|July 8, 2013|
|6 Things to Consider When Executing a Social Media Program Overseas|
|By Craig Carter|
So, you went and won yourself an international client. Well done. Though the Internet allows you to do almost anything from anywhere, there may come a time when you will have to travel overseas. Whether you need to visit company headquarters or cover a product launch at an international conference, traveling abroad is something you need to be ready for. Here are a few things to consider when executing a social media program in another country:
This might seem obvious to some, but only about 30% of Americans have a valid passport, so I figured it was worth bringing up. Go ahead and get a passport now if you don’t have one. They can take anywhere between 4-6 weeks to process (2-3 if you pay extra). If your client decides to spring a last-minute international trip on you, you won’t have time to get one.
Plan of Action
Before you even think about what you’re going to pack, it’s very important to have a dialogue with your client. Make sure you know what to expect when you arrive and what you need to [...]
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