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Vend Raleigh Etsy Treasury For August

  The Raleigh Etsy August Product Parade from the Etsy Shop Owners Group is here and this month we are WELCOMING BABY!  Do you have a new little one at home, expecting or know someone that is? This is just for you! Check out the awesome collection of New Baby inspired items brought to you by some of the Vend Raleigh Directory Members to …

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Illuminate: A Moms Story On Childcare

Let’s take a little trip back in time to the summer of 2013, shall we?  Back then, I was a mom of a 3 ½-year-old boy and a 10-month-old baby girl. I hadn’t slept more than three hours or so at a time in well over a year, I was exhausted and really didn’t think I could handle more on …

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Piecefully Home Takes Us Behind the Scenes | Raleigh Etsy Shop

Hey y’all!  My name is Lindsey and I’m going to take you behind the scene’s today and show off my office space.  It’s where I take care of all the day-to-day business of running a household and my business, Piecefully Home.  We bought our 1972 brick ranch home 6 years ago with the dreams of turning the older home into …

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Behind The Scenes | Raleigh Small Business Workspaces

Recently we asked Vend Raleigh Mompreneurs to take us behind the scenes into their workspaces. We got a glimpse into several Mompreneurs’ offices and studios. Each style is so different. They’ve given us a verbal tour to go with their images.                I am crafter, re-purposer, and thrifter. I have a booth at KnB …

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Illuminate Sponsorship

Every business owner wants to create customers, develop qualified sales leads, and convert leads into sales. Illuminate 2014 offers tailored sponsorship packages to help you do just that. Whether you’re just starting out or an established business, Illuminate is a great opportunity to make direct contact with new customers and strengthen relationships with existing ones. Illuminate 2014 is presented by Vend …

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Vend Raleigh Etsy Treasury For July

July’s Product Parade from the Etsy Show Owner Group is here and this month we are getting you ready for SUMMER! All the items in this collection, created by Michelle of Five Bees are from Vend Raleigh, and 12 are Vend Raleigh Directory Members. Please take a minute and check out how we can help you get ready for SUMMER. Shop …

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hedoe precious paper Shows us Behind the Scenes

For three years my sister and I have been moving furniture around in our own homes to make our working space more efficient.  This can be difficult considering we produce custom invitations, personalized notepads, personalized note cards and cups just to name a few.  A lot of equipment and supplies are needed for this type of business.  This is officially …

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5 Craft Shows I Won’t Participate In

So you have all these great ideas and tons of crafts that you have made and you want to sell them at Raleigh craft shows.  I have been a crafter at shows from North Carolina to Maine.  My 12 years of experience has taught me a thing or two.  People always ask me how I choose my shows.  It can …

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Vend Raleigh July Fourth Celebration Guide

Vend Raleigh July Fourth Guide | Raleigh Small Business Women Vend Raleigh is the place for Raleigh area Mompreneurs. Shop small, local and now mom-owned businesses for July Fourth and any occasion with Vend Raleigh’s Business Directory.             Looking for a great 4th of July activity for children? Look no further than Jessica Hipp Designs’ American Flag Puzzle! Each piece is hand patterned …

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Five Reasons You Should Be Blogging

One of the questions I hear frequently is, “WHY should I blog? How will it benefit my business?” Actually that’s two questions. But they go hand-in-hand and I’m going to jump right in and share with you my Top 5 Reasons you should be Blogging for your Business, no matter what type of business you have. 1. You will gain …