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 […]

02 Feb: Rural Broadband Crucial in Getting Ireland Trading Online

Rural online business owners were dealt a huge blow yesterday, as it was announced that Eir has withdrawn from the tendering process from the National Broadband Plan. Aura Internet director, Claire Cunningham, spoke with Mary Wilson on RTE Drivetime (Starts at 1.14) explaining how she had taken the decision to relocate her own business to a […]

31 Jan: Trading Online Voucher Free Seminars

If you are interested in finding out more about the Trading Online Voucher – a grant of up to €2500 for SMEs who wish to upgrade an existing ecommerce website, develop a new ecommerce website or get advise on ecommerce, there are a number of free Trading Online Voucher Seminars coming up which we will […]

29 Jan: .ie Domain Name Change

The IEDR has announced that it will change the rules of claiming a .ie domain name. Prior to this anyone who wanted would have to: Show a Connection to Ireland, Prove your Identity, And Show your Claim to the Domain. With the incoming change you will no longer have to ‘Show your Claim to […]

18 Dec: Celebrating 20 years in Business

Aura Internet is celebrating 20 years in business this year, which is a long time in a rapidly changing tech industry! Twenty years ago, the World Wide Web had been publically available for only six years with the goal of sharing information between individuals. When we began at Aura Internet in 1997, Netscape Navigator and […]

16 Dec: New Online Store for The Hanger Company

We have designed a new ecommerce website for The Hanger Company. ( They have over 20 years experience in the garment industry,  specialising in producing and supplying packaging solutions that add value to your products and enhance your branding. Based in Dundalk they offer a comprehensive range of packaging and display items.

15 Dec: Google Chrome SSL Warning

Over the last couple of years Google has been promoting the use of a SSL Certs (secure socket layer, https) in helping to promote the use of security on websites. Traditionally, SSL Certs were used in ecommerce websites to encrypt the sensitive information being passed. Since Google’s announcement more and more websites are getting SSL […]

03 Nov: Paypal Versus Stripe – e Commerce Payments

When we are creating ecommerce websites we are frequently asked about the payment options available. Most companies who are starting out with an ecommerce website don’t want to get into a contract for a monthly payment subscription service, they tend to prefer to opt for a ‘pay as you sell’ charge. Two common providers in […]