Help your international prospects, customers and business partners find you, understand your company, and do business with you by giving them an online local user experience in their language(s) and market(s).
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 for your international business success.
How will the Program help you?
The Virginia Economic Development Partnership (VEDP) promotes international trade for companies throughout Virginia. Their mission is to increase the number of Virginia companies selling overseas and to help those companies grow internationally. VEDP supports both new and experienced exporters.
IBT Online proudly serves as a Trade Partner for the VEDP and their award winning Virginia Leaders in Export Trade (VALET) Program. Our Online Global services benefit from VALET Grants up to $30,000 and are designed for Virginian exporters that are looking to grow their exports, sales, brands and businesses internationally.
Benefits: Two business development websites that will help your company be found and understood in your target markets (for example China and Mexico, or Canada and Germany). Your websites, that you will own and be your property, will be built and managed for you, as per the Statement of Work below, by IBT Online's team of international digital natives.
Statement of work:
Budget: The cost of the Virginia Online Global Option A for two markets is $12,000, so $6,000 per market, which is covered by the VALET grant support program. *Website management program included for 12 months, thereafter payable at $1,000 per annum.
Benefits: Multiple websites that will help your company be found and understood in your target markets (for example China, Mexico, Canada and Germany), helping you grow your sales, brand and business in these markets. Your websites, that you will own and be your property, will be built and managed for you, as per the Statement of Work below, by IBT Online's team of international digital natives.
Statement of work:
Budget: The total cost of the Virginia Online Global Option B: Multi-Market Website Localization depends upon the number of countries and the scope of work, covered up to $30,000 by the VALET grant support program.. *Website management program included for 12 months, thereafter payable at $1,000 per annum.
IBT Online had the honor of presenting at the 24th Annual VCU International Business Forum. The topic for this year’s forum was “The Global Influence of Social Media On Business, Politics and Culture: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly.” IBT Online’s CEO, John Worthington, discussed how website localization and international online marketing have helped U.S. companies grow their sales, brand and business in their target international markets.
Listen to Paul Grossman, Vice President of International Trade at the VEDP, and Jared and Susanna from IBT Online as they present the program designed to help Virginian exporters globalize their websites. You'll get practical, hands-on expert advice, focusing in on how Virginian exporters can leverage localized websites and international marketing to build their global brands, engage distributors and generate leads.