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    Hal Selim

    Hal Selim is Director of Business Development for Certified Worldwide LLC, a distributor of health and wellness products including vitamins, nutritional supplements, OTC medicine, sports nutrition, and medical/surgical supplies.

  • Design & Development

    Safe Ways To Accept International Payments

    August 13, 2008 •

    Many ecommerce businesses receive international orders for both single items as well as large quantities. These businesses usually take credit card payments for the orders, which puts them at great risk of incurring chargebacks, especially for large ticket items and large transactions. ... Read More »

  • Management

    Exporting Requires Formal Agreements

    May 28, 2008 •

    When considering exporting to foreign markets, you must protect yourself legally. It is crucial that your business relationship with the foreign entity representing you is documented in an agreement. Furthermore, you must also take the appropriate steps to protect your intellectual asse... Read More »

  • Management

    Exporting Your Products: First Learn The Terminology

    March 10, 2008 •

    To sell products overseas, you will need to learn the international buying and selling terminology, also referred to as "Incoterms 2000" (or, International Commercial Terms). These were first developed in 1936 by the International Chamber of Commerce , which adopted 13 Incoterms to make... Read More »

  • Conversion

    Exporting Your Products: Do It Yourself or Hire an Exporting Firm?

    March 3, 2008 •

    Once you have conducted your market research and made the decision to export your products to foreign markets, you must devise an international sales and marketing strategy. Your initial obstacle will be determining which overseas markets have the most potential for selling your product... Read More »

  • Management

    Getting Started In Exporting

    January 16, 2008 •

    Exporting can be a lucrative component of an online business. But many small business owners shy away from it simply because they have limited knowledge of the process. For these owners, there are two good places to begin. The first is creating an international section on your website ... Read More »