This is perhaps THE most important post we wanted to write so that our customers and visitors could benefit from it and grow their halal businesses globally. We plan to discuss the top 7 ways to find customers globally. These recommendations are true for any industry and for any company no matter what their size or at what stage of business they are in. So, let us dive in to get a better understanding of what it takes to find customers in the overseas markets when you do not know much about these markets. However, before you jump into finding new customers from the global markets you have to make sure that the product or service you are going to offer to your customer has a good value and is beneficial for your potential customers. You must back your claims with a good quality product or service.
Top 7 Ways To Find Customers Globally
Before starting your basic research online, you have to decide which countries you would like to target first. Once you have determined that, try to find any business portals related to the countries in question to find whether there are any potential business opportunities out there in your target country that you could take advantage. You may make a list of the potential importers from the countries of your choice. Please be aware that some of them might be scammers. So, please watch out.
Focus on Brand Awareness
Provide Excellent Customer Support To Your Existing Customers
This is perhaps the number one issue which you have to take seriously iof you want to get repeat business from your existing customers. If you provide them excellent service, they may even introduce you to other potential customers.
Study Your Target Markets Thoroughly
As mentioned elsewhere in this blog post, you must have a good understanding of the regulatory environment in the countrries you would like to export to. You have to know which companies are growing, what the requirements the countries and companies may have and how you could take advantage of the new opportunities.
Visit Foreign Embassies
This is, in fact, a technique used by our founder who has been visiting various embassies in Tokyo to find potential business partners and customers around the globe. Go visit the foreign embassies of your choice to discuss business issues with their commercial councilors. They might be able to give you valuable hints about the business environment in their country which you are unable to find in newspapers and other websites. They also may be able to introduce any potential business customers in their countries or provide you a copy of the business directories of local businesses operating in these countries.
Keep A Watchful Eye On The News About Your Target Economies
Sometimes, the economic conditions in a country change abruptly due to natural disasters, a change in the government and due to a change in their import/export regulations. Your number one job as a shrewd marketer of your products and services has to find any business opportunities the changing circumstances may unfold to you.
Attend Trade Shows/Events and Conferences of Your Interest
Attend trade shows/events and conferences of your choice. Please do it even if you have to go to a foreign country. meet with as many people as you can to get a better understanding of their business environment. Ask them specifically whether they might be looking for any business partners