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 Business Development Websites to Help you grow your EXPORTS, sales, brand and business


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Online business development tools have never been so important for businesses to meet the new challenges posed by COVID-19.

Learn from Hilda Lockhart, Director of International Trade for the Alabama Department of Commerce what your state is doing to help Alabama companies navigate these difficult times. Grants and funding are available, notably to support innovative solutions for business today.

IBT Online works with Alabama Department of Commerce to deliver the Alabama Online Global Program - Website Localization and International Online Marketing for Alabama companies.

Join us as we share expertise and experience in delivering localized websites and online marketing to help you grow your exports, sales, brand and business.

Insights and opportunities:
How has COVID-19 affected your buyer persona and their buyer journey?
Best-practice, optimally localized business development websites
Be found, be understood, and be easy to do business with in your target markets
How to help your international distributors and in-market partners
Is ecommerce now a must-have?
Staying close to existing clients
Focusing on the bottom of your sales funnel
Alabama Online Global Program and grants
Case studies - how Alabama companies are using online tools today

Polls and surveys: 
Attendee participation and feedback. 

The presentation, polls, survey and lots more to grow your exports, sales, brand and business internationally.

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                            Meet the Alabama Online Global Programs and Grants experts:

Hilda Lockhart

Hilda Lockhart
Director of International Trade for the Alabama Department of Commerce

Hilda Lockhart serves as the Director of International Trade for the Alabama Department of Commerce.  She is responsible for leading the state’s trade promotion and development efforts in selling Alabama products and services throughout the world. 


Susanna Hardy
Chief Content Officer, IBT Online

Susanna serves as Chief Content Officer at IBT Online. As such, Susanna is involved in all aspects of content used in effective business online tools, from content creation to content optimization for search engines and online marketing. Susanna brings her expertise in international business development and marketing to the IBT Online team and has worked with a wide spectrum of companies to reach, develop and succeed in export markets. Recognizing the importance of content for building brand awareness and sales, Susanna helps companies to ensure their online presence is working hard for them.

Samantha Soffici IBT Online 2

Samantha Soffici
Online Business Development Manager, IBT Online

Samantha works with companies that are looking to increase their international presence. By understanding their routes to market and their international business objectives, Samantha helps steer the company towards the appropriate online tools that IBT Online offers. At home in North and South America, Samantha is an expert in the international world.



IBT Online 

IBT Online provides website localization and international online marketing services to help companies grow their exports, sales, brands and businesses online globally. Our Online Global programs (website localizationinternational online marketing and website management) makes sure your company gets found, understood and is easy to do business with across international markets.