Before you get on a plane and start spending serious money, it’s important to understand the export process. Fortunately, there are some great training resources.
Basic Guide to Exporting is an excellent and free publication from the U.S. Department of Commerce. This Guide is in fact a complete 239 page PDF book packed with tons of excellent information.
Export-U Webinars are a free resource that helps you learn what you need to know to be a successful exporter. The 20 sessions cover a wide range of practical international business topics which which quickly present the most critical information you need to know.
ExporTech helps Minnesota manufacturers start growing their business through exporting with 24 hours of customized, action-oriented export expansion strategy development. ExporTech is a proven path to export success: graduates have achieved sales increases averaging $900,000 within 6-9 months of completing the program.
Global E-Commerce is a fact-of-life for exporters. Certainly, your website must be adapted to facilitate digital export sales, but you must also develop a thoughtful long-term strategy for supporting those sales.
Glossary: Exporting has a number of specialized terms which are used to describe both the process and substance of international trade sales, logistics, and payment.