Trading Online Voucher Webinar 7th December LEO231409

7th December
2.30pm - 4.30pm

2hr live seminar, presented in 4 sections with a Q&A opportunity after each section. This seminar is very practical, with resources provided that will help participants assess and define their needs in order to create an effective brief and source precise quotes. Downloadable interactive PDF resources, slide-deck.

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This is the mandatory seminar for anyone interested in applying for a Trading Online Voucher.

This scheme is an initiative under the Government’s National Digital Strategy, the Trading Online Voucher Scheme helps small businesses trade more online to boost their sales and reach new markets. This scheme has  50% support available up to a maximum of €2,500, with further supports provided by Local Enterprise Offices. Funding can be used towards eligible costs such as digital marketing strategies, e-commerce websites or app development.  As part of the application process you must attend an information session such at this workshop or similar.

The objectives of this seminar are to provide participants with:

  • An understanding of the importance, value and opportunities available with trading online.
  • The requirements of the Trading Online Voucher Scheme; eligibility, application & evaluation process, applicable costs and application overview
  • Provide knowledge on the factors that influence e-commerce, popular platforms overviews, ongoing considerations & costs associated with trading online
  • Sourcing quotes: How to define your needs and how to get the best from your web developer
  • Ongoing marketing requirements and digital tools:
    • The importance of brand quality, tone of voice
    • SEO, digital marketing & social media

Over 2,000 SMEs in Ireland have gained support, found answers and a helping hand to take that step through the Trading Online Voucher Scheme with their Local Enterprise Office. Make sure to maximise your business potential and take advantage of this amazing support - some of your competitors already have!

At the end of the training session – a copy of the slides, resources and application form link will be emailed to participants.

Participants will require a PC (laptop, tablet or phone), strong WIFI connection and (ideally) a set of headphones with inbuilt microphone. Also recommended to have a pen and paper to hand to take notes, or make notes of questions however slide deck and seminar resources are available after the seminar via email.

Date: 7th December 2023, Afternoon Session,  2:30pm - 4:30pm

Trainer Profile Deirdre Brennan

Deirdre first began delivering I.T. training in 2008 and has undertaken training, consultancy and mentoring assignments for a broad range of clients both at home and abroad, including Local Enterprise Offices, NGOs, non-profits and private enterprises. Training course content spans technical, creative and digital marketing related areas, as well as web-related training such as; ecommerce, Search Engine Optimisation (SEO), website audits & usability testing, social media strategy & communication integration, and content planning. Deirdre has a flair for explaining things in simple terms and putting people at ease in an environment which can sometimes be overwhelming. Her approach is friendly, fresh, informed and practical. Deirdre qualified with first class honours MSc in Digital Marketing Strategy from Cork Institute of Technology.

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