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Export Business Planner

Export Business Planner-- For Your Small Business

The Export Business Planner is a free, customizable tool for small business owners who are exploring exporting. Using the planner, you can work through the critical processes of export readiness and planning via a ready-made, easily accessible document that can be updated and referenced time and again as your export business grows. If you have a successful product or service you may be able to increase sales and profit by exporting.

Download the Export Business Planner (PDF) here.

(A transcript of the content of this video is also available.)

A downloadable tool to save and customize

  • How to determine your export readiness
  • Training and counseling information
  • Worksheets for global market research
  • Financing information and options
  • Customizable export and marketing plan templates

How to download

The Export Business Planner is in PDF format. To view, save and print it, you will need the most current version of Adobe Reader, a free download that may be obtained from the Adobe website. Visit the Adobe site to ensure that you are using the latest version, and be sure to read the Adobe Electronic End User License Agreement and any other instructions prior to installing the Adobe Reader on your system. (Note: If you have Adobe Acrobat version 9 or later on your computer, you won’t need the free Reader.)

Once you have Adobe Reader installed on your computer, click on the Export Business Planner link. To save, choose File > Save A Copy.

SBA Export Business Planner.pdf5.92 MB
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