Adelaide Hills Retreats, formerly Adelaide Hills Country Cottages, incorporates new levels of luxury in every way, offering its clients unrivalled retreats in the Adelaide Hills. They have been a Bartercard member since 2006 but hadn’t really been taking advantage of the full benefits of the network, until they were introduced to Presente Marketing Australia.Read More
No two businesses are the same. Similarly, no two leaders are the same. Leaders come in many forms and achieve many levels of effectiveness, from the exceptional to the serviceable to the unfortunate. Being a good leader requires hard work and commitment. You’ll need to hone your skills and earn the respect of your team members.
One of the most common downfalls for a leader is a failure to learn from their mistakes or the mistakes of others. At Bartercard, we understand the value of leadership in a business. Read on to learn some key reasons why leaders fail.Read More
The following is a testimonial from Bartercard member Stuart Evans of Evanco Mechanical.
Member Story: Evanco Mechanical
We are a family owned and operated business, my daughter runs the office and is also a mechanic apprentice in the workshop, and my wife, Natasha also works within the business. Evanco Mechanical started off in my back shed in 2004 where I was a mobile mechanic. We then expanded and moved to Strickland Street, Bunbury in 2006 and have been operating in these premises ever since.
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
By now, most of us are back from the Christmas break. We should be refreshed and raring to go for the new year – but often, that’s not the case. As our eyes inevitably drift to the window, we see beautiful blue skies and bright hot sun. The beach is beckoning. But alas, there is work to be done!Read More
When it comes to productivity, there has been no tool more enduring than the humble to-do list. But these days, we find that our lists are growing faster and faster, and it can feel like we’re clearing them slower and slower. And, if you’re anything like us, you may find that the to-do list ends up closer to a “not-done” list by the end of the day. When it comes to achieving business goals, like a profit increase, a to-do list is a vital building block to eventual success.Read More
In a constantly - shifting industry where new venues are opening weekly, staying at the top isn’t always easy. Bartercard has the tips and tricks to stay ahead of the curve and think outside the wine box to attract new customers. Read More
Topics: small business owner, increase profit, increase cash flow, bartercard, expand your product line, small business, attract new customers, save cash, trade exchange, spare capacity, build business networks
Her husband had previously owned a franchise in the UK, so they were no strangers to the Bartercard network and how it worked. Here, Anna tells us how Bartercard benefited a long family weekend away in Rotorua. Read More
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