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Lunch at The Umstead with Cary

Join me, Cary Heise, founder of Vend Raleigh, and 4 other women business owners for an intimate lunch at the beautiful Herons restaurant in The Umstead Hotel and Spa in Cary.  I’m excited to share with you the training session I offered on the subject of Time during a recent business retreat in Rwanda. Reservations are made for us at 11:30am …

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Wow Your Clients From The First Inquiry

You’ve taken the Vend Raleigh online Email Marketing Class, now take your emails to the next level! When you are showing a potential client what they would have to pay in order to experience your services, are you adding value or are you discrediting your price point because your pricing presentation isn’t professional? You deserve to charge what you’re worth …

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Being an Influencer | Women of Faith

We tend to equate influence with power and visibility. It’s the woman leading the organization or standing on a stage. This mindset comes from a basic misunderstanding of how and why God made people, but the truth is, we are all created for influence.   Sharon Hodde Miller is an author, speaker, pastor’s wife, and mom. She holds a PhD …

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Looking Good in Photos | Raleigh Photo Session Tips

Spring is a great time for family portraits and even updating your professional headshot. As moms and entrepreneurs, we deserve to look our best during photo sessions. Not only will you feel good about yourself, but you will set a good example for your kids by showing them that we each matter as individuals and deserve to look and feel …

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First Vend Raleigh Photographer Shoot Out | Styled Shoot Workshop

Are you looking to break out into weddings or would love to enhance your portfolio?  Want to know how to maximize your time posing couples all while creating romantic and intimate portraits?  Then you don’t want to miss Vend Raleigh’s first Photographer’s Shoot Out!   No matter your experience level we invite you to join us for this interactive workshop. …

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Start Your Very Own Podcast

Start Your Very Own Podcast | Raleigh Small Business Women Event Have you been dreaming of starting a podcast but worrying that it’s too complicated for you? Amy Carroll, speaker and author, is about to celebrate her first year co-hosting Grit ‘n’ Grace, and podcasting her new favorite work. If she (a technically-challenged girl) can do it, you can definitely …

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Email Marketing | Online Class

Email trumps social media. Often times we see solo entrepreneurs overlooking the incredible potential of their email list. Begin engaging with your clients (and future clients) via email this week. Tiffani Campbell led an email marketing workshop for Vend Raleigh earlier this year and it was so valuable we invited her to put the class online for those that may …

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Marketing Yourself as a Speaker

Create Your Speaker Profile   If you are wanting to begin promoting yourself as a speaker, let’s get you going! For those that already promote themselves as speakers, let’s fine tune your website and your social media accounts. For both professional events and faith based events, I vet and hire many speakers. These tips will help you attract event planners and …

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The Significance of Public Perceptions | You Are What You Seem

No matter your profession, a company’s public persona has potential to reel in target customers or repel them. In other words, you truly are what you seem. So how do companies and the women who own them use public image to positively influence key audiences? Join Stephanie Llorente, owner of Prep Communications, June 15 at 10:00am to find out! During …

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Raleigh Family Photographers | Mini Spring Sessions

Book your spring family photography sessions with Vend Raleigh professional photographers!   frolic and co. Raleigh Easter Bunny Sessions                 Be True Baby The littlest feet make the biggest footprints in our hearts.                     EMBR Bliss Photography Mini Photo sessions are fantastic photo sessions …