I’m going to start keeping tabs on collaborative efforts I come across and post them here under a category called “Tough Times”. If there’s one thing that’s bittersweet about this economy, is the emerging potential for greatness and goodwill we are seeing in people these days.
• Check out this article by Meg Mateo Ilasco, Starting a Business During Tough Times from the great Design*Sponge Biz Ladies Series. In fact, all of these articles are incredibly valuable and relevant, like this one, and this one.
• The Brightside Project posts at least one giveaway a day — all you have to do is answer the vendor’s prompt and if your answer chosen, claim your prize the next week! Their motto is to Bringing You Sunshine Daily, lifting faith and stimulating the economy by promoting goods and goodwill.