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12 Steps to Starting Your Export Business

01

Are your products / services export-friendly?

02

How export-ready are you? Take the ERA to find out

03

Identify potential target markets for your products / services

04

Do due diligence on your target markets

05

Draw up your export business plan

06

Define your sales & marketing strategy

07

Identify your distribution channels & market entry strategy

08

Figure out your pricing mechanics

09

Formalise the distribution agreement

10

Secure your export orders (no orders = no revenue)

11

Sort out the export paperwork

12

Have an effective payment system in place (think of your cash flow)

now you are export ready!