It’s simple, many Local Enterprise Offices in Ireland are rewarding qualifying businesses in their area a grant. The website design grants are for any business (with a requirement by some LEO’s that you should be 1 year in business and trading online, you can get around the online trading requirement by offering an option for customers to pay for your services via credit card on your website so it is not limited to just online shop). If awarded the grant, you have the potential to up to €2,500 to get you started or as much as 50% off the total cost of your website (net of VAT) – whichever is the lesser. Using the internet effectively can increase sales and reduce costs; the objective of this Website Development Assistance is to ensure micro businesses maximise their potential through the use of the internet, e-business and e-Commerce.
The online trading voucher is open to all businesses with ten or less employees, intends to trade online (provided that the business is located and operates within the area of an Enterprise Office) and whose website has a content management system that can be added to over time. Assistance will include domain registration and the first year’s annual hosting costs as well as online marketing (up to 30% can be spent on things like Google Adwords, PPC and SEO).. Over 2,000 businesses, just like yours, have already benefitted from the scheme. Don’t get left behind. Brainstorm Design can help and support you throughout the process. Voucher numbers are limited so contact us today for more information and application details.