Tricks Of The Trade

Takes Two To Barter

For more information on barter exchange clubs, consult:

  • BarterNews, a quarterly magazine devoted to business swaps, provides information about bartering as well as classified barter ads. Call (949) 831-0607 or visit
  • The International Reciprocal Trade Association will tell you whether a member is in good standing. Write to 175 W. Jackson Blvd., #625, Chicago, IL 60604 or visit
  • Barter Buys Online is a club listing classified barter ads. Anyone can place one-time classified ads (25 words cost $25 for 30 days, $50 for 3 months or $100 for a year). You'll also find information about how to barter and links to other barter exchange clubs and resources. Visit

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This article was originally published in the December 1999 print edition of Entrepreneur with the headline: Tricks Of The Trade.

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