Barter Exchanges Allow People to Make Trades for Health-related Services

Barter Exchanges Allow People to Make Trades for Health-related Services Small-business owner Jim Owens is able to cover the  cost of orthodontics for his employees and their families. It’s quite a perk in an age of shrinking and  disappearing benefits for many workers. Owens does it with the help of a bartering  exchange, an age-old business practice of trading services and … Read More

BBB Small Business Advice: Save Money by Bartering

~~  BBB Small Business Advice: Save Money by Bartering  ~~ The concept of bartering predates currency, however currency isn’t as easy to come by these days and some business owners are seeing the benefit in trading their goods or services, instead of dealing in cold hard cash. Better Business Bureau offers the following advice for small business owners on how … Read More

Bartering For Business Growth

~~ Bartering For Business Growth ~~ As small business owners continue to look for ways to grow during tough economic times, many are taking a fresh look at barter as an opportunity to unload excess inventory, use downtime, fulfill operational needs, expand their reach and make the investments necessary to sustain and grow their businesses — all while conserving cash … Read More

WHY BARTER?

By using trade dollars wisely, our members are able to use trade to pay for expenses they would have otherwise paid cash for. Using barter services like Tradebank of Knoxville allows business owners to: Increase Sales: When it is all said and done, the real benefit to bartering is to drive business to you that would not normally have come. It … Read More

Why Should My Company Barter

~~~ Why Should My Company Barter ~~~ There are two basic reasons why companies should take advantage of the services of a reputable barter company: 1) The company wants to recover as much value as possible from some undervalued asset, such as an excess inventory, or an underutilized service; or 2) A company wants to purchase certain advertising or travel … Read More

4 Tactics to Build your Word of Mouth Strategy

4 Tactics to Build your Word of Mouth Strategy In my last blog we established the importance of Word of Mouth in building your brand.  You can have a great product or service, but if people don’t know about it then it does no good.  We know it is important to keep track of what people are saying about you and your brand online … Read More

How Barter Dollars Work For You

As cash is becoming harder to come by for a large amount of us bartering is fast rising in popularity due to it’s benefits and straightforwardness of transaction. Bartering helps you exchange goods or services at once, without money. It has no limits and can be done both on a very small-scale and on an exceedingly larger-scale. What it needs … Read More

Discover the Rewards of Small Business Bartering

~~~ Discover the Rewards of Small Business Bartering ~~~ Whether you are starting or growing a small business bartering can aid in preserving cash to help get your venture launched or expand. Bartering is a must have success tactic for operating your small business. Bartering can be defined as the exchange of goods or services for other goods or services. … Read More

How more + more people are capitalizing on the barter economy

~~  How more + more people are capitalizing on the barter economy ~~ A growing movement of people barter for dinner, a haircut, a night at a hotel, you name it. They aren’t necessarily poor—they’re rebelling against the uncertainties of a cash economy., In 2010, Shannon Lee Simmons had it easy. Though the economy was two years into its recessionary lurch, … Read More

Make Your Advertising Budget Work Harder Using Media Barter

~~  Make Your Advertising Budget Work Harder Using Media Barter ~~ Media barter may have its roots in ancient civilization but it is very much a 21st century business, allowing brand advertisers and media owners to get the media they want without having to pay 100% in cash. Media barter is on the rise, currently worth between £250-£300m, and accounts … Read More