International Marketing Program

The International Marketing Program (IMP) provides up to $5,000 in financial assistance for six (6) eligible businesses that have completed the Export Readiness Program. Eligible businesses must submit an export plan to be considered through a competitive selection process. Funding must be used to better engage international markets through the following:

  • E-Commerce: Develop or expand the ability to implement e-commerce export activities. Activities covered include:
    • Design and development of website, with an international focus
    • Oversight and maintenance and monitoring fees for search engine optimization
    • Online market listing fees
    • E-commerce platform fees, including hosting and/or maintenance fees
    • Expenses to set up websites to accept international payments
  • Marketing Media Design: Design of international marketing media material to strengthen export sales potential, ability to reach target audiences, and/or expand market opportunities. Activities covered include:
    • Design of digital international marketing, which will include all forms and channels of social media and digital ad placements
    • Translation of marketing media, including audio and video
    • Advertisements in international magazines and other appropriate media approved in advance by SBA
    • Brochures, newspapers, posters, billboards
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