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Exporting is a Viable Sales-Growth Strategy for Early-Stage Startups
Exporting

Exporting is a Viable Sales-Growth Strategy for Early-Stage Startups

Free trade agreements and millions of newly prosperous overseas consumers have opened large foreign markets to even the smallest companies.
Mat Franken
The Ins and Outs of Shipping as an Exporter
Startup Kit

The Ins and Outs of Shipping as an Exporter

Here's a basic primer on the shipping terms and logistics you need to be familiar with when you own an exporting business.
How to Ship Documents for Your Import/Export Business
Startup Kit

How to Ship Documents for Your Import/Export Business

As an importer or exporter, you need to know how each link in the shipping chain functions. Here's the lowdown on what all those terms on the shipping forms mean.
Get Your Imported Goods Through Customs
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Get Your Imported Goods Through Customs

As an import business owner, it's important to know the four basic steps for getting your foreign products through customs.
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How the U.S. Government Can Help with Your Export Business
Legal Center

How the U.S. Government Can Help with Your Export Business

Because exports give the U.S. economy a big charge, government agencies are happy to help you sell just about anything to foreign markets. Here are the government resources available to you.
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How Shippers Can Avoid Importing Delays

Are your products often just sitting on a dock on the bay? Get them across the border more quickly with these tips from shipping experts.
Carol Tice
Thinking About Doing Business Internationally? Tips for Handling Multiple Currencies
Finance

Thinking About Doing Business Internationally? Tips for Handling Multiple Currencies

Large multinational companies have entire teams dedicated to mitigating the risk that comes with doing business internationally. Here is what small-business owners can do to protect against currency fluctuations.
Catherine Clifford
Want to Start Exporting? Consider These Hints
Growth Strategies

Want to Start Exporting? Consider These Hints

If you are looking to grow revenue, one option is to look for new markets abroad.
Catherine Clifford
Does Your Business Need Cargo Insurance?
Growth Strategies

Does Your Business Need Cargo Insurance?

Cargo insurance can be confusing, but it pays to know these basics to avoid devastating losses.
Carol Tice
Tips for International Shipping for Peak Pick-Up Day
Growth Strategies

Tips for International Shipping for Peak Pick-Up Day

Here are five recommendations for small businesses that need to ship things abroad this holiday season.
Catherine Clifford
Barack Obama's Second Term Small-Business Agenda
Finance

Barack Obama's Second Term Small-Business Agenda

Barack Obama won his reelection bid last night. See what his second term holds for small businesses.
Diana Ransom
Going Global: Where Obama, Romney Stand on Trade
Growth Strategies

Going Global: Where Obama, Romney Stand on Trade

In the U.S., exporting and improved trade relations have become economic bright spots for small-business owners. We look at each candidate's global views.
Diana Ransom
Small-Exporter Support Facing Uncertainty
Growth Strategies

Small-Exporter Support Facing Uncertainty

The charter for the Export-Import Bank is set to expire at the end of May without Congressional action.
Catherine Clifford
10 Hot Export Markets for Small Businesses
Growth Strategies

10 Hot Export Markets for Small Businesses

A look at a range of export opportunities, as well as challenges, for companies seeking growth beyond their home borders.
Gwen Moran