Everyone likes a bargain. Why pay full price for something when you can receive a discount? This is why discount websites are gaining popularity. They’re great for the consumer, but are they good for the merchant and small business owner? As a small business owner, have you worked out the real cost of discounting and the impact it will have on your business? Daily deal websites charge a fee of approximately 15-20% of the sale price and stipulate that the offer presented must be at least 50% off the original sale price.Read More
Whether you like your bread savoury, sweet, crusty, classic or artisanal, Bakers Delight has been perfecting Australia's favourite breads since 1980.
One franchisee of the popular bread brand, Ryan Kirkham, has created a partnership with Bartercard, which has attracted approximately $40,000 in sales every year – that’s a lot of loaves!
Bartercard New Zealand is part of the largest global trade exchange, trading over $150 million worth of goods and services outside the cash economy each year. With thousands of members in New Zealand alone, Bartercard provides business opportunities to its members by making use of unused trading capacity and excess inventory to increase profits and get new customers. Total Finish Painting Contractors is just one of the Bartercard members delivering professional results for all their clients’ painting and decorating needs throughout Canterbury and wider South Island region.Read More
It might start with a name and a logo, but if there’s one thing the team at Bartercard knows, it’s that building a trusted brand is much more than just graphic design.
Building a trusted brand is critical in the digital age. Having a strategy and focus to help build trust in the right places can maximise your impact, your brand reach, and your market sway.Read More
March 31st is fast approaching, which means the fiscal year is coming to a close and your taxes are due. Businesses with a year-end pending are scrambling to fulfill last minute sales, undertake stocktakes, squeeze in the last expenses, and complete accounts to meet month-end. It’s a busy and stressful time, particularly if you’re a small business owner with fewer resources and limited support.Read More
Whether you're on the move in Australia or New Zealand, or visiting one of our island destinations, you’re never far away from a Bartercard member with the power of Bartercard Search.Read More
Just Water, a national supplier of water coolers, is a company listed on the New Zealand Stock Exchange. It joined Bartercard over 15 years ago after recognising the numerous benefits an alternative currency exchange system can bring to a business. Due to Bartercard’s member to member promotional benefits, Just Water have been able to quickly grow their trade volume and they’ve also introduced a successful business policy of paying commissions in Trade Dollars to sales representatives who make sales to Bartercard members.Read More
Through Bartercard, accounting firm Thompson & Partners has been able to utilise unfulfilled capacity and generate new business. Now they advise their own clients about how to use Bartercard to move excess inventory, manage their cash flow and increase occupancy in slow or idle periods – all on top of their regular cash paying business!Read More
Are you ready to start a fresh, new business? You may be just at the idea phase, thinking about what to do next. Maybe you’re down the road a bit but not quite ready to launch. You might have your brilliant idea set to go but are stuck for finance. Here are a few tried and true tips to help your start-up business no matter what stage you’re at.Read More
No matter how long you’ve been in business or how successful you are, you’re bound to be faced with cash flow challenges from time to time. Often, it’s not through poor management, simply the ebb and flow of the business tide that can be difficult to predict.Read More
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