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South Africa's Online Environment Infographic

Posted by Joelle Lazzarotto on Mon, Feb 05, 2024

South Africa has establish itself as a very interesting market for US exporters. Not only a mining and resources powerhouse, South Africa's population is well connected and ready to do business with US companies. With a large population of English speakers, and over 30 million daily internet users, it is a great market to enter for exporters!

Use online tools to your advantage to be found, understood, and transact your business in South Africa. 

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Mexico's Online Environment Infographic

Posted by Joelle Lazzarotto on Mon, Jan 29, 2024

Mexico is one of the largest trade partners of the United States, is well connected, and has a population that is tech-savvy and modern - a dream destination for any exporter. The people of Mexico are well connected, avid social media users, and love to watch videos. 

Use online tools to your advantage to be found, understood, and transact your business in Mexico – one of the most internet-aware markets in the world.

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Canada's Online Environment Infographic

Posted by Joelle Lazzarotto on Mon, Jan 22, 2024

Canada is the United States' second largest trade partner in the world, and number one importer of US goods. Canada has a population that is well connected, close-by, and ready to do business with US companies. With a large population of English speakers, and 90% of them on the internet, it is a great market to enter for exporters!

Use online tools to your advantage to be found, understood, and transact your business in Canada. 

If you want to learn more about this exciting market, make sure to check out our other resources about Canada including our blog, Website Localization Snapshot and our webinar, How to Sell Online in Canada

The infographic below will help you grasp and understand the potential of Canada’s online environment, social media, and ecommerce.

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How different is Spanish in Spain and Latin America? Tips for a Spanish-language website

Posted by Bella zur Hausen on Sun, Dec 10, 2023

Spanish is one of the most widely spoken languages in the world boasting over 550 million native speakers across 21 countries. These numbers make the Spanish-speaking world an especially appealing target for exporters. But this major trade language has variations that impact your global trade and online strategy. What are the differences between Spanish in Spain and Latin America? How different is Spanish to English? And most importantly from your online point of view, will one Spanish website cover all Spanish speaking countries? We want to share with you some of our experiences in helping our clients to get found, be understood and do business in Spanish-speaking markets using their online presence. 

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The United Kingdom's Online Environment Infographic

Posted by Samantha Soffici on Mon, Dec 04, 2023

The United Kingdom is one of the largest economies of the world (ranked 7th) and the third largest ecommerce market globally. The UK is also amongst the most connected and internet-savvy consumers and businesses anywhere. Some 95% of the population access the internet regularly. For US exporters, the UK is a prime destination market: large, accessible and with a low language barrier. It's a great market for exporters, especially those that get their online presence right!

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Spain's Online Environment Infographic

Posted by Ava Mitzi on Mon, Oct 30, 2023

Spain is an attractive market for U.S. exporters for a few reasons - as a Spanish-speaking country with a population of 47 million, Spain can provide strategic synergies for U.S. exporters engaged in both Spain and Latin America. Spain has a diversified economy and a growing digital industry which also offers key opportunities for U.S. exporters

Use online tools to your advantage to be found, understood, and grow your exports in Spain!

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Helping America’s Exporters: Online Global Programs

Posted by Susanna Hardy on Wed, Oct 04, 2023

IBT Online's services can benefit a wide range of American exporters, but certain types of exporters may particularly benefit from their expertise. These include:

1. SMEs often have limited resources and may lack the in-house expertise to navigate the complexities of international online marketing. IBT Online's services can provide SMEs with cost-effective solutions to establish their online presence, reach target markets, and compete with larger players.

2. Exporters targeting multiple markets: Exporters who are targeting multiple foreign markets can benefit from IBT Online's expertise in website localization and digital marketing. IBT Online can help these exporters create localized websites and implement tailored digital marketing strategies for each target market, ensuring effective communication and engagement with potential customers in different regions.

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The United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia's Online Environment Infographic

Posted by Samantha Soffici on Wed, Jul 26, 2023

The United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia are two key markets in the Middle East and part of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) which also includes Kuwait, Qatar, Bahrain, and Oman. Over 90% of the population in both countries access the internet regularly. For US exporters, the UAE and Saudi Arabia are great markets to enter because they are mobile, connected, and comfortable with ecommerce. If you get the online presence right, both markets can be very fruitful. 

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Taiwan's Online Environment Infographic

Posted by Ava Mitzi on Thu, May 18, 2023

Geographically interestingly positioned just off the east coast of China, Taiwan is a thriving democracy with a vibrant market economy and has become a very interesting target market for US exporters, with over 70% increase over the past 10 years. 

With over 86% of the population being active internet users, you cannot miss out on the power of digital tools to expand your reach and grow your exports in Taiwan! 

The infographic below will help you grasp and understand the potential of Taiwan's online environment, social media, and ecommerce.

Use online tools to your advantage to be found, understood, and transact your business in Taiwan.

Our infographic shows you:

  1. The online environment of Taiwan
  2. Social media in Taiwan
  3. Ecommerce- What do they buy and how?
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A Playbook for Canadian Exporters

Posted by Ava Mitzi on Tue, May 16, 2023

Canadian companies that build a multinational presence through trade and diversification are more profitable, more stable and more resilient than companies that don’t. The access to talent and innovation they gain in building that footprint better positions them to compete in the future.

AT IBT Online we have partnered with the Canadian Trade Commissioner Service to provide information and support to Canadian exporters, enabling them to leverage the power of digital to grow their exports, sales, brand and business globally. 

Check out our Playbook for Canadian Exporters, and get in touch with IBT Online to discover how online business development tools will make the internet work for you 24/7, 365 days/year.

 

 

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