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Latest / 17 May

What is the Local Enterprise Online Trading Voucher?

Your Local Enterprise Board is providing grants to the Value of €2500 for online work including online advertising, SEO, eCommerce updates and social media marketing. Anybody who is eligible for the grant can apply to avail of this. Point Blank have supported many companies with the application and we would be more than happy to chat to you about it. Either you’ll be able to go with freelance web designers or can hire total service web designers to get your internet presence, also called website. The very first reason to have your website is your engagement with the internet. There are lots of web designers out there. So when you’re looking to locate a fantastic web designer, the very first thing you’ve got to check is designing services that are quality oriented. Most reputable web designers know not to pick an internet host simply because they’re definitely the most popular or since they supply the cheapest web hosting. The site designer may get the job done freely or even as a member of a company which is particularly into designing proficient stores. For instance, if you want non-profit website then non-profit website designers are the ideal choice for you. Moreover, flash designs might also be incorporated within the site to make it even more alluring to the clients. Designing an eCommerce website is an extremely professional undertaking. In case the website design of your site cannot pull and convert visitors, then it means your site needs improvement. You can click now for more information about we design ottawa.

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Those wishing to avail of a voucher, must attend an obligatory information seminar. At each seminar attendees will be informed of the purpose of the scheme and how best to use and get value from the application of the voucher. Find out when the next one is on here.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Vouchers will be available to a maximum value of €2,500 or 50% of eligible expenditure (exclusive of VAT), whichever is the lesser
  • Voucher approval must be gained prior to incurring any expense
  • Own labour is not an eligible expense
  • Third party costs only will be considered
  • All third party/supplier invoices must contain proper business details (e.g. Tax and Business Registration details) You can customize your invoice template by changing colors and fonts, adding images and more. With the free Word template, you don’t have to fuss with adding your own fields and lines. Simply fill it out and send.
  • The vouchers are targeted at businesses with the following profile:
  • Limited Online Trading presence
  • Less than 10 employees
  • Turnover less than €2m
  • Applicant business must be registered and trading for at least 12 months
  • Business must be located in one of the pilot areas under this phase of the scheme (find out details here)

What the Online Trading Vouchers can be used for

  • IT consultation
  • Development or upgrade of an e-commerce website
  • Implementing Online payments or booking systems
  • Purchase of Internet related software
  • Purchase of online advertising
  • Developing an app
  • Implementing a digital marketing strategy i.e. Social media marketing
  • Consultation with ICT experts for early stage adopters of online strategy
  • Training/ skills development specifically to establish and manage an online trading activity

As you can see, the trading voucher can be used for developing your business online by exploring different avenues in digital marketing like Adwords, search engine optimisation (SEO), social media marketing or additional website features like booking systems or eCommerce upgrades.

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All information regarding this scheme is available from Your Local Enterprise Office.