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Conserving $100,000 in under 12 months


One business has captured trading to a T - bartering to keep cash in the pockets of business owners, including over $100,000 in his own.

Mike Johnson, the owner of Margaret River Grass Trees in Busselton, WA, is adding appeal to local business without the costly price tag.

He’s using the trade dollars he earns from grass tree sales on Bartercard to offset business costs from crane-lifting boab trees to buying a truck.

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Saving $30,000 with Cupcakes


Baking for every taste and occasion,
The Classic Cupcake Co has boosted business with Bartercard, conserving almost $30,000 in cash – that’s a lot of cupcakes!
Owner Anna Eden started the business out of a love for confecting her grandmother’s recipes. It’s a passion that’s clearly paid off as today she’s busy baking and frosting cupcakes for clients all around Sydney.
We spend five minutes chatting to the baking queen who joined Bartercard four years ago to tackle business hurdles, and hasn’t looked back.  

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How to buy a business on Bartercard


Showing just how many great ways there are to spend trade dollars, one Bartercard member got his start in a new business with a franchise he purchased on Bartercard.

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How to get stocked overseas!

Bottling straight from the source, Margaret River Natural Spring Water has gone from a small, local operation to taking its brand to the Cook Islands through Bartercard – that’s a vast stretch of water to cross! 

Serge Conti started the brand from scratch despite the competition, and has used Bartercard to open up new markets and converse almost half a million dollars in cash.

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How to self-publish

Breaking away from the cookie-cutter mould of publishing a book and choosing to do it yourself can feel like stepping into unchartered, shark-infested waters. In this week’s blog we give you a glimpse into self-publishing and getting stocked in a book shop from someone who’s done it herself.

Heidi Yi is a Sydney-based cosmetics entrepreneur who recently broke $500,000 in sales and spending on Bartercard combined, and coincidentally reached her 500th transaction on mybc, Bartercard’s online trading platform.  The make-up artist, cosmetics manufacturer and Bartercard member is also a self-published author of two books, ‘Pro-Makeup by Heidi’ and ‘Oops! I self-published’.  The second details her foray into self-publishing, and breaks the process down step-by-step for the first time venturer.

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