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Barter is Smarter - BarterZone Trade Dollars

Thursday 14 January 2010, 10:32AM
By Terry Cuthbert
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Why do Consumers Barter
Save Cash.
Convert your goods and services into BarterZone trade dollars that work like cash to purchase needed items.

Go to your garage, your closet and turn those “extra things” you've got around your home into purchasing power to improve your lifestyle and save money on things you might otherwise spend cash on.

How about that used set of golf clubs, art, clothing, a lawnmower, or just about any product that you might find you no longer need. List it on BarterZone and watch your goods sell.

List your Goods for Free
Think of BarterZone as a company similar to TradeMe, but instead of buying and selling using cash, our members use trade dollars, or credits.

Plus of course there are no listing fees.

List your Services for Free
Whether you are already employed full time or part time or unemployed you can offer your services for Barter Dollars and get paid for anything from data entry to house sitting. You do not need to own a business to Barter.

How about piano lessons, pet feeding, handyman services, tutoring, etc. You are only limited by your imagination.

Reporting
BarterZone serves as a clearinghouse and record keeper for its members. BarterZone tracks all transactions and provides statements online 24 hours per day for all its members. Sales are deposited into your account and purchases are deducted from your account. It's really that simple!

No Bad Debts
BarterZone takes the aggravation out of collections. When you make a barter sale to a BarterZone member there are two ways you can get guaranteed payment.

1.Online payment from another member
2.By phoning our 0800 number for authorisation
Get paid by someone that owes you money
If you have someone that owes you money BarterZone can arrange (in agreement with the other person or company) to pay you the debt in full using BarterZone trade dollars and then you can use those trade dollars to purchase goods or services from other members.

Reduce the Cost of Borrowing
Rather than paying cash interest on personal loans BarterZone can extend you a credit line against your future barter sales.

Why Do Business Owners Barter
Save Cash and Improve Cash Flow
Convert your goods and services into BarterZone trade dollars that work like cash to purchase needed items.

There are two primary avenues to increase cash flow - increase sales and decrease costs. Achieve both with barter! Barter lets you to pay for what you need with what you have – permitting you to retain working capital for other needs. Using barter instead of cash to purchase needed services and products - you decrease your cash costs by paying for them with revenue from new barter sales. When you purchase a product or service using BarterZone trade dollars, it will be paid for with new business... sales that probably would not have happened without the BarterZone Exchange.

Attract New Customers
Gain exposure to thousands of dollars in new business with no additional marketing or advertising cost. Every trade through BarterZone is a new-found sale for your business.

Barter Means New Cash Sales
That's not a misprint - yes, we said cash sales. When you complete a good job for a BarterZone Trade Exchange client, they will direct their cash-paying family, associates, friends and customers to you. Growing your business will always be linked directly to referrals from your satisfied customers. BarterZone Trade Exchange continually strives to improve your overall bottom line. When you become more successful, we become more successful.

Increases Sales!
Membership in BarterZone brings you additional sales from your local community and from around New Zealand... at your everyday selling price.

Imagine your products or services being seen by thousands of interested, captive and qualified customers who are motivated to spend their BarterZone trade dollars for things they need. These are sales you are not getting today.

BarterZone promotes your company to hundreds of local companies and provides a nation reach of thousands - potential customers, in addition to your steady cash-paying customers. Buyers seeking barter opportunities from inside the trade network will make successive sales with your company. Businesses trade to buy what they need or want, and pay for them with the additional sales of their own product or service.

Promotion
Once you are a member, BarterZone acts like a 24 hour 7 day per week sales force for your company.

BarterZone Makes Record-Keeping Easy
BarterZone works much like a bank, providing control, keeping records, and supporting administration for your barter activities. BarterZone tracks all transactions and provides statements online 24 hours per day for all its members. Sales are deposited into your account and purchases are deducted from your account. It's really that simple!

BarterZone Means No Bad Debts
BarterZone takes the aggravation out of collections. When you make a barter sale to a BarterZone member there are three ways you can get guaranteed payment.

1.Online using our pay a member facility
2.Using your BarterZone eftpos terminal
3.By phoning our 0800 number for authorisation


Provide Credit
You never have to extend credit to your customer. Any credit extended to members is done through the BarterZone office.

Collect Slow Receivables.
When a cash buyer has consistently caused a collection problem for you, offer barter as a method of payment - there are no receivables in barter transactions - payment is immediate.

Fill Idle Production Time & Move Excess Stock with BarterZone
Every business owner encounters the dilemma of what to do with excess stock or idle production time. By joining BarterZone, barter provides a solution to put that excess to use in profitable ways. We achieve this by linking your service or product with people and businesses seeking to buy them on trade. It's a win-win situation.

Achieve a Competitive Edge Through Barter
BarterZone members seek your business over the competition because your BarterZone association is an incentive to do business with you. Barter attracts fresh clients to your business without changing the current cash sales already being enjoyed by your company.

Reduce the Cost of Borrowing
Rather than paying cash interest on working capital or capital expenditure loans, BarterZone can extend you a credit line against your future barter sales.

Purchasing property                                                                                                                                                          You can buy and sell real estae with BarterZone trade dollars as part payment of the purchase price. Save on real estate agent fees and if you need an interest free credit line from BarterZone to buy a property you can use your existing business to trade the credit line back over time.

Interested in learning more about BarterZone Trade Dollars and becoming a member?

Contact: Terry Cuthbert

email: terry@barterzone.co.nz

Mob 021 125 1987

www.barterzone.co.nz

www.barterzoneproperty.co.nz