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7 Tips for Becoming an Expert Barterer

The exchange of goods and services rather than money is alive and thriving in today's startup economy. Here's how to get in on the action.

By Christina Le Beau • Apr 4, 2014 Originally published Feb 2, 2014

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When Logan Hale moved his 5-year-old company, V3 Media Marketing, from Los Angeles to Fort Collins, Colo., he needed traction in his new town. To get work and create relationships as soon as possible, he bartered his video production services in exchange for advertising, gym memberships and more.

The result? "I got in with businesses I might not have been able to talk to otherwise," he says. "It was a good accelerator, a way to get me into the swing of [a new] community very quickly."

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