As part of the governments response to the COVID-19 virus. The government has implemented a number of programmes including the Business Continuity Voucher for SMEs. The voucher is worth up to €2,500 in third party consultancy costs and can be used by companies and sole traders to develop short-term and long-term strategies to respond to the Covid-19 pandemic including ICT/website/Online Marketing. The goal is to help companies make informed decisions about what immediate measures and remedial actions should be taken,
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Paypal have issued a new notice today the 16/03/2020 in relation to their refunds policy. Below is what Paypal now say about refunds: In line with industry practice and according to our updated policy, we will not charge a fee to process refunds, however fees from the original transaction will not be returned. This policy will not apply to duplicate transactions or voids. You can review the PayPal User Agreement for more information on our return policies. This means you
If you, like ourselves would prefer not to hold face to face meetings at this point in time, well the good news is there are plenty of online meeting solutions! Online meeting and video conferencing software has been around for a long time. Each solution provides it’s own features – screen sharing, video, voice etc. Some are paid and some have free options or as a minimum free trials. Below are just some online meeting solutions. If you need or
Want a voucher of €2,500 for your company? Did you know, the Department of Communications, Energy & Natural Resources (DCENR) is giving small businesses a Voucher of up to €2,500 for ecommerce, web design, and online marketing of an eCommerce website. That’s right! The grant is designed to help new businesses trade online by offering the company a grant of €2,500 as part of the Trading Online Vouchers scheme. A Worldwide trend of selling online has taken over the planet, but it
Black Friday started in the USA in the 1800s and came to Ireland with ecommerce around 2015. It has become a fixed feature of sales in Ireland and traditionally happened on the Friday after Thanksgiving in the USA. In Ireland it tends to be the last Friday in November. If you are selling online and want to take part in Black Friday its advisable to run it over a number of days rather than just one day. Ensure your website
Every so often an email is issued to owners of domain names. This email is offering the owner of the domain name the opportunity to buy the .eu version of the domain. It doesn’t appear to be spam, but it appears to be a company trying to drum up sales of .eu domains. The .eu domain name was released at the end of 2005 – 2006 when it was approved by ICANN and it denotes the territory of the European
Irish businesses stand to lose huge sums of money at the hands of email fraud and online phishing scams. One particularly common email scam in Ireland sees criminals posing as suppliers and submitting invoices that display alternate bank details resulting in redirected payments. In many instances, businesses do not realise they have fallen victim to email fraud until some time later, when the legitimate supplier sends a request for payment, and by then it could well be too late; once
Our blog this week is from Golo.ie Insurance on the topic of Cyber Insurance & protecting you online. We are in a fast and changing digital world where some 10 year olds are more tech savvy than ourselves! When Data leaks one problem leads to another. Make sure you are protected. Protect you and your business from a cyber attack. We are delighted to add our Cyber / Data Breach Insurance. Any business that handles and retains customer data will,
We are delighted to have worked with the following companies and launched their ecommerce websites: Daisyclothing.ie – ladies clothing brands include Street One Doorhandles.ie – range of door handles, locks and hinges Boydsstores.ie – large selection of discount products Check out their websites plenty of offers, sample products and free shipping to avail off.