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Be More Digital - Boost your Export



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Be More Digital: Boost Your Export

Does your business focus on selling products and services to other businesses?

Have you traditionally relied on doing business face to face and building your networks offline?

Over the past 12 months, the way we do business has changed significantly. By embracing digital tools and building a strong online presence, companies are more likely to stay in business longer and achieve growth rates not attainable by working solely offline.

Join the Department for International Trade North East for a free online training programme, delivered by digital specialists, to learn everything you need to know about transforming your business’s international digital strategy.

Who’s it for?
The programme is designed for experienced exporters who have the capacity and resource to expand their business overseas.

To be eligible, SME’s must be based in the North East and have been trading for 12 months.

What’s involved?
ou will be provided with access to the online learning programme containing pre-recorded sessions. You will be given action plans upon complete of each module, providing you with the opportunity to analyse where your business is now and where it needs to be.

The benefits:

  • Share your experiences and challenges with like-minded business
  • Provide and access peer-to-peer support which can be utilised throughout the programme
  • Self-service delivery, allowing you to tailor the programme to accommodate your workload
  • Option for one-to-one support with a digital expert at the middle and end of the programme
  • Option for further DIT support upon completion if needed

About the modules:
There are five online modules in total, covering the following topics:

  • Strategy and How to Create a Digital Footprint
  • International Website Optimisation for B2B Companies  
  • Capture your International Audience with Social Content
  • LinkedIn – Creating International Business Opportunities
  • Making Virtual Valuable: Pitching and Negotiating Online 

This is a great opportunity to discover how to establish or strengthen your existing digital presence to grow your international customer base online.