How to Export Videos
Each year, U.S. companies export well over 2 trillion dollars of goods and services. If you want your business to get in on the action, it’s important to figure out the best way to expand to new markets. The U.S. Commercial Service has developed this comprehensive video collection that will help your small business become better equipped to enter the exciting exporting world.
See also: Export Mechanics Training Videos
Get Ready to Export Video Set
Small, medium, and large businesses all have the amazing opportunity to expand internationally, however there are several steps that must be taken to ensure that your company is ready to export. Find out the first steps to take by watching this informative series on export planning:
The Export Process Overview
Are You Export Ready
My Export Plan
Plan Your Market Entry Strategy Video Set
After creating your export business plan, it is time to develop a market entry strategy, and the first step involves conducting some international market research. This next set of videos describes the process and will help you learn how to select markets and learn about U.S. export regulations and foreign import regulations:
Research the Global Market Place
Selecting Initial Markets
U.S. Export Regulations
Foreign Import Regulations
Get Export Counseling
Find Foreign Buyers Video Set
Finding buyers doesn’t always come easy for small U.S. businesses looking to export to foreign markets. The third set of videos in the Exporting Basics video series will help your business find buyers and land international sales:
Find Foreign Buyers Part 1: Customized Services
Find Foreign Buyers Part 2: Trade Shows
Find Foreign Buyers Part 3: Trade Missions
Find Foreign Buyers Part 4: E-Commerce
Business Travel Abroad
Get Paid and Finance Your Export Transactions Video Set
The U.S. Commercial Service offers two helpful videos that are all about getting paid. Watch the exporting videos for information on the many payment methods and financing options available to U.S. companies beginning to export.
Methods of Payment
Make the Export Sale Video Set
The fifth set in the Export Basics video series tells you what you need to know about making the export sale and getting your product out into overseas markets.
Preparing Your Product for Export
Pricing and Quotations
Managing Challenges Video Set
Exporting can be rewarding but challenging. Learn how to enhance your chances of success by managing your challenges, navigating any trade barriers, and knowing where to find help. Also, diversify your sales by exploring foreign government procurement opportunities. Start by watching the sixth set in the Exporting Basics video series.