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The Entrepreneurs Edge - Understanding Your Inner Entrepreneur ( Comments)
Knowing yourself and understanding your "Inner Entrepreneur" (or lack of), may be more important than your vision and even the business model itself. Do you have the 'Edge"? Read and learn more.
Tuesday February 26, 2013 12:31:31 PM EDT

US Manufacturers should stop whining, and start competing for export market share. (2492 Comments)
The political rhetoric in the US seems to be amped up, as US politicians try to divert attention from their own self serving causes and general ineptness, as they wrongfully cast blame on global markets and ring the bell for protectionism. Bad Idea!
Tuesday November 22, 2011 5:32:00 PM EDT

Reconsidering China: An Essay by James Vena ( Comments)
From a recent post re: China's Headwinds may now be manifesting into more than just "Growing Pains"
Tuesday June 3, 2014 1:36:22 PM EDT

Free Trade vs. Protectionism: A choice of World Peace or Global Conflict? ( Comments)
Will common sense and diplomacy result in free trade, jobs and a more peaceful global environment where we all understand how intertwined we are? The crisis of 1929 unleashed inter-imperialist trade conflicts ....
Friday June 10, 2011 10:19:24 AM EDT

Keeping the Promise of A New Colossus ( Comments)
The framers may have cast the foundation for "America", but it is her immigrants that wove the fabric and kept her nourished to become what "America" now represents to the rest of the world.
Wednesday July 24, 2013 8:03:37 AM EDT

US - China relations complicated by increased internal pressures. (2236 Comments)
Tensions between the US and China relative to trade and currency disputes are escalating and some new challenges have entered the equation for both sides.
Monday November 29, 2010 9:57:17 AM EDT

Innovate to Raise Hell, Articulate to Raise Capital, Understand Business Valuation ( Comments)
Nowadays, the majority of business owners that are reaching out to me for help with the development of their company (or start up venture) seem to think that the first step of the process is to secure capital from investors. Wrong!
Tuesday November 3, 2015 10:35:01 AM EDT

China's Headwinds ( Comments)
Lots of chatter these days about China¡¯s revised growth forecasts, China¡¯s military investments and China¡¯s investment and currency plans. Here is my view of the headwinds, some are rather obvious, some are not.
Wednesday March 7, 2012 7:39:33 PM EDT

China Bashing and the US Presidential Campaign ( Comments)
After reading an interesting Op - ed that appeared in the China Daily on 10/21/2011, I was compelled to post this with some of the excerpts, as it brings to light what the world is thinking as it relates to the 2012 US Presidential campaign.
Sunday October 30, 2011 10:49:11 AM EDT

Has Globalization Created the Need for Cultural Understanding? ( Comments)
It seems like just a short time ago we lived in a world which contact with other cultures was incidental and peripheral. Things have changed, and globalization is here to stay. How do embrace it? It all starts with cultural understanding.
Friday October 7, 2011 7:32:24 AM EDT

In Trade & Currency Wars -Two Wrongs Never Make Anything Right ( Comments)
While the US Government pressures China to allow faster currency appreciation in a desperate attempt to narrow trade imbalances, it seems that this is nothing more than a threat to trigger protectionism and further impede the global economic recovery.
Thursday November 11, 2010 9:24:03 AM EDT

Become an Authorized Agent - Updated 9/21/2013 ( Comments)
Learn how you can earn by becoming an authorized iComTrader Int'l Group Country Manager and/or Territory Representative!
Sunday December 23, 2012 8:10:17 AM EDT

An Open Letter to President Barack Obama ( Comments)
I recently posted the following on a White House blog as a result of the most recent State of the Union Address
Saturday January 21, 2012 6:48:02 PM EDT

iComTrader Offers Revenue Sharing Opportunities to Territory Agents ( Comments)
iComTrader Global Management Inc is now offering qualified and established Global Trade companies, a unique business opportunity to join the iComTrader Team of Authorized Local Independent Agents in many areas and countries.
Thursday August 9, 2012 6:21:47 PM EDT

iComTrader Goes Mobile - Check It Out! ( Comments)
Now you can sell online, Anything, Anytime, Anywhere using iComTrader's new mobile platform! iComTrader's flexible format allows sellers different marketing options to promote online sales and is now available fully adaptable for mobile users!
Wednesday May 4, 2016 7:44:36 AM EDT

The Winners Creed - "I Can. I Will. End of Story" ( Comments)
Characteristics in people that would have others describe them as; fearless, creative, charismatic, tireless, unwavering, committed, instinctive, passionate, innovative, having integrity, etc., are simply just not easy to teach. In many cases, you either
Saturday December 26, 2015 5:50:17 PM EDT

