Thinking about taking your business global? It must be easy-everyone is global these days. Well, that's not necessarily the case. Although, it probably is much easier today than any time ever before, that doesn't mean it is easy. Also, you might be surprised at how relatively few small businesses are actually doing business globally. Our article at Tip: Taking Your Business Global gives you more information on those statistics.
That article also includes 10 questions you should answer before making the decision to go global. For example, have you considered if you will need to adapt your product or marketing approach to serve the global market? That's just one of sever key items to consider.
Retail businesses might want to take a look at Export Now, http://www.exportnow.com/site/1/Home a new e-commerce venture designed specifically to help U.S. businesses access consumer markets in China.