Special Report

Selling to the States

Become an Export Expert and Watch Your Business Grow

Written by megan.ip@rci.rogers.com
Selling to the States: Become an Export Expert and Watch Your Business Grow

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Want access to a market 10 times larger than Canada’s? How about cheaper and more plentiful skilled labour? Look no further than our neighbour to the south.

The U.S. represents a major opportunity for Canadian entrepreneurs. Even with its recent economic troubles, the country still boasts massive business and consumer markets that want what we Canucks are selling. Want proof? Close to 60% of the companies on the 2013 PROFIT 500 ranking of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies used U.S. clients as fodder for their spectacular growth.

Such successful companies will tell you that the U.S. can be a powerful trading partner, provided you avoid some pitfalls. So how can you gain inroads south of the border?

Start by reading this special report. Consider it your exporting cheat sheet: it can help you navigate the complexities of cross-border shipping, protect your intellectual propert and avoid pricey taxes. Plus, you’ll find tips for recognizing and avoiding the common mistakes businesses make when expanding into the U.S.

The Golden States

The Golden States Why it’s better than ever for Canadians to set up shop south of the border
Opportunity

Six Deadly U.S. Export Sins

Six Deadly U.S. Export Sins The most common mistakes Canadians make when expanding into America
Opportunity

Easing the Pain of Cross-Border Shipping

Easing the Pain of Cross-Border Shipping Five common-sense ways to overcome the dynamic and increasingly complex rules governing getting stuff in and out of Canada
International Trade

How to Protect Your Intellectual Property

How to Protect Your Intellectual Property Not safeguarding your patents could greatly weaken your non-domestic sales and partnering efforts
Innovation

Don’t Let Uncle Sam’s Taxman Nail You

Don’t Let Uncle Sam’s Taxman Nail You Take these steps to avoid pricey tax consequences
Strategy & Operations


Originally appeared on PROFITguide.com