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Export Office Hours – Online Marketing to Increase Exports

‪November 17, 2022 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. EST ‪Having a great website is a very important marketing tool. However, unless your website is paired with an effective online marketing strategy, it may never generate the level of international sales you are wishing for. ‪If you are looking for general advice on how to make […]

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More STEP funds available Oct. 1

We’re pleased to announce that the West Virginia State Trade Expansion Program grant, also known as WV STEP, has been renewed for another cycle and that businesses like yours will continue to get help developing export projects! We have $300,000 in federal funding to help eligible small businesses pay for trade mission and trade show […]

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The Importance of In-Person Meetings for International Relationships

The days of faux pas on video conference calls are fading away. With the relaxation of travel restrictions around the world, more and more people are beginning to relearn some of the most important choreography in business: in-person interactions. In recent years, there have been exceptional developments in the world of virtual communication, especially due […]

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Export Awards: Get The Credit You Deserve

The Governor’s Commendation for International Market Entry award recognizes your first export sale to a new country. Exporting is a big deal, especially for a small business. There are logistical hurdles to overcome and language barriers to break through, not to mention the risks you take trying to get your product on the international market. […]

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Overcome Language Barriers In International Business With This One Tool

Overcome Language Barriers In International Business With This One Tool Have you ever been in a business call with an international client and felt like something was getting lost in translation? If you’ve ever had something you said to a business partner who speaks another language get misinterpreted, you know what it feels like to […]

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