Meet Linda Adimora: Export Advisor for the Lower Mainland

As an Export Advisor, Linda Adimora draws from her corporate and entrepreneurial background to support businesses looking to export. With personal experience in importing and exporting, she...
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Meet Tracey Pham: Export Advisor for the Lower Mainland

With multinational experience ranging from Singapore to West Africa to the Fraser Valley, Tracey Pham knows a lot about international markets. Now serving the Lower Mainland as...
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Meet Jason Seed: Export Advisor for Victoria

Every business owner’s success story is shared by those who have supported them along the way. For Jason Seed, export advisor for Victoria, one of his favourite...
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5 Ways Free Trade Agreements Make Exporting Easier

Free trade agreements are the unsung heroes of exporting. By definition, free trade agreements (or FTAs) are treaties between two or more nations that form free trade...
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Why You Should Attend Trade Shows

Trade shows can open new doors when it comes to growing your business. Whether your goal is to research potential new markets or to size up your...
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3 Hiring Grants To Help You Meet Your Export Goals

When exporting is done right, it’s an investment that can grow your business and pay dividends for years to come. While scaling up your production & fulfillment...
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Why Languages & Labels Matter When Exporting

Did you know there are 7,151 languages in the world today? With so many different ways to communicate, it’s especially important to tailor your marketing and packaging...
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Primary Research for Exporters

Knowing your customers on a deeper level allows you to make better informed business decisions. You’ll be able to tailor your marketing, product development, or services in...
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Secondary Research for Exporters

Your target market can make or break your exporting success. Market research can ensure you choose the right target market for your business. In our blog, “How...
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Meet Mietka: Export Advisor for the Pacific Northwest

If you love what you do, your clients will feel it too. Mietka Zieba is an export advisor who’s passionate about her role, and it shows. Her...
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Export Planning 101: Tailoring Your Website and Social Media to a New Market

An export plan wouldn’t be complete without a marketing strategy tailored to your new market.  It should take into account the target market’s key economic, social and...
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Export Planning 101: Paid Ads and SEO for Exporters

An export marketing plan has many different components to it, from social media to website design. Utilizing SEO (search engine optimization) and paid ads are two ways...
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Meet Shannan: Export Advisor for Indigenous-owned Businesses

Indigenous History Month is an opportunity to recognize the “rich history, heritage, resilience and diversity of First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples across Canada.” This includes recognizing...
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Export Planning 101: Finding Buyers & Handling Logistics

In this second part of our “Export Planning 101” series, we’ll outline the next sections that your export plan should include: finding buyers and partners to help...
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Export Planning 101: Finances

One of the secrets to export success is simple – planning! Having a solid plan helps you predict trouble spots and address them early on. Being poorly...
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How To Choose A Target Market

In our latest exporting blog, we introduced the criteria for assessing your business’ export readiness. Next, you’ll need to identify your new target market. Choosing the right...
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Meet Brady: Export Advisor For Vancouver Island North

Having a strong support system is crucial to any entrepreneur’s success. Export Navigator fulfills that need with our team of trustworthy and experienced export advisors across B.C....
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Assessing Your Business’ Export Readiness

So, you’ve read about the challenges and opportunities of exporting and know all about exporting as a growth strategy. You’ve also learned about the stages of exporting...
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Meet Amber: Export Advisor For Businesses In Thompson-Okanagan

Export Navigator is made up of our network of experienced and knowledgeable export advisors throughout B.C. Our export advisors take on multiple roles every day to help...
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How Your Website Can Get You Export Ready

When you think of exporting, you may not immediately connect it with digital marketing. The prominence of the Internet and online shopping has drastically changed how businesses...
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The Challenges and Opportunities of Exporting Goods

If done successfully, exporting is extremely rewarding. It can result in higher profits, economies of scale, and innovation. However, the reality is exporting does not come without...
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Exporting Services Versus Goods: What’s The Difference?

Exporting services can be an entirely different process than exporting goods. That’s why distinguishing between the two and classifying your business correctly is very important. It affects...
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3 Exporting Myths Debunked

Many entrepreneurs strive for sales growth and security in their business. If your business plan doesn’t include exporting as a way to increase sales and diversify your...
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7 Ways Export Navigator Helps B.C. Retail Businesses Grow

  Export Navigator was created to help guide small businesses in B.C. through their export journey and ensure they’re on the path to success. The program’s export...
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