Is one country not enough for you? Do you need the whole world in the palm of your hand? John Rampton shares for Inc. how 99Designs founder Patrick Llewellyn took his brand global, and how you can too.
To Canada and Beyond
If you have the slightest inkling that your business can go global, then build your business with that mindset from the outset, so that it can scale naturally toward it without great restructuring. When you do take it across borders, localize in the native language, so that you can build relationships easier and generate conversations in social media. And if you are having trouble deciding to where you would like to expand, consider factors like population, Internet penetration, the popularity of online commerce, and universality of payment methods.
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