New Videos to Help Small Businesses Export
by Marie Johns, Former SBA Deputy Administrator
- Created: April 7, 2011, 5:39 pm
- Updated: May 16, 2011, 5:04 pm
President Obama set an ambitious, yet attainable goal of doubling US exports by 2015, and small businesses are leading the way. Often, the only tools a business needs to sell their goods and services overseas are a website and a broadband connection.
At the SBA, we are working to increase the number of small businesses that export, and the number of countries they ship to. Our approach is simple: Identify. Prepare. Connect. Support. We start by identifying small businesses that are interested in exporting. We then work to prepare these companies for the process by connecting them with overseas markets, and supporting them with loans and counseling.
The SBA recently teamed up with Inc. Magazine and AT&T to produce a video series with tips and tricks to help businesses grow and create jobs through exporting:
About the Author
Marie Johns is a former Deputy Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration.
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