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Tips For Selling Internationally

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Tips For Selling Internationally

  1. 1. S E L L I N G I N T E R N A T I O N A L LY TIPS & TRICKS
  2. 2. T HERE ’ S A L OT TO T HINK A BOUT … 1 INTERNATIONAL MARKETING 2 WEBSITE LOCALIZATION 3 VARIOUS CURRENCIES 4 PACKAGING
  3. 3. TIPS
  4. 4. C H O O S E P R O D U C T S W I S E LY T I P  Keep packages small, light & easy  Learn that some things simply aren’t worth shipping • Too expensive • Too big • Too much hassle
  5. 5. U NDERSTAND T HE C OUNTRY YOU’RE SHIPPING TO T I P  Country specific rules & regulations • I.E. Vietnam’s inability to use foreign calendars for commercial use o This would be [illegal]  UPS International Shipping Information tool allows you to see such regulations before it’s too late
  6. 6. TARGET SPECIFIC COUNTRIES  Don’t jump the gun! • Establish yourself in one or two countries before going completely global • This is your practice period T I P
  7. 7. KNOW WHAT SHIPPING COSTS LANDING COST  Landing cost = total cost incurred while shipping abroad T I P  Sending a t-shirt from LA to Topeka has a single shipping rate. But sending that same exact shirt overseas allows room for more duties and taxes
  8. 8. USE FULFILLMENT SERVICES  Give the headache of international shipping to someone else  Pay a flat fee per order for fulfillment services T I P • They manage the packaging, labeling, shipping, and monitoring of rules and regulations • May have overseas warehouses
  9. 9. B E O P E N TO N E W POSSIBILITIES

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