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Barter Business Industry Sees Changes and Consolidation

Like most industries, the barter economy has seen some changes. During the Recession, many barter exchanges throughout the country closed their doors. Those of us that survived, tightened up and weathered the storm. Once the economy picked up, a number…

B2B Barter Increases as Economy and Technology Improve

Although many financial experts think barter increases during an economic downturn, the opposite is true for business-to-business (B2B) trades. Now, as the economy has improved, we’ve seen more active trading from existing clients. Here’s why: during a recession, companies don’t…

The Barter Company Inducts Newest Million Dollar Club Member

The Barter Company, a recognized leader in the barter industry, announced today that one of its clients, Southern Marketing Entertainment, has reached the company’s million dollar club level. Million Dollar Dave has been with TBC for 10 years, and in that…

We paid the invoice with a haircut. That’s how barter works.

Imagine running your business and paying bills with trade instead of cash. Many businesses right here in Atlanta are doing just that, including Challise & Company hair-skin-body.   “We have been working with The Barter Company for about 13 years…

2017 – A Very Good Year!

If you’re feeling good about 2017, you’re not alone. According to the Consumer Confidence Index® November report: “Consumer confidence increased for a fifth consecutive month and remains at a 17-year high.” The report goes on to say: “Consumers are entering…

The Barter Company Raises $10,000 to Benefit the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation – GA Chapter

Click HERE to view published article. Once again, more than $10,000 was raised by The Barter Company’s annual golf tournament to benefit the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation – GA Chapter. This is the fourth year the fund-raising event has exceeded…

Trade Shows Require Extra Planning and Imagination

The fall usually kicks off a flurry of trade show opportunities both locally and nationally. Over the years, trade shows have evolved from just showing up with a covered table and business cards to now with full-scale productions. These days,…

Case Study: How Barter Helped a Company Expand Their Business

There’s nothing easy about running a company. One of the greatest challenges is managing costs especially in the competitive restaurant industry. Recently, a successful restaurant owner group turned to barter to help effectively manage their cash flow during a renovation….

Growing Your Small Business: What’s Next?

Most people don’t realize that approximately 98 percent of Georgia companies are considered small businesses according to the Georgia Department of Labor (source: Georgia.org). Even though the state is home to many world-class companies, it’s small businesses that keep thousands…

Secrets to Success: Celebrating 20 Years

In 2016, The Barter Company reached our 20th year in business. And, we’ve spent the past year celebrating that milestone with events, an anniversary video, special promotions, and even earned an award from the Cobb County Chamber of Commerce as…

We paid the invoice with a slice of pizza. That’s how barter works.

Imagine running your business and paying bills with trade instead of cash. Many businesses right here in Marietta are doing just that, including Johnny’s Pizza at the Marietta-Dallas Highway location. Owner Mike Ford has been a client of The Barter…

The Barter Company Announces Newest Million Dollar Club Member

The Barter Company, a recognized leader in the barter industry, announced today that one of its clients, The Mad Hatter, has reached the company’s million dollar club level. To reach the million dollar club level, a barter client must exchange…

We Paid The Invoice With Our Specialty Burger. That’s How Barter Works.

Barter is Smarter than you think… Imagine running your business and paying bills with trade in-stead of cash. Many businesses right here in North Fulton are doing just that, including Houck’s Grille in Roswell. I’ve been in the restaurant business…

Interview on Business RadioX

Our own Billy Gazdik was featured on North Fulton Business Radio this Tuesday! He spoke of the benefits of barter and how it exists to help our clients prosper and have the best, most beneficial experience in the barter industry. Listen to the interview…

We paid the invoice with fried chicken. That’s how barter works.

Imagine running your business and paying bills with trade rather than cash. Dozens of businesses right here in Cherokee County are doing just that, including Family Traditions Restaurant at Towne Lake. “We’ve been a client of The Barter Company for more…

Pets in the Workplace Can Reduce Stress and Increase Employee Interaction

Is your office pet friendly or interested in allowing employees to bring pets to the office? There’s science that supports this as a good decision. A study from Virginia Commonwealth University School of Business found that “animals in the workplace…

When the bill came we paid for it with a security system. That’s how barter works.

Imagine running your business and paying bills with trade rather than cash. Thousands of businesses right here in Metro Atlanta are doing just that, including Ackerman Security Systems. “Ackerman Security has been a barter client for well over a decade….

TBC Selected at One of Cobb Chamber’s Top 25 Small Businesses of the Year

Today is an exciting day for us! The Barter Company is honored to have been selected as one of Cobb Chamber of Commerce’s Top 25 Small Businesses of the Year. It makes our 20th anniversary year even better! Cobb County…

See Our Feature Article in Cobb Life Magazine’s Bridal Issue: A Wedding That Costs Next to Nothing

To view the original story posted on 2/14/16 by Cobb Life Magazine, click here.

The Barter Company Golf Tournament Raises $10,000 to Benefit the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation – GA Chapter

Original story was posted on CityBizList Photo Caption: (L-R): Braving the rain to help The Barter Company and Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation raise $10,000 are Taylor Hicks (brother of Courtney), Courtney Hicks, brain tumor survivor, Christopher Berger, GA Tech grad…

Pet Policy: Human and Pet-Friendly Guidelines So the Office Doesn’t Go to the Dogs

Click here to view the original story posted by the Atlanta Business Chronicle. Ric Zampatti, CEO of The Barter Company in Kennesaw, oversees just 12 employees, but two workers not on the payroll are equally critical, contributing to the morale of both…

The Barter Company Announces Newest Million Dollar Club Member

Original story posted at Atlanta CityBixList.com. The Barter Company, a recognized leader in the barter industry, announced today that one of its clients, Art Jewelers, located in Woodstock,has reached the company’s million dollar club level. To reach the million dollar…

When The Bill Came it Was Paid For With New Carpeting … That’s How Barter Works.

