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STATE OF WEST VIRGINIA EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT At Charleston EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 9-20 By the Governor WHEREAS, a State of Emergency was declared on the Sixteenth Day of March, Two Thousand Twenty for all counties in West Virginia (the "State of Emergency Declaration"), to allow agencies to coordinate and create necessary measures to prepare for and […]

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Need a better website? Here’s 3 things good websites have.

You’re losing money if your website doesn’t tell customers these 3 things Your website is the most important marketing and sales tool you’ll ever use. A good one will separate you from the competition and open your business to new markets. A bad one makes the shopping experience difficult for customers and hurts your prospects […]

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WV SBDC announces new Innovation-Technology initiative and the launch of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Investment Fund

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Small Business Development Center (WV SBDC) has launched a new specialized service called the Innovation-Technology program. “The Innovation-Technology program – or ‘In-Tech’ for short – will provide business coaching and technical assistance to West Virginia businesses driven to become more competitive by launching a new product or service, or improving […]

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Governor honors 26 West Virginia businesses exporting to new markets

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — In a ceremony today, 26 West Virginia companies were presented with the Governor’s Commendation for International Market Entry Award, recognizing businesses that exported to a new country in the previous year. West Virginia businesses exported to a diverse range of products in 2018 – everything from all-natural beard care products to virtual […]

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Your product is ready for export. This class will help your business go global.

Whether you’re a mom-and-pop shop or large corporation, exporting should be an essential part of your business plan. With 95 percent of the world population and 75 percent of the purchasing power located outside the borders of the United States, selling your products internationally just makes sense. It also gives you a strategic advantage over […]

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