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The Trading Online Voucher Scheme is meant to help small businesses with up to 10 employees trade more online, increase sales, and reach new markets!


Trade more online, increase sales, and reach new markets!
The National Digital Strategy from the government can help you grow your business online!
• Website development
(SEO, ecommerce, booking system, advertising etc.)
• Limited or no ecommerce presence
• Must be trading for 6 months
• Match funding 50% up to max. €2,500
• Online advertising/marketing (max 30%)
• Webinar: TOV Information Session (3hrs). You are obligated to attend this training before applying)

What the vouchers can be used for

  • IT consultation
  • Development or upgrade of an e-commerce website
  • Implementing online payments or booking systems
  • Purchase of internet-related software
  • Purchase of online advertising (this purchase cannot make up any more than 30% of approved Voucher costs and can only be drawn down in one payment phase)
  • Developing an app (or multiplatform webpages)
  • Implementing a digital marketing strategy, i.e. Social media marketing
  • Consultation with ICT experts for early-stage adopters of online strategy
  • Training/skills development specifically to establish and manage an online trading activity


Even if you have a fantastic website, if you don’t optimise it and apply digital marketing, your internet business may not perform as well as you had planned. Don’t squander your money on useless items. Speak with the specialists who can assist you in making the most of this funding programme and significantly increasing the traffic and sales leads to your website.
Digital Lotus has more experience than anyone else when it comes to helping websites reach their full potential. Our results and satisfied customers speak for themselves. 
▶︎  Funding of €2,500 is available.
▶︎ A professional plan for digital marketing.
▶︎  Traffic growth.
▶︎ Improved Analytics and Reporting.
▶︎ More Social Engagement.
▶︎ More Online Business Opportunity
The offer below is a complete digital marketing package for websites that want to get more visitors and sales/leads. Digital Lotus can work with your business and help with the application process so that you can take advantage of this funding scheme.
Irish small and medium-sized businesses can now get funding of up to €2,500. The Department of Enterprise, Trade, and Employment (DETE) created this funding programme to help small businesses develop and improve their online trading.
Before you can apply for a Trading Online Voucher (TOV), you have to go to a half-day Information Seminar on how to use the voucher and get the most for your money.


Creating and implementing a Search Engine and User Experience Optimisation Strategy:
▶︎ Website SEO Audit & Search Keyword Research (SEO)
▶︎ Mobile User Experience Audit (UX)
▶︎ Improvement of Website Meta-Data (SEO)
▶︎ Improvement of Website Landing Page Content (SEO & UX)
▶︎ Improvement of Navigation & Usability (SEO & UX)
▶︎ Page Speed Improvements (SEO & UX)
▶︎ Sales Funnel Improvements & Cart Abandonment Fixes (SEO & UX)
▶︎ Setup/Optimisation of Google My Business Listing (SEO)
▶︎ Setup/Configuration of Google Search Console (SEO)
▶︎ Organic Search Keyword Rank Tracking On (SEO)
▶︎ SEO Progress Reports (SEO & Analytics)


We make Data-Driven decisions that lead to Success using Measurement:
▶︎ Setup/Testing of Google Tag Manager (Analytics)
▶︎ Setup/Testing of Google Analytics (Analytics)
▶︎ Implementation of events, goals, advanced online behaviour tracking (Analytics)
▶︎ Setup of Facebook Tracking Pixel (Social / Analytics)
▶︎ Creation of Google Data Studio Reports (Analytics)
▶︎ Report & Analytics Review Meetings (Analytics)


We’ll take care of your social media and help you get more leads, and we’ll even teach you how to do it yourself!
▶︎ Social Media Audit (Facebook/Instagram/LinkedIn/TikTok)
▶︎ 3 x Months Organic Social Media Planning (Facebook/Instagram/LinkedIn/TikTok)
▶︎ 3 x Months High Quality Social Media Activity (Facebook/Instagram/LinkedIn/TikTok)
▶︎ 3 x Months Follower Acquisition (Facebook/Instagram/LinkedIn/TikTok)
▶︎ Paid Social Media Advertising Campaign (Facebook/Instagram/LinkedIn/TikTok)
▶︎ Google Search Ads Campaign Setup (Google Ads)
▶︎ 3 x Months Google Paid Search Advertising Campaign (Google Ads)
▶︎ Organic Social Media Best Practices Training (Facebook/Instagram/LinkedIn/TikTok)
▶︎ Analytics Report Training (Analytics)
▶︎ Blogging For Traffic Training (SEO)


What can the vouchers be used for?
▶︎ Creating a plan for digital marketing.
▶︎ Putting a digital marketing strategy in place.
▶︎ Training and skill development focused on establishing and managing an online trading operation.
▶︎ Purchase of online advertising (this purchase cannot exceed 30% of all other approved Voucher expenses and can only be redeemed in a single payment phase).

Voucher Administration

If your application is accepted, you will get a letter of offer that tells you what work will be done and how much money will be given. You can then send this letter to your preferred supplier.
▶︎ The voucher is an offer letter delivered to the successful applicant.
▶︎ Letter of offer should be signed, accepted and returned within 2 weeks
▶︎ Successful applicants have 4 months to complete the work as per their application.


The Trading Online Voucher scheme is an initiative of the National Digital Strategy, developed and funded by the Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment on behalf of the Government of Ireland and is administered by the Local enterprise Offices.


List of business categories ineligible for the Trading