Selling Internationally

A Look at Global Trade

Global business opportunities abound for small business owners, especially with the advent of the Internet. Whether on the import or export side, knowing the advantages and disadvantages - including cultural barriers - of international trade will position your company for success.

  • The Basics of Global Trade - Business at home differs in many ways from business abroad. This article tackles the demographics of international trade activities, cultural challenges, and general pros and cons of entering this arena.
  • An Importing and Exporting Overview - Import/export operations can be extensive, from contracts and pricing to packaging and shipping. Included is a list of private and government resources specializing in international trade matters.