As power shifts to China, US and Europe worry, without reason. ( Comments)
What is getting my "dander" up these days, is the gibberish that I am now reading, all over the internet about the threat of a third World War or economic armageddon as China is preparing to take over the world. ..
Tuesday August 23, 2011 9:06:20 AM EDT

The Art of Globalization (updated) ( Comments)
Growth via export sales and international development is no longer an option for CEO's and business owners seeking sustainable growth. Globalization is now a matter of corporate survival.
Monday April 22, 2013 6:59:45 PM EDT

Create Your Own Weekly Auctions - Get a Free 30 Day Trial ( Comments)
Invite your customers go "head to head' and compete to get the best prices for your products and services in your weekly online auctions hosted on iComTrader!
Wednesday January 6, 2016 7:01:20 AM EDT

Become an Authorized Country Manager ( Comments)
iComTrader Int'l Group is now offering an opportunity to global trade professionals to represent our complete roster of services in their local area as an authorized dealer.
Tuesday February 11, 2014 9:59:04 AM EDT

The Invisible Collateral Damages of Breast Cancer ( Comments)
My wish for the awareness of breast cancer to extend globally, all year round and with some focus on the children and families of its victims.
Wednesday September 26, 2012 10:46:51 PM EDT

Create Your Own Daily or Weekly Online Auction Events - Just $10/Month! ( Comments)
Sell b2b, b2c or open your own online store today on iComTrader! Get listed on Amazon, eBay, ETSY, Shopify and on your own iComTrader online store, ALL at the same time, with just one click!
Tuesday April 5, 2016 10:35:23 AM EDT

New for Online Sellers - Sell Anything, Anywhere, Anytime ( Comments)
Come have a look at the NEW online selling channels and tools added to iComTrader! Aside from adding new categories and new tools to accommodate both B2B marketing and individual online store sellers, we have added to our sellers control
Sunday February 28, 2016 5:03:16 PM EDT

Expansionism: Erasing the Man-Made Lines That Divide Us (105 Comments)
Expansionism and the pursuit of an "Imagine-Nation" (AKA Erasing the Man-Made Lines That Divide Us)
Wednesday July 12, 2017 3:11:43 PM EDT

A Lost Decade for US Manufacturer's and the US Working Class (Orig. Posted Oct. 2010) (17 Comments)
The US working and middle class have now suffered through a long and "lost decade" as the transfer of wealth from Main St. to Wall St. has been staggering. The global effects that this may cause, can turn out to be equally staggering. Here is why.....
Wednesday October 27, 2010 9:45:17 AM EDT

iComTrader Is Now Hosting eBay Styled Inventory Auctions Online ( Comments)
We take great pleasure to invite you to participate in iComTrader's new, recently opened to the public, online auction platform and marketplace! This platform is now available to manufacturers, suppliers, growers and export sellers to offer products.
Tuesday March 3, 2015 1:33:35 PM EDT

iComTrader Announces Expansion Into Thailand ( Comments)
iComTrader continues its global expansion by adding Thailand to the roster of Countries with "boots on the ground" representation to service the global trade requirements of its clients.
Monday May 21, 2012 11:10:25 PM EDT

Become an Authorized iComTrader Local Agent / Country Founder ( Comments)
iComTrader is currently appointing authorized dealers to partner with us in order to establish our online marketing services in local areas.
Sunday September 21, 2014 8:25:39 AM EDT

Get Published In Our Global Suppliers Directory - Its Free! ( Comments)
Please have a look at the following global suppliers and international business to business directory that is now published and will soon be circulated as a 2015 B2B global sellers guide to many websites and search engines.
Wednesday October 29, 2014 5:54:59 PM EDT

Entrepreneurs:Born or Made? ( Comments)
It Seems to me that there is an ongoing struggle for business leaders to determine which is more valuable to have on staff, an MBA or an Entrepreneur. Here is why I choose entrepreneurs.
Sunday October 30, 2011 10:31:15 AM EDT

Auto Syncing to Amazon, eBay, ETSY, etc. and Bulk Upload Tools and more ( Comments)
iComTrader - A Selling Channel that Automatically Will Sync to Amazon, eBay, ETSY and more plus.a new spreadsheet upload tool for bulk listings!
Thursday February 11, 2016 6:54:30 AM EDT

New for 2015 - Two Different VERIFIED SELLER Annual Memberships ( Comments)
Develop your business by creating your own interactive online marketplace that will engage both buyers and sellers using optional online auctions!
Tuesday December 30, 2014 8:47:58 AM EDT

Make 2015 The Year of Expansionism ( Comments)
Please allow me to take a moment away from business to ask a favor. Simply put, I need your help in promoting my vision of "EXPANSIONISM" globally, and into every corner of the world. during 2015
Saturday December 20, 2014 11:23:12 AM EDT

