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The International Entrepreneur – How to Respond to International Business Opportunities Outside Current Markets

Business Opportunities in New Countries

  Michelle looked up from her computer monitors and directly at her business partner, Brian. “Japan? Do we even know anyone in Japan? How did they find out about our company?”¬†asked Michelle. Only 9 months ago, Michelle and Brian had launched their software startup. Things were going better than they ever dreamed they would. They […]

The International Entrepreneur – 5 Tips to Motivate Global Telecommuting Workers

International Entrepreneur - Tips to Motivate Global Telecommuting Workers

  Sam checked the time on his phone – 5:00am. As he sipped his coffee, Sam prepared for his phone call with Chloe in Ireland, his EMEA Regional Director. Since his software company expanded globally last year, Sam needed to manage new employees in new markets. Sam’s problem was that he never felt like he […]

The International Entrepreneur – Calculating Estimated Profits in Potential International Markets

In business, I’m somewhat of a numbers cruncher. So here’s a starting point for calculating anticipated profits in a new international market: Revenue Start by looking at market size. If you’re focused on a specific niche, then use known information to find the size of the niche. This is much easier in established markets and […]

The International Entrepreneur: International Business Readiness Checklist

The International Entrepreneur Becky DeStigter introduces The International Business Readiness Checklist

The International Entrepreneur: International Business Readiness Checklist. Here?s what I think you need to have to be ready to expand into your company?s first overseas market: