In what has become a rush in the Western United States, Arizona is the next state in line to pass a bill making gold and silver legal tender. Unlike some other laws on the books in other states, the Arizona law would only make gold and silver legal tender for private transactions, but not for [...]
Every once in a while a company comes along and tries to cash in on bartering as a means of spreading the word about what they’ve got. Some of them have done well, some have flopped. The most recent example I can think of is the Groupon attempt…
The newest comes from our friends at Oscar Meyer –> Kraft –> Berkshire Hathaway. Bacon Barter. It’s getting traction in every city it comes through. How does it work? If you have something you’d like to trade for a “brick” of bacon, it’s all yours. You can even get bacon just for singing a song with the guy in the truck. If you have a mansion, you put them up for a night and you get 250 “bricks” of bacon. Sounds like a good deal to me.
We wish them well, and hope they bring more and more good PR to the barter industry in general.
More at www.baconbarter.com