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Press Release: Innovative Program Expands to Help Grow Local Economy

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 18, 2017 Media Contact: Amy Kirschner VBSR Marketplace Program (802) 399-4210 amy@vbsrmarket.com Russ Elek Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility Communication and Membership Manager (802) 862-8347 russe@vbsr.org VBSR Partners with Vermont Resilience Lab and Vermont Fresh Network to Promote Farm to Plate Businesses -Innovative Program Expands to […]

FAQ: How to Write an Offer that will Get You New Customers

One of the most frequent questions we get is “How do  I write up my offer?”.  There are two things to keep in mind: pricing and the template. PRICING: The main difference between your current business and the new business you get in the Marketplace is just, THE PRICE.  When […]

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 […]