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“Bird-dogging” with barter

“Bird-dogging” is an old salesman term that refers to paying a commission to your own customers when they refer business to you.  I assume the term draws from the concept of a hunting dog pointing to a bird for you.  I recently ran into a barter version of this that I thought was interesting.  … Continue reading “Bird-dogging” with barter

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How to post on Craigslist to find barter partners

Bartering on craigslist may seem very simple to you, but I’m hoping that I might have a few pointers here for you that will improve your performance regardless of your experience. 1)  Post in the barter section.  It may seem counter-intuitive, but as it stands right now, Craigslist has a barter section, but it’s buried… Continue reading How to post on Craigslist to find barter partners

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Barter exchange “stealth mode”

Let me start out by saying that this particular article is specifically for barter exchange members.  If you don’t already belong to an exchange, I suggest you check it out.  You can learn more about what barter exchanges are in my Barter Basics article.  OK, with that bit of housekeeping out of the way, let’s… Continue reading Barter exchange “stealth mode”