Do Good Buy Us: The Best Mistake We Ever Made


credit: Flickr

Award-winning journalist and Forbes contributor, Anne Field, tells the story of Zack Rosenberg and his social enterprise DoGoodBuyUs.com.

Field writes how Rosenberg and his co-founder Elise King stumbled on a mistake in their business model, and how they learned from it and fixed it. Rosenberg established a solution in which vendors would feature not just goods, but also stories that describe goals they were trying to reach.


Read the Entire Article


Federal Programs Related to - Business Promotion

Programs that promote the general commercial interests of the community or the interests of particular trades. Business Leagues; Business Retention; Chambers of Commercial; Local Business Associations; Industry-Specific Promotion; Trade Association; Trade Groups Business Recruitment & Attraction Programs provide any of a wide variety of incentives to encourage new businesses and industries to locate in a particular community, to provide development and expansion opportunities for existing businesses, and to discourage existing businesses from leaving the area and relocating elsewhere. Attraction of Business; Business Recruitment; Empowerment Zones; Enterprise Zones; Industrial Park Development; Media Production Liaison Services

Federal Programs Related to - Civil Rights, Social Action & Advocacy, General/Other

Programs that focus on protecting and promoting the broad civil rights and civil liberties of individuals and work to change public policy and opinion in a variety of areas.

See also: +COMMON CODE Advocacy (**B); Hate Crimes Prevention (I02.07); Housing Discrimination (I05.08); Voter Services (W08.05)



Where is social enterprise really headed in 2015? Heath Shackleford, founder/kick starter of Good.Must.Grow, examines the trends in the production of Fifteen for 15, a list of key trends, impact opportunities and critical challenges in store for the New Year.




Social Services Jobs

  Education Jobs
  Social Work Jobs
  Program Director Jobs
  Social Work Jobs
  Foundation Related Jobs