Succeeding at the Trading Post

This section covers a variety of topics about getting the most from your SPOT and your experience here at CoTradeCo®. We have tips for promoting yourself, your club, or business, case studies in how other people are using CoTradeCo®. Some folks use CoTradeCo® as a resource for their job both for information and networking, others just socialize, some enjoy the news and information, and others are maximizing exposure for their projects and business ventures.

Whatever brought you here, we want to help you get the most from the experience. If you ever have any questions don’t hesitate to Ask Trader Dan , email us , or just call (760) 505-6385.

Every product category and brand has its own resources and we do our best to display relative contextual resources throughout the site. This section allows you to browse all the resources by topic.

About CoTradeCo

About CoTradeCo, how we operate, why and what we do, and how we can work together to find success.

Checklists, calculators, & charts

Checklists, calculators, and other tools to help you at work, life, and play.

Community resources

Useful information, articles, and even entertainment for our specialty communities, blog topics, and SPOT interests.

FAQs, glossary, and primers

Get answers to commonly asked questions, definitions to obscure or complex topics and acronyms, and general introductory information on a variety of topics.


Articles, information, entertainment, resource links, tips, and more for those who serve their country.

Ratings, regulations, and compliance information

Get help, tips, explanations, and checklists for government and suggested ratings, regulations, and compliance in various industries.

Safety tips, tricks, best practices

Get safety advice and ideas for your workplace, home, or anywhere.

Store resources

Find manuals, guides, product care tips, and more about our brands to help you be more informed and make better buying decisions for work, life, and play.

You make the resources better

While we write and create most of the resources, the best posts and dicussions in the blog often are made permanent resource pages to ensure they are available into the future.