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In today's global marketplace, exporting and other international trade opportunities are important success factors for a growing number of companies. But entrepreneurs are often intimidated by the prospect of doing international business. After all, exporting brings a whole new set of challenges.

Ensuring that you carefully go through each step is the best way for your business to succeed on its journey to international expansion.

How to develop my export plan?

An export plan will help you to evaluate the risk and potential benefits to your business, while outlining the path that will enable you to reach your goals.

How to identify a target market?

How to do business with large companies?

Changes in technology and the way business is done mean that small businesses now have the capacity to compete in the global marketplace.

How to develop my marketing strategy?

For you to be successful abroad, it takes in-depth market research and a marketing plan that is sensitive to the foreign market’s culture and customs.

How to deliver my goods?

Although shipping internationally can be complicated, making sure that you are familiar with the various regulatory requirements can make for a much smoother process.

How to finance my exports?

Lenders prefer sound facts and figures, so back up your information with a strong financial plan, particularly in areas such as export financing.

How to manage online sales and exports?

High-speed connectivity, user-friendly software and easy transportation have reduced the barriers to finding and selling to foreign customers via the Internet.

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