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What Globalization Says About Your Business Potential in 2017

As 2016 comes to a close, companies across the United States are carefully considering global economic predictions for the year ahead.

Many, including small and medium-sized businesses, have already integrated an international trade component into their business plans, recognizing that 95 percent of the world’s consumers live outside of our borders. Even some of the smallest startups are harnessing the power of e-commerce and advanced logistics to reach previously untapped audiences worldwide.

But with 2017 approaching, many companies are wondering just how robust the global marketplace will continue to be.

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5 International Sales Tactics Every Entrepreneur Should Master

As entrepreneurs begin to expand their businesses into international markets, having a rock solid sales strategy should be one of the top priorities. However, many businesses fail to understand and anticipate customer expectations, and underestimate the nature of the international marketplace. In fact, a whopping 80 percent of entrepreneurs who start businesses fail within the first 18 months.  But a strong sales plan can be the difference between letdown and success. Continue reading