CITD Startup Kit

Exporting Basics: A practical guide to exporting for novice exporters, by Maurice Kogon. Exporting Basics explains the fundamentals of exporting in three Chapters -- Is Exporting for Me? Developing Overseas Markets, and Making Export Sales. [PDF 2073k]

Export Internet Search Wizard: Maurice Kogon's step-by-step roadmap to extensive Internet resources, products, programs and services to meet 10 basic export needs, from getting started to getting paid. Users simply click on any of the 10 listed "Needs" to get directly to the relevant Internet content. [PDF 243k]

Export Readiness Assessment: An interactive, on-line diagnostic tool to assess a company's export readiness, developed by Maurice Kogon. The Assessment includes a 23-point test and provides immediate feedback in the form of an export readiness test score; a detailed, point-by-point diagnosis of export strengths and weaknesses; and tips on how to overcome weaknesses. The user can save, copy, and print the entire report, as well as e-mail the results to a trade counselor of choice.

Export FAQs: A quick and convenient source of answers to commonly asked export questions compiled by Maurice Kogon. Over 70 questions are answered in 11 need-to-know categories. [PDF 369k]