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The Mind of a Smart Barter Trader

October 15th, 2012 · No Comments · Barter Blog, Barter News

Like any trade, there are winners and losers in the barter exchange network business. It pays to learn the strategy and know what you’re doing before you even initiate a trade. Optimize your barter potential from the beginning with the right attitude and knowledge. Always winning isn’t a simple task, but it’s the heart of [...]

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Getting Started with Barter: Where to Begin

August 29th, 2012 · No Comments · Barter Blog, Barter News

A barter exchange can be a great place for businesses and individuals to liquidate unneeded surplus in exchange for needed goods or services, but it takes a little know how to get a barter business off the ground. Like any business, there are successes as well as failures, so don’t simply dive in head first. [...]

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The Importance of Training in the World of the Barter Exchange

May 23rd, 2012 · No Comments · Barter Blog, Barter Blog, Barter News

A Barter exchange business is a great path to self employment, a way to meet essentials and trade goods and services. It’s no scam, and thousands of businesses and individuals do it every day. However, there is a catch. Like any business, there are winners and losers at the end of the day, and it [...]

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Barter Exchange: How History Repeats Itself in the New Economic Age

May 15th, 2012 · No Comments · Barter Blog

The conquering armies of Genghis Khan were the first to spread the idea of paper money, an ideal way to facilitate the trade of the silk and other goods across an ever expanding empire. Money has been around a long time, but it’s not the beginning nor end of exchange. To get to the roots [...]

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Client Relationships Are Precious

April 16th, 2008 · No Comments · Barter Blog

The effort spent maintaining the relationship with each client is your key to success. The little extra effort you need to keep relationships thriving is miniscule by comparison. But if you ignore this important step, you will find yourself constantly working to build new relationships all over again. Don’t forget the rules of common courtesy. [...]

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How many members do you need to have a successful barter exchange?

April 3rd, 2008 · No Comments · Barter Blog

Two – if they’re the right two. Some exchanges have several thousand members, and I still wouldn’t call them successful. The KIND of clients you have is more important than the quantity of clients. You must have a variety of products and services so people will buy from each other.  If you had all attorneys [...]

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Keys To Barter Trade Broker Success

March 27th, 2008 · No Comments · Barter Blog

Here are a few great tips to becoming a successful trade broker in the Barter Business. Make your customer dream: Like a gardener, a trade broker has to plant seeds in the customer’s mind and nurse these seeds to make them grow. When customers share their dreams with you, they are giving you the road [...]

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Hiring the Cream of the Crop

March 24th, 2008 · No Comments · Barter Blog

Whether hiring for the position of selling in an outside capacity, bringing on new accounts for your barter trade exchange, or hiring a trade broker to service the needs of your existing clientele, it is imperative for you as a manager to identify the top performers in a pool of sales job applicants. Learn the [...]

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Introduction to The BANC

March 17th, 2008 · No Comments · Barter Blog

Barter Association National Currency The Barter Association National Currency (BANC) provides a common and credible barter currency, allowing independent barter exchanges to do business with each other, without the need for back-to-back reciprocal trading. The BANC serves as a trade exchange for trade exchanges, and strives to create a stable barter currency that promotes trading [...]

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Join A National Affiliation Such As NATE

March 11th, 2008 · No Comments · Barter Blog

Introduction to NATE:  National Association of Trade ExchangesThe National Association of Trade Exchanges (NATE) is the barter industry’s premier organization for trade exchange owners from across the country and around the world. NATE united trade exchanges in 1984 when it was formed by a group of barter industry visionaries headed by Tom McDowell, who founded [...]

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