Basics of Exporting Resources

A Basic Guide to Exporting – 11th Edition

Exporting for the first time? Exported before, but things have changed? Need answers, but not sure how or where to get them? This is the book you need: A Basic Guide to Exporting.

For more than 70 years, A Basic Guide to Exporting has given companies the information they need to establish and grow their business in international markets.

Whether you’re new to exporting or just want to learn the latest ideas and techniques, and whether your product is a good or a service, this edition will you give you the nuts-and-bolts information you need.  It is the official U.S. Government resource for small and medium-sized businesses, published by the U.S. Department of Commerce International Trade Administration’s U.S. Commercial Service.

Export Assessment

This self-assessment highlights characteristics common to successful exporters. Many of these questions will guide you into areas of our homepage where you can obtain more information on exporting. Click here for assessment.

Develop an Export Business Plan For Your Small Business

The Export Business Planner For Your Small Business is a hands-on exporting preparation guide brought to you by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).

This innovative tool is designed to serve as your roadmap for creating your Export Business Plan, exploring foreign markets, developing a Marketing Plan, exploring financing, costing your product, and more. But unlike a traditional printed manual, this Planner is a “living” document, ready to be customized and continually updated by you.