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How to speak your Why

At some point, every Mompreneur has had THE MOMENT. You know…the catalyst for this whole crazy journey. This moment can look like almost anything. For example: Necessity – “Our family cannot continue to live as we’ve been living without a significant change in our cash flow.” (Maybe someone has lost a job, or something else unexpected has happened. I honestly …

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March Your Calendar Towards Where You REALLY Love Spending Time

As we spring ahead on March 9th, we’re loosing a whole hour. An hour?!  If the mere thought of that stresses you out and makes you feel like you’re never going to get to the pleasurable things in your life, consider trying one of my favorite time management tips.   Simply pick your favorite tip and start with that.  In no …

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Sex, Pregnancy and Pastors. Yep. | Blog Round Up

If you’ve been to a Vend Raleigh “Mompreneurs” event, you understand our conversation is a slippery slope.  One minute we are talking about Google and the next, breastfeeding. If you don’t like it, then we aren’t the group for you.  We are a professional group, but we are also women and busy moms and we like the warm friendly mix …

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Snow! Vend Raleigh Weekly Blog Round Up

Every week I create a Vend Raleigh Blog Round Up to feature several blog posts from you, our Vend Mompreneurs. It’s always a pleasure to see what you are up to, in your business and personal life. And I love showing you off! Snow was the theme last week no doubt and for those that wrote on the subject, your …

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Website Review | Ecommerce And Blog Combo

As part of my consulting Mompreneurs with their online business presence, I’m always looking at website components that are must haves and encourage clients to review other websites (competitors and businesses that are not) to find the style that suits their brand, speaks to their audience and would effectively sell their product or service. Here is a friend’s website that I use as …

Raleigh Bloggers, What They Wished They Had Known

We talk a lot about blogging for business. I know it seems daunting for some of you, but I know that once you start, you’ll find your writer’s voice and you’ll enjoy the connection you make with your followers. And the big pay off is a larger audience, more fans!  So how can I encourage you to start blogging? I …

Are You Charging What You Are Worth?

If you ask photographers one of the biggest things they struggle with, they usually all have the same answer: pricing.  When you have the freedom to set your own pricing, and when that pricing is a direct reflection of you and your art, it can be very tricky and VERY personal. Pricing Is A Struggle Most professional women business owners …

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Vend Raleigh Blogs | Weekly Blog Round Up

During the week I search through Raleigh blogs, Vend Mompreneurs’ blogs of course, using Bloglovin. I tag the ones that I especially like or think that would be beneficial to you as business owners. (Comment below with your blog to be sure I’m following you!) This week I have a sweet mix of posts for you.  Jess of Jess Rotenberg Photography gives us …

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Vend Raleigh Blog Round Up

Several weeks ago we started a weekly Vend Raleigh Blog Round Up. I’ve been using Bloglovin’ to follow Vend Mompreneurs. It’s been so fun for me to see your work and everyone seems to be super excited when they are featured! (Great visibility for your biz’s blog!) If you blog, comment below with you blog’s address and I’ll be sure …

Get Back To Me About These 5 Things

We have a lot going on.  These 5 things stand out!   1. Are you going to Type-A Parent blogging conference in Atlanta this September? There are several Vend Moms going.  Let me know if you are so we can connect before, during and after! 2. You do not have to travel anywhere to get some VALUABLE business education. It’s my job to …