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Calling all Michigan Exporters!

Posted by John Worthington on Mon, Oct 01, 2018

Reach new export customers and grow your business rapidly with the Michigan Online Global program. The top 3 benefits are: 1) attracting new international clients and growing your exports with global websites and social media programs 2) Online Global export, sales, brand and business success and 3) matching funds to invest in your business development ($6,000, $3,000 and $15,000…). How does that work for you? Make the internet work for you globally: help your international prospects, customers and partners find you, understand you and do business with you… IBT-MichiganMap-header-1

The internet has changed the "go to international market business model", enabling digitally-savvy exporting SMEs to grow their sales, brands and businesses globally. IBT Online, an international marketing agency, partnering with the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC), created the Michigan Online Global program to help you successfully grow your exports, sales, brand and business in your target international markets. Check out the 3 top benefits for your business:

  1. Attracting new international clients and growing your exports with global websites and social media programs 

Grow your export sales as new clients are on-boarded and existing client business extended. Our Michigan Online Global client testimonials show >20% YOY export sales growth. The Michigan Online Global program will deliver websites in your target markets, working for your business 24/7 helping you be found, understood and easy to do business with…

  • Localized country specific websites that help your company be found, understood, engage, convert and be easy to do business with in your target global markets. Give your international prospects, customers and partners a Local User Experience (LUX) in their language(s) and market(s) and the opportunity to do business with you.
  • Social media enabling you to engage with targeted audiences and prospects, increase your website traffic and conversions, new customers and rapidly grow your international business and nurture your brand. A customized program of social media marketing fully localized for your top international target markets.

Want to learn more? Check out Michigan Online Global Program

  1. Online Global export, sales, brand and business success

The business world has gone through a radical paradigm “online” shift. Digitally-savvy exporting companies have grown from SMEs to multi-billion dollar multi-national enterprises (think UBER, Airbnb and 1,000’s of others…) leveraging online opportunities, internationally. You can do the same! We help you get online, using the internet to grow your exports, sales, brands and business! Our Online Global program clients experience a “Eureka” moment, rolling out into, on average, 5 markets with local websites and marketing, as their global business grows. Proven business experience to date tells us those companies with international localized websites and marketing grow faster and are more successful than those that do not! So start today with MEDC support.

Listen to some of our Michigan clients talk about their Michigan Online Global success, recommending Michigan companies explore this great opportunity. Watch this video here…

 

3) Matching funds to invest in your business development ($6,000, $3,000 and $15,000…)…

The MEDC provides Michigan companies with business assistance in identifying and pursuing global market opportunities that can help you compete globally and grow your business. IBT Online is an approved Small Business Service Provider to the MEDC. The Michigan Online Global website and social media programs are the newest, most cutting-edge and cost-effective of those programs, all about leveraging the internet to grow your exports, sales, brand and business internationally:

3.1 The $6,000 + $3,000 annual Michigan Online Global website localization matching funds.

Companies are eligible for up to $6,000 in matching funds, as well as a further $3,000 of State Trade and Export Promotion (STEP) Grant Initiative funds.

3.2 The $15,000 annual Michigan Online Global social media matching funds.

Companies are eligible for up to $15,000 match in reimbursements for social media marketing from the MEDC.

And guess what, you can get these matching funds every year, and our clients do!

Take advantage of this offer now with IBT Online, your international marketing agency. Get in touch today, to discuss the Michigan Online Global program and the 3 top benefits to grow your business online globally.  

Ready to grow your exports? Request a proposal now!

 

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