I am a member of the Conscious Business Coalition and today when I was in one of our Academy sessions, we were talking about giving gifts to people to sign up on your email newsletter. It is common to give people a gift of some kind as an incentive to sign up. This is also known as a lead magnet or also "an opt-in bribe." LOL
People who are given bitcoin understand it faster than trying to conceptualize bitcoin. It becomes much more tangible to them. My sudden insight was for those of us who are trying to spread and evangelize bitcoin, why not give them bitcoin?
This is the video from the day that I had the idea
I think Coinbase is one of the easiest to use wallets for the mainstream who know nothing about bitcoin yet. I wanted things to be as simple as possible. Yet, have the ability to use an API as well.
Because this is a living breathing guide, as I find more ways of achieving these things, I will add them here.