10 Things For Summer You Can Get on Barter!

The sun is shining, the cut off jeans are out of storage and it’s time to embrace all the fun and joy summer brings. There’s just one problem…summer is expensive. From cookouts to family vacations, expenses can really start to add up. We don’t want you to spend this summer checking your bank account balance,… Continue reading 10 Things For Summer You Can Get on Barter!

5 Mother’s Day Promotional IDEAS to Drive Sales

It’s hard enough to get everything organized for your own mom (or maternal figure) on Mother’s Day, but if you’re a small business owner you also have the pressure of trying to come up with the best Mother’s Day offer for your customers. This offer has to be big, bold and make moms and your… Continue reading 5 Mother’s Day Promotional IDEAS to Drive Sales

Reach your 2021 Business Goals with Barter!

We are already well into the beginnings of 2021 and with a new year comes new goals and targets for your business.  Are you considering ways to achieve all of your 2021 objectives? Wouldn’t it be nice to be able to save on cash expenses while exploring new ways to innovate and improve your business… Continue reading Reach your 2021 Business Goals with Barter!

Exmerce Connect Webinar – featuring expert Jos Willard, President of Jos Willard Coaching.

Learn from entrepreneurs and experts in the Exmerce trade community in Calgary. Hear from experts in this power packed 30 minute webinar about business tips on how you can improve your business. Our featured expert for this Exmerce Connect is Jos Willard, President of Jos Willard Coaching. Jos will be sharing How To Get Booked… Continue reading Exmerce Connect Webinar – featuring expert Jos Willard, President of Jos Willard Coaching.

Building a Solid Reputation

Your reputation is the world’s opinion of your character. Your character determines how much others trust you. And the trust you inspire determines how many opportunities you will receive. Your good reputation will inspire others to action without you having control over what they do, so you will get things done without resorting to wielding… Continue reading Building a Solid Reputation

How To Create Loyalty For Your Business

In the winter of 1934, Earl Nichols of London, Ontario, was 33 years old, unemployed, and flat broke. It was the middle of the Great Depression. The economy had ground to a halt, and there were no jobs. Nichols borrowed $150 from his mother and set up a small restaurant at a corner of what… Continue reading How To Create Loyalty For Your Business

Are You Easy to Do Business With?

Are You Easy to Do Business With? Studies have shown that one of the most important factors in obtaining and retaining customers is how easy you are to do business with. That’s especially true in a trading community like Exmerce. An example of the importance of this is what happened to the British automotive industry… Continue reading Are You Easy to Do Business With?

Building Influence: The Magic of Ordinary Days

Building Influence: The Magic of Ordinary Days When it comes to marketing, one of the biggest mistakes people make is expecting too much too soon. Well, you know what they say about Rome. Don’t expect your marketing to begin attracting new customers and new business immediately. It doesn’t work that way. Like many other good… Continue reading Building Influence: The Magic of Ordinary Days

The Buyer’s Journey

No matter what business you’re in, your ultimate job is to lead your customer along the buyer’s journey. This is defined as “the experience prospects go through before they become customers.” All buyers go through it, and it’s a good idea to familiarize yourself with the process and the ways you can influence it. It… Continue reading The Buyer’s Journey

Word of Mouth Marketing in 2020: How to Create a Strategy for Social Media Buzz & Skyrocket Referral Sales

Word of mouth advertising and marketing can be a monumentally strong player in growing your retail business. But it’s imperative to start with the fundamentals. It doesn’t matter how many marketing consultants you hire, amazing ecommerce conferences you attend or new age growth hacks you try. If you can’t provide a quality experience for customers and run a… Continue reading Word of Mouth Marketing in 2020: How to Create a Strategy for Social Media Buzz & Skyrocket Referral Sales