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When developing a strategic plan to launch an international business program, growing companies must consider the potential barriers and adjustments they might need to make to their products and services.
Attention-grabbing tactics for niche products include providing snappy names and packaging, placing cold calls, and befriending the media in an effort to win PR, says the founder of a specialty women's hosiery company.
Carving a niche in a specialty business entails listening to customers for specific needs and becoming known in the industry as an expert or insider, says the cofounder of a broker-dealer that serves credit unions.
Databases are an essential tool for matching buyers and sellers for specialty products and services, says the founder of the nation's largest database company servicing small businesses.
Global growth is essential for entrepreneurial companies but must be managed to overcome challenges such as language barriers and tax-related paperwork, says the founder of a Harley-Davidson licensee.
The founder of a software company explains that turning to independent entrepreneurial talent to sell products enables faster growth at a more reasonable cost.
A small business with a limited budget can set up a Web site, promote, and even advertise to keep marketing affordable, says the founder of a publicly traded communications agency.
Giving back to the community-and engaging one-on-one with charitable operatives, the press, and other local constituencies-enables small businesses to increase exposure at little cost, says the founder of a national moving franchiser.
Online marketing is essential for small businesses on a budget, says an Internet entrepreneur and attorney, who offers 10 tips for getting it right.
Entrepreneurs can best harness the marketing potential of the Internet by designing sites that employ tactics such as bundling product offerings, says the founder of a technology company.
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