Do Good Get Rewards is a volunteer rewards program that offers non-profit organizations a fast, free way to show appreciation to their volunteers, while providing incentives to grow their volunteer base. Volunteers earn reward points for the time that they put in. And the rewards themselves have quite the range, from practical to luxurious. So what are they?
Building a marketing campaign around a former meth head and ex-convict may seem a little crazy to some people. Dave’s Killer Bread was based on that and yet, the baking company, continues to thrive. It has shown it’s perseverance and true character. But it didn’t come easy. To make a long story short, Dave received 18 months for 2nd degree Robbery and 4th degree Assault. Not to mention his constant involvement in the drug game. He became more humbled after being released though. Since then he has made positive changes in his life and has blazed a trail on his entrepreneurial journey.
The company United by Blue wants to get rid of plastic and clean up the waters. It’s an issue that people often ignore, unfortunately, but we do have a responsibility to take care of it. The social-minded founder, Brian Linton, started the apparel company in 2010 after his other attempts at conservation left him feeling like he didn’t have enough control over the impact he was really trying to make.
Keeley Tillotson started making peanut butter in the kitchen of a small two-bedroom apartment with her best friend, Erika Welsh, mixing everything from pretzels to sun flower seeds, while attending the University of Oregon. Behind all of the fun and games though are two serious entrepreneurs dedicated to making the company they’ve started a huge success. Welsh and Tillotson, both in their early twenties, are the proud owners of Wild Squirrel Nut Butter, an all-natural peanut butter company.
Learn how a 17-year-old kid from India dropped out of high school, started three companies, and became a millionaire all before hitting the age of 30. Meet Gurbaksh Chahal, the person behind these operations. His achievements are already well-known and have been raved about throughout the advertising industry for years. But it didn’t come without the doubters, cynics, and negative-minded peers.
Let your clients schedule appointments online. That is the concept behind the new startup, Schedulista. Seattle entrepreneurs Felix Livni and Lowell Manners are complete studs. This latest company is fairly new being just about six-months old. So who are it’s main customers? They primarily help hair salons, accountants and other small businesses in accepting appointments online.
Anger. It improves your chances of getting a higher salary more so than being sad does. Simon M. Laham PhD, social psychologist and author of The Science of Sin: The Psychology of the Seven Deadlies (And Why They Are So Good For You), believes that expressing anger “brings benefits [especially] to those already in a position of power.”
When Rob Walling found himself in the rat race, he instantly knew he had to find a way out of salaried work. Eventually, he decided to enter the startup world. The techpreneur has since created HitTail, a website that guarantees to increase your organic search traffic. He is also founder of The Microprenuer Academy, which helps others launch successful software products as well as he did.
Haroon Mokhtarzada wasn’t your average college student. He stayed in the dorm rooms at the University of Maryland – a place where he is known to have spent many of his most productive days. Little did people know what exactly young Haroon was conjuring up in that tiny work space. When most of his classmates were partying, attending football games and finishing up exams, he was off building his first website. And his efforts eventually paid off, big time.
Timothy Sykes is a controversial character with quite the reputation. He’s a young and savvy, but big-mouthed Jewish stock trader that has made Wall Street people more than annoyed. And yet none of that has seemed to stop him in his path. He’s gotten it all done with swagger and an unforgiving confidence.