Digital Sales Essentials

Summary:

Digital Sales Essentials will offer 5 days worth of fully-funded consultancy support over 12 weeks to enable improved online presence, digital marketing and e-commerce capability to eligible companies that trade cross-border.

Eligibility criteria:

To be eligible, participating businesses must:

  • Be an SME with less than 250 staff and less than £40 million/€50 million turnover.
  • Be an indigenous business registered in Ireland or Northern Ireland.
  • Be active in either the manufacturing or tradable services sectors. By tradable services, InterTradeIreland requires the business service to be delivered in the cross border market, and not just to attract customers from the cross border market to their service business in the home market (see list below of ineligible sectors).
  • Have an established trading history and proven track record in their home market. (i.e. minimum 12 months satisfactory trading history)
  • Have cross-border sales in the opposite jurisdiction of less than 30% of the company turnover in the last/current financial year and/or have clearly identified an opportunity for cross border trade?
  • Ensure that increasing cross border trade is the primary focus of the project.
  • Be able to complete the Digital Sales Supports project within 12 weeks of approval.
  • Have not previously received support under the InterTradeIreland e-Merge programme.

Ineligible sectors

Businesses involved in: Wholesale & Retail; Personal Services; Distribution; Tourism; Hospitality; Primary Agriculture; and Professional Business Services are not eligible for assistance under this scheme. However, applications from these sectors will be considered if the business has developed a unique product, system or process that provides additional value to the core business activity.

Additional information:

Digital Sales Essentials will offer 5 days worth of fully-funded consultancy support over 12 weeks to enable improved online presence, digital marketing and e-commerce capability to eligible companies that trade cross-border.

Support and advice can be tailored to suit your company and is available in the following areas:

  • Websites and e-commerce platforms
  • Digital strategy and consulting
  • Digital marketing
  • Sales via paid digital advertising
  • Online customer service
  • E-commerce shipping and fulfilment
  • E-commerce legal considerations and data management
Support organisation:
  • InterTradeIreland
Contact:
InterTradeIreland
Phone:
028 3083 4100
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