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6 Steps to Better SEO | Video and Handout

Introduction to Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Jennie Wong is the owner of Limelight Web Development, which provides ecommerce and SEO services to their clients in North Carolina and nationally.  She is also the creator of the baby product quiz site www.ABorC.com, which provides your personal Amazon Top 3 for everything from car seats to diaper bags.  She provided this 1-hour introduction to Search …

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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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Video From The Vend Raleigh Spring Sip and Shop

Video from Vend Raleigh Shopping Event | Spring Sip and Shop Jami of Jami Scull Photography covered our Spring Sip and Shop event that was held on May 22, 2014 Downtown Apex at the Halle Cultural Arts Center. She gave Vend Raleigh some wonderful images! Check out this video of our night of wine, shopping and friends!     We have hosted …

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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 …

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Vend Raleigh Etsy Treasury For June

June’s Product Parade from the Etsy Shop Owners Group is a collection of awesome items from some of the Vend Raleigh Directory Members.  Beth Newbern-Hallam of Torrey Hill, Inc has taken her time to put together a collection of items that are ALL from Directory Members.  Please take a minute and check out a sampling of what the Vend Raleigh Directory has to offer!    Shop …

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Vend Raleigh Leadership Call | Raleigh Small Business Women

Vend Raleigh- Serving Raleigh Small Business Women, specifically Mompreneurs, since 2011. This week we are talking about what Vend Raleigh is all about, upcoming events, the Komen Race for the Cure and more support for local non-profits, and sponsorship for this year’s Illuminate conference!      You are welcomely welcome to any upcoming event. Be sure to keep checking Vend …

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Deciding On A Direct Sales Business

Thinking about joining starting a direct sales business? Monique Jackson of Pure Romance started a great conversation in the Vend Raleigh Direct Sales group. She asked, “How have you determined which direct sales company you wanted to join?” Hear what our Vend Raleigh Direct Sales Mompreneurs had to say… Well, I never planned on joining one! I learned about these products …