If you want to get some information to decide if Trade (barter) is for you then do some research on the best company to fit with what you are looking for. Look for a long track record of being in business, the quality of the companies in the network, and how many clients they have. Bigger is better in the world of Trade!
Assess what you are looking to accomplish by joining also. Are you looking to generate new business? Is reducing your cash expenses you main goal? Come in with an idea of what you would like to do and finding the right company to fit what you want will be easier.