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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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In Today’s Economy – Any Business that Doesn’t Barter Squanders

September 25th, 2012 · No Comments · Barter Blog, Barter News

If your business doesn’t actively participate in a barter exchange network, you’re squandering resources. It’s that simple. If you’ve got surplus inventory sitting around or empty time slots while you’re paying cash to meet other needs, you might as well be lighting Cuban cigars with $100 bills. It’s a new world and new market. The [...]

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Innovation in Barter Exchange

September 11th, 2012 · No Comments · Barter Blog, Barter News

Building a business takes creativity and one of the ripest markets for ingenuity is the barter exchange business. Ironically, it borrows from old trading systems that go back long before Genghis Khan popularized the spread of paper money. Luckily, the modern barter system has made advancements from the days of yore, so you get the [...]

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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 Barter Exchange: Turn Surplus into Needed Inventory

August 22nd, 2012 · No Comments · Barter Blog

Got outdated or low value inventory filling your storeroom? Turn it into a commodity quickly with barter. Using modern exchange networks, virtually any product or service can be traded for another, from surplus cleaning products to printers and office equipment to even haircuts and massages. When participating in an exchange network, you trade surplus goods [...]

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Barter Exchange: A Business Investment

August 3rd, 2012 · No Comments · Barter Blog, Barter News

There’s certainly no free ride in this economy, and the barter exchange business is no different. It might not be a money faucet, but you can develop a lucrative, legitimate business that results in bona fied profits. Like any business, however, it takes an investment, starting with an entrepreneurial spirit and professional training by an [...]

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To Boldly Barter in the New Economy

July 27th, 2012 · No Comments · Barter Blog

Today’s economic conditions are unprecedented. Granted, it’s not the Great Depression, but the Great Recession creates its own hardships and challenges that can only be dealt with by reaching outside of the traditional tool box. No, manufacturing will never return to the Midwest or the rest of the country for that matter, not when cheap [...]

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Top Habits of the Successful Barter Trader

July 16th, 2012 · No Comments · Barter Blog

Like any other craft, optimizing your participation in a barter exchange takes skill and technique. While the barter network offers a wealth of opportunities for profit potential with members offering valuable goods and services, you need to be well trained to know what you’re doing and generate the most return on your investment. You’ll need [...]

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Beating Unemployment with the Barter System

July 10th, 2012 · No Comments · Barter Blog

Unemployment may be on the downswing, but don’t hold your breath. The unemployment rate has only begun to slip below 10 percent, and most comes from people who have just given up looking for work completely. While jobs have been added to the economy, it will be a long time, perhaps decades, before we ever [...]

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Experience: The Trump Card in Barter Exchange

June 6th, 2012 · No Comments · Barter Blog

For most, starting a business means earning a degree in the school of hard knocks, learning exactly what to do and not do through trial and error. While making mistakes starting any business is unavoidable, you can save yourself most of the headache by learning from someone who has already been there. One perfect example [...]

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