A Holiday Wish from Our Founder James Vena ( Comments)
As we embark upon the 2015/2016 Holiday Season, please know that my first wish is that this message finds you and your loved ones in the very best of health and happiness. I genuinely hope that this past year has provided you with "enough" ....
Sunday November 22, 2015 4:45:10 PM EDT

Create Your Own Export Catalog to Share With Corporate Buyers ( Comments)
Create your export catalog and global inventory auctions online using the iComTrader Online sales and marketing platform.
Wednesday June 10, 2015 6:35:26 AM EDT

Auctions Events as an Interactive Marketing Campaign ( Comments)
Stuck with end of year inventory? Need an innovative B2B marketing campaign? Reduce or liquidate your stock- lots, close-outs, surplus inventories and more , with eBay styled auctions on iComTrader!
Wednesday December 30, 2015 12:04:06 PM EDT

My Christmas Wish ( Comments)
My Holiday wish and message of peace, hope and prosperity for the coming New Year.
Monday December 1, 2014 11:13:04 PM EDT

A Safer, Smarter and More Effective (FREE) Way to Source Globally ( Comments)
Buyers can now post purchase requests on iComTrader, anonymously and not have worry about being inundated with e mails or offers from non-verified sellers. Only offers from verified sellers will be confidentially presented against inquiries.
Tuesday January 13, 2015 12:55:47 PM EDT

Can China slow down it's economy without creating civil unrest? ( Comments)
The news today Feb. 8th 2011 is that China raised rates with inflation on the rise. No surprise here! I have been worried about this since the summer of 2010.
Tuesday February 8, 2011 7:55:43 AM EDT

Get Your Business Online - Promote Products and Services in the New iComTrader Public Marketplace ( Comments)
Register to Buy, Bid, Sell , Post Jobs and Connect with Other Members and Connect with buyers, importers, export suppliers and international shoppers, all in one marketplace! The new features soon to be added include a multi-channel feature that ....
Sunday August 2, 2015 6:16:28 PM EDT

Partner with iComTrader in Your Area ( Comments)
Partner with iComTrader by becoming an Authorized Agent - Authorized agents share equally (50%) in all monies collected from their clients.
Thursday March 26, 2015 8:52:02 AM EDT

iComTrader Announces Rate Changes, New Features and Discounted Commissions ( Comments)
Need to get your business online? Consider iComTrader's special offer to get you started! Whatever discounted purchase you make before October 31st, we will double it, for free!
Monday October 26, 2015 9:34:57 AM EDT

Knowing International Business Cultures is Key to Your Global Success ( Comments)
This week I continue to discuss the impact, positive and negative, of taking the trouble and time to learn about other business cultures – or not.
Sunday July 1, 2012 6:34:20 AM EDT

Best Listing Contest - Win an Online Marketing Campaign ( Comments)
Upload 5 product listings to be eligible to win our contest to become this weeks Featured Export Seller which includes free online promotion of your listings and iComTrader homepage!
Thursday May 7, 2015 2:21:20 PM EDT

Create Your "Amway" - Empower Your Re-sellers with "State of the Art" Tools ( Comments)
iComTrader is now offering a program for suppliers and manufacturers to connect with local distributors, globally with this new "Turnkey Business In a Box" distribution e-tail program.
Sunday June 22, 2014 9:17:56 AM EDT

40 plus years later and the US is still looking for Joe D'! ( Comments)
My thoughts after hearing too many people lamenting about "the good old days" while affixing labels on themselves,their leaders, and thier advesaries in an attempt to cast blame on the ailing US economy. Blame, Apathy & Arrogance is not helping.
Saturday December 11, 2010 12:11:24 PM EDT

iComTrader Further Expands Into China, Adds Services ( Comments)
The iComTrader Int'l Group has formed a partnership with a fast growing local company to be the "Master Agent" and Country partner in China. The new company will handle all of the Group's expansion plans....
Friday August 8, 2014 6:49:27 AM EDT

iComTrader Announces Expansion of its Commodity Trade Division ( Comments)
iComTrader Global Management and iComTrading has announced their expansion into a broader range of commodities that it will now offer on behalf of its principal commodity trade clients.
Saturday September 8, 2012 8:56:47 AM EDT

Introducing VENATURES for Entrepreneurs and Business Development ( Comments)
VENATURES LTD was created by iComTrader Int'l Group founder James A Vena, to offer advisory services and professional consulting to aspiring entrepreneurs and those seeking a new career path, specializing in start ups, new business creation and more.
Sunday January 5, 2014 10:36:29 PM EDT

Opportunity to Join a Global Trade Agents and Consultants Cooperative ( Comments)
iComTrader Int'l shares it's rapid growth by offering access to new markets to start ups endeavoring in Global Trade and International Consulting by forming an "Agents Cooperative" for the iComTrader Global Trade ecosystem.
Wednesday May 30, 2012 6:51:46 AM EDT

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