- 14. Know what online resources are available to help you go global.
Export.gov (wwwexport.gov.) is a portal that aggregates resources from other government agencies to help entrepreneurs compete globally. Their services include market research, trade events, leads, and information on how to export. The Export-Import Bank of the United States (www.exim.gov) provides export financing products that fill gaps in trade financing by assuming credit and country risks. Read books such as Doing Business Anywhere: The Essential Guide to Going Global (Wiley; $24.95) by Tom Travis to gain step-by-step guidance.