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The Smart Network for Business

The Smart Network for Business

Welcome To TradeFirst

TradeFirst is the modern incarnation of the world’s oldest economic system. Trade. Barter. Exchange. Now perfected, managed, digitized, and optimized for the 21st Century.

• Conserve cash  
• Expand your marketing reach  
• Grow your base  

• Discover new customers and exceptional vendors

5,000 companies strong, we are a network of savvy business owners and entrepreneurs who trade with each other through the TradeFirst trade bank. Members buy and sell, without spending cash, but using TradeDollars instead. 
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Our members rave about the benefits of TradeFirst.

How Trade Works

Discover. Compete. Grow.

TradeFirst has been helping local main street companies, the real engine of the economy, grow stronger for more than 45 years.  Helping entrepreneurs — it’s what we do. 

With offices in Michigan, Ohio, and Florida, and a nationwide and international reach, we can get you almost anything you need on Trade. 

It’s a smart strategy to grow your business in boom times or tough years alike.  

TRENDING TRADE TOPICS

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You Can't Sell Yesterday

Every day, TradeFirst members fill otherwise empty seats at their restaurants and entertainment venues, book jobs in downtime hours, and sell off excess inventory — opportunities they never would have had without our vast local TradeFirst network. 


What opportunities are you missing out on? Our experienced team can show you how to profit from Trade.

TESTIMONIALS

See what some of our 5,000+ members have to say about TradeFirst.

Today's member spotlight is shining on @thewhitneydetroit. Built in 1894, Detroit's most iconic mansion now includes a world famous fine dining restaurant, a rumored to be haunted ghost bar and gorgeous gardens for guests to enjoy! And? The Whitney is a proud TradeFirst member. Start trading with businesses like The Whitney today at TradeFirst.com.
#trade #tradefirst #barter #thewhitney #detroit
When you join TradeFirst, you immediately gain access to 5,000+ new potential customers and collaborators in our other members. As part of the TradeFirst family, you'll become part of a searchable database accessible to our other member business owners and their card-carrying employees. And you can advertise to this captive and invested audience in our TradeFirst email newsletter. Learn more at TradeFirst.com.
#tradefirst #barter #customers #collaboration #network #tradefirstfamily
What can your company buy on trade? The opportunities are endless at TradeFirst.com. Join our roster of over 5,000 other business owners to start attracting new customers, driving revenue and conserving cash through our smart business network.
#tradefirst #barter #trade #network #business #conservecash
Trade First Florida Family! Whether you're looking for a fun atmosphere with live music seven nights a week, Sunday brunch, weekday happy hour, nightly dinner specials, breakfast served daily or an event space to host your next special occasion, @galuppis is here to serve you. AND they have gift certificates on Trade! TradeFirst.com
#livemusic #entertainment #dining #barter #tradefirst #business #floridabusinesses
Today's Member Spotlight is shining on @dawntoduskcleaningmi. Dawn Winter, CEO of Dawn to Dusk Cleaning Service, started her journey in the cleaning business in 2006. Inspired by her own experiences, she sought to make a difference for her clients by giving them the gift of time and freedom from household chores. This desire to help others and create a better life for her family motivated her to become a CEO in the cleaning industry. Joining TradeFirst helped her continue to grow her clientele as well as share the freedom from cleaning with them as well. Learn more about Dawn's journey and her love for Trade First at TradeFirst.com.
#barter #bartering #tradefirst #entrepreneur #business #ceo #businessowner #entrepreneurship #success
🚀 Unlock Growth with Barter: How Small Businesses Can Benefit! 🤝

Many small business owners think they need cash to reach their goals. While “Cash is King,” the real secret to growth lies in building relationships with other businesses. By trading services instead of cash, everyone wins!

So, how do you connect with companies that need your services? It's simple. Join TradeFirst.com! As a member, you gain access to a vast network of businesses ready to trade services, helping you save cash and grow faster.

Why TradeFirst.com?

🔹 Competitive Edge: Access services from other TradeFirst members, saving your cash for other needs.
🔹 Unlimited Resources: Connect with local businesses and support each other’s growth.
🔹 Reputation & Referrals: Build a strong local presence and earn valuable referrals.

Ready to grow your business without spending more cash? Join TradeFirst.com today! 🌐

👉 Contact Us:
📞 Michigan: (248) 544-1350
📞 Ohio: (419) 843-2555
📞 Florida: (954) 781-5000
Or reach out through our website's contact form.

Partner with TradeFirst and watch your business thrive! 🌱✨ #SmallBusiness #Barter #BusinessGrowth #TradeFirst
Happy Mother's Day from the TradeFirst team!
TradeFirst Florida Family! Make sure the outside of your business/residence reflects what's on the inside. Use your TradeDollars on lawn care this spring at TradeFirst.com.

