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RFP: Winter Hats with Company Logo

I have a request from a VBSR member in Washington County for winter hats with the company logo on them. This job would be quotable in Cash/Trade Dollars blend with preference going to the vendor with highest percentage of Trade

Posted in RFPs (Get a New Customer Today!)

Offers: Gift Certificate Round Up

Gift Certificates are an easy way to use the Marketplace for buying and selling. To make purchases fast and easy, the Marketplace maintains an inventory of select gift certificates and fulfills orders. If you’re buying gift certificates, you can buy

Posted in Current Offers, Success Stories (How People Like You Use the Marketplace)

RFP: Calendar Printing

We have a VBSR member in Chittenden County looking for Calendar Printing. 2000 Pieces Due by Dec 7 Full Color, folded into mailers Will be print ready Mailing Services Possible Add-on This job would be quotable in Cash/Trade Dollars blend

Posted in Building the New Economy, RFPs (Get a New Customer Today!)

Success Story: New Clients and Connections Through The Marketplace, Conscious Leap LLC

VBSR members are natural clients for Conscious Leap LLC, our executive and business culture coaching firm. I wanted VBSR members to get to know me, and my partner,Tim Peek, through our 21st Century Leadership workshop. Through the VBSR Marketplace, Amy

Posted in Building the New Economy, Success Stories (How People Like You Use the Marketplace)

Thank You: VBSR Development Committee!

Thank to the VBSR Development Committee who spent recently spent an afternoon brainstorming ideas for the Marketplace and how the Marketplace could better serve VBSR members. Thank you Russ Elek, Markey Read (Career Networks), Avram Patt (Interim ED, VBSR), Don

Posted in Building the New Economy, Community Designed Currency, Gratitude

Request: Pendant Lights for Bar

MATCH PENDING 2-3 pendants lights for bar. Open on style, color. Vintage is also good. Open to new/used/gift certificates to lighting stores.   Already have an Activate Account? Log In to get in contact with your new customer. Interested and

Posted in Building the New Economy, RFPs (Get a New Customer Today!)

Recent Transactions: Ideas on How You Can Use the Marketplace

Two ways that VBSR businesses use the Marketplace are: Saving Cash by finding a new local vendor for a planned expense Buying goods and services that don’t fit in the budget but are still needed Recent Transactions in the Marketplace

Posted in Building the New Economy, Getting More Sales, Success Stories (How People Like You Use the Marketplace)

Getting New Customers for Your Upcoming Workshops and Conferences

  Do you have an upcoming Conference, Workshop, or Training? If you have an extra seat at your event, you can always list it in the Marketplace. Many small businesses and non-profits in VBSR are looking for ways to increase

Posted in Getting More Sales, Success Stories (How People Like You Use the Marketplace)

Request: WordPress Theme Consultation

Looking for a consultation on wordpress themes. Having trouble with ads in a free theme. Considering switching to another free theme or looking for advice or a good paid theme.   In person Chittenden County or via skype/hangout   Payment

Posted in RFPs (Get a New Customer Today!)

Thank You: Jessica and Lars

A big Thank You to Jessica Bright and Lars Hasselblad-Torres for joining me on a panel at the VBSR Spring Conference last week. Building on the open source software that runs the Marketplace (OS Currency) has been a challenge and

Posted in Gratitude, Media Coverage on the Marketplace

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