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The International Entrepreneur – International Trade 2016 Twitter List!

International Trade Experts on Twitter 2016

It’s been 6+ years sharing and trading advice on international trade from those involved on the ground.?We have held weekly conversation on #GlobalBizTalk. For 2016, here are my recommended Twitter Follows in the field of International Business: @Hoeferle – Christian Hoeferle is an international business consultant and cross-cultural expert. Currently based?in Tennessee, he hails from […]

The International Entrepreneur ? My 2015 Top International Business Blog List

international trade, top blogs, international strategy

Here are some of the best international business-focused blogs I?ve read this year: Beyond Brazil Blog from Sunny Sky Solutions ? editor & author: Gabriela Castro-Fontuora. Gaby has moved back from the north of England to her native Uruguay. She writes about all kinds of international trade and practice advice for doing business in Latin […]

The International Entrepreneur ? Revitalizing Global B2B Social Media Strategy

Revitalizing Global B2B Social Media Strategy

  As many of you know, I recommend incorporating a social media program into almost any business-to-business international marketing plan. Social media allows your staff to directly engage with current customers and targeted prospective clients, as well as intervene in a negative product or service feedback. Platforms like Facebook and Twitter have a global reach […]

The International Entrepreneur ? Building a Stronger International Strategy

building international strategy, international business, international marketing

Today?s reality: most companies don?t strategically plan their international expansion. Or if there is a plan, it?s often broad and filed in some file drawer collecting dust. Instead, it sort of just happens and employees are along for the ride. If you are wondering if this is true in your organization, here are some signs […]

The International Entrepreneur – 5 Tech Firm Strategy Myths that Need Busting

international strategy, international business, international marketing

Have you ever wondered why international expansion results often are underwhelming and unimpressive? A tech company realizes that many international clients are proactively seeking out their products & services. They decide that it’s time to expand into new markets I think it’s time to bust some myths in international business strategy that have plagued tech […]

Upcoming Webcast: Upgrade Your IP Protection Strategy for Global Markets

FITT, international, IP, webcast, Becky DeStigter, Bryan Walker

On Thursday, March 12th 2:00-3:00pm ESTI will be leading a webcast for technology companies about the #1 issue I find from tech companies who avoid some or all international markets: protecting their intellectual property. I will be joined by Bryan Walker, JD, a Patent Attorney with MacDonald Illig Attorneys. The webcast is sponsored by top […]

The International Entrepreneur: Management Commitment – Vital to International Expansion Success

The International Entrepreneur: Management Commitment – Vital to International Expansion Success. Without management commitment, you might as well skip the effort all together. There are many tales of an enterprising young professional who asks for permission to pursue an international sales opportunity and uncovers a huge overseas market.

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: