News

09 Sep: Launch of ecommerce cluster in Monaghan

We are delighted to take part in the launch of the ecommerce cluster in Concra Woods today. Claire, who chairs the Monaghan IT Forum, will launch the cluster with LEO Monaghan. This initiative from the Monaghan IT Forum and LEO Monaghan will see 15-18 Monaghan based companies, who have ecommerce websites come together and take part […]

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, […]

25 Mar: Enterprising Monaghan | NEW WEBSITE NOW LIVE!

NEW WEBSITE NOW LIVE!!! We are delighted to announce the launch of the brilliant new website for Enterprising Monaghan, designed and developed by Aura Internet. Check it out here: http://enterprisingmonaghan.ie/ Enterprising Monaghan assists and supports entrepreneurs, start-ups and SMEs throughout the county in a number of ways, including facilitating the provision of high-quality affordable office space in […]

31 Jan: Trading Online Voucher – e Commerce

Need A Web Design Overhaul? Your Business May Be Eligible For a Trading Online Voucher Up To €2,500 Did you know, the Department of Communications, Energy & Natural Resources (DCENR) is giving small businesses a Trading Online Voucher of up to €2,500 for ecommerce, web design, and online marketing of an ecommerce website. The National […]

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; […]

10 Jul: Mobile First Index & SEO

What is Mobile-first Indexing and How Does it Impact SEO? The latest SEO development to impact Irish businesses, mobile-first indexing is part of Google’s efforts to improve the user experience and make the internet a more mobile-friendly place. Traditionally, Google’s crawling, indexing, and ranking systems have used the desktop version of your site’s content. When […]

16 Apr: Preparing for GDPR

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a Europe-wide directive that comes into force on 25th May 2018, in what is, in effect, the biggest shake-up of data protection regulations in Ireland possibly ever. GDPR, in brief, will set the standard for data protection in Europe by effectively putting the individual in charge of their […]