Enterprise Florida, Inc. (EFI) is a public-private partnership between Florida’s business and government leaders and is the principal economic development organization for Florida. EFI’s mission is to expand and diversify the state’s economy through job creation. EFI is the state’s primary entity for trade and export development supporting more than 61,000 Florida exporting businesses. Florida-based companies looking to expand internationally can take advantage of the comprehensive exporting assistance service provided by EFI.
EFI and IBT Online deliver the Florida's Online Global Program - Website Localization and International Online Marketing for Florida companies. From strategic planning, through content localization, design customization and technical implementation of localized websites, to country specific search engine optimization and social media marketing, our Online Global services are tailored to support your international business strategy.
EFI and IBT Online are pleased to announce Florida's Online Global Program. Listen to Manny Mencia, EFI SVP International Trade and Development, present the program designed to help exporters globalize their websites. Offering practical, hands-on expert advice, the webinar focuses on how Florida exporters can leverage their localized websites to build their global brand, engage distributors and generate new leads.
Make the internet work for you globally! Help your customers, prospects and business partners understand who you are and what you offer by improving their user experience in their native language. Whether you sell directly or via distributors, B2B or B2C, a local website that is easy to engage and do business with, built to match your business strategy, is essential to your international expansion success. Get visible with website localization and increase your local credibility and trust.
Online Global services deliver:
Online: 24/7, multi-lingual, local search engine optimization and social media marketing, single digital platform for multi-national business service development, content for local end target audiences, traffic, user experience, engagement, e/mcommerce and communities (own, manage and control your online space)
Brand: awareness, credibility, trust, experience, promotion and protection (build your brand value, locally and globally)
Business: market knowledge, find distributors, leads and clients, on/offline shows and events, sell to businesses (B2B) and consumers (B2C), develop existing and grow new revenue streams, reports and analytics and return on investment (grow your businesses top and bottom lines)
Eligible to participate: Florida small and medium-sized manufacturers and professional services providers from all regions of the state are eligible to participate in the program. The minimum qualifications for the Florida's Online Global Program are:
Deliver: A defined program of two country-specific websites that are fully localized for your top two international target markets (example Mexico and Germany…).
Budget: The total cost of the Florida's Online Global Option A: Two Market Expansion Program is $12,000. Participating companies automatically qualify for a reimbursable $6,000 grant from Enterprise Florida upon completion, making your total cost $6,000
Delivers: A customized program of multi-market country-specific websites and marketing that are fully localized for your top international target markets (example Mexico, Brazil, Germany, the UK, the UAE, Japan and China…).
Budget: The total cost of the Florida's Online Global Option B: Multi-Market Website Localization and International Online Marketing Program depends upon the number of countries and the scope of work. Participating companies automatically qualify for a reimbursable $6,000 grant from Enterprise Florida upon completion.
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