Virginia Economic Development Partnership (VEDP) promotes international trade for companies throughout Virginia. VEDP's mission is to increase the number of Virginia companies selling overseas and their volume of international business, year after year. We assist both new and experienced exporters enter new international markets.
VEDP and IBT Online deliver the Virginia's Online Global Program - Website Localization and International Online Marketing for Virginian 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.
VEDP and IBT Online present the Online Global program designed to help Virginian companies grow their exports and business internationally. Go-to-market and export growth with website localization and online international marketing.
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)
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 Virginia's Online Global Option A: Two Market Expansion Program is $12,000. Participating companies automatically qualify for a reimbursable $9,000 grant from Virginia Economic Development Partnership upon completion, making your total cost $3,000
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 Virginia'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 $9,000 grant from Virginia Economic Development Partnership upon completion.