Over the past two decades, the global marketplace has become more accessible, allowing for US businesses to access new markets that may have not been previously available. Small businesses are getting in on the action, and your business can too! These videos are part of our Exporting Basics series and outline the important steps U.S. companies must take in order to begin exporting overseas. Watch these videos about how to become export-ready, and prepare your company for international success!
Last Published: 12/9/2016

An Exporting Guide for Small Businesses Looking to Do Big Things

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. 

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 i.e. “export-ready”.

The Export Process Overview


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The "Get Ready to Export" Video Set:

  1. The Export Process Overview
  2. Are You Export Ready
  3. My Export Plan

One of the greatest challenges to exporting overseas is figuring out who to ask for help.

Contact your local trade specialist at the U.S. Commercial Service office near you for help planning your market entry strategy.




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