Referral Reward Program- Earn for the groups you care about

RefRewardsButtonEvery business has marketing materials, but unlike some other businesses we try to make ours both interesting AND useful.  This newsletter is you’re reading is one example; while we certainly tell you about business stuff we also try to combine it with larger things you might actually care about.  Another example is our Charitable Giving Calendar.   In the past years we’ve used it to spotlight deserving non-profits organizations you might not know about, give them a little boost, and introduce our company to some new people in the process.  We love win-win scenarios like this but it seemed the Calendar wasn’t having the impact we wanted, so we decided to try something new that we hope will be even more beneficial for everyone involved…RestOfNewsletter

Year after year, referrals from our existing clients are our greatest source of new clients, so we’ve been trying to think of some way to appropriately reward people for their referrals.  Our solution is to combine a new push for referrals with our Charitable Giving Calendar concept to create our Referral Reward Program.  Here’s how it works…

  • For every new client you refer to us we’ll donate 20% (up to $50) of the qualifying purchases from their first invoice to the non-profit group of your choice.
  • Each quarter we’ll highlight the client and group with the most referrals in our newsletter and make an additional donation of up to $200.00 to their cause.
  • At the end of the year we’ll highlight the client and group with the highest total referrals in our newsletter and make an additional donation of up to $500.00 to their cause.
  • We’ll be thankful for anyone you send us, but all their services might not qualify for their donation totals.  Oil changes, tires, and batteries won’t count toward their qualifying purchases.
  • The person you refer must have a 15-years-old-or-newer vehicle of a type we service.  Sorry, but our 15-years-old-or-newer policy still has to apply, and we can’t help with their Lamborghinis or semi trucks.  (We should remind you that the “15-years-old-or-newer” restriction applies ONLY to new clients.  If you’re an existing client and we’ve been servicing YOUR older vehicle, we’ll gladly continue to do so!)
  • Referrals don’t have to come singly; you can coordinate your group to come in as a whole.  In fact, we have a sample letter you might want to use to tell them about the program.

There are some basic restrictions we’ve posted on our website, but it’s really just that simple.  So please, keep telling your friends, family members, and co-workers about us!  With your help, just like with our Charitable Giving Calendar, everyone will win.  And that’s the best kind of marketing for ANY company!

What groups have our clients picked so far?

(Updated 8/6/15)- The Referral Reward program started January 15, 2014, and here are the groups that our clients have chosen to support so far.  We’ll keep adding to the list as the program goes on, and we hope to see your group on it next month!

ACLU Foundation of Oregon (three)        Act Blue        Alex Rovello Memorial Fund

All Classical Public Media, Inc.        American Heart Association

American Red Cross (two)        Amnesty International        App Camp For Girls

Aris D. Bishop Memorial Scholarship Fund        Artichoke Community Music (four)

Audobon Society       Bark (two)        Basic Rights Oregon        Bernie Sanders 2016

Best Friends Animal Society (two)        Bicycle Transportation Alliance (two)

Bonneville Environmental Foundation        Boys and Girls Aid Society

Breast Cancer Society, Inc.        Catholic Charities        Center for Appropriate Transport

Clackamas County Children’s Commission Head Start

Clackamas Women’s Services (two)        Clear Fund (Givewell)

Cleveland High School Foundation        Community Music Center

Equine Outreach (two)        Eugene Waldorf School        FACT Oregon

Family Dogs New Life (three)        Fences For Fido        Feral Cat Coalition of Oregon

First Book        Friends of Trees        Future Educational Films

Girl Scouts of Oregon and Southwest Washington        Grout Elementary School

GROW Healthy Kids and Communities        Growing Gardens

Habitat For Humanity (two)        HHH Memorial Foundation, Notes Of Hope

It Gets Better        Janus Youth Programs (two)        JOIN PDX

KBOO Radio (five)        KMHD Radio        Lake Oswego School Foundation

Lewis Elementary PTA (two)        Lifewater International

Little Sisters of the Poor        Living Stages        Llewellyn Elementary School

Madison High School        Make-A-Wish Oregon        Matunda Orphans Community Center

Medical Teams International        Menucha Retreat and Conference Center

Mercy Corps (three) Civic Action        Multnomah Animal Control (two)

Multnomah County Animal Shelter        Native American Youth Association

Natural Resources Defense Council        Nature Conservancy

Northwest Pilot Project        OHSU and Doernbecher Foundations

OHSU Partnership Project        Operation Nightwatch        Oregon Buddhist Temple

Oregon Cultural Trust        Oregon Food Bank (twenty-three)

Oregon Humane Society (fourteen)        Oregon League of Conservation Voters

Oregon Public Broadcasting (two)        OSPIRG

Peninsula Children’s Learning Center        PETA

PHAME Academy (two)        PKD Foundation        Planned Parenthood (five)

Pongo Fund Pet Food Bank        Portland Animal Welfare Team

Portland Community College Foundation        Portland Rescue Mission (two)

Portland Waldorf School (three)        Portland Women’s Crisis Line

Protect Our Winters        Q Center        Randall Children’s Hospital (two)

Raphael House of Portland (two)        Red Cross of Portland (two)

Ride Connections        Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation        Rose Haven

Salvation Army        Sisters of the Road Café (two)        SMART

SOLV Oregon (two)        Special Olympics Oregon        St. Andrew’s Nativity School

Street Roots        Surfrider Foundation        Tucker-Maxon Oral School        TVW Inc.

Underdog Railroad Rescue (two)        Urban Excursions’ IndieGoGo program

Wallace Medical Concern        Well Arts Institute        Wendy Davis for Governor

Wild Salmon Center        Willamette Riverkeeper        Wireless Education Action

Work For Art        Wounded Warrior Project        XRAY-FM (two)        Zenger Farm


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