and complete the application process on your behalf*. This ensures a favourable result for you and your business. If you would like to learn more about how you can take advantage of this great opportunity for your business simply call us on 01 697 8380 or email hello@marketmybusiness.ie