You’d have to be living in a cave not to notice all the attention on President Obama’s recent export push. It’s referred to as our national export initiative which sets a goal of doubling U.S. exports in the next five years to keep the United States competitive internationally while supporting the creation of 2 million jobs at home.
Our sponsor, The Global Small Business Blog, has been reporting on this topic extensively. To get up to speed, read:
• Wanted: UPS to Help Double SMB Exports
• Can We Double U.S. Exports Over the Next Five Years?
• Get Ready Global Small Businesses: U.S. $6 Billion is Coming Your Way in Export Financing
• The Importance of Small Businesses Exporting
• Who’s Doing More Exporting: SMBs or Large Companies?
Now, the big question: As a female entrepreneur, are you exporting? Good, then you are contributing to bringing America back on track with jobs. And, we want to hear from you. So send me an email at ldelaney(at)globetrade.com. Let’s talk. It’s time we start promoting your efforts on WEGG and elsewhere. And if you are not exporting, keep reading this blog. That’s part of the reason why we are here — to help you grow your business global.
In the meantime, get your dose of export inspiration here at U.S. Commercial Service Midwest. Read about how America’s SMBs are taking the world by storm by expanding their export base. Take this one example cited in the export success stories:
… exports increased from a base of zero in 2006 to the point where they now export to 38 countries, representing export sales of nearly 1 million dollars to date.
That could be you!
If you need more inspiration, visit The Global Small Business Depot (a one-stop store for entrepreneurs and small businesses interested in going global).
Posted by: Laurel Delaney