Is there an International Market for Your Product or Service?

I recently returned from an International Trade Mission to Santiago Chile.  I made a ton of contacts and am excited to guide our clients to potential trade in South America.

Exporting is not a slam dunk nor is it a panacea for your business problems, but if you have a good product and a solid business check it out.  Expect a great deal of research, understanding and a sellable product or service.  Just because you make it doesn’t mean it will sell in the international arena.

A great resource is www.exporting.gov.  If you do consider exporting, contact me at the SBDC.  I can help get you started and connect you with our excellent partners to guide you along the way.

Donna Simpson
Consultant Manager
The University of Scranton SBDC

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Pictured left to right: Brent Rondon, Duquesne University SBDC, Mary McKinney, Duquesne University SBDC, Michael Hammer, Ambassador to Chile, Donna Simpson University of Scranton SBDC pictured at the US Commercial Services reception in Santiago, Chile.

 

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About The University of Scranton SBDC

The University of Scranton SBDC provides no cost small business consulting services that are tailored to fit the needs of small business clients of Bradford, Lackawanna, Monroe, Pike, Susquehanna, Tioga, Wayne & Wyoming Counties. The center offers confidential individualized assistance designed to identify and address the problems of small business owners as well as individuals interested in establishing a business. The program is jointly funded by the US Small Business Administration, Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development and The University of Scranton.
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