International Business and Technology Blog

Getting Found Online by International Customers on the World Wide Web

Posted by Emma Pautler on Wed, Feb 10, 2021

Check out how Supercritical Fluid Technologies Revamped their Site and have seen Immediate Uptick in Web Traffic

We live in an online world. More and more business transactions are taking place online than ever before. Many internet users rely on Google or other leading search engines to help them find what they are looking for online.

Supercritical Fluid Technologies decided to focus on optimizing their website for their global audience so that more potential clients can find them overseas. This proved to be a savvy export strategy in 2020 when international business travel was not safe, and many international trade shows were canceled due to COVID-19.

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CALLING ALL FLORIDA EXPORTERS!

Posted by John Worthington on Tue, Nov 03, 2020

Reach new export customers and grow your business rapidly with Florida Online Global programs. The top 3 benefits are:

1) Attracting new international clients and growing your exports with global localized websites and international online marketing programs

2) Grow your Online Global exports, sales, brand and business success 

3) $8,000 in grants to invest in your business development 

How does that work for you?

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President's "E" Award For IBT Online - Media Release

Posted by Joelle Lazzarotto on Thu, Oct 22, 2020

October 21, 2020

IBT ONLINE LLC RECEIVES PRESIDENTIAL "E" AWARD FOR EXPORT SERVICE

The President’s “E” Award is the highest recognition any U.S. company can receive for making a significant contribution to the expansion of U.S. exports.

IBT Online is proud to announce that we were notified by U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross that we have been awarded the President’s  “E” Award for Export Service.

In his congratulatory letter to IBT Online, Secretary Ross noted that “IBT Online has demonstrated a sustained commitment to export expansion. The “E” Awards Committee was very impressed with IBT Online’s services to help U.S. companies better communicate and market their products to international distributors, buyers, and consumers. The company’s client assistance in more than 20 languages and in more than 40 countries was also particularly notable. IBT Online’s achievements have undoubtedly contributed to national export expansion efforts that support the U.S. economy and create American jobs"

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Calling all Michigan Exporters!

Posted by John Worthington on Wed, Nov 13, 2019

Reach new export customers and grow your business rapidly with Michigan Online Global programs. The top 3 benefits are:

1) attracting new international clients and growing your exports with global localized websites and international online marketing programs

2) grow your Online Global export, sales, brand and business success 

3) grants to invest in your business development ($6,000, $3,000 and $15,000).

How does that work for you?

Want to know more? Contact us here!

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Calling all North Carolinian Exporters!

Posted by John Worthington on Mon, Mar 11, 2019

The North Carolina Online Global programs is the fastest way to grow  your international business. The top 3 benefits are: 

1) attracting new international clients and growing your exports with global localized websites and international online marketing programs

2) grow your online global exports, sales, brand and business success

3) STEP grants ($3,000) to invest in your international business development.

How does that work for you?

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ASG Florida Online Global Export success

Posted by Susanna Hardy on Mon, Jan 07, 2019

The Florida Online Global (FOG) program has delivered for Avionics Support Group year on year export sales, business and brand growth. In 2017, ASG benefited from their first 2 online global websites in China and Mexico. Returns were rapid, proving a huge export success and ASG followed up with websites for Japan, Brazil, the UAE and Russia. Exports have grown by almost $5 million over this time frame.

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IBT ONLINE = Champion of Trade AWARD

Posted by Michael Hawksley on Thu, Dec 29, 2016

The State International Development Organizations, Inc. (SIDO) is the premiere U.S. organization dedicated to supporting state international trade agencies, whose mission statement states “SIDO provides state trade promotion professionals with a forum for collaboration and sharing best practices as well as advocates for states’ international trade development issues so that U.S. companies remain globally competitive”.

SIDO recognized IBT Online with the “Champion of Trade” Award for its successful Online Global program, working directly with small to medium-sized exporters, helping them grow their sales, brands and businesses globally. The award was presented to John Worthington, IBT Online CEO, by Manny Mencia, SIDO President, (Manny is also SVP International Trade and Development at Enterprise Florida, the public-private partnership between Florida’s business and government leaders and is the principal economic development organization for Florida) at the annual SIDO Best Practices and Training Forum in Williamsburg, Virginia.

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ExporTech and website globalization for export growth

Posted by John Worthington on Fri, Dec 16, 2016

Website globalization is now recommended by ExporTech. Website globalization means fully customized and localized websites that deliver sales, brand and business growth in far flung markets around the globe. ExporTech is the US national export assistance program that helps companies enter and expand in global markets. ExporTech, recognizes that the digital disruption has transformed exporting and international business.

In today’s online world it is essential to include website globalization in export strategy, alongside planning, education, training, trade fairs and other export supporting programs. US Chambers of Commerce have long recognized that Corporate America’s #1 marketing and sales tool is their online presence and nowhere more so than when going international. As part of the Exportech range of programs, website globalization will now “help participating companies go-to-market and implement their export growth plans”.

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