10: Website Globalization
Preparing for Global Commerce
(Runtimes: A- 23:54, B- 28:08, C- 12:16 minutes)
In this 10th session of Export-U we discuss how to ready your website for the global marketplace. It has three parts:
10A: Introduces the concept of website globalization, and describes how simple enhancements can improve your website’s appeal to international visitors; it also considers the pros and cons of website translation.
10B: Considers international website promotion, and introduces the concepts of website internationalization and website localization.
10C: Provides a high level overview of international E-commerce.
George Tracy, who teaches this session, is Director of the International Trade Administration (ITA), U.S. Foreign Commercial Service in Atlanta, Georgia. Prior to joining ITA, he was Director of Professional Services at ServiceNow, VP of Global System Solutions at ETI, Regional Manager for Latin America at Oracle, and Practice Manager for BDO Siedman’s International Business Services Group, supervising consultants throughout the Southeast U.S. and Latin America. He has led various teams over the years in the development of best practice engagement methodologies related to optimization of international business operations and multi-national customer engagements. George earned a BBA from James Madison University in International Business and Economics, and holds an MBA from Thunderbird, School of Global Management. He is also a certified Agile Practitioner (ACP) and Project Manager (PMP) from the Project Management Institute, a certified SixSigma consultant, and a Certified Global Business Professional (NASBITE).
Downloadable and online materials:
Presentation handouts and transcripts
Website globalization best practices
Website globalization article
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