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Tips, advice, and resources for your global business.
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      Welcome! Our monthly newsletter includes global business tips, industry trends, upcoming events, and job opportunities.

3 Tips That Will Help Any Business Owner When Going Global

  1. Build Your Team of Experts. Just like with your domestic business, you need a team of professionals who you can rely on for their global expertise. The type of business you have will dictate who you need to have on auto-dial. When dealing with foreign currency exchange, make sure your bank has the international tools and experience to support you. If you're shipping between borders, find a solid logistics company who understands export and import paperwork. If you employ personnel in a foreign country, having in-country legal counsel is paramount.
  2. Internationalize Your Website. Now, we're not talking about undergoing a major translation of your website here. All we're advising is to make your website "friendly" to people who may visit it from other countries. For example, include "U.S.A." in your address on your Contact page and add "+1" in front of your phone number (that's the country code for the U.S.). These are quick and easy adjustments that will speak volumes to your potential international consumers.
  3. Stay Focused. Know your business strategy, stick to it, and take things a step at a time. Be smart about where you spend your resources. Do your market research to know where your customers are and localize your marketing efforts to speak to them directly.
Exporting Trends in
Northern California
In 2014, California Community College's Doing What Matters for Jobs and the Economy survey gathered exporting information from 10 counties north of Sacramento. Companies were asked to list the top three countries to which they export based on sales volume. The top five countries were as follows: 
California Business Resources 
The California SBDC offers help to small business owners through personalized consulting and group workshops. Advisory areas include business start-up, help with operating challenges, planning, and much more.
Learn more here. 
The California Centers for International Trade Development provide one-on-one technical assistance and consulting, market research, training programs, trade leads, and special events.
Learn more here.
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Upcoming Events
How to Start Your Startup
Tuesday, September 20

Redding, CA - Learn and share what makes startups successful. 5:30 to 7 p.m.
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Export Counseling 
Thursday, September 22

Redding, CA - USEAC Director, George Tastard, will be visiting Redding to provide in-depth counseling and market intelligence on international business issues.
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Inaugural Farm Tank Summit 
September 22-23

Sacramento, CA - Featuring 35+ speakers from the food and agriculture field, interactive panels moderated by top food journalists, networking, and delicious food.
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Regional Global Summit
Friday, September 30
Oakland, CA - "Diplomacy Begins Here: Contributing to the World Through Innovation in Agriculture, Water, & Energy"
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GetGlobal 2016: Global Business Expansion Conference
October 20-21
Los Angeles, CA - Gain deep insights into the opportunities and risks of the world’s most exciting foreign markets and hear expert international business speakers from around the globe.
Jobs and Internships
Assistant Professor, International Relations, CSU Chico
Chico, CA
Graphic Designer, EMCO CAL
Chico, CA
Logistics and Purchasing Assistant, BCFoods, Inc.
Santa Rosa, CA
Global Clinical Supply Chain Distribution Lead,Genentech
San Francisco, CA
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Account Executive, Supply, Canada & LatAm Regions, Vungle
San Francisco, CA
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We provide business planning and translation services for start-ups and organizations with an international vision. 
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