When asked to reveal the secret to trade success, David Bobby swears by calling his broker before even thinking about purchasing something with cash. “We are learning to call TradeFirst, as the name implies. We have to trust the broker’s intimate understanding of the many products and services that are available from other trade members. We are learning that there are few things that can’t be accomplished or purchased through trade!” read more
Getting business was no problem, as I started getting orders immediately after joining. At first, I started using it on personal spending like restaurants, golf and travel. It was great because these are things I would normally spend money on, and now could do on trade. As I built up more and more trade dollars, I found more and more ways to spend it, particularly for business expenses. read more
It allows purchases to occur which may not have been otherwise possible in our business and personal life.
While we use trade on as many business expenses as possible, we also utilize our trade dollars on our family expenses. Using Trade dollars on family and home expenses, tremendously frees up our cash dollars.
Joining TradeFirst.com turned out to be the best business decision we have made. We do a lot of service work on trade. We take those Trade dollars and use them for advertising, which generates cash flow. In addition to the financial benefits of TradeFirst, Mike praises the business relationships he has forged by networking with fellow TradeFirst.com members. read more
I wanted to share with you how pleased Clear Channel has been with our partnership with TradeFirst.com. Being a member since 1994 has proved successful in many ways. It is often that we are looking for something either for a client or for an employee appreciation and as always great ideas and gifts are easy to find. TradeFirst.com will always be a company we recommend! read more
I wanted to let you know what a wonderful job Nan Keilman has done helping us get our billboard up and running. She has been helpful, professional and worked very hard to get this project done for us. This was my first time putting together a billboard for our company and she was very patient. She collaborated well with our vendor in a professional way to help get the specific things we needed to make this project a success. The billboard looks wonderful and I truly appreciate all she has done. read more
Whether it was skiing up north at Boyne Mountain, multiple trips into Orlando, holiday weekends in Chicago or getting us center stage in Time Square, your efforts and resources have been tremendous.
Your travel services have created lasting memories… read more
With most business, there is invariably a slow period of the year. Since joining TradeFirst, that slow time never happens. A perfect example of the business brought in with trade occurred when they impressed a trade customer so much that he referred them to friends and neighbors. They now maintain the homes of four of their initial client’s friends every week, and have secured two additional jobs with neighbors of the client. TradeFirst has helped our business to grow even faster than we could have hoped. read more
“Trade First and their staff strives to get you Jobs, It’s like adding 10-20 sales people to your business and not having to worry about all the overhead” Gail and Dena have been a big part of Birmingham Sealcoat doing close to a million dollars in trade.” read more
TradeFirst.com barter income helped build my company when I first started, and was critical to my small business survival. Income earned from Tradefirst.com helped me renovate and continually upgrade the properties I purchased, making them some of the most desirable vacation rentals in greater Ft. Lauderdale. Though starting slowly, my trade income grew to tens of thousands of trade dollars yearly. read more
We love it and love meeting new customers who we may never have gotten to meet if they hadn’t of seen us as a TradeFirst member. We love Liz our Trade rep. She knows us so well now and calls us when she thinks we should use TradeFirst to help with a project. read more
The funds earned through TradeFirst have allowed us to pay for dining, lawn service, entertainment, florists, medical care, vacations, and auto maintenance and repair. Using trade dollars to purchase these products and services have offset our cash expenses, which left us more cash to reinvest into and grow our business. read more