QualityLawnCareAndService.com

#lawncare #landscaping #floridabusinesses #trade #tradefirst
Founded in 1978, we are one of the nation’s most experienced and established trade networks, brokering over half a billion dollars in trade in more than 1,000 categories of goods and services. Learn more at TradeFirst.com. #tradefirst #barter #trade #history
Detroiters! Looking for a place for dinner before a concert, game, festival or show? Look no further than HarborHouseMi.com for the finest in seafood, steaks, drinks and more! What's even better? They're on trade at TradeFirst.com.
#harborhouse #seafood #steaks #dineinthed #detroit #tradefirst #trade
💐Mother's Day is right around the corner. Floridians, check out these florists and give mom a gift she'll love.💐 TradeFirst.com

@theflowerchoice
@2lipsfloraldesign
@brigittesflowersgalore

#flowers #mothersday #moms #trade #traderfirst
Trade Your Excess – ANYTHING – Through TradeFirst! 

Modern business-to-business bartering is an excellent alternative to small business loans, and an excellent way for businesses of all sizes to speed up their growth while conserving their cash. Don’t let your competitors beat you to the punch! Join TradeFirst today and leave THEM to wonder how you became so successful so quickly. TradeFirst.com

#trade #tradefirst #barter #business #smallbusiness #entrepreneur
Slide on over to TradeFirst.com to find out how you can start creating value through trade! #tradefirst #trade #barter #business #entrepreneurship
Can you read this first line of letters for us?
T R A D E

How about the second?
F I R S T

If you didn't see the name of the The Smart Network for Business, you might need to get your eyes checked. And Floridians, we have eye care options on trade for you!

Dr. Francine Camporeale and Dr. Brown at newlookeyewear.com in Boca Raton
and
Margate Eyecare Inc. in Margate margate-eyecare.com

#eyecare #glasses #optometry #florida #floridabusinesses #trade #tradefirst
We're so excited to welcome some new TradeFirst members! Start trading with the following businesses today at TradeFirst.com.

Bad Granny's Barbeque in Plymouth, MI:
BadGrannysBBQ.com
Dust to Glory in Howell, MI:
Dust2GloryLLC.com
Ever – Joy Rent All Corp in Detroit, MI:
EverJoyRental.com
Flawless Face and Body LLC in Ferndale, MI:
FlawlessFaceAndBody.com
Ford House – Visitor Center in Grosse Pointe Shores, MI:
FordHouse.org
Jason's Outdoor Services LLC in Troy, MI:
JasonsOutdoorServices.com
Michigan Epoxy LLC in Dearborn, MI:
MichiganEpoxyFlooring.com
Party Adventures Inc. in Saint Clair Shores, MI:
PartyAdventuresUSA.com
Pendy's Grosse Pointe in Grosse Pointe Woods, MI:
ThePendys.com
Ridley's Bakery Cafe in Troy, MI:
RidleysBakery.com
Salt + Ko in Southfield, MI:
SaltAndKo.com
Wayne Lawn and Garden in Canton, MI:
WayneLawn.com
#trade #tradefirst #barter #newmembers
Member Spotlight!
@buddyspizzadet and TradeFirst.com together make a recipe for success. 
Since joining TradeFirst in the 1980s, Buddy’s Pizza has not only delighted taste buds with its delicious pizza but has also leveraged the power of TradeDollars to enhance its operational efficiency and bottom line. With a staggering two million dollars in TradeFirst transactions, Buddy’s Pizza has seamlessly integrated the benefits of trade into its business model.
#tradefirst #trade #buddyspizza #pizza #barter
MARK YOUR CALENDAR! 🗓️ 

TradeMART Open House
Join us Wednesday, May 1 • 1pm–7pm

10 Vendors • FREE Food • Special Open House Pricing on Select Items

Shop TradeMART for Patio Furniture, Grills, Yard & Power Tools, Toys, Snacks, Paper Products, Bikes & Sporting Goods...

TradeFirst Office, 23200 Coolidge Hwy, Oak Park

Pre-order! Kaeleigh, (248) 544-1350
TradeFirst Floridians! Looking for your next adventure? Look no further than sunrise.paddleboards in Fort Lauderdale, which is currently offering gift cards on trade at TradeFirst.com. Splash into some fun this spring!
#florida #trade #tradefirst #floridians #paddleboards #funinthesun
TradeFirst’s Million Dollar Club is a prestigious showcase of businesses that have surpassed the $1 Million sales milestone through our thriving barter network. 

For more than four decades, TradeFirst has been the driving force behind countless businesses, empowering them to save precious cash, boost their sales figures, and draw in a wave of new customers. 

