International Market Selection: Four Mistakes to Avoid in 2021

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Scaling your venture across multiple markets is still the most effective way of increasing its value… if you get it right. But if you’ve decided to “go global”, which markets should you sell to? Here’s four international market selection mistakes to avoid as you craft your international strategy.

International Market Selection: Four Questions to Ask Yourself

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“Because of the political, social and economic volatility that rocked the world in 2020, international market selection is more important than ever. So how do you get it right?

In a word, “research”. Choosing the right market isn’t rocket science. It takes some time and effort, but if you do your homework you’ll know that you’ve made the right decision when the time to choose comes. Here’s why.”

Choosing the Right Market: Final Considerations

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In this series on choosing the right international market in 2021, the year of volatility, we’ve looked at common pitfalls, questions to ask, and barriers to entry. In this blog, I want to run you through the final considerations that you need to take into account before you go ahead and hitch your wagon to […]

Why COVID-19 has made international strategy more critical than ever before

The COVID-19 pandemic is reshaping the global business landscape and the world as we know it. For many executives, just surviving is a fight to the death and expanding internationally is the last thing on their minds. But if you’re a business leader with big dreams, you still need an international strategy. COVID-19 has slowed […]

Facing the global health crisis – which type of company are you?

I’ve spent a lot of time this week checking in on my clients and colleagues – hours spent in Zoom and on phone calls. Pretty much all anyone can talk about is COVID-19 and what it’s likely to mean for their company. Naturally, the news isn’t great, and whatever you think of the various measures […]