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Why You Should Start a YouTube Channel

Before I even answer that question, I’ll pose a couple for you… 1.) Have you ever done a search for information within YouTube? 2.) Have you ever done a Google search & clicked on a YouTube link that popped up in your search results? Chances are, you probably answered YES to both questions.  YouTube is the 2nd largest search engine …

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An Invitation from the Junior League of Raleigh

The 2014 Vend Raleigh Illuminate Conference on October 3, 2014 is being held at the Junior League of Raleigh building at 711 Hillsborough Street in Raleigh. Have you gotten your ticket yet? Time is running out! Don’t miss this opportunity to: enrich your personal and business skills and connect you to other like-minded mompreneurs. You will get #hookedup. encourage you to …

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Work It, Girl: Announcing Pre-Illuminate Events

WORK IT, GIRL!  Alright. You’ve got your ticket, you’ve cleared your calendar for Oct.3, you’ve checked out the breakout sessions, your stack of business cards is ready to go, and you’ve even picked out a chic-yet-comfortable power outfit to wear to Illuminate.  You’re itching to get to Illuminate (I am too), but it’s a bit away. What do you do …

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Vend Raleigh Etsy Treasury For September | Halloween and Fall

Vend Raleigh Etsy Shop Owners Feature Halloween and Fall Items in Their Shops It’s the most frightening, scary, spooky, creepy, ghastly, ghoulish, grisly, wonderful time of year! This month’s the Vend Raleigh Etsy Treasury is here to help you prepare for Halloween!  Whether you’re looking for home décor, stationary, Trick-or-Treat essentials, or something absolutely adorable for the little ones, the Vend Raleigh Business …

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Are you juggling or balancing? Find “Success from Within”!

The Illuminate Planning Committee is delighted to introduce this year’s Illuminate Conference Keynote Speaker Mary Michele from Style FinderID.  Michele will not only answer these questions but she’ll also share her insider secrets about finding that  “Success from Within.”  Tweet this: Get insider secrets to finding that “success from within!” This is the click to tweet link!  Just in case! Calling all Mompreneurs …

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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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How To Earn The Income You Deserve In Your Business

One of the biggest and most common things I see with women entrepreneurs and business owners is denial. When asked this question, it often shocks people when I share this answer. I find that it’s so shocking because unfortunately these awesome women don’t recognize that denial is a part of the equation.  After all, when she put her business plan …