Want to maximize your business’ visibility in the Raleigh area and within the Vend Raleigh group?
It’s here! The Vend Raleigh Directory!
Your listing will include your business logo, description, website link and all social media links, as well as a Google Maps tool!
Including but not limited to
Brick and Mortar Shops
Online Shopping Carts
Why join the Vend Raleigh Directory?
As a member of the Vend Raleigh Directory, you’ll enjoy these extra benefits:
Preferred Vend Raleigh email list where you’ll be the first to know of new events and opportunities
Frequent discounts to paid events
Pre-sale opportunities for special Vend Raleigh events such as the annual Illuminate conference
Enjoy the following features of a unique business community created for Raleigh area Mompreneurs:
Public access URL that is continually promoted
Your listing is used as a referral system within Vend Raleigh
Promote your events on the Vend Raleigh Calendar (speaking engagements, vender fairs, gallery event, etc.)
Google Maps tool directs new clients to your door or event
Website badge to advertise your active status with Vend Raleigh
Increase your website’s SEO with a quality backlink
What is Vend Raleigh?
We are Business Minded
Moms working together,
encouraging and supporting
one another. Vend Raleigh is a community of collaboration, not competition. Mompreneurs sharing their talents and skills. Business owners excited to cross promote with others to gain more visibility for all particpants. Vend Raleigh is the place for Raleigh Mompreneurs. Are you looking for a group that supports you and your journey to balance between work and family?
Cary Heise, Founder
Directory listing rate is $35 a year with reacquiring renewal offered. Your cost is tax deductible as a business expense for advertising.
You will receive a badge to proudly add to your website to promote your partnership with Vend Raleigh. Your email address will be added to preferred email list for all special events offering you presale opportunities for special events and in some cases special rates for events.
To maximize your visibility, for an additional $5 your listing can be added to the Featured Listing scroll for 30 days.
If you are not a Mompreneur but share our sales demographic, please contact Cary at Cary@vendraleigh.com for Friends of Mompreneurs advertising opportunities in the directory sidebar.
Vend Raleigh is about you and your business. Vend is
Visibility, Education, Networking and Direction and with the new Directory we offer you a new way to market and connect with our Mompreneur community and Raleigh area consumers.
Vend Raleigh will be promoted as the place to find small, local, momowned businesses. Our hope is that when a Raleigh area consumer is looking for a product or service, they will look here first to hire small business.
The Directory will also service as a resource within the Vend Raleigh group. Fellow Mompreneurs looking to organize an event, to cross promote with a complimentary business or looking to buy or hire for personal reasons will begin to look here, to support us!
Very often requests will come to our group from consumers looking for; travel agent referrals, photographers specializing in head shots, specialty shops that monogram, a certain direct sales representative, etc. This Directory will be that tool we need to get our businesses out there to the public who are small business conscience!
I’m so excited to introduce this opportunity! I look forward to promoting you in this very efficient way. I hope you invest time in keeping your listing updated and sharing your events to maximize the directory’s business return potential.
We share an excitement here for mom owned businesses. I see your loyalty when referrals come into the group and I see your gratitude when it is your name being referred. This resource will keep us all connected and easy to find, for our professional and personal use. And as a referral system reinforcing those face to face networking events where we make initial connections. I’m very excited to see this idea
Very Truly Yours,
New Advertising Opportunities!
For the first time Vend Raleigh will open up advertising for our Mompreneurs! If local moms and families make up your sales demographic, then Vend is the perfect place for you to introduce your business too over 1000 households! Here are the advertising packages–
Blog Posts and Emails-
To get real brand recognition you want to saturate marketing. For $135 this package gives you ads consecutively in 2 Emails and 3 blog posts. Ad size is 600 by 80 pixels. (Blog post ad image will be shown at 550 pixels.)
Advertising on the Website Sidebar-
$25 a month with a 3 month commitment Ad size is 200 by 200 pixels.
Advertising on the Directory Sidebar-
$25 a month with a 3 month commitment.
Ad size is 200 by 200 pixels.
Sponsored Blog Post
Write a blog post that also introduces your business. $50 (Guidelines to follow.)
Please contact Cary Heise with advertising inquires at
Never created an ad image
before? No problem!
Payments can be made by check or PayPal.
Interested in a consultation?
Wanting some feedback and
insight on your business website, social media accounts, etc?
Contact Cary Heise at
review your business where it is now to see if she can help and if she cannot she is sure to know someone who can!
New business? New to social
media? Cary has the experience through 3 businesses to help you
get where you want to be. She’ll offer you fresh eyes, strong business examples and solid steps to improving your interaction with your clients and make many
Consulting rate for Cary is $45 per hour.
Consulting by Cary
Meeting with Cary was literally a God-send for me and for my business. I was truly struggling with the direction in which I would be moving our business for the future.
Cary was able to understand those difficulties and ask the right questions to help me recognize the importance of knowing what I was really passionate about and how I could use that passion to grow the business.
She took the time to look through my website and social media pages and offered great suggestions on how I could improve the look and feel of each one. I have already implemented many of her ideas and I am looking forward to implementing more on our newly updated website. Having started several businesses and Vend Raleigh, Cary has personal knowledge of how to connect to customers,
subscribers and others in a truly relational way.
If you are looking for someone to get a “fresh set of eyes” on your business, I would highly recommend Cary. Her perspective and advice have been invaluable to me. I am certain that she will bring that same enthusiasm to all her clients.