Archive for November, 2010

Prepare Your Business To Go Global

WEGG contributor and founder/executive editor of Small Business Trends, Anita Campbell (pictured), writes an eloquent piece on how to prepare your business to go global. In addition, she covers how to ready your website for international business.

Read the entire article here.

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Posted by: Laurel Delaney

Women Take the Plunge to Expand Their Businesses Internationally

There are a lot of issues facing a company as it embarks upon global expansion.

… not simply for those exporting goods or supplying services to overseas customers, but for those setting up a business in the overseas jurisdiction.

Learn more about the people, property, corporate structure and local compliance issues here.

Illustration credit here.

Posted by:  Laurel Delaney

Watch Out World: The Power Surge of Women

Guess who’s being called the most powerful woman in the world?  If you live in Brazil, you’d know.  It’s Dilma Rousseff (pictured), president-elect of Brazil and home to a third of Latin Americans whose $1.5 trillion economy is bigger than that of India or Russia.  Rousseff takes office Jan 1.

The real story here – and to a certain extent across the Latin American region, historically known for its machismo – is that Brazilian voters were largely unconcerned about electing a woman as president. In the past five years, Costa Rica, Argentina, and Chile have also elected women leaders, and now Latin America has 4 of the world’s 18 female heads of state. While they are held up as symbols of women’s rights in the nations they head, voters have said that other considerations – from their economic policies to keeping the status quo in the nation – have played a far greater role in their choices than gender.

We’ve come a long way.  Read the entire article here.

Photo credit here.

Posted by:  Laurel Delaney

Women in the Global Marketplace

What’s it’s like for a woman to take an international assignment at a company.

Posted by: Laurel Delaney

Britain’s Women Exporters Rule

Britain’s small business exporters are a powerful force:  women entrepreneurs.

One woman’s experience:

“At the moment we are looking at 25 percent of our business exporting. We are hoping to increase that to 60 percent and we are pretty much looking to double turnover [to £500,000].” ~ Amanda Allerton (pictured), co-founder of Dusky Moon Ltd. with a Dream Tubes display

Read the entire article:

Female entrepreneurs take up export mantle

Photo credit here.

Posted by:  Laurel Delaney

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