Tips and Best Practices for Targeting an APAC Audience (Part I)

by John Yunker |October 3, 2013|No Comments

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Any company with global aspirations cannot afford to ignore the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region. It’s a region that includes more than two billion people across more than 20 countries, ranging from Australia to Indonesia to China and Japan. But it’s also a region with significant linguistic, cultural, and political diversity. The APAC acronym may be useful […]

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Conquering the Next Frontier: Ecommerce Expansion (Part 2)

by Sherry Shi |September 25, 2013|Comments Off on Conquering the Next Frontier: Ecommerce Expansion (Part 2)

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This blog post is a continuation of Conquering the Next Frontier: Ecommerce Expansion (Part 1). For a summary of the different stages outlined below, feel free to take a look at Part 1 of this blog post.   A Simplified Roadmap for International Ecommerce Expansion Stage 1: Leverage What You Have This is the “get […]

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FAQs: Global Shipping Program (GSP) Parcel Processing

by Saad Alam |July 17, 2013|Comments Off on FAQs: Global Shipping Program (GSP) Parcel Processing

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Our article from last week on the Global Shipping Program (GSP) has received a ton of views and its clear that many of you have questions specifically about the parcel processing for GSP handled by Pitney Bowes. Well, we’ve heard you loud and clear and wanted to give you the answers! Below are the Top […]

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The Beauty of the Global Shipping Program with eBay & Pitney Bowes

by Saad Alam |July 10, 2013|1 Comment

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Global Ecommerce can be challenging Sellers want a simple, convenient and reliable solution to ship their goods around the world. Buyers want fast shipping and tracking at a low-cost. They also want to know how much it is going to cost. Sounds easy, right? Not so fast… Cross-border shipping adds a layer of complexity. Sellers […]

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Six Ways to Build Trust in a Global Business Relationship

by Laurel Delaney |July 1, 2013|Comments Off on Six Ways to Build Trust in a Global Business Relationship

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The need for trust is on the rise. Trust affects all of us and is an important lubricant for economic exchanges to take place in a productive manner.  It is especially important in international business relationships, where, due to distance, you might not have an opportunity to meet an individual in person, yet elect to […]

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5 Easy Ways to Improve Customer Emails for International Buyers

by Jeff Korhan |June 19, 2013|Comments Off on 5 Easy Ways to Improve Customer Emails for International Buyers

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Email is invaluable for communicating with customers around the globe, with its effectiveness significantly increased when care is taken to adapt to new expectations. While the use of email may seem straightforward, the truth is there are many subtle nuances that you should consider to enhance its effectiveness, especially for international buyers. To send emails […]

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Ringing in the New Year with Good Auld Email Marketing: Part 1

by Kent Allen |January 7, 2013|Comments Off on Ringing in the New Year with Good Auld Email Marketing: Part 1

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Email marketing will play a growing – and an increasingly important – role in your global online marketing and demand generation programs in the years to come. Today we touch on seven key email marketing trends for 2013 and beyond.

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Mobile Commerce: The Future of International Ecommerce Growth Unfolds

by Kent Allen |November 7, 2012|Comments Off on Mobile Commerce: The Future of International Ecommerce Growth Unfolds

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Mobile commerce is exploding around the world. If you’re ramping up your international Ecommerce operations – or just starting to test how the effectiveness of your digital commerce reach into global markets – make sure you include the mobile team at the table.

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Exploring the Global State of Alternative Payments

by Kent Allen |October 19, 2012|Comments Off on Exploring the Global State of Alternative Payments

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Alternative payments (“AP”) are playing a growing role in payment localization as more and more online brands extend the global reach of their Ecommerce channel. Read more about global payment alternatives and why understanding regional preferences will be so important to your international Ecommerce growth.

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Going Global Part 2: Something Old Something New

by Kent Allen |August 30, 2012|Comments Off on Going Global Part 2: Something Old Something New

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Recent comScore data on the strong Q2 Ecommerce growth in the U.S. also highlighted the importance of free shipping (nothing new there) and the emergence of the visual web. Here’s why these findings are helpful for international Ecommerce.

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