Global Partners International, LLC
President/CEO, Global Business Development
Successfully led international sales, business and marketing development for online ecommerce retail and wholesale distributor sales in the consumer products industry through the creation and development of an international target market. Effectively managed international shipping/export documentation, ecommerce orders, merchant account transactions, financing, accounting and receivables; increased orders, reduced processing time and customer shipping costs.
· Utilized U.S. Embassy and Commercial Service contacts abroad to successfully market and interview new, pre-screened, reputable/qualified distributors and representatives to open up global markets in the Dominican Republic and Panama.
· Opened up new foreign markets and sales in the UK, Europe, Canada and India through the use of an international market and trade feasibility analysis, foreign distributor evaluation process and international marketing/advertising campaign strategy.
· Worked closely with an international attorney to create international distributor agreements, and sales representative contracts that reduced potential trade conflicts; negotiated international contracts for win/win results for customer and company.
· Developed a sales team of global distributors and affiliates, and a sales training and support program with an online resource center to build marketing and brand recognition.
· Created a monthly email marketing campaign and online ezine, wrote articles/special reports as a strategy to teach, train and coach subscribers, and built a database of opt-in subscribers resulting in development of a long term marketing relationship with 1200 opt-in subscribers, increasing trust, credibility and sales.
· Distributed and marketed written articles to online directories, created websites for product sales and ecommerce, and implemented other online marketing strategies including audio, video, blogging, podcasting and social networking resulting in increased subscribers, website traffic and sales conversions. Created website sales copy to improve sales and conversion rates.