Tailored Help

You can get up to 5 days of fully funded strategic sales and marketing consultancy to help you improve your online presence, develop your digital marketing, upskill e-commerce capability and much more.

This exciting programme offers support in a range of areas and ensures the consultancy you get is specific and tailored to your business needs.

Digital Sales Essentials can be used to


  • Performance auditing, design updates, integrations, set up of e-commerce and much more.
  • We can work with you to reshape your website to increase its appeal to your target customers, helping you to generate more online leads or sell more products online.

Digital Strategy & Consulting

  • Develop a digital strategy that will help you grow your business.
  • Consider your brand identity and positioning as a key mechanism for business growth.

Digital Marketing

  • Use the fund to improve your SEO rankings and appear higher in search engines.
  • We can help you implement a range of digital marketing activities that will increase awareness of your brand to the customers that matter.

Paid Advertising

  • Discover the potential paid advertising can offer your business. We will take care of the technical set up and initial implementation of your paid advertising strategy.

Online Customer Service

  • Consider your website as an extension of your sales team. You can discover new ways to communicate with customers online that will increase engagement and reduce the time you spend completing manual tasks.

GDPR & Data Compliance

  • We can guide you through GDPR compliance for your website to ensure you remain compliant in the protection of your customers’ valuable data.


Are you Eligible

To be eligible, participating businesses must:

Be an SME with less than 250 staff and less than £40 million/€50 million turnover.

Be an indigenous business registered in Ireland or Northern Ireland. Be active in either the manufacturing or tradable services sectors.

Have an established trading history and proven track record in their home market. (ie. minimum 12 months trading history and minimum turnover of £100,000.)

Have not previously received support under the InterTradeIreland e-Merge programme.

How to Apply

Evaluate if your business is eligible to apply for this fund


Complete the quick and simple application form or let us help you with the applications form


Talk to IMS about our relevant experience and our ideas on how we could maximise the benefit of this programme for your business.