YOU CAN OFFER
|Checkbook balancing, financial organization, help
with QuickBooks, bill-paying schedules
|A singer or musician
|Performances at weddings, birthdays, special events
|An animal lover
|Dog walking, pet care when owners are away
|A good organizer
|Organize a home office, set up weekly schedules,
|Weekly bouquets, advice/help about planting
|A work-at-home Mom
|Child care, home cooked meals
With money so tight, consider asking for things that ordinarily require your
Do write a separate ad for each "Have".
Don't put all your "Haves" in one ad.
Do write as many ads as you wish.
Don't limit yourself to one ad only.
Do list as many "Wants" as possible in each of your ads.
Don't miss out on the widest possible audience for your ad by listing only one "Want".
|Do keep the communication open.
|Don't say "that won't work", and sign
|Do be willing to negotiate.
|Don't say "no" to the first offer -
try to find other possibilities.
|Do be clear about what you have and what it's
worth to you.
|Don't be vague.
|Do be flexible.
|Don't say "that's it and nothing else will
Do offer something else when you see anything you want but don't have the exact match for their "Want".
Don't be afraid to offer something different from what's "Wanted"; you could be pleasantly surprised.
Do look at the ads frequently. You can use the search engine on our "View Ads" page to read what
other people want as well as for goods and services being offered.
Don't give up if you don't see a match the first time you search the ads.