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Short on cash? That shouldn’t stop anyone from acquiring necessary goods and services, even in the current harsh economic landscape. All that’s needed is a skill, and a little creativity. Authors Karen Hoffman and Shera Dalin reveal the secrets to mastering the art of barter. They offer practical advice on how to: determine tradable skills, initiate a trade, set a fair exchange, and close a deal. Bernadette Dunne narrates in a silvery voice, delivering the valuable and inspirational information in a congenial manner.
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Publisher's Summary

Learn how to barter—today’s best currency—in this comprehensive, up-to-date guide.
Just because you don’t have cash doesn’t mean you don’t want and need things. According to authors and business gurus Karen Hoffman and Shera Dalin, it’s time to get a little creative. Most people have a skill they can use—it’s just a matter of figuring out what that is and how to use it to get something else. From piano lessons in exchange for haircuts to an engine tune-up in exchange for house painting, The Art of Barter offers step-by-step instructions in:

Determining your “tradable” skills
Initiating a trade
Figuring out a fair exchange
How to close a deal
Incorporating barter into everyday life
In addition, the book is peppered with inspirational ideas on how to use barter in today’s tough economic world.
©2010 Karen S. Hoffman and Shera D. Dalin (P)2012 Audible, Inc.
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