Tuesday, 17 Jul 2012
Export Communications Review
How Can Export Communications Review Help Me?
The UKTI’s Export Communications Review will enable your business to maximise the effectiveness of your communications with overseas customers.
Does your website directly target international customers?
Can international customers understand the products and services you are offering?
Is your website optimised for searches conducted abroad?
Are you aware of local on-line competition?
Do you use on-line social and business networking in other countries?
Can you answer enquiries arising from your website in other languages?
The Export Communications Review can help you answer these questions and address the following issues to help you grow your international business.
Written and spoken communications:
Are your letters and publicity materials and spoken communications geared to the needs of overseas customers?
Do you know how to meet your language training needs in the UK and recruitment of export staff with language capability?
Translation and Interpretation:
Do you know where to go to find translation and interpreting services and how to get the best out of these services?
Overseas Trade Shows and Exhibitions:
How do you prepare to handle different languages at overseas trade shows or exhibitions?
Eligible SME companies can benefit from a total of three subsidised reviews and a written tailored report with recommendations and an action plan.
Matched funding up to £3000 for website internationalisation
A website review under UKTI’s Export Communications Review (ECR) offers you a comprehensive analysis of your website’s effectiveness in communicating with potential overseas customers and generating export business. As part of the review you will be given a customised report which will include an action plan for implementation of the review’s recommendations.
To assist eligible companies who have had an ECR website review, UKTI will match your expenditure on implementing your action plan up to a total of £3,000 . Please speak to your UKTI International Trade Adviser about the terms and conditions of this offer and how to apply.
Export Success through ECR
These case studies give more information on ECR and its benefits
How do I apply?
To apply for an export communications review , complete and submit the online application form
How Can I Find Out More ?
For more information contact the UKTI ECR team :
Tel: +44 0845 034 2111
How do I become an export communications consultant?
We are currently looking to accredit consultants in the delivery of the Export Communications Review. Find out more about ECR roles here