Bartering is common practice in almost all media. You have to sell advertising space or time. If the deadline passes, the opportunity is lost forever. With Tradebank, you can “trade out” your unsold ad space or time.
Whether you have cats, dogs, fish, goats, or any other animal, bartering gives you an opportunity to get your animals in the hands of loving owners while also getting services you need for your business.
Mechanic and body shop owners are using the barter system to turn their downtime into a way to accumulate trade dollars and attract new business. Using barter can help you pick up new clients you wouldn’t have gotten otherwise.
Tutoring, classes, and other forms of education are commonly requested among companies that barter. Use your spare time or resources to accumulate new students.
Some patients have insurance. Some don’t. Either way, bartering for medical services or copays can help you both build your practice with new patients as well as get access to services you need at the same time.
Waste not, want not. Vegetables spoil. Plants die. Flowers wilt. Time is the enemy of any home and garden company. By bartering for the extra inventory you have, you can access a new stream of customers while getting access to new services for your business.
For nonprofits, there is tremendous opportunity in receiving and redeeming non-cash gifts through Tradebank. Bartering will introduce new supporters to your non-profit or charity. At the same time, your business can access goods and services you need without having to use your precious cash resources for it.
Plumbers, electricians, HVAC companies, and many other service-based companies have understood barter for many years. Open the doors to a whole new customer-base that will fight for your attention.
Bartering helps your restaurant fill seats, reassuring prospective diners who may be turned off by the sight of a vacant restaurant. It also attracts new customers when members bring friends, can reduce costs, and help retain employees who don’t get tips from empty tables.
Instead of selling leftover products to a wholesale liquidator for pennies on the dollar, you can trade your goods to members, clearing the remaining inventory at full price.
What do people do when global economic chaos nixes their travel plans? Barter for travel instead of paying cash. Empty rooms are simply lost revenue. It can never be hired out again for that particular date. Bartering allows you to fill these with happy travelers.