Export Credit Agency - How Does It Work?An export credit agency can help your export business with cashflow, something that is always vital in any business. Alan Bracken explains answers the question of how does an export credit agency work.
2:09 Export Credit Agency - How Does It Work?
21:55 Bills of Exchange Availed
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Incoterms 2020 Explained With ExamplesIncoterms 2020 explained with examples using CPT, CFR and CIF. Incoterms are like "codewords" used in shipping and logistics so there's no doubt as to where the responsibilities lie between the buyer and the seller. Incoterms let the buyer and seller know exactly what their responsivities are when it comes to the place of delivery, cost and risk.
0:00 Introduction to Incoterms 2020
0:42 Why We Need Incoterms - The History
3:44 What Are Incoterms?
5:23 Why Do We Use Incoterms?
9:17 Place, Cost, Risk
20:28 CIF (Again)
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Export Documentation and Procedure - The BasicsAlan Bracken explains export documentation and procedure in simple terms, in an understandable way for all levels of study.
0:00 Bills of Lading
16:20 Certificates of Origin
20:15 Clean Report of Findings
27:37 Letter of Credit
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The Biggest Mistake of My CareerAlan Bracken explains the biggest mistake of his professional career and how he learned from it. Take his advice and avoid making the same mistake yourself.
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Negotiation Mistakes and How to Avoid ThemAlan Bracken details his biggest negotiating fail and the effect it had on his business. After learning the hard way, why it's not always a good thing to agree to every term just to land that massive client, Alan shares three simple negotiation tips that lead to negotiating success, even if you have to walk away from the deal.
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6:40 Meeting the Client
9:20 The Negotiation Meeting
15:34 The Aftermath
18:20 3 Negotiating Tips - L.I.M
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Scams I've AvoidedAlan Bracken explains some of the scams he's seen over his years of experience and offers advice on what to look out for to avoid any problems.
Use your common sense, if something doesn't feel right, dig deeper, make sure you perform your due diligence.
If it still doesn't feel right, walk away, there's always going to be other opportunities. I've found that my gut instinct is usually right, be confident in yours too.
Mainly, never pay with cash or Western Union and as the old saying goes, "If it's too good to be true, it's probably is"!
2:15 The Bill of Lading Scam
9:48 Training Scam
18:55 Illegal Immigrant Scam
25:25 The Golden Rules
How To Present Your Presentation to BuyersLearn to present to buyers professionally with practical advice and tips from years of experience whether face-to-face or online.
Present with professional product photos, product videos and slideshows.
2:20 Find a Quite Room
2:42 Dress Professionally
3:33 A Professional Presentation
5:53 Template Monster
6:20 Display Your Reviews
7:00 Product Knowledge
8:20 Be excited
10:00 Build Rapport
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Finding Buyers For Export and Closing the DealPractical advice, finding buyers for export and best tips on how to close the deal. Alan Bracken presents a case study using a Turkish catering company he worked with, looking for UK clients.
1:07 Background Information
3:14 Identifying Buyers
4:30 Setting Up Appointments
7:29 Presenting Your Products
17:00 Securing an Order
23:45 Skills: Perseverance
24:41 Skill: Presentation Skills
26:54 Skills: Understand Methods of Payments
29:26 Skills: Logistics Knowledge
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Import Export Business - My 5 BIGGEST MONEY DealsThe five biggest import export business money deals of Alan Brackens' career spanning 35+ years. Find some inspiration for your own venture and learn some lessons from Alan's experience.
1:36 Leisure Centre in Libya
8:00 Raisins From Turkey
12:33 Security Alarm from Hong Kong
18:06 Woolen Rugs From Italy
25:12 Construction Equipment to UAE
Looking for inspiration to make you're own deals? Check out our page with a few unique products we've come across that we think could do well: https://www.abtslogistics.co.uk/product-ideas-to-import-and-sell-in-2021/
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