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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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West Virginia Office of Broadband Advancing Digital Equity in the Mountain State

CHARLESTON, W.VA —In honor of Digital Inclusion Week, an annual event that raises awareness about digital equity work across the country, the West Virginia Department of Economic Development announced today the award of $730,000 for the development of West Virginia’s Digital Equity Plan. The funds, which come in the form of a Digital Equity Planning […]

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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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Industrial grade, hand forged tools made right here in #YesWV… meet Warwood Tool

Nearly a decade before West Virginia’s statehood, a small business in what would become Ohio County began supplying products to Civil War soldiers. Since its inception, Warwood Tool has supplied products in every war and the town of Warwood, West Virginia, sprung up around the business.  Warwood Tool is a family owned and operated business. […]

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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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