The California International Trade Center provides the resources your small to mid-sized business needs to go global.
Our team of international trade, ecommerce, and digital marketing experts are ready to assist your business with expansion into new markets.
From marketplace optimization to fulfillment and logistics, we understand the needs and issues facing business owners navigating international ecommerce.
Whether you new to selling via ecommerce or ready to optimize your channels for global growth, our consultants will walk you through the steps needed to get your California business online and overseas.
Today’s global economic ebbs and flows can it make it difficult to build a long-term strategy. We'll help you determine the basic steps and building blocks for identifying the capital your business need, and where you can go to get it.
Learn how to create and localize content, engage overseas influencers, select the right marketing channels/platforms, create your first campaign, and access resources to support your strategy.
We'll help you optimize your checkout process, scale efficiencies in labeling, manage your inventory, choose the right carriers, address customer service and returns, and turn your international visitors into loyal customers.
We'll help you determine whether you should be on marketplaces, which marketplaces are optimal in a given region, and provide guidance on directing consumers directly to your website for higher profitability.
Inventory, shipping, distributors, marketplaces, and engaging with international partners all require knowledge of specific rules. Having the right legal structure and agreements in place allows you to focus on market dynamics and consumer demand.
Leverage the latest plugins, services and tools to optimize your website to welcome, guide, and convert overseas visitors. We will walk you through the incremental steps for creating a great local experience for your global customers
Getting started is easy. Schedule a free guided assessment with one of our consultants to identify your needs, and we’ll provide a customized action plan to help your business grow sales overseas.
Complete the contact form below, and a CITC international trade expert will be in touch to learn more about your business and goals.
Once we know more about your business, we’ll put together a customized action plan to help your business expand into new markets.
You’ll receive access to free support, training, digital tools, and resources to help you on your path to going global.
From detailed market entry guides to ecommerce training modules, we have the tools and resources your California business needs for global expansion.
Read what these California business owners are saying about their experience with our team.
Our engagement with CITC provided resources including STEP grant funds which enabled us to grow distribution in Italy. Our company was able to implement a globalized website utilizing resources and guidancefrom the CITC which allowed us to increase our customer base. Our sales to overseas customers increased 12.39% due to the strategic guidance and outreach that was facilitated by CITC.
In two years’ time, our company has grown to be registered in 19 countries, with submitted registrations in an additional 43 countries. Our team and strategic alliances are now truly global in reach, and we believe for the first time, our company will be profitable by the end of this year. I can sincerely attribute a great deal of this success to the support we receive from organizations like yours.
Our team is dedicated to assisting small and mid-size CA companies in enhancing their ecommerce capabilities and growing sales online and overseas.
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