Head over to TradeFirst.com to see who's in the club!
#trade #barter #tradefirst #milliondollar
Whether you're looking locally or nationally, we're the smart network for businesses like yours to trade. Learn more at TradeFirst.com.
#trade #tradefirst #business #entrepreneur #local #national
We think you've been working too hard! You should book yourself a spa day on trade at TradeFirst.com. Check out these Florida businesses offering gift certificates on trade. #trade #tradefirst #spaday #florida #floridabusinesses
dermalbody.com
tipsyfortlauderdale.com
salon51op.square.site
thewellgroomedgentleman.com
harmonyorganicspa.com
karmaseven.com
One of the best perks of TradeFirst membership is travel on Trade.
Cancun? Jamaica? California? Vegas? Where do you want to go?
TRADEFIRST TRAVEL can get you there in style.  Our network has hundreds of travel partners Being able to afford exciting travel destination, without spending cash?  Priceless. TradeFirst.com.
#travel #tradefirst #trade #barter #vacation #holiday
No one likes being left out! Join our community of over 5,000 business owners. We'll help you attract new customers, drive revenue and conserve cash through our smart business network. TradeFirst.com
#trade #tradefirst #barter #business #entrepreneur #network
Florida members! Looking for a place to treat your employees or charm your clients? Check out our restaurant guide. Call for current hour and menu options. And don't forget to tip! TradeFirst.com
#floridarestaurants #floridabusinesses #trade #tradefirst #barter #florida #restaurants
It took 30 long years for this team to be able to drop that championship flag in Ford Field. In just 25 short days Detroit is honored to host the NFL Draft for the first time. TradeFirst TradeMART is celebrating this momentous event with 30% off Lions apparel now through April 25th. Shop TradeMART Monday through Friday 9am to 5:30pm or ask us about shipping.
Jerseys Reg $124.99 NOW $87.50
Sweatshirts Reg $65 NOW $45.50
T-shirts Reg $29.99 NOW $20.99
Barbara at The Village Optician LOVES TRADE! Find out what you can get on trade at TradeFirst.com.
#trade #tradefirst #thevillageoptician #barter #business
Barbara at The Village Optician (Village-Optician.com) LOVES TRADE! Find out what you can get on trade at TradeFirst.com.

#tradefirst #trade #villageoptician
If you haven't signed up for our newsletter yet, you're missing out! Head to TradeFirst.com and scroll to the bottom of our homepage to enter your email and stay in the loop. No one wants to be the last to know!
#newsletter #tradefirst #trade #barter #business #network
Floridians! Want to make a splash for your next corporate outing? Add a burst of color to the work week by taking your employees for a painting class with Peter Olsen Art Studio or Paint With Faith. @paintwithfaith
TradeFirst.com
#painting #companyouting #business #entrepreneur #trade #tradefirst #art #florida
There are so many advantages to being a TradeFirst member and your opportunities are endless. Learn more at TradeFirst.com.
#tradefirst #barter #businesses #entrepreneurs
Take a page out of the Ann Arbor T-shirt Company's book and grow on trade at TradeFirst.com. @annarbortees
#tradefirst #barter #annarbor #tshirt
It took 30 long years for this team to be able to drop that championship flag in Ford Field. Now in 30 days Detroit is honored to host the NFL Draft for the first time. TradeFirst TradeMART is celebrating this momentous event with 30% off Lions apparel. Shop TradeMART Monday through Friday 9am to 5:30pm or ask us about shipping.
#tradefirst #barter #trade #smallbusiness
Florida TradeFirst family! Is it time for an oil change? Do you need some detailing done? Get your wheels looking and running great on trade at TradeFirst.com.
 
Check out Auto Repair Store and A-1 Auto Detailing in Plantation, @dynamictransmission in Deerfield Beach and Inn N Out Oil in Fort Lauderdale for all of your auto needs. 

#tradefirst #auto #automotive #barter #business #florida
See why our members choose TradeFirst.com!
#tradefirst #barter #business #trade
Today's Member Spotlight is shining on @anitaskitchen_ !

Anita's serves up fresh, authentic Lebanese food in a fast-casual manner at its many locations in Ferndale, Lake Orion, Detroit and even Detroit Metro Airport. A metro Detroit favorite since 1981, Anita's Kitchen is a proud TradeFirst member and we're so glad to have them. 
#anitaskitchen #lebanesefood #memberspotlight #tradefirst #trade #barter #restaurant
TradeFirst.com has been making our members happy for a long time. John Hoose from LaVida Massage has been with us since the eighties! Thanks for sharing your story with us, John!
#trade #tradefirst
TradeFirst members know a few tricks to fill Easter baskets without emptying their bank accounts. When they hop on in to TradeMART for a stuffed bunny, hook a fishing play set, or a gardening set for their little sprout; members are able to build their savings by using trade dollars instead. Come shopping today!
You can't sell yesterday! Find out how TradeFirst.com can help you sell today!
#tradefirst #barter #trade #businesses #entrepreneurs #entrepreneurship #entrepreneurlife #businessowner
TradeFirst members don't settle for the basic store made Easter baskets, they shop TradeMART spending their trade dollars instead of their cash creating the most unique Easter baskets for all ages.

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Holiday Expo – MI
Join us 4-8pm
Thursday, Nov 16 at the Elite Sportsplex
2220 Mall Dr E, Waterford Twp, MI 48328
RSVP today! 248-544-1350

Holiday Expo – FL
Join us 4-8pm
Thursday, Nov 16 at the Elite Sportsplex
2220 Mall Dr E, Waterford Twp, MI 48328
RSVP today! 248-544-1350