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Free courses on everything from search to social media, to help you grow your business or career.

What is The Digital Garage?

Free tutorials from Google on everything from your website to online marketing and beyond. Choose the topics you want to learn, or complete the whole online course for a certification from Google and IAB Europe.

Set your goals

Create a learning plan that's right for you-whether you want to sell online, reach more people on social media, or simply get your work noticed.

Learn from experience

Watch video tutorials from everyday experts who've been in your shoes, or come visit us in one of our physical "garages" for face-to-face training and mentoring.

Apply your knowledge

Test what you've learned and get practical tips for applying your new skills to help your business grow.

Track your progress

Your personal dashboard will help keep you motivated and on track - not to mention entertained.

Keep going!

Discover lots more ways to grow your business and gain new customers. Or get yourself a certification by completing all topics in the Garage.

Why does it matter?

Thousands of people have already taken part and learned new skills with The Digital Garage. Hear from a few of them on how digital has made a difference to their businesses and lives.

Is your site mobile-friendly?

To turn your visitors into customers, your site needs to work well across devices - from smartphones to desktop computers. See how your site scores on mobile-friendliness and speed - and what you can improve.

Test My Site

The number one ranked online sweet shop in Ireland

Brian Kenny, has his own traditional-style sweet shop in Kilkenny and the number one e-commerce website in Ireland offering retro sweets. Brian uses Analytics to see where he’s getting hits from and at what times the site is busiest. He then targets potential customers with online advertising. Sales aside, what really warms Brian’s heart is seeing the number of page views for Slip Sweet Shop – currently 800,000 and rising.

Online courier comparison website

ParcelDirect.ie is dedicated to offering individuals and businesses the chance to send parcels to over 240 countries worldwide for less. Online marketing and advertising has raised the company’s profile and, most importantly, significantly increased sales. The company has seen both sales and visits to its site increase by 20 to 30%.

Offering women professional beauty skills

Beauty Bootcamp offers a one-day interactive course to help women become “glamazons”.
As soon as Liz Dwyer mentions Beauty Bootcamp on Irish TV or radio, or in a magazine, she checks her Analytics account, which she sees as her own personal media monitoring service. Online tools have offered Liz’s business a clear sense of direction.