BCL Soft and Barter21 recently added a “Live Help” feature to their website. This allows you to browse the site and immediately request live help if you have a question about the software, switching from your current platform to Barter21 or if you want to start a barter exchange and don’t know what to do [...]
There are many ways barter can be used to renovate or restore a home. You can use barter to purchase building materials and hire contractors. Many suppliers such as tile, carpet and stone companies have huge excess inventories or items that have gone unsold. They would welcome the opportunity to get full value for the [...]
Most businesses suffer from the issue of bad debts (accounts receivable that will most likely remain uncollectible and will be written off). These debts appear as an expense on the company’s income statement, thus reducing net income and most companies make a bad debt allowance since it is unlikely that all of their debtors will pay them in full.
Corporate Trade refers to one of the three major market segments of the barter industry with its primary focus being larger, one-off transactions. Differing from the retail and community currency barter segments; corporate barter exchanges typically use media / advertising outlets as leverage. A typical transaction goes something like this: Company A has an overstock [...]
Barter marketing versus cash marketing…. The question as to why one should enter a barter network can be answered by doing a quick comparison between the cost of getting a new customer in the cash market versus the cost of getting a customer via a barter exchange / commerce network. When you enter a barter [...]