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 [...]
I ran across this new video about Ithica dollars on YouTube. It’s a very cool idea, and looks like the implementation is going well. Comments?
In the last year I have reported that the Asheville Community Currency project was going to issue a printed hard currency to use locally. The project has now taken a different direction, moving to an online system. The Asheville Currency Project has morphed into the Smokey Mountain Hollers Cooperative. The group behind the effort has [...]
A new british currency may compliment the pound if Norah Hammill has her way. A native of Huddersfield, she is pushing for a local quid alternative. Norah, 38, has been inspired by the Devon town of Totnes which launched its own currency in 2007. She believes the new Huddersfield money would encourage shops and customers [...]
The 2010 Generation Europe Youth Summit is employing an interesting complementary currency to their common European currency, the Euro. The new currency is meant to quantify the contributions volunteers make to this year’s projects, mostly in the form of blog posts and comments. We want you to experience and learn about different kinds of currencies. [...]