Shipping-related concerns are a crucial factor for consumers when buying online, a new study has found.

How would you like to reach 300 million Chinese consumers with a hunger for top quality food and beverage products?

Choosing the right company to ship your goods globally can be the key to export success.

Australian businesses run the risk of missing out on the Asian Internet boom, according to a Reserve Bank of Australia official.

Wine buyers in China are getting more discerning about how and where they buy their favourite drop.

According to the Australian Small Business Key Statistics Report, more Australian businesses are using e-commerce to sell locally rather than overseas. The report, compiled from data gathered by the Australian Bureau of Statistics and released by the Minister for Small Business, Nick Sherry, states that while 86 percent of small businesses use e-commerce to sell within their own city or town, only 24 percent sell overseas.

Selling internationally online is increasingly an option favoured by Australian exporters with suitable products, but preparation is the key to success.

Internet start-up veteran and CEO of online marketing solutions provider LeadBolt Dale Carr outlines the rules for e-commerce.