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International Business Video – Spot International Frauds

    This one minute video shows how to spot an international business fraud. It is entertaining, informative and free

International Markets – Three Bad Strategies

Three Bad International Strategies   This free, one minute video talks about really bad strategies in international business and international market entry

International Business Podcast- Now Available on iTunes

You can click on this link for a Podcast on International Business Advice  which is now in Itunes! You can also go to internationaltoolkit.com and click the RSS feed button, which will feed you podcasts regularly. These are informative and free!

International Business – Mistakes With Chinese Negotiations

Here are 4 mistakes commonly made in international business and international negotiations with Chinese 1) Assuming all Chinese are alike Singapore Chinese resemble mainland Chinese the way Americans resemble British. Shared language, some shared values, but otherwise different business techniques and norms 2) Moving too quickly; not having enough time Chinese cultures are ancient. China […]

Awful Deals – A Site About Bad Business Deals

http://awfuldeals.com will give you a chance to read about bad business deals, post your own, enter contests, win prizes, buy awful merchandise and get an awful newsletter. Take a look and have a laugh at www.awfuldeals.com

International Market Entry – What are the Key Success Factors

“Plan your work, and work your plan.” An international market entry plan contains hundreds of elements, but these initial 20 are the most critical for success abroad: An appropriate amount of planning time. Too often companies approach foreign markets and cut corners on the necessary planning time. The idea of “getting on a plane and […]

WHAT IS INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS? – ENTERING OVERSEAS MARKETS part 13

the article on entering international markets continues, part 13. MANAGEMENT CONTRACT: when one firm provides management in all or specific areas for another firm, in exchange for a fee. Hilton Hotels, for example, provides management services for non-owned overseas hotels that use the Hilton name. In return, Hilton probably earns a fee that is a […]

WHAT IS INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS? – ENTERING OVERSEAS MARKETS part 8

The article on entering international markets continues, part 8 6. Direct EXPORTING A. DIRECT: selling a product or service directly to a foreign firm by the home-country firm. Costs and prices may be lowest if production occurs in only a few locations around the world and the efficiently produced goods are exported to most markets. […]

WHAT IS INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS? – ENTERING OVERSEAS MARKETS part 5

WHAT IS INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS? – ENTERING OVERSEAS MARKETS part 5 of the article on entering international markets 5. JOINT VENTURES: a cooperative between two or more organizations that share a common interest in a business enterprise or undertaking; is a popular mode for quick entry. A. Example of International Company and Local Owners: General Mills […]

What is International Business? – Entering Overseas Markets

Market Entry Pathways Modes of Entry, explanation and processes The business world of today calls for expanding sales and profits in order to achieve ever-increasing earnings. Business owners and managers must look for any available opportunities to keep their market share and expand into new markets. What happens when their local market becomes saturated? The […]