Imagine running your business and paying bills with trade rather than cash. Thousands of businesses right here in Metro Atlanta are doing just that, including Builders Floor Covering & Tile. Builders Floor Covering has been a client of The Barter…

Local Companies Go to the Dogs (and Cats)

Original story posted here on the Smyrna/Vinings Patch.                   The truth about cats and dogs is they make excellent office companions as Atlanta Pet Rescue & Adoption and The Barter Company showcased the week of June 22-26 during Take Your…

National Cat Day October 29, 2014

Original story posted here. Today is National Cat Day which was created to recognize the number of cats that need to be rescued each year. Two special rescue cats from the Cherokee County Animal Shelter live at The Barter Company’s…

North Atlanta Business Post News Story

To view the original story written by Shannon Weaver of Appen Media Group, click here. KENNESAW, Ga. — When business owners are looking to save cash, one market offers an alternative: the bartering community. Copeland’s of New Orleans recently renovated…

How This Couple Spent Next to Nothing For An $80,000 Wedding

Click here to view the original story. The average couple may spend about $30,000 on a wedding, but Jessica Norgard and Isaac Aaron Piche aren’t your average couple. Rather than shell out the kind of money that could buy the newlyweds a…

Looking for Ways to Rev Up the Engine of Finding New Customers?

Keeping the engine of your business running smoothly can be a challenge even with all the right parts working together. Finding new customers is just one piece that business owners need to keep going. Like thousands of other businesses, Duluth…

Learning Fresh Ideas to Bring in New Business

Ever wish there was a way to draw new customers in like a vacuum? Or to filter through all the different marketing advice and find a proven way to find new business? Aerus/Electrolux, Kennesaw franchise owner Rich Luisi has done…

Using Barter a Brilliant Idea For Business

Diamonds might be a girl’s best friend but for David Douglas Diamonds & Jewelry, barter provides a friendly business boost as well. The Barter Company has worked with DDD&J since the 1990s but the relationship really took off when the…

Don’t Allow Fear and Anxiety to Impact Your Business Management

Many business owners stress over cash flow and finding new customers that can make managing a business feel like going to the dentist. However, this dentist, Dr. Clarence Kegler of Artistic Smiles, has a unique method to alleviate fears about…

In Lean Times, Restaurants Barter for Trade Services

Originally published in Wall Street Journal – click HERE to view story. Independent restaurants are turning to an old-fashioned method to fill tables—barter. As they struggle to keep customers and pay the monthly bills, restaurants are swapping food for services…

Running a Business Isn’t Easy, Even for The Big Easy.

Originally published in Cobb Business Journal, Our Town Magazine and Around Acworth. Click HERE to view online at Our Town Magazine. Running a Business Isn’t Easy…Even For The Big Easy. There’s nothing easy about running a business even if that…

Small Businesses: Don’t Watch Your Out-Of-Pocket Costs Fall Down the Rabbit Hole

Originally published in My Forsyth Magazine. Click HERE to view story on page 17. Small Businesses: Don’t Watch Your Out-of-Pocket Costs Fall Down the Rabbit Hole Managing out-of-pocket costs can be challenging for any small business owner. Sometimes it seems…

Helping Owners Navigate the Ups and Downs of Running a Business

Originally published in Points North Magazine, Cobb Business Journal and The Brightside Newspaper. Click HERE to view story in Points North. Helping Owners Navigate the Ups and Downs of Running a Business All businesses have their ups and downs. It…

The Barter Company Launches New App for iPhone and Android Users

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – 8/9/2012 The Barter Company Launches New App for iPhone and Android Users Atlanta –  The Barter Company, the largest and fastest-growing barter exchange in the Southeast, announced today the launch of a free app for iPhone…

The State Newspaper Article on Barter

Bartering Up as Economy Down – Businesses Embrace Trading For Goods Instead of Laying Out Cash By KRISTY EPPLEY RUPON – April 25th 2010 Over the past 30 years, Columbia artist Jeff Donovan has bartered for artwork, tuition for his…

Marietta Daily Journal Story “One Smart Cookie”

Marietta Daily Journal EAST COBB – When the air conditioner broke at east Cobb’s Cookies by Design in May as temperatures began to soar, owner Lisa Rish couldn’t afford to shell out extra money for costly repairs in this economy….

Columbia, SC WIS TV10 News Story and Video

The barter system: An old business makes a comeback COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) – It may seem like a blast from the past, but an old system of getting what you want is back. Bartering is a way of exchanging things…

The Barter Company hosts 2008 NATE Owners’ Retreat

The Barter Company will host The 2008 NATE Owners’ Retreat at the fabulous 5-star Chateau Elan Winery Resort and Spa in Atlanta, GA, April 28-29th. This will be the 4th time in less than a (10) year period, that TBC…

The Barter Company Featured in The Auto Pilot Magazine

Publish Date: Nov/Dec 2006 Region: Georgia Would Your Company Benefit From Bartering? By Leslie Johnston While the concept of bartering has been around almost since the beginning of time, many companies are just now discovering that business-to-business barter exchange can…