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How to Gain an Export Competitve Advantage

Export Credit Insurance through EXIM Bank provides three benefits: protection against non-payment, competitive advantage, lender relationships.
Copyright © 2013 University of Wyoming Asking your foreign buyers to pay cash up front for your “Made in the USA” product is a great deal for you, the exporter, but are you… http://www.wyomingsbdc.org/blog1/2017/06/how-gain-export-competitve-advantage/

3 Benefits of Export Credit Insurance

Export Credit Insurance protects against international customer non-payment
Copyright © 2013 University of Wyoming By protecting exporters’ accounts receivable, the Export-Import Bank (EXIM) Express Insurance is a product that provides significant… http://www.wyomingsbdc.org/blog1/2017/02/3-beneifts-export-credit-insurance/

Exporting: How to get paid?

For export sales, three common methods of payment include: cash in advance, letters of credit, and open account.
Copyright © 2013 University of Wyoming By John Privette, Regional Director   More than 300,000 small and medium-sized U.S. companies are growing by exporting… http://www.wyomingsbdc.org/blog1/2017/01/exporting-how-get-paid/

4 Myths of Exporting

Our international trade expert explores five common myths of exporting frequently cited as reasons to not consider export market opportunities.
Copyright © 2013 University of Wyoming By John Privette   Image courtesy of pixabay.com   The Small Business Exporters Association (SBEA) recently released… http://www.wyomingsbdc.org/blog1/2016/06/4-myths-exporting/

What is the foreign market potential for my product?

Methods to determine the best export market for a firm's product
Copyright © 2013 University of Wyoming Photo courtesy of inhabitat.com   If you are currently exporting or thinking of exporting, one of the first steps is to… http://www.wyomingsbdc.org/blog1/2016/02/what-foreign-market-potential-my-product/

Exporting Opportunities

Selling products or services internationally provides business expansion opportunities.
Copyright © 2013 University of Wyoming Selling products or services internationally provides business expansion opportunities. Nearly 96 percent of consumers live outside the… http://www.wyomingsbdc.org/blog1/2015/11/exporting-opportunities/

Top 3 Functions of a Freight Forwarder

Export logisitics may seem overwhelming but a freight forwarder is an expert in export logistics and an important member of your export team.
Copyright © 2013 University of Wyoming  Export logistics, the shipment of product from exporter to foreign buyer, may seem overwhelming. The freight forwarder is your export… http://www.wyomingsbdc.org/blog1/2015/06/top-3-functions-freight-forwarder/

Financing Options for Export Growth

The SBA offers a suite of export loan guarantees to provide an incentive to commercial lenders who lend to small business exporters.
Copyright © 2013 University of Wyoming Guest Post – Bryson Patterson, Export Finance Specialist, U.S. Small Business Administration    One of the biggest obstacles… http://www.wyomingsbdc.org/blog1/2015/02/financing-options-export-growth/

Export Readiness

Export readiness evaluates company capacity, resources, and products to support international sales.
Copyright © 2013 University of Wyoming Many times a company becomes an accidental exporter in that the company receives an international order for a product and struggles… http://www.wyomingsbdc.org/blog1/2014/10/export-readiness/

Importing from Costa Rica

As an eBay merchant, you find an ideal product in Costa Rica. This post explains how to determine if U.S. Customs requires you to pay a tariff on the imported product.
Copyright © 2013 University of Wyoming   You are vacationing in Costa Rica and discover an importing source for women’s wool sweaters to sell on your eBay merchant account.… http://www.wyomingsbdc.org/blog1/2014/01/importing-costa-rica/

Exporting to Canada

U.S. product export considerations to Canada
Copyright © 2013 University of Wyoming   So your business sells products over the internet. Like many small business eCommerce websites, it’s probably designed for the US… http://www.wyomingsbdc.org/blog1/2013/12/exporting-canada/

Know Your Export Product Classification

Export product classification system: HS codes and Schedule B numbers.
Copyright © 2013 University of Wyoming  Compliance information for meeting government agency and shipping company requirements is always more detailed for export products than… http://www.wyomingsbdc.org/blog1/2013/11/know-your-export-product-classification/

New Patent Classification System

Are you an inventor? Have you ever wanted to file a patent? Changes concerning the classification system are coming.
Copyright © 2013 University of Wyoming Are you an inventor? Have you ever wanted to file a patent?   Changes concerning the classification system are coming. Beginning… http://www.wyomingsbdc.org/blog1/new-patent-classification-system/

Global Business Culture

In today's market if a business has a website it is, essentially, doing business in the global marketplace.
Copyright © 2013 University of Wyoming WYOMING BUSINESS TIPS A weekly look at Wyoming business questions from the Wyoming Entrepreneur Network, a partnership of business… http://www.wyomingsbdc.org/blog1/global-business-culture/

Is Exporting For You?

Have you been thinking about starting to export your products outside of the state? Many Wyoming companies look at exporting as selling to Colorado or Utah. However, many of our products may well find a market outside the US.
Copyright © 2013 University of Wyoming Have you been thinking about starting to export your products outside of the state?  Many Wyoming companies look at exporting as… http://www.wyomingsbdc.org/blog1/exporting-you/

Thinking about going global?

The first step to expanding into the global market is to assess your overall organization and the products you wish to export.
Copyright © 2013 University of Wyoming I am interested in the possibility of selling my product internationally but I am not sure how to get started.  What would be some good… http://www.wyomingsbdc.org/blog1/thinking-about-going-global/