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Business Reels on Instagram

If you are using social media, then you are likely to have come across Instagram Reels. These are small videos or images that generally have sound and top graphics to bring to life your product or service. 15 second or 30 second Reels are the optimum and unless you are Steven Spielberg do you really want to create a video that is much longer!? The key to Reels, as with most social media is content, is what content do you

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Online Training & Meetings Using Zoom

It seems like it was only a while ago, 2019 to be precise, we were wondering how we could move training online. We wanted to reduce the need for travel which we envisioned would be good for time management and the environment. And given that all our training is based around the internet and technology, online seemed the most logical way of delivering it. Then bang, the pandemic hit and everyone was online! We started offering free “How to use

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New Site for Thisiscavan.ie

We were delighted to win the contract to redesign the https://thisiscavan.ie/ for Cavan County Council.  This website is the official tourism website for County Cavan and has a wonderful resource of things to do, where to stay, where to eat and ideas for short breaks. The website is designed for all devices especially mobile as people will be using it while on the move.

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Tips for Selling Online in Ireland

Find a Web Development Company If you are new to selling online and not sure where to start looking for a website development or ecommerce company to work it, do as we do with most things Google it! Search for ‘Web Developers’  ‘Web Designers’ and if you really want to narrow it down add your area or county to the search such as ‘Web Site Developers Dundalk’, ‘Website Designers Monaghan’. This should show you a list of companies in your

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TOV 2021

The Trading Online Voucher is still available in 2022. However, it has been scaled back to a 50% grant to a maximum of €2500 net of vat.  So if you spend €5000 net of vat you will receive the maximum €2500, assuming all criteria and conditions are completed. The Local Enterprise Boards had some discretion in terms of the types of companies who could apply for the TOV grant. This has changed in 2021 and they are now very specific

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Shop Online Websites

As we have finally seen the impact of shop online in Ireland we would like to mention a few websites we have worked on that have gone live in the last couple of months. ShopCarrickmacross – a platform for online retailers in Carrickmacross Nami Naturale – 100% organic natural sking products GarrettMallon.com – hand crafted jewellery Carlingford Churchview Flowers – Online flower store of Churchview Flowers in Castleblayney and Carrickmacross BrehonBrewHouse.ie – a craft beer brand inspired by history ElegantGems.ie

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Shopping on UK ecommerce websites

Since Brexit has come in to place on the 1st of January some changes are now applying to products purchased from UK based companies. Amazon has  said that deliveries may take longer and some items may not be available for delivery to the Republic of Ireland. The following will also apply according to Amazon: ‘VAT AND IMPORT FEES For deliveries of goods sold or fulfilled by Amazon to the Republic of Ireland, Amazon.co.uk will calculate the applicable VAT and Import

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Selling Online Update – Buy Local Online, Buy Irish Online in 2020

Selling Online It has and continues to be a strange time for many. However, the one thing lock down did show was the demand for online buying. We saw a significant increase in online sales across a number of product and service ecommerce websites since April 2020. Along with an increase in demand for buying local online – your customers want to support you online and offline in 2020 so make sure you are selling online! If you are not

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eCommerce – Trading Online Voucher 90% Funding

Minister Heather Humphreys today announced new funding opportunities for companies who want to sell online. The Trading Online Voucher is for small companies who want to develop an ecommerce website. Funding of 90% is available up to a maximum value of €2500 net of VAT Companies who have previously received the Trading Online Voucher will also be able to apply for this new funding. Email claire@aura.ie for more information Terms and conditions do apply. For example you must be 6

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Free Zoom Training

We are offering 1 hour free Zoom training on the 3rd of April for anyone who wants to learn more about online video or training or even just want to have an online chat. If you would like to join in. Please email claire@aura.ie and she will send you on the details.

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