Tuesday, September 25, 2007

Export-Import Bank Seminar

The Export-Import Bank's Operation and Credit Administration
Divisions seminar on Wednesday October 17, 2007. The seminar
will cover both new and exciting details on how to work with
PEFCO to improve or increase your yield on Ex-Im Bank
guaranteed loans.

The one day course is specifically designed for credit officers,
loan officers, compliance officers and other finance officials who
wish to expand or improve their medium-term guarantee
program and help to make it more profitable.

Attend this seminar and you will learn about: - The Electronic
Compliance Program- The Exporter's Certificate and foreign
content procedures and policies- Disbursement procedures for
both long-term and medium loans and guarantees.

Some past seminar attendee comments about this seminar
include:

“A strong seminar! Knowledgeable speakers, clear and
concise learning materials.”

“Excellent program, very practical and focused for our
lending needs.”

“Very thorough, well organized and applicable for our
clients' needs.”

The contact information for you to register is listed below.

If you are unable to attend this particular session, visit
their site for a complete list of seminars.

For more details of what you will hear from Ex-Im Bank's
trade specialists and from other government agency
representatives Click Here -->> Export-Import Seminars

WHEN
Wednesday, October 17, 2007 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Eastern Time Zone

WHERE
Export-Import Bank - Headquarters
811 Vermont Ave NW
Room 1143
Washington, DC 20571

Ron Coble
Coble International Business To Business Portal

Friday, September 14, 2007

How To Use Google In Your Import Export Business

I am by no means an expert on using Google, but I know for
a fact many people do not realize how many "advanced" search
techniques Google has that can be "very" beneficial to you
in your business and in performing your due diligence on
either an importer or an exporter you are considering doing
business with.

You probably use Google all the time to search the Internet,
but Google can also be used to search through the a website
for something or "someone" you are trying to find.

Using the following technique in the Google search box:
[search term] site:[website address]. Example: type in
Pennsylvania site:nbc.com will return all the instances of
Pennsylvania on the NBC website - also, you are not limited
to one search term.

By setting off words by a comma like this -
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, actors site:nbc.com - you can
search for multiple terms at the same time.

Don't be afraid to use the "Advanced Search" link that is
located to the right of the Search button in Google, it
can be one of your best friends when performing research on
the web.

Google is probably one of the best resources for both
exporters and importers to use when performing due diligence
on potential buyers and sellers they are considering doing
business with - use advanced search features like placing
a persons name withing quotation marks to narrow the number
of results you will find as opposed to just putting their
name or the name of their business in the search box without
the opening and closing quotation marks.

For instance, if you are searching for any references to a
potential importer or exporter named Ron Coble (just being
a bit facetious here) but a good example.

Put my name Ron Coble into the Google search box as is and
you should see about 327,000 results. Now put my name in with
quotation marks around it like this "Ron Coble" and see how
you have narrowed the search to only 938 results. Much easier
to go through and find what you are looking for than 327
thousand results.

Note: Not all the search results for Ron Coble are about me,
but you could narrow your search down even further by adding
in the word Dover (town where we live) like this:
"Dover" and "Ron Coble"

Be sure to use the 'and' just like I have indicated above
and you will see an even better and far less number of results
for you to review.

ou can use these advance search techniques to help you learn
more about a potential buyer or seller that you may be
corresponding with - remember that the more you know about who
you are dealing with, the better chance you have of not being
ripped off.

Ron Coble
Coble International Marketing Services And
Business To Business Portal