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Living in Balance

With the start of a new year, I always spend time evaluating the past year.  Being a Mom to two teenagers and running two businesses can be challenging at times.  I like to look back and think did I spend time doing things with the people that matter most to me.  Did I feel like I was always being torn …

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Join Vend Raleigh’s Masterminds Group

Special Offer to Vend Raleigh Business Leaders Boost Your Year with Vend Raleigh Masterminds Group We would like to offer you real support to boost your year in a way that will support your business, your personal growth and will create a deeper connection with other Vend Raleigh Women Business Leaders. Join Our Vend Mastermind Group and take your business to …

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Becoming a Fearless Storyteller

Hey y’al!, I’m Carrie Grace. I cannot wait for Illuminate October 4th for us to all to together inspiring one another in the power of storytelling!   Women are brought up in culture that teaches them to self doubt and question their worth. As a result, women tend to shy away from opportunity, or don’t go apply for jobs if …

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What I’ve Learned From My Photography Business

Hello! My name is Marilyn and I am the owner and photographer of EMBR Bliss Photography, Inc. I started this company over 4 years ago and it has been a great experience learning experience. What I ‘ve learned from my photography business: Keep yourself fresh in the minds of your clients Not only are you going to give them a …

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Summer Refresh, What’s On Your Agenda?

What is your default summer mode? Chilled vs. Chaotic? Frantic vs Fun? For some it is time to relax, let loose, and spend some time in the sun. For others it’s a busy time of year with activities, vacations, and seemingly no downtime. As business owners we can hit a slump of doing the same thing day in and day …

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Roadmap For Your Business

Two Speakers, One Productive Morning Session One | Create an Effective Marketing Strategy for Your Brand Use strategic design thinking in your emails, social media posts and web pages to get what you want from your customer. You’ll learn how to make strategic calls to action using current trends in design and marketing wherever you interact with your customers. Session Two …

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Love Instagram Love Blogging | Jump Start Your Social Media

Start Your 2018 Social Media Marketing Strong Ever wonder how your peers are using social media? How do social marketers strategize and plan? How do business owners gain trust and connect with their online communities in fun and authentic ways? Join us for a morning full of learning with bonus work time built in on Monday, February 26th. This business …

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An Evening of Stories (Public Event)

  How can we take all the love, all the transparency, all the laughter, all the power, all the story-telling, all the community and build something new, worthy of the legacy? – Jen Hatmaker, Belong Tour   Stories offer hope, connect us, and inspire us to live more courageous lives. Oh, I have been wanting to host an event like this …

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Illuminate, The Conference for Women Who Lead Small Businesses

Raleigh women who lead small businesses, this is for you! Our 6th annual Illuminate conference is Thursday, October 26, 2017. This year we are looking closely at the woman behind the business and talking about self-care, finding a tribe, story telling, and creating community while you build a business. You can expect 3 breakout sessions and a connection lunch. You …

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Community Week

Meet the Women Business Leaders in Your Backyard As women entrepreneurs, it can be easy to get overwhelmed with all the things we need to do in order to grow our business and be successful. As a new business owner, it can be hard to know where to even start. As a seasoned owner, it can be equally hard because …