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College of Business, DCED, offer seminar on websites, global marketplaces, May 20

May 12, 2010 -- ASU's College of Business's Delta Center for Economic Development is hosting a seminar, "Website design for a global marketplace," on Thursday, May 20, from 8:30-11:30 a.m. at the Delta Center for Economic Development building, 319 University Loop West. The event is co-sponsored by ASU's College of Business's Delta Center for Economic Development, the U.S. Export Assistance Center/Arkansas and the Arkansas World Trade Center.

The seminar will focus on making websites appeal to and accommodate international customers. Participants will learn simple, inexpensive modifications that improve a site's ability to attract and retain customers; how to refine websites to specifically target international customers; best practices and techniques related to website translation; proactive promotion of websites overseas, including advice on Search Engine Optimization (SEO); and how to leverage internet tools to target foreign markets and track inquiries. International eCommerce options, risks, and foreign payment mechanisms will also be discussed.

Cost of the conference is $20 and includes a continental breakfast. Register online  (,  or visit (, and type "seminar registration" into the search box. For details, contact Mary Hayward
(, export assistance specialist, U.S. Dept. of Commerce/ITA, U.S. Export Assistance Center/Arkansas (, (501) 324-5794. Print a flyer for further details of  this event, or contact Patricia Gonzalez, director, U.S. Export Assistance Center/Arkansas, at (501) 324-5794.

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