About the Author
Laurel Delaney
Laurel Delaney

Laurel J. Delaney is founder and president of Chicago-based GlobeTrade.com, a management consulting company that helps entrepreneurs and small businesses go global. She is the creator of The Global Small Business Blog, which is ranked No. 1 in the world for entrepreneurs and small businesses interested in going global, and Women Entrepreneurs GROW Global. She also serves as the About.com Import & Export expert.