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1st Annual #SwapDay

1st Annual #SwapDay

What’s the best way to kick off the new year? Why, with a month full of fabulous cross-country swap events anchored by the first National Swap Day on January 22nd! In 2010, we were lucky enough to have some amazing opportunities and an amazing community of swappers. We love what we do, we really do believe that swapping is here to stay. We love, love, love that the swap trend is sweeping...

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Tips for Holiday Swapping

Tips for Holiday Swapping

When The Swapaholics think of the holiday season, we immediately imagine freshly baked cookies, cuddling with puppies, ice skating, hot chocolate, sparkling Boston snow, and (what else?) Yankee Swaps with our friends and families. Today, Swap.com got a huge shout-out in the New York Times that talked about the swapping & bartering trend, and giving swapped or secondhand items as holiday...

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How About We Swap Books?

How About We Swap Books?

What do The Swapaholics love to do? Support local businesses, meet new people, have grand eco-and-wallet friendly adventures, and swap ’til we drop, of course! All of these loves have piqued our interest in a new Boston-bred and NYC-based dating website, How About We, which has come home to roost this week with an expansion project and Boston launch. Intended for those who are a little...

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December Swap Sheet

December Swap Sheet

This December, may we interest you in some holiday swapping? The infamous Black Friday has come and gone, and many of us will start to feel that mid-month panic as our lists of gifts to give grows and the number of bills in our wallet shrinks. While we’re completely in favor of shopping thoughtfully and locally and delighting our loved ones with coveted gifts, we can’t deny the value...

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Showing Startup Pride in Boston: The Schwag Swap

Showing Startup Pride in Boston: The Schwag Swap

We here at The Swapaholics know what it’s like to be an East Coast startup. A little under two years ago, Amy of Punky Style and Melissa from Shoestring Magazine were hosting small clothing swaps in their living rooms, trading designer favorites with friends over cocktails, realizing that the fun they were having could easily become large events where hundreds of savvy swappers would trade...

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