Choosing Product/Market (Export)
How to Determine Whether to Redesign Your Product Package for an Overseas Market
This article provides lessons learned on a product launch in Japan and tips on determining whether to redesign your product package for overseas market entry.
How to Choose a Product to Export
This article helps you decide on a product to export.
Scripting Your Communication to the Manufacturer: Import-Export Business
This article guides you on how to script a communication to find a manufacturer for an import or export product.
Exporting: Will Your Product Succeed in Your Market of Choice?
How to turn your exporting ambitions into a concrete strategy based on market realities by asking and answering smart questions.
Ready to export? Where do you start? This article offers a 10-step action plan.
Insurance Coverage For Export Shipments
Insurance coverage for export shipments is as vital to your product delivery plans as safe vehicles and good sturdy cartons. In this article, we look at four points to consider when securing air or marine export insurance.
A Guide to Working With an International Distributor
This article examines what an international distributor does and what you need to know before appointing one.
How to Determine if You are Ready to Export
This article helps you figure out if you are ready to export.
How to Select a Profitable Overseas Market
Once you have a good idea of what you want to export, you must decide which overseas market you are going to enter. Here I look at a variety of factors that play into the decision-making process.
Pointers for Developing an Export Business Plan
This is an excerpt from Laurel Delaney's new book, "Exporting: The Definitive Guide to Selling Abroad Profitably." It provides pointers on developing an export business plan.
What the Heck is STEP?
This article talks about what STEP stands for and its benefits for small business owners.
Factors to Consider When Outsourcing
In this article, I discuss seven factors to consider when looking to outsource from around the world.
What Entrepreneurs Need to Know Before Starting an Import/Export Business
Once you select a product, how do you know it will sell? Will you make money selling it? How should you price the product? These are the questions addressed in this article, which is part II of a III-part series.