Tag: trade

28
Mar

Coronavirus Considerations with Second-hand Goods

Coronavirus considerations when buying and swapping second-hand goods are something that we must be very wary of.  We are still in need of purchasing and swapping our goods during these times but how we do this should be safe and always follow the guidelines of our health experts. The best way to prepare your goods before they are sold or

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23
Mar

How to Swap and Trade in Tough Times

How to you swap and trade in tough times? Have you ever wondered how to swap and trade in tough times.  Does it seem too hard or perhaps you’re scared about the negotiation practice or being knocked back,  Well, when you’re running out of cash it might be the best and only way for you to get what you need.

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8
Mar

Who are and what is SwapU?

SwapU is an app based service that aims redistribute the goods that we don’t use through the medium of swapping, bartering and trade.   Time for some gratuitous self promotion.  The picture is of me, Nic Robertson, founder of SwapU.  It’s time to share with you our successes so far. I have a dream and a goal and I’d love to

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16
Nov

Swapping is the cure for buyers remorse

We all do it.  We all buy things that we don’t need Everyone has done it.  Everyone has purchased something that they thought they wanted and then decided later that it was a mistake.  Sometimes we take it back.  Sometimes we can’t take it back because it is non-refundable or sometimes, we buy it and mean to use it but

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3
Nov

Barter Your Way to the Best Swap with SwapU

Being able to barter your way to the best swap with SwapU.  When looking to swap your goods for someone else’s goods you first of all need to place a realistic value on it.   The phrase “one man’s trash is another man’s treasure” applies here. Use this knowledge to your benefit when finalising a trade. Strong negotiation skills are a

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28
Aug

How to Swap for a Boat

Sometimes in life we want to try new things or to pick up again on hobbies or pastimes that we haven’t done in a while.  We also sometimes want to trial those new hobbies just in case we might not want to do them once we discover more about them.  Or perhaps you can’t justify the outlay of cash for

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6
Jul

How to Swap on Facebook

Swapping is easy right?  Well yes, it is but you need to know some main points before you get in to the world of swapping. Ask yourself why you want to swap and not sell Sometimes selling will work better for you because you just need the cash and that’s understandable.  But sometimes the money that you’ll get from selling

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8
Jun

Sell and Lose or Swap and Win with SwapU?

What does it mean to sell and lose or swap and win with SwapU? If you sell you lose the money that you spent on the item.  Why not think about the item your selling differently.  Look at the value of the item through a medium other than cash.  Can’t a table be worth $100 but it can also be

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29
May

Experiences, Ownership and Swapping

  When you look back over your life do you want to say that you are rich with objects and trinkets or rich with unforgettable experiences? Ownership of items can limit our experiences because owning something means that there are many things that you can’t own due to lack of money.  If you rely on your possessions to provide you

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9
Apr

The Perfect Swap

Finding and arranging the perfect swap is not an easy thing to do Firstly, you must list your item as available to swap and then you must find the person who not only has what you want but who wants what you have.  And all of this must happen on a platform with millions of users.  How will you find

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