This two hour online workshop is designed for anyone who wants to understand how to build an ecommerce website for their business; it will provide participants with an overview of the available Ecommerce solutions and what’s required to successfully sell online.
To support small Irish businesses to enhance their online trading presence, Trading Online Vouchers to the value of €2,500 (up to a maximum or 50% of the total cost) are now available to Donegal businesses through a programme under the Government’s National Digital Strategy and delivered through the Local Enterprise Offices.
It is estimated that only 23% of small Irish businesses are engaged in any meaningful way in eCommerce sales. It is now believed that 70% of online purchases made in Ireland are in overseas markets. There is now an urgency to ensure that businesses recognise that this is happening and that they are encouraged and supported to correctly respond to this digital reality.
Attendance at an Information Session is required prior to submission of an application. Vouchers will be available to a maximum value of €2,500.
This two-hour online workshop is designed for anyone who wants to learn about SEO and Google analytics. It will provide participants with the necessary knowledge, skills and tools to optimise their website and website content to rank on Google, and use Google Analytics to measure and improve their website performance.
This ‘Food Starter’ programme will be delivered over four half days. It is designed to help those with a food idea or those at a very early stage of starting up a food business (typically the first 24 months).
The objective of the course is to provide the participants with a base knowledge of what is involved in setting up a food business. The content is designed to provide you with information which will allow you to avoid the pitfalls normally associated with this journey. While certain aspects of the syllabus are relevant to those setting up cafes/restaurants, the core content is designed for those producing food to be sold through third parties i.e. food producers.
For those considering applying for the Food Academy Programme in the future, this course will provide an excellent opportunity to boost your chances of securing a place.
This one evening three-hour session on Monday, 13th of September will enable participants to proactively forecast and manage the cash flow needs of their business. It will be delivered online by Lar Burke of Burke & Associates. Attendees will be provided with templates to use in their own business, including templates which businesses can use to forecast cash flow and develop action plans.
This two-hour online workshop is designed for anyone who wants to understand how to use social media for business. It will provide participants with an overview of the most popular social media channels including Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, WhatsApp and LinkedIn (B2B).