eCommerce Accelerator Program



Helping online retail businesses in Victoria reach more customers!
Deakin University’s Digital Futures Hub and award-winning eCommerce SEO agency Megantic, have launched a partnership to help Victorian businesses turbocharge web traffic and online sales. Up to 16 online businesses can sign on to the program, with the opportunity to access up to $50,000* in program vouchers.


How to Apply

Please email your CV and a cover letter to

As an extension to the Deakin & Megantic collaboration we are excited to offer up to ten female Deakin students the opportunity to participate in an exclusive ‘Women in Tech’ Digital Marketing mentoring Program with one of Australia’s leading eCommerce & SEO digital agencies- Megantic.

Learn more about digital marketing from award-winning experts to increase your skills and future job prospects.

From July to September 2023, up to ten female final year Deakin students are invited to participate in this exclusive program. The program will consist of five 2-hour workshops held onsite at Megantic Head Office in South Melbourne.

Program Overview:

  • July 13th: SEO fundamentals
  • July 27th: Research & site architecture
  • August 10th: Web development & coding
  • August 24th: Data mapping & analysis
  • September 14th: Conversion Rate Optimisation (CRO)

Are you a Victorian medium-size online retail business?

Do you want to increase your website traffic and online sales?

Would you like to receive up to $50,000* towards growing your business online?

Keep reading and apply now!

Deakin University’s Digital Futures Hub and Megantic are partnering to offer a support program to help Victorian online retail businesses to grow and expand.

Applications closed 31st March, 2023

If you have registered your interest, you'll be notified before 30th April, 2023

Thank you

Why join the eCommerce Accelerator Program?


Be one of 16 Victorian online retail businesses to claim up to $50,000* each in vouchers to grow your digital business via SEO.


You will be working with one of Australia’s leading SEO agencies exclusively to eCommerce who will conduct full market mapping research.


This research will allow you to open up new selling pages and entry points to your website before helping you grow your online visibility, traffic and generating more sales through the organic channel.

Program Objectives

  • The program aims to assist companies that have the potential to become future market leaders but are lacking the technical experience.
  • The eCommerce Accelerator Program will help Victorian, medium-sized online retail businesses grow and expand their online traffic and sales
  • These results will be achieved through a personalised program including:
    • Full market and competitor research in your industry
    • Technical enhancements made to your website
    • Intensive SEO optimisation activities until the conclusion of the program
    • Monthly reporting
    • Technical support from an SEO eCommerce specialist
    • Workshops including cyber security awareness, eCommerce strategy, digital marketing and more
    • Mentoring opportunities
    • eCommerce partner introductions
  • Enhance

    To enhance the national & international market competitiveness of medium-size online retail businesses in Victoria through the provision of low-cost, high-quality advisory and technical support via a voucher program.
  • Accelerate

    Upon successful completion of the program in July 2024 you will have developed your knowledge, experience and confidence to continue to operate in the rapidly evolving digital space.
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  • Client Expectations:

    Participating companies will need to contribute $24,000 upfront to the program.

    Participating companies will qualify for up to $50,000* in vouchers for the services of Megantic (research, training, website enhancements and improvements, SEO optimisation and reporting)..

    Participants must be willing to attend relevant workshops, attend monthly progress meetings and implement suggestions.
  • Key Dates:

      - Applications close 31st March, 2023
      - Selection process April, 2023
      - Onboarding of selected companies from May, 2023
      - SEO initiatives commence from May 2023 and run until the completion of the program
      - Program completion 30th June, 2024
  • Program Intent:

    Companies will be selected as businesses with the highest potential of scaling their business through the eCommerce Accelerator Program.

    All participants will need to meet all criteria (Terms and Conditions) and not be current or previous Megantic clients.

Why work with Megantic?

Megantic is the only Organic Search (SEO) specialist agency in Australia dedicated to eCommerce. A multiple award-winning global agency, Megantic has created a unique strategy for online retailers that enables them to target educated customers that are traditionally ignored by most SEO campaigns and substantially grow their online revenue.
With offices in the UK, Europe, Canada and a flagship office in Australia, Megantic is used by many of Australia’s top brands like The Good Guys, Repco,Forty Winks and Cargo Crew. For more information, please visit or follow @Meganticau.

Capitalize on Demand

93% of online experiences begin with a search engine and with 50% of website traffic coming from organic search there is no surprise it is the most dominant channel delivering the highest ROI.

Work with the best

With over 10+ years of technical SEO experience and having worked on over 500 eCommerce websites, Megantic has a proven track record of delivering amazing service & results.

Accelerate Growth

Tap into +80% of Australians who shop online, spending in excess of $50 billion but still only representing 16% of total sales, having the right SEO strategy in place will ensure you’re set up for success.

Award Winning

Case Studies

Industry Recognitions

We come to work every day to make a difference for our clients and for us that’s rewarding. We are very fortunate and humbled to have won some very prestigious awards especially in the presence of some fantastic agencies. We thank our clients, partners and hard working team who help us be our best every single day.

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Victorian State Winner in Advertising

Australian Achiever Awards 2022 & 2021

Best SEO Campaign 2023/22
Best Large Agency 2021

Apac Awards 2023, 2022 & 2021

Best Marketing Agency 2022
Best SEO Campaign 2022

Semrush Search Awards 2022, 2021 & 2020

SEO Agency of the Year 2022

Search Engine Land 2022 & 2021

Best SEO Campaign 2022
Best SEO Agency 2022

Global Search Awards 2022 & 2021