e-Commerce

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16 Jan: €2,500 Trading Online Voucher Grant

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 […]

26 Nov: Green Friday v Black Friday

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 […]

23 Sep: Newly Designed eCommerce Websites

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.

14 Aug: New 3D Security for Ecommerce Websites – What is Strong Customer Authentication, and what does it mean for your business?

New regulations for authenticating online payments are coming into force on 14th September 2019, as part of the EU’s Second Payments Services Directive (PSD2), known as Strong Customer Authentication (SCA). Strong Customer Authentication has been designed to boost security for ecommerce websites, making online payments more secure and reducing fraud. Once SCA comes into effect, […]

09 Nov: Enterprise Ireland – Online Retail Scheme

Are you a retailer who would like to trade online? Enterprise Ireland have launched a new initative to encourage retailers to trade online. You must have: More than 20 employees A retail outlet Have an existing online presence eg Social Media Funding is available of up to 50% of the project to a maximum grant […]

09 Nov: Google Maps Usage Change

If you have a website that usesg Google Maps to direct customers to your premises, it may be the case that it has now stopped working and you are seeing a message like this: This is a result of a change in Google usage policy. If you want to use Google maps on your website […]

08 Oct: Selling Online – A Quick Guide

A Quick Guide to Selling Online In a recent Global Cross Border Commerce Report conducted by IPSOS on behalf of PayPal, it was revealed that online spending is growing at around 20% year-on-year in Ireland. The survey also forecast that Irish consumers will spend €7.8bn online this year, rising to up to €10bn by 2020; […]

09 Mar: SEO in a Nutshell

Search Engine Optimisation (Search Engine Optimization) is the process of improving web rankings. When somebody searches for a business or service using Google or another search engine using specific keywords, if your site is effectively optimised, your website will appear towards the top of the results pages. Why Does My Business Need SEO? In an […]

21 Feb: Ecommerce training courses in Monaghan, Louth and Cavan

Aura Internet is hitting the road this spring to deliver a wide range of internet marketing courses.   Tackling all areas of ecommerce, from search engine optimisation (SEO) to social media, the training courses are designed to help small businesses get up to speed with all the latest tools and techniques necessary to grow an […]