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6 Questions for Margi Swett, Vermont Trophy & Engraving

Meet the Marketplace is an interview series designed to go beyond the elevator pitch and help us get to know our fellow Marketplace businesses better, find easier ways to do business locally, and share ideas and insights about what makes Vermont a special place to live and do business. Tell […]

FAQ: My schedule is almost full – why would I use the Marketplace??

  The Marketplace can help you build demand for your cash business and create a waiting list for your services in the event that you have a cancellation or unanticipated opening in your schedule. Create listings in the Marketplace that work for you. For example, If your regular Tuesday morning […]

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Thanks all Around!

Thank you for a great 2016! We did almost 150 Transactions to help VBSR members: Get New Customers Find New Local Vendors Grow Their Business Save Cash We’re thrilled when Vermonters like you are able to continue your triple-bottom line approach to business by turning your extra capacity into local […]

Success Story: VTDigger says THANK YOU with a sweet hat!

  VTDigger, a non-profit news source, used the Marketplace to purchase their annual sponsorship drive treat, a logo cap from Vermont Clothing Company.  Phayvanh Luekhamhan, Associate Publisher, says: “We loved working with the Vermont Clothing Company team. They we able to guide us from start to finish in ordering custom […]

Marketplace Success Story: The Presence Point

Sarah Lipton of The Presence Point started using the Marketplace immediately after joining VBSR in 2014.  She’s found new clients, spent Trade Dollars with new vendors and found a new collaboration… She says:   “Initially, I was just looking for a new client through the marketplace, trying